Orientation

New employee orientation

New employee orientation is required of all new, benefit-eligible employees and must be completed within 30 days of your start date.

If you are a new faculty member and attending the first 1/2 day of New Faculty Orientation on Monday, August 21st you DO NOT need to register for a separate New Employee Orientation.  This link to register is here: New Faculty Orientation Registration 

New employee orientation is a two-hour session, held once or twice per month.

Orientation covers topics such as:

  • the mission, goals and values of the university
  • the rights and responsibilities employees have in their employment relationship with the university
  • resources available to employees

Upcoming sessions

Wednesday, August 2nd 8:30am-10:30am  Health & Learning Center room 2405

Thursday, August 17th 8:30am-10:30am  Health & Learning Center room 2403

Wednesday, September 6th 8:30am-10:30am  Health & Learning Center room 2403

Wednesday, October 4th 8:30am-10:30am  Health & Learning Center room 2403

Wednesday, November 8th 8:30am-10:30am  Health & Learning Center room 2403

Wednesday, December 6 th 8:30am-10:30am  Health & Learning Center room 2405 

For all non-benefit eligible employees, they may complete the new employee (non-benefit eligible) orientation within their first 30 days. 

Register for new employee orientation.

In addition to New Employee Orientation check for required training specific to your position.  

Benefits orientation

Attend a Benefits Orientation

Upcoming sessions

Friday, July 28th, 1:30 -3:30 pm HR Conference Room, Centennial Building (91)

Friday, August 11th, 1:30 - 3:30 pm Health & Learning Center (bldg 25) room 2405

Friday, August 25th, 1:30-3:30 pm Applied Research & Development Building (56)  large pod conference room (first floor)

Friday, September 8th, 1:30-3:30 pm HR Conference Room, Centennial Building (91)

Friday September 22nd, 1:30 -3:30 pm HR Conference Room, Centennial Building (91)

Friday, October 6th, 1:30 - 3:30 pm HR Conference Room, Centennial Building (91)

Friday, October 20th, 1:30 - 3:30 pm, HR Conference Room, Centennial Building (91)

Friday, November 3rd, 1:30 - 3:30 pm, HR Conference Room, Centennial Building (91)

Friday, November 17th, 1:30 - 3:30 pm, HR Conference Room, Centennial Building (91)

Friday, December 1st, 1:30-3:30 pm, HR Conference Room, Centennial Building (91)

Friday, December 15th, 1:30 - 3:30 pm, HR Conference Room, Centennial Building (91)

Friday, December 29th, 1:30-3:30 pm, HR Conference Room, Centennial Building (91)

Register for Benefits Orientation.

Productive Beginnings /New faculty orientation

In addition to the mandatory HR New Employee Orientation, new faculty are required to attend a the opening Productive Beginnings program, from the Provost's Office and Faculty Professional Development. For more information, visit the new faculty page and check out the New Faculty Checklist.

Graduate assistant orientation

Graduate assistants employed by the university (whether in teaching, research, or student services roles) are required to attend an orientation provided by the Graduate College each August. 

New employee orientation presentation

An online orientation is available if you do not work on the Flagstaff campus or if you have a scheduling conflict with orientation sessions.

To satisfy the new employee orientation requirement:

  • Click the link below
  • View all three modules
  • At the end of each module is a virtual handshake, you will need to click on the handshake to obtain credit for that module.

New employee orientation presentation
Presentation handout