On the job

What to do on your first day of work 

Work Schedule

  • Confirm the hours you'll be working
  • Become aquainted with the department's policy on attendance, lateness and illness
  • Learn how to enter your hours online
  • Understand the timeframe for submitting Web time hours

Getting Paid

  • Confirm the date of your first paycheck
  • Confirm the frequency of your paycheck
  • Find out where to pick up your check or view your direct deposit information
  • Become familiar with the wage scale
  • Ask about performance appraisals

Job Description

  • Purpose and use
  • Be sure to receive a copy of your job description
  • Understand the appropriate dress code for your position

Department Policies

  • Become familiar with the office work flow
  • Learn special office procedures
  • Become aquianted with how to use the office telephones, computers, office equipment, supplies, etc.
  • Read the Student Employment Manual


  • Inquire about how to handle confidential issues within the department
  • Be aware of global college issues