New Employee Orientation

Welcome to the Marine Sciences Department!

All newly hired employees will have to complete required employment paperwork within the UGA Onboarding System. New hires will receive a system-generated email from Onboarding with instructions for accessing the secure Onboarding System. Only three forms need be printed, signed, and brought to the business office in Marine Sciences: Direct Deposit form, State of Georgia Withholding Certificate (G-4), and Federal Withholding Certificate (W-4). If the new hire is a visa holder, the G-4 and W-4 forms will be replaced with the UGA's International Tax Form. Note that these tax forms and I-9 verification are due within three days of the new hire’s start date.

Required Training

All newly hired employees have to complete the training modules listed below. 

Students, faculty and staff will need to use ArchPass, UGA’s two-step login solution, to access the Ethics and Secure UGA trainings through eLearning Commons (eLC). Devices can be enrolled through the Duo Self-Service Portal on the ArchPass website,

Learn about USG's ethical and professional standards.

Overview of the campus-wide role based accountability model for protecting sensitive and critical data.

Video: Auto Liability and Physical Damage *Register your participation - link is located at the top of the videos.

All training modules are due within two weeks of new hire's start date.

In addition to the training listed above, newly hired research-based employees also have to complete the two training modules listed below.

  • Right to Know

(Check with supervisor on completing this training and any additional trainings)

All training modules are due within two weeks of new hire's start date.


Access to UGA-Based Systems & Benefits

Find form for UGA Identification Card

Change password/ forgot password access. Access for new employees will be intiated by the Departmental Senior Accountant

Required enrollment for access to UGA systems

Apply for campus parking permit

Learn all about the benefits offered at UGA

Learn all about the policies & procedures at UGA (department, college, & university)


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-Updated 10/18/2018