Incoming Fellows

The following checklist can assist you in preparing for your research career at York and help ensure a smooth transition to campus life.

For Postdoctoral Visitors

an icon with two documents and a large checkmark1. Sign your offer letter, complete the direct deposit form, and provide the necessary information for Payroll.
an icon of an envelope with a large red circle in the upper right corner2. Stay tuned for the email with your York employee ID number. This will coincide closely with the start date of your appointment.
icon of a right facing arrow indicating a square closing bracket3. Set up your Passport York online authentication, and email account. These allow you to log into online campus services.
icon of a generic person figure and a key4. Become acquainted with HR Self Serve, where you can access details on pay, etc.
icon of a triangle encompassing an exclamation mark5. Complete any required health and safety training, in addition to any supplementary training from your specific area.
icon of an ID card6. Get your YU-card, York’s official university ID card which you’ll need to access campus services including the Library.
icon of two people having a conversation7. Speak with your supervisor to arrange access to office space and/or labs.
icon of a generic person linked to a red cross and a dollar sign8. Sign up for the Healthcare Spending Account.
icon of the front of a transit train on a track9. Review transit details for getting to campus, including the York University subway station. Parking permits can also be purchased through Parking Services.
icon of the letters FGS and the wifi symbol10. You will be subscribed to FGSnews, a monthly e-newsletter that covers all things postdoc at York University. You may unsubscribe at any time.

If you are an international postdoc:

Contact

If you require any assistance along the way, please contact Kim McIntyre, Postdoctoral Services Coordinator. For more information, please visit the Postdoctoral Fellows section of the FGS website.

For Postdoctoral Fellows—Fellowship Administered at York (e.g., CIHR PDF, Mitacs Elevate PDF, Banting PDF)

icon of documents with a large checkmark1. Sign applicable letter outlining your Fellowship details, complete the direct deposit form, and provide the necessary information for Payroll.
icon of an envelope with a circle in the upper right corner2. Stay tuned for the email with your York ID number. This will coincide closely with the start date of your appointment.
icon of a right facing arrow indicating a square closing bracket3. Set up your Passport York online authentication, and email account. These allow you to log into online campus services.
icon of a generic person figure and a key4. Become acquainted with HR Self Serve, where you can access details on pay, etc.
icon of a triangle encompassing an exclamation mark5. Complete any required health and safety training, in addition to any supplementary training from your specific area.
icon of an ID card6. Get your YU-card, York’s official university ID card which you’ll need to access campus services including the Library.
icon of two people having a conversation7. Speak with your supervisor to arrange access to office space and/or labs.
icon of a transit train on rails8. Review transit details for getting to campus, including the York University subway station. Parking permits can also be purchased through Parking Services.
icon with the letters FGS and the wifi symbol9. You will be subscribed to FGSnews, a monthly e-newsletter that covers all things postdoc at York University. You may unsubscribe at any time.

If you are an international postdoc:

Contact

If you require any assistance along the way, please contact Kim McIntyre, Postdoctoral Services Coordinator. For more information, please visit the Postdoctoral Fellows section of the FGS website.

For Postdoctoral Fellows—Fellowship Administered Externally (e.g., SSHRC PDF, NSERC PDF)

icon of a pen signing by a letter x1. Sign applicable letter outlining your Fellowship details.
icon of a generic person figure and a speech bubble with an exclamation mark2. Contact Kim McIntyre, Postdoctoral Services Coordinator, who can assist with setting up your Passport York online authentication, email account, YU-card, and library access.
icon of a triangle encompassing an exclamation mark3. Complete any required health and safety training, in addition to any supplementary training from your specific area.
icon of two people having a conversation4. Speak with your supervisor to arrange access to office space and/or labs.
icon of a transit train on rails5. Review transit details for getting to campus, including the York University subway station. Parking permits can also be purchased through Parking Services.
icon with the letters FGS and the wifi symbol6. You will be subscribed to FGSnews, a monthly e-newsletter that covers all things postdoc at York University. You may unsubscribe at any time.

If you are an international postdoc:

Contact

If you require any assistance along the way, please contact Kim McIntyre, Postdoctoral Services Coordinator. For more information, please visit the Postdoctoral Fellows section of the FGS website.