Dear New Employee:
Congratulations on your appointment at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)! On your second day at NIAID, you will be attending the Navigating NIAID Welcome Workshop (NNWW) at 5601 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Please consult the enclosed schedule for specific dates/changes.
Please plan to arrive at Fishers Lane no later than 8:45 am. Have your HHS ID, photo ID, or another form of government issued ID ready to enter the building. If you do not have a form of ID, you will not be allowed building access. An Office of Workforce Effectiveness and Resources (OWER) staff member will be in the lobby to greet you and escort you to the Workshop location.
Once NNWW is complete, employees with a Fishers Lane duty station will be escorted to their work station. Non-occupants of Fishers Lane will be escorted to the lobby to return to their appropriate duty stations.
Parking and Directions
The Fishers Lane visitors parking garage is located at 12721 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, MD, 20852. The parking garage is managed by Atlantic Services group, and there are signs for Atlantic Services Parking. It is approximately one block from 5601 Fishers Lane. There is access to a walkway back to Fishers Lane from the third floor elevator/stairs in the garage. Parking validation will be provided to all employees attending NNWW. For additional information, please visit: https://www.niaid.nih.gov/global/orientation.
The nearest Metro station is Twinbrook (Red Line), which is half a mile from the building.
For other public transportation options to Fishers Lane, please go to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, WMATA.com, website.
2019 NIH Orientation and Navigating NIAID Welcome Workshop Dates
(If you are attending NIH Orientation on a Tuesday because of a federal holiday, you should attend NNWW on Tuesday two weeks after NIH Orientation (see date comparison, below).
|NIH Orientation||Navigating NIAID Welcome Workshop|
|January 7, 2019||January 8, 2019|
|January 21, 2019||January 22, 2019 (cancelled due to MLK holiday)|
|February 4, 2019||February 5, 2019|
|February 18, 2019||February 19, 2019 (cancelled due to President's Day holiday)|
|March 4, 2019||March 5, 2019|
|March 18, 2019||March 19, 2019|
|April 1, 2019||April 2, 2019|
|April 15, 2019||April 16, 2019|
|April 29, 2019||April 30, 2019|
|May 13, 2019||May 14, 2019|
|May 27, 2019||May 28, 2019 (cancelled due to Memorial Day holiday)|
|June 10, 2019||June 11, 2019|
|June 24, 2019||June 25, 2019|
|July 8, 2019||July 9, 2019|
|July 22, 2019||July 23, 2019|
|August 5, 2019||August 6, 2019|
|August 19, 2019||August 20, 2019|
|September 2, 2019||September 3, 2019 (cancelled due to Labor Day holiday)|
|September 16, 2019||September 17, 2019|
|September 30, 2019||October 1, 2019|
|October 14, 2019||October 15, 2019|
|October 28, 2019||October 29, 2019|
|November 11, 2019||November 12, 2019 (cancelled due to Veteran's Day holiday)|
|November 25, 2019||November 26, 2019|
|December 9, 2019||December 10, 2019|
|December 23, 2019||December 24 (cancelled due to Christmas Day holiday)|
If you have any additional questions or for individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please contact Dennis Kovanda at (240) 669-2847, or email him at Dennis Kovanda.
Thank you and welcome to NIAID!
Employee Learning and Development Team
Office of Workforce Effectiveness and Resources