Your first day

What to bring

It is essential to complete your federal and state W-4 tax forms before you arrive. Please bring the following items with you on your first day.

Full-time orientation sessions

You will spend your first day as an employee in New Employee and Laboratory Safety orientations. Both sessions are located in Wilson Hall, a 16-story high-rise building. See our site access and directions webpage for information on how to get to Fermilab.

TIME EVENT FACILITATOR LOCATION DETAILS
8:00am Arrive at the lab Workforce Development Section (Talent Acquisition and Benefits Departments) Wilson Hall 15th floor east side Talent Acquisition Office

Foreign Nationals to the Visa Office

Present your identification documents. We will also collect your payroll forms.
8:45am Badging Badging Office – Key & ID & Service desk Wilson Hall Ground floor Take your badge photo, and set up your computer passwords.
9:30am New Employee Orientation Workforce Development Section (Talent Acquisition Department) Aquarium – Wilson Hall 15 SW Welcome to the lab presentation.
10:15am Break
10:30am Benefits Presentation Workforce Development Section (Benefits Department) Aquarium – Wilson Hall 15 SW Information on your benefits.
11:15am Tour Docent Education Department Meet in Wilson Hall Atrium Tour the lab property.
12:15pm Lunch Wilson Hall Cafeteria Bring your lunch or enjoy our cafeteria services.
1:30pm Safety Training Environmental, Safety, Health and Quality Section (ESH&Q) Aquarium – Wilson Hall 15 SW Ergonomics, material safety data sheets (MSDS), lockout tagout procedures (LOTO), personal protective equipment (PPE), general employee radiation training (GERT).
3:00pm Pick up badges Badging Office – Key & ID Wilson Hall Ground floor Pick up your Fermilab identification badge.
3:30pm Meet your supervisor Wilson Hall – 2nd floor crossover Attend the Director’s Coffee, and meet your supervisor.

Seasonal/On-call orientation

You will spend your morning onboarding and receiving Laboratory Safety orientation. All activities are located in Wilson Hall, a 16-story high-rise building. See our site access and directions webpage for information on how to get to Fermilab.

TIME EVENT FACILITATOR LOCATION DETAILS
9:00am On-boarding

(I-9, direct deposit, tax forms, photo for Fermi ID badge, Service Accounts and Passwords)

Talent Acquisition, Payroll, ID Office and Service Desk Wilson Hall

15th Floor East side

Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion Department

Please arrive with your tax forms and direct deposit form complete.

Please have your forms ready to present to complete the I-9 process.

9:30am Lab Safety Orientation Environmental, Safety, Health and Quality Section

(ESH&Q)

Wilson Hall

15th Floor East side

Hire Energy Conference Room

Ergonomics, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), Lockout Tagout procedures (LOTO), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), General Employee Radiation Training (GERT).
12:00pm Lunch Wilson Hall Cafeteria Bring your lunch or enjoy our cafeteria services.
1:00pm Intro/Work Your Supervisor Wilson Hall

Reception Desk

Atrium

Meet your supervisor.
After 3pm Pick up your completed badge ID Office Wilson Hall

Ground Floor

The ID Office will give you a completed badge, with your photo and ID number.