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.

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

Thursday, August 25th 8:00am - 10:00am University Union, Oak Creek Room 

Friday, September 2nd 2:00pm - 4:00pm Health & Learning Center room 2405

Friday, September 9th 8:00am - 10:00am 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

Thursday, August 18th from 9:30am - 11:30am in the Health & Learning Center room 2403

Friday, September 2nd from 9:30am - 11:30am in the Health & Learning Center room 2403

Thursday, September 15th from 9:30am - 11:30am in the Health & Learning Center room 2403

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