XXIII. On-Boarding Policy

Holyoke Community College (Human Resources) requires all new hires (benefited staff, adjunct faculty, and most part-time non-benefited employees) to complete their new hire paperwork using an online on-boarding system. Exceptions to the on-boarding system are student employees and temporary, short-term positions, e.g. guest speaker, who receive a minimal number of payments.  These types of employees will continue to use the current process of the paper new hire packets.

New hires completing the online on-boarding process will be required to electronically sign all documents listed below:

  • Federal and State Tax Form2
  • I-9
  • Direct Deposit
  • SSA1945
  • Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure (HIRD)
  • OBRA Exemption
  • OBRA Enrollment
  • GIC Acknowledgement Form
  • Policy Acknowledgement Form 

           The Policy Acknowledgement Form includes the following policies: 

  • Acceptable Use (computer) Policy
  • Affirmative Action Policy
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Attendance Policy
  • Children in the Workplace Policy
  • Code of Conduct Policy (student loans)
  • Conflict of Interest Policy
  • Drug Free Workplace Policy
  • Evacuation Policy/Procedure
  • Fraud Prevention Policy
  • Personnel Files Policy
  • Pets in the Workplace Policy
  • Political Activity Policy
  • Public Records Exemption Policy
  • Service Animals Policy
  • Sex Offender
  • Smoking Policy
  • Whistleblower Protection Policy


Policy Approved on 11/1/13


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040