Orientation of New Members to EEB

Getting Here

Go to Visit Princeton  (for traveling and getting around town)

Pre-Arrival Information

This information is included in an email sent to new staff members. 

  • Activate your NetID and establish your Princeton email account
  • Set up DUO authentication

On Employment Start Date

  • Self-Service for Benefits Enrollment
  • Direct Deposit
  • W-2 Tax Form

Upon Arrival

  • Go to the building named “New South”   
  • Use our Princeton University Campus Map  
  • Visit Human Resources, 2nd floor, to complete I-9 form 
  • Visit Tiger Card office, A-level, to get your Princeton ID card
  • Visit Parking office, A-level, for access to parking lot
  • Contact Davis International Center, if international student or staff

Arrive at EEB in Guyot or Eno Halls

  •  Room assignment from your faculty adviser or his/her assistant (or Lolly grad students)
  •  Orientation with Diane
  •  Room key(s) from Sandy in Guyot 101
  •  Building access from Ross (rossp@princeton.edu)
  •  Faculty lab support and services from faculty assistant

Within Your First Weeks

Information Technology (IT) support upon arrival:  Axel, Jesse, and Raj at ithelp@princeton.edu  

  • Access to network, lab printer, copier/scanner, vpn; Register your devices
  • Join EEB email listserv and lab group listserv
  • Join EEB website, create your own scholar.princeton.edu website
  • Hardware / software needs
  • Research computing needs, secure storage for compliance issues
  • Set up Princeton Google drive
  • Access to shared calendars, SharePoint
  • Set up office telephone and voicemail box, if needed


  • Lewis Science Library
  • Firestone Library
  • On-campus and online access

Research Compliance

  • See Ross in Guyot 235 (rossp@princeton.edu)
  • Most EEB research follows compliance guidelines stemming from federal or state regulations and university policies.  We have a team ready to support your research.
  • Click here for the EEB Research Compliance Reference Guide
  • Important information on lab safety (EHS), animal research (IACUC and LAR), human subject research (IRB), and biosafety regulations (IBC)

Important Travel and Financial Information

Sponsored Research Grants 

  • Muhamed in Guyot 104 (mmahmut@princeton.edu)
  • Learn the process, learn the deadlines!
    •  Research grant proposals
    •  Postdoc fellowship grant proposals

Purchasing Supplies and Services  

Human Resources

  • Attendance Record system
  • Time Collection

Employee Learning Training Portal

  • Signing up for lab safety and administrative training (staff and research)

Building and Campus Information