New Employee Onboarding

Congratulations on your new career at Marshall! Our HR Office is here to guide you through your employment process. To help prepare you for your upcoming new employee onboarding, benefits sessions, an other processes, we have composed resources. These resources include information for you, your department administrator, and your supervisor. You can also go to FAQs for new employees if you have questions. For any questions related to the arriving employee process, please contact us by emailing at, calling 304-696-6455 or stop by our office at 207 Old Main.

Welcome to Marshall from President Smith!

Why is Onboarding Important?

The on-boarding process builds the University’s reputation for being a thoughtful employer, with great training, clear leadership, and a strong organization as well as:

  • Assists in retention of employees
  • Reduces high turnover
  • Increases productivity levels quickly
  • Encourages success for your department and the employee

New Employee Onboarding Guides

Our on-boarding process at MU is to welcome and support you during your transition to a new position at Marshall. We have generated instructional guides for you and your manager/supervisor. Part of this process needs to be completed before your first day.


We offer a variety of benefits to employees according to employment type such as health and life insurance, retirement, dental, vision, disability, savings, education, etc. See Benefits Information for New Employees

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Office of the Obmuds

Marshall University’s Office of the Ombuds helps faculty and staff navigate processes and/or conflicts experienced  in the work environment.  Contact or schedule an appointment at:

Memorial Student Center BW14
(Walk-Ins Welcome)

Contact Us

207 Old Main
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
304-696-6455 (Main)
304-696-6844 (Fax)
Departmental Contacts