Student Onboarding

The Office of Research & Innovation is happy to have you as a part of our research team! Working on an applied research project will provide you with valuable experience while allowing you to collaborate with our expert Faculty and industry partners. You will receive paid training and access to research-related learning opportunities and state-of-the-art facilities that will help you transform your knowledge. Please review the resources below and complete all the necessary onboarding steps before beginning work on your research project. 

Tips for Success: 

  • As soon as you receive your employee #, enter your banking information. Instructions can be found here

  • Once your contract is active, you will be assigned a employee e-mail. You can access this e-mail by going to, and logging in with your n# and password. Once active, this is the only e-mail that should be used for research project communication. 

  • All onboarding training must be completed within the first two weeks of employment and submitted to Jennifer Arulappu (

  • Submit your timesheets on a bi-weekly basis, ensuring that you copy your project supervisor and

Onboarding process and requirements

Within the first two weeks of work, complete the ALL 7 mandatory trainings.  

Please click the link below to access each training module. Please send a copy of your completion certificates to  

Please note: If you are unable to download the AODA and IASR certificates, please reach out to

Please note: Visit and login with Humber username and password to access the above courses. If you are unable to access the Sexual Violence Training, please e-mail

  • Research Assistant Tutorial. Please click here for how to register for the research assistant tutorial via blackboard. 


All research assistants are required to submit timesheets on a bi-weekly basis. Timesheets are due every other Friday (see Payroll calendar below). You will receive a bi-weekly reminder for the upcoming submission deadline. 

How to submit a timecard 

Payroll calendar 2023