Tools for New Employees

Welcome to Columbia Law School and congratulations on your new position! We hope that you have a seamless and enjoyable transition into Columbia's robust and diverse community. We encourage you to take full advantage of the wide variety of services and resources available to you as an employee of Columbia University. 

  • New Hire Orientation Session: Attend the Columbia University New Hire Orientation session where you will learn about our Morningside and Manhattanville campuses, key departments and staff, campus safety information, and an overview of work/life and healthcare benefits. To register and find more information, visit the Columbia University New Hire Orientation page. 
  • Obtain Your CUID Card: Your University ID card will provide you access into buildings on campus as well as to special discounts and resources only accessible to members of the Columbia community. Access the ID Center to find out more about how to obtain an ID Card. 
  • Benefits Enrollment: If eligible, you must enroll in benefits within 31 days of your start date. Please refer to the Benefits section for detailed information.
  • Review MyColumbia: MyColumbia is a portal that enables faculty and staff to access the information and password-protected resources quickly and easily in a central location. MyColumbia includes your personal information, tax documents and online direct deposit registration.