Getting Started at Conestoga
Congratulations and welcome to Conestoga. Below, you will find information designed to help you launch a successful career at the college.
Prior to your first day of work, your manager will contact you to cover the details of what to expect on your first day.
When you arrive at your campus, you will be required to pay for a few hours of parking to avoid being ticketed. Please go to the parking office to register for a parking pass. All employees and students at Conestoga pay for parking.
Benefits Information Session
Shortly after you begin at Conestoga, Human Resources will invite you to attend a benefit information session. It is important that you attend as there are time-sensitive documents to be completed.
- Application form
- Educational Qualification form
- Payroll form
- TD1/TD1 ON
- Benefit enrolment form
- Pension enrolment form
- Policies and procedures verification sign-off
Pension & Benefits
As an employee of Conestoga, you are required to join both the benefits program and pension plan shared by all Ontario colleges.
Select your employment category to review the details of your specific benefits package and the pension plan:
- Academic Benefits (pdf)
- Administrative Benefits (pdf)
- Support Staff Benefits (pdf)
- CAAT Pension Plan
Employee ONE Card
Once Human Resources has provided you with your employee number, you will be able to log into the college intranet and select ‘ONE Card Photo Upload’. You can upload a passport-style jpeg photo which will be used on your ONE Card. Once your photo has been accepted, instructions will be provided on pick-up details.
Terms of Employment
If you are a full-time Academic or Support Staff member of the Conestoga community, you are employed under a collective agreement. For more information, please review the collective agreement that applies to your position below:
- Academic Collective Agreement
- Support Staff Collective Agreement
- Terms & Conditions of Employment for Administrative Employees (pdf, login required)
Professional Development Opportunities
Conestoga College provides many opportunities for you to expand your skill set and grow in your role. To learn more about the opportunities available, please see below:
- Teaching and Learning
- Professional Development Courses and Workshops
- AODA Training
- Tuition Assistance
You will find this information useful as you begin your career at Conestoga.