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Please be mindful of phishing attempts regarding CARES Act Funding and Student Employment opportunities. To verify phishing attempts, please reference the Cornell IT Security Phish Bowl. Cornell employers will not send electronic payroll checks by email and will not ask students to make gift card purchases on their behalf.

Completing the Form I-9

The Department of Homeland Security requires that all new employees complete the Form I-9 within 72 hours of the first day of work.  You must present original, unexpired documents to verify your identity and employment authorization to work in the United States.  Please review the How to Complete the Form I-9 document for guidance.

You can find a complete list of acceptable documents at I-9 Central.  International students may have additional documentation requirements.

Once you have been hired and your employer has created your Workday profile, you can sign-in using your NetID and password.

  1. On your Workday dashboard, select the Inbox icon in the upper right-hand corner; this is where you will find your action items.
  2. Follow the prompts in your Workday Inbox to complete Section 1 of the Form I-9.
  3. To complete Section 2, you must bring your documents, in person, to your hiring representative in your employing department.