New Employees

New employees must first complete Orientation at If you have questions, please contact your hiring manager, HR representative, or HR Data Services.

 Updating Form I-9

For assistance correcting or updating Form I-9, please contact your department's HR Representative, or HR Data Services.

 Hiring Managers & Department HR Reps

Pre-Start & Orientation Registration

The Pre-Start system is a one-stop shop to quickly get employees up and running at Emory.

Using this system, you can prepare the following services for new employees:

  • NetID Activation
  • UTS Exchange Email/Calendar Account Request (Automatic for all employees)
  • EmoryCard Selection and Billing
  • Orientation Registration (Mandatory for benefits-eligible Faculty and Staff)

 Required Information

Please have the following information for any employees you plan to Pre-Start

  • Legal Name
  • Social Security Number (Must be a valid, US Government-issued number)
  • Date of Birth
  • Employee's work Department Name/ID
  • Employee's Job Code/Job Title
  • Employee's Person Type: Faculty/Faculty Equivalent, Staff, Librarian or TEC Physician/SOM Faculty
  • Start Date
  • Emory Card/Prox Card and building access requirements; billing SmartKey if prox card is requested
  • Benefits Eligibility

If there is a problem, please notify HR using the contact information below. Do not re-enter a pre-start. Re-entering a pre-start will only result in additional delays while HR merges duplicate records.

For assistance with Pre-Start, contact HR Technical Services at 404.727.5222 or by email.