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What to do Upon Arrival

  1. Set up MSU email account by going to
  2. Notify the NSP office of your arrival
  3. Create your web bio. Email with the following information:
    • Where and when you received your PhD
    • Your faculty advisor
    • Your research interests
    • Recent publications
    • CV (attach to email)
    • Related websites - lab site, other departments, blogs, etc...
    • Head shot of yourself (if you would like a new head shot taken, let us know)
    • Optional: research images - these would be used both in bios and throughout the new website. We are always looking for high-quality science images!
  4. Set up a mail box with your home department and provide NSP office with campus address, phone and fax numbers
  5. Visit Payroll Office for information regarding direct deposit, tax forms and social security card application if international postdoc
  6. Obtain a copy of appointment papers from Department appointing postdoc for payroll and parking purposes
  7. Visit the Parking Office to arrange for parking on campus
  8. Visit Human Resources for information regarding employee orientation and to sign up for benefits

Neuroscience Program Director
Jim Galligan

Giltner Hall
293 Farm Lane Room 108
East Lansing, MI

Phone: (517) 353-8947
Fax: (517) 432-2744

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