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New Employees

Welcome to Florida State University! We are excited to have you on our team! FSU is a great place to work and we encourage you to take advantage of all the resources available to you as an employee. This page is designed to help your transition to our campus and provide you with the necessary steps you must complete as a new employee.

The University's New Employee Orientation program is available online for all newly hired employees to provide them with information concerning employee benefits, rules and regulations affecting employment, basic cybersecurity awareness, and University operating procedures. Orientation is mandatory for all employees. New Faculty members who attend New Faculty Orientation at the beginning of the academic year are not required to complete the online orientation.

To get started, please select the appropriate link based on your job classification (Faculty, Staff or OPS) and watch each of the New Employee Orientation presentations. Once you have completed the presentations, please submit the electronic Certification of Completion & Evaluation of Orientation form.

New Employee Orientation Presentations

In addition to the above New Employee Orientation presentations, At-Risk for Faculty and Staff Training is Required for All State University Employees

The Florida Board of Governors (BOG) requires that all state university employees complete Kognito’s At-Risk for Faculty and Staff online training.  All University Faculty, Staff and OPS Classifications (Adjunct Faculty, Graduate Assistants, Resident Assistants and Temporary OPS (non-student) are required to complete the training. All new employees must complete this training as soon as possible.  Instructions for completing the training are listed below.  We thank you in advance for your compliance with this important BOG requirement!


  • Visit the Kognito webpage on the FSU University Counseling Center's website.
  • Sign in with your FSU account credentials.
  • Launch Kognito's At-Risk for Faculty and Staff mental health awareness training.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the training simulations.
  • Receive your Certificate of Completion at the end of the training.

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