Getting Started

Step 1: Complete Employee and Benefit Information

Login to Workday
Please reference the Workday onboarding email you received to complete your Workday onboarding process. You must complete all tasks including the form I-9, pay elections and benefit elections. You can view a complete list in the Workday onboarding tutorial. If you haven’t already done so, you will need to schedule and meet with HR to confirm your social security number and I-9 documents are accurate to ensure a timely paycheck.

A Workday Training Guide for Faculty is also available to help you navigate WashU’s Human Resources and Financial system.

Step 2: Pickup Your WashU ID Badge & Request Access

Danforth Campus: Campus Card Services Office
Women’s Building Suite 002

Your hiring manager or business manager must request card access on your behalf by emailing

Medical Campus: Facilities Integrated Service Center
Mid Campus Center; 1st floor lobby

Your hiring manager or business manager must request card access by submitting a ServiceNow ticket.

Step 3: Complete Training Courses

Login to Learn@Work
Your assigned compliance, training courses and new faculty orientation will be ready for you.

Office of the Provost Website

Faculty-specific resources, such as the Faculty Information Handbook, policies and reports, gender equality and Title IX, and more.

Exclusive Activities & Perks!

Discover signature community and sporting events, staff recognition opportunities, and discounts exclusive only to WashU Employees!


Benefits & Well-Being

Learn about your health, dental, vision and retirement options, including WUCare, exclusive primary care for eligible WashU employees, well-being benefits and programming, and family care resources.

Useful Campus Resources

ID Badges

Danforth Campus

School of Medicine

WashU’s ID Badges are used for identification, building access, dining and more, including Bear Bucks, WashU’s cashless payment system.

WashU IT


Contact IT Support

WashU Information Technology can help with computer and email assistance, telecommuting and more.

WashU News & Culture


A website for news and stories about research, scholarship and creativity at Washington University.

HR Announcements & Newsletter

WashU employee news to help you thrive personally and professionally.

Sustainability at WashU

WashU is invested in significantly reducing our carbon footprint and promoting sustainable practices on our campuses and beyond.

Diversity & Inclusion

WashU is committed to creating an environment that is diverse, inclusive and nurturing of people from all backgrounds.