At the start of employment, new staff members are expected to participate in Tufts’ New Employee Orientation Program. The intent of the program is to introduce new hires to the mission, culture, and values of the University. University policies and procedures are also presented. During this orientation, employees will also learn more about the numerous benefits available to them. New hire orientation is scheduled through the recruiters in HR. Orientation is offered on each campus.
Orientation occurs every other week, alternating campuses between the Medford/Somerville campus and the Boston Health Science campus.. Please call TSS for specific dates. Boston Orientation takes place at 75 Kneeland Street, 6th floor; HR Training Room (601). Medford Orientation is at 200 Boston Ave, in the Charles River Room. The orientation agenda by topic is as follows:
(Benefits orientation begins at 9:00; Post Docs do not arrive until 10:00)
Welcome and Introductions
Panel: Central Admin Functions
HR Policies/Employee Self Service
1:1 New Hire Consultations with Benefits, Tufts Technology Services and TSS including I9
Note: New Faculty Orientation is offered twice a year. New faculty may call TSS at any time with questions regarding benefits.