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Current Postdoc Resources

University Policy

Getting Started in Earth System Science

Before you arrive...

  • Housing Information

  • Schedule benefits session appointment

  • Online Training:  You must complete the following training classes (Register for those classes through STARS SUNet ID & password required):

    • General Safety and Emergency Preparedness (EHS-4200) on your first day here or within 30 days of your arrival.

    • Sexual Harassment Prevention (SHP-0003) within 6 months of your arrival.

  • Schedule a meeting with Jonelle Whiting to submit proper payroll documents and get oriented to the the department.

  • Fill out the Patent and Copyright Agreement: Stanford Form SU-18 in Axess under the "Academics" tab.

  • Transporation Services:  Drive, bike, shuttle, it's all here.  Also, find out if you qualify for a free Caltrain Pass.

When you arrive...

  • Prepare to submit required payroll documents:

  • Receive network printer access using the Printer Privilege Request Form if you are in the Y2E2 building.  You will need a PTA from your PI to charge.

  • Receive building access - if you are in Y2E2 this request will go through Jonelle Whiting once you've completed EHS-4200 training (listed above).

  • Set up your profile in CAP (information will feed into SE3 and ESS websites)

  • INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS: Confirm your arrival with the Bechtel International Center. This should be done no later than the 15th day after the "From" date on the DS-2019 form. Please read the "Limited Validity of the DS-2019" for instructions for more details.

  • Obtain ID Card from the Stanford Card Office.

  • Complete IDP within first 3 months.