New Employee Information

Dean of Stanford Law School, M. Elizabeth Magill

Welcome to Stanford Law School!

I’m delighted that you have decided to join our community.  You are now part of one of the nation’s leading institutions for legal scholarship and education. Our alumni are among the most influential decision makers in law, politics, business, and high technology. Our faculty members argue before the Supreme Court, testify before Congress, produce outstanding legal scholarship and empirical analysis, and contribute regularly to the nation’s press as legal and policy experts. SLS has established a new model for legal education that provides rigorous interdisciplinary training, hands-on experience, global perspective, and focus on public service, spearheading a movement for change. Our students are the leaders of tomorrow.  And, our wonderful staff make this all possible. 

Again welcome!

M. Elizabeth Magill
Richard E. Lang Professor of Law and Dean

Welcome Video

Welcome to Stanford Law School!  We hope you will find the information on this page helpful as you start your career at SLS.  Watch this video for helpful tips and to get to know some of your colleagues!

Your To-Do List

Things to Do in the Next 30 Days:

We’ve put together a list of reminders for you not to forget since we know how busy and time consuming starting a new position can be.  You can find the list of items below.

New Employee Required Training

All University employees are required to take the following training courses:

  • Attend The Cardinal at Work Welcome Center – Contact Molly Pahkamaa.
  • Harassment Prevention Training
    • Harassment Prevention at Stanford for Non-Supervisors (Stars course code: SHP-2000).
    • State mandated Harassment Prevention training for all supervisors and managers – contact Angela Antia to enroll.
  • Employee Information Security Awareness
  • General Safety & Emergency Preparedness (Stars course code: EHS-4200).
  • Administrative Guide Acknowledgement (Stars course code: TOD-3161)
  • Financial Systems Confidentiality Statement – for employees whose job it is to work with confidential financial data or systems.
  • Ergonomics: Computer Workstation, if you use a computer at work (Stars course code: EHS-3400).
  • Computer Security Awareness, if you use a computer a work (Stars course code: ISO-0001).
  • Stanford University Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter – for employees whose job it is to interact with minors (under 18 years of age). (Stars course code: OGC-0001-WEB).

Payroll and Information About Time Off

Axess.stanford.edu is your “employee portal” to manage your payroll and training portfolio at Stanford.  Click here to see the different payroll items you can review and manage on Axess.

You will need a SUNet ID and password to access the Axess portal.  Your SUNet ID is a unique identifier, specifically for you to use to access many online services at Stanford.  For more information, please click here.

The University provides useful information for new employees on their new hire website – please make sure to review this site as well.

Housing Information

Employees who are relocating may want to explore the following resources for housing options in the area:

If you have suggestions for ways we can add value to this site, please let us know by emailing Human Resources.