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Human Resources

New Employee

Congratulations on your appointment to Central Washington University!

Note:  Login access is automatically created by Information Services. The employee will be notified via email with login credentials.

Employee:  On or before the first day of employment, sign in to MyCWU and click Main Menu > Human Resources > Self Service > Personal Information > Complete and Submit I-9 Form to complete section 1 of your online I-9. Within 3 days go to HR (or designated site) to complete section two of the I-9 with documentation verifying identity and employment authorization.  Your W-4 and direct deposit are also completed through the self-service process. For more I-9 information please review:


Steps for the Employee:

  • Visit the Connection Card Office to obtain official CWU ID card
  • Complete a CWU Key Authorization Card (must bring Connection Card),  and take to the Lock Shop
  • Visit the Parking Office to purchase a parking pass/permit
  • Attend scheduled Benefits Orientation and the New Employee Welcome (New Employee Welcome Presentation) and register for Mandatory Training sessions
  • If applicable, visit the Library (Circulation) to have patron record added to the Library system


Steps for the Department:

  • Order business cards from the Copy Cat Shop and a name plate/badge from Shirts & More - (509)-856-5437 or shirtsandmore@hotmail.com
  • Supervisor can access new employee ID using Manager Self Service
  • Set up computer/printer configuration, complete the HRMS Access Form (if applicable), contact Terilee Germain (terilee@cwu.edu) to request specific network access and add email to distribution list/give appropriate proxy access (for assistance contact Computer Support Services)
  • Setup phone by emailing phones@cwu.edu. If a new line is needed (or moved) and/or the position requires the employee carry a University owned Blackberry, submit a request to Telecom


Department/Employee: Complete supervisor checklist

Again, welcome to Central!