Welcome to the DB

Welcome to the Washington University School of Medicine and the Department of Developmental Biology (DB). To help you get off to a fast start we have put together the following information to guide you through the necessary paperwork and training for new employees.

Human Resources Website/Benefits (click here): Make sure you are on the correct tab (e.g. Faculty and Staff). Check the different areas at the top of page.

Things to Do Your First Day

Complete these forms:

New Employee Packet:
I-9 Form - Proof of Identity

Direct Deposit Form
Your paycheck will be available to you in the DB Office each payday. However, complete this form if you wish to have your paycheck direct deposited to your bank or other financial institution.

Direct Deposit Enrollment Form

New Employee Orientation
Washington University School of Medicine’s New Employee Orientation Program is MANDATORY for all new staff. Orientations take place four days each month and MUST be scheduled by a DB Office HRMS representative. All arrangements for WU benefits will be handled at your orientation.

WUSM Employee Handbook 
Med School Benefits Website
Orientation Form

You must have your employee ID number to get the following:
Parking Pass
ID Badge
Metro Pass
Washington University email address

You will be given instructions as to how to obtain the above when you visit the Administrative offices.

ID Badge Request
See Connie Austin in the DB Office. Room 3901, 362-7054. (ID Form)

There are a variety of dining establishments throughout the med school campus.

School of Medicine (Shell) Cafe

Faculty and Staff Meal Plan - Your Faculty/Staff I.D. Card can also be your "meal ticket". Click here for info on this "cashless system."


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