Welcome, we are glad you are here! We hope you find this page useful as a resource as you get started in your new journey here at Carleton College. Here you should find helpful tools that you can use as you get more acquainted with everything here at Carleton. You will find checklists, links to helpful resources, information about the history of Carleton, and helpful ways that you can connect with our community.

If you need anything at all, please never hesitate to reach out to anyone on the Human Resources Team — we are happy to help!

All new employees have access to the Onboarding Portal, which will walk you through all the resources and tasks outlined on this page.

Trainings, Tasks & Action Items

  • Required Trainings – You can access these training in the Onboarding portal, they are automatically assigned to you, the date they need to be completed by is listed for each training.
  • Register your car to park on campus – All faculty and staff motor vehicles to be parked on campus must be registered with Campus Services. See details on parking and vehicle regulations.
  • Get a One Card – Your supervisor will help you receive your One Card. You use your One Card to access buildings on campus along with making purchases at the cafe’s, bookstore and dining halls.
  • Name Recording – We ask all Faculty, Staff and Students to record their names for the Campus Directory so we can correctly pronounce your name.
  • Visit Workday – Much of your employment information can be found in one convenient location on Workday. Log on to find:
  • Update Your Directory Bio (optional).
  • Purchasing Card – If your position includes purchasing card responsibilities, eligible employees are to complete the application. Enter your department approver’s email address into the field and click “Submit”. New cardholders will be asked to complete an online tutorial and sign the Cardholder Agreement form.
  • Carleton’s Emergency Notification Service – You are automatically signed up to receive these notifications.

Resources for New Employees

If you have questions, please reach out to Human Resources at (507) 222-4830.

Note: Dining Services employees please contact Bon Appétit directly; do not fill out the form or paperwork below.