Central Office Orientation

New Employee Orientation – Indianapolis, Ind.

On your first day, you will report at 8 a.m. to the INDOT Human Resources Division for a quick meeting with INDOT Human Resources personnel. This division is located at INDOT Central Office, at 100 N. Senate Ave., Room N758, Indianapolis, IN  46204, on the seventh floor of the Indiana Government Center North building. Access to the INDOT Central Office is provided through the west elevators. Please inform the receptionist that you are to meet with Missy Martin. 
Each Monday, the State Personnel Department provides a new employee orientation that lasts until 2:45 p.m. INDOT employees will then attend an INDOT Orientation from 2:45-4:30 p.m.  All Monday orientations are held on the Indiana Government Center Campus. Unless noted, all presentations are held in the Indiana Government Center (IGC) South, Conference Room 16 or at the designation listed on the offer letter. These sessions begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. EST. Please note: If a state government holiday falls on Monday, orientation is held on Tuesday.

During Onboarding, employees are given an overview of state policies, procedures and benefits available. Other items addressed are supplemental insurance plans, retirement, compensation, required trainings, attendance and leave, disciplinary actions, performance appraisals and other topics of interest.

What to Bring to Orientation

Processing of new hires includes but is not limited to completion of the Form I-9, W-4, W-H 4, and direct deposit enrollment. New employees coming to orientation should bring a voided check for the direct deposit (or have a completed financial institution form) and acceptable  identification for the Form I-9 form. This information is available on the INDOT New Hire Packet page

Parking and Arriving

Please park in the Senate Avenue Parking Garage in downtown Indianapolis. This garage is located between New York Street and Ohio Street. You must enter the garage via New York Street in order to sign in using your offer letter. An attendant will not be available at other entrances.

All state employees or full-time contract employees who work at the IGC are eligible for permit parking at an IGC surface lot or garage. Access to state parking areas is granted to state employees via a state-issued access card, which also serves as your ID badge. Badges are provided to employees upon hiring, after completion and submission of a Credential and Access Request Form.
Once you park, you will enter the IGC North building through the public entrance, as indicated on the IGC -North first floor map. The public entrance opens at 7:30 a.m. EST and is located at 100 N. Senate Avenue. This entrance is equipped with metal detectors and screening devices monitored by Capitol Police. Please note: Passing through the security checkpoint may take some time, so please plan accordingly.

Once Orientation is Complete

All new employees are required to take the following trainings during the first two weeks of employment.  Please click the link to locate the Self Service Quick Step Guide to complete required training courses.

  • Sexual Harassment Prevention – Instructor-led or web-based training (Please note that if you complete this during orientation it satisfies the training requirement.)
  • Ethics – Web-based training
  • Information Resource User Agreement (IRUA) – Web-based training

Updating Personal Contact Information

All new employees must update their personal contact information to ensure they receive communications to their preferred email account. Please click here to access the Quick Step Guide on how to complete this.

For More Information Regarding Central Office Onboarding

Please refer to the  SPD Onboarding page.