New Hire Resources

Great Place to Start (G.P.S.)

Welcome to Boston University! We are glad you are here. As a new member of a 12,000+ strong workforce that supports the institution’s 17 schools and numerous departments, you will have an opportunity to make an enormous impact not only on your unit and department but on the mission of Boston University, the larger Boston community, and the world.  

The Human Resources team is standing by to give you a red-carpet welcome to Boston University. Please click here for employee resources.

On these pages, you will find resources to help support you as you build connections with your manager, your team, and your BU community. 

The first days, weeks, and months of your employment at BU will be filled with excitement, a wealth of information, and many questions. This page is like your GPS (Great Place to Start), where you will find resources and tips to help you navigate your first year as a new team member. 

The Organizational Development & Learning department is committed to helping you get a great start in your new role. Beyond your first year, we are here to support you in thriving at the institution and in your career.  

PS: If you are a manager welcoming a new team member, please click here for tips on how to help them adjust to their new role, their new team, and their community at BU. 

    Your GPS for Success at BU