Onboarding Toolkit for Supervisors

Help for Onboarding Your New Employee


New Employee Onboarding Portal

Refer them to the New Employee Onboarding Portal for essential information and helpful resources that support new employee transition into the university


StrengthsFinder Assessment

Have your new hire complete the StrengthsAssessment and Dedicate one of your check-ins to discuss the results.


Faculty and Staff Engagement

Connect your new hire to opportunities to engage with others across the university.


Central HR Customer Service

  • Contact them at 703-993-2600 or hr@gmu.edu
  • They can assist with questions related to
    • New hire paperwork
    • The NEW Center
    • Pre-onboarding


Central HR - Organizational Development and Learning

  • Contact them at hrlearn@gmu.edu
  • They can assist with questions related to:
    • New Employee Orientation (Classified Staff and Admin/Prof Faculty)
    • State-Mandated Trainings for new employees
    • Consultation regarding change management, StrengthsFinder assessment, team building, or supervisory training.


HR Liaison Network

See the HR Liaison directory to find your HR Liaison


Information Technology Services (ITS)


Mason ID Card office

For information on obtaining a Mason ID and setting up electronic access (where applicable)


Key Control Office

For information on how to issue keys to a new employee.


Parking and Transportation

For information about parking permits and other transportation options and programs