Your First Day - SEC Headquarters Washington, DC (HQ)

May 16, 2016

When and Where To Report


As noted in your "Official Employment Offer"


Day 1 - 8:45am –


Business Casual Dress

Location and Official Mailing Address:

100 F. Street NE
Washington, DC 20549

Directions to SEC Office:

When navigating to our office, please use our official location and mailing address.

Metro Train and Bus Service:

We’re located on the Red Line at Union Station. When you exit the train, take the escalators near the First Street Exit. Come up the Escalator to the main level and you’ll see PRET and Au Bon Pain on the corner. Make a left in between both, passing the Auntie Annie’s and keep straight towards McDonald’s. Once you get to McDonald’s, make a left into the walkway, take the escalators down and you’ll be in our lobby area.

For bus service from DC, Maryland, or Virginia as well as additional details about the train service, visit the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority web site at

Area Parking:

Near-by daily parking ranges from $10 - $15/a day. For parking in the SEC building, please use the parking garage entrance on F Street. 

Arrival Instructions:

Once you enter the main entrance area, check-in with the security guards and inform them that you are arriving for New Employee Orientation (NEO) and an HR Assistant will escort you to NEO.


If you are unable to report on your assigned date or have any questions about your appointment or orientation, contact your HR Specialist identified in your official letter.

Emergency/Hazardous Weather:

Call the SEC's Message Center (877) 441-6867


There are many restaurants to choose from in the Union Station Food Court and we have dining areas equipped with refrigerators, freezers and microwaves on every floor in our facility.

What to Bring with You (if not already submitted):

  1. Applicable State Tax Form
  2. All applicable printed and completed forms obtained through the new employee orientation web site
  3. Acceptable forms of identification – either a valid passport; OR, a valid driver's license AND birth certificate; OR, a valid driver's license AND social security card. Refer to the instructions on Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Certification, and choose from List A or Lists B AND C
  4. Form DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty or equivalent, if appropriate
  5. Documents validating your college education if not already verified by an original diploma, transcripts, or other statement from a school official
  6. If transferring from another government agency, please bring your last Leave and Earnings Statement and most recent TSP-Loan information

What to Expect at Orientation -– Typical Agenda

*Please note the agenda is subject to change


9:00 am – 9:15 am

Welcome Address and Oath of Office

9:15 am – 9:25 am

Appointment Paperwork

9:25 am – 10:00 am

SEC Overview

10:00 am – 10:10 am

EEO Policy

10:10 am – 10:25 am

Security Awareness & COOP

10:25 am – 10:40 am

Student Loan & Transit Subsidy

10:40 am – 10:50 am

Press Policy

10:50 am – 11:00 am

Building Operations Briefing

11:00 am – 12:25 pm


12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Union Discussion/NTEU Address

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Employee Ethics

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Personal Trading Compliance System - PTCS

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm

SEC Select Benefits (supplemental insurance)

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Supplemental Retirement Plan

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Federal Employee Benefits


1:00 pm – 1:10 pm

Conflicts in the Workplace

1:10 pm -  1:25 pm                

Worklife Programs

1:25 pm – 1:40 pm

Disability & Family Medical Programs

1:40 pm – 1:55 pm

Records Management

1:55 pm – 2:10 pm

Time & Attendance System - WebTA

2:10 pm – 2:20 pm

OIT – Rules of the Road

2:20 pm – 2:35 pm

Procurement Integrity

2:35 pm – 3:00 pm

Protecting Non-Public Information

3:00 pm – 3:10 pm

Whistleblower Overview

3:10 pm – 3:20 pm

Office of Inspector General

3:20 pm – 3:30 pm

Diversity and Inclusion at the SEC

3:30 pm – 3:50 pm

Tips, Complaints & Referral System (TCR)

Last Reviewed or Updated: June 17, 2022