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.
- I-9/E-Verify supporting documentation
- Blank bank check for direct deposit
- Federal W-4 tax form
- State W-4 tax form
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.
|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.|
|10:30am||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.|
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.
(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
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
|Meet your supervisor.|
|After 3pm||Pick up your completed badge||ID Office||Wilson Hall
|The ID Office will give you a completed badge, with your photo and ID number.|