First Day

Steps to Complete

Prepare for success by completing the following tasks on your first day as a member of the Lamar University community.

  • Complete I-9 Form (PDF): This federal form is required for employment. You’ll need to bring the acceptable documents required for eVerification. See page 3 of I-9 form (PDF) for list of documents.
  • Access Self-Service Banner: This portal enables you to complete, on your own, common employment tasks such as completing your timesheet and leave reports, managing direct deposit, and viewing your pay stubs.
  • Set up direct deposit: Enjoy the convenience of direct deposit of your Lamar University salary. Review our FAQs for setting up direct deposit.
  • Access campus wi-fi: Complete workplace tasks by linking your work devices to Lamar’s wi-fi network.
  • Establish your MS Teams Account: Use Microsoft Teams to communicate with colleagues through group chat, private chat, videoconferencing, and collaborative screen sharing and file sharing. Start up a chat, call or video conference via Web browser, mobile or desktop Teams app.
  • Set up remote access (Optional): Increase efficiency by establishing a remote connection for workplace tasks.
  • Meet with your manager: Plan your first days at Lamar by meeting with your manager.