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The Federal I-9: What You Need To Know

The I-9 Form is a legal document required by the Federal Government used by an employer to:

  1. Verify an employee's identity
  2. Establish a worker's eligibility to accept employment in the U.S.

All new hires must complete their online documents sent in the link from

Once the online documents have been completed, the I-9 documents must be presented in person on or before their first day of employment. Employees may not start working until the I-9 has been completed.

  • New STAFF employees: I-9s will be completed at New Hire Orientation.
  • New FACULTY and STUDENT employees: I-9s can be completed by scheduling an appointment before starting employment. 

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To complete the form, all new hires must provide documents that verify their identity and work eligibility. Employees must provide originals of the documents. Copies cannot and will not be accepted.

The list of acceptable documents can be found below. If you have any questions regarding the process, please contact us at or 504-865-4748.