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
Wednesday, October 22nd 8:30am-10:30am Health and Learning Center room 2405

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

Wednesday, September 17th 9:15am-11:15am Health and Learning Center room 2405

Wednesday, October 8th 9am-11am Health and Learning Center room 2403

Wednesday, October 22nd 10:45am-12:45pm Health and Learning Center room 2405


Register for Benefits Orientation.

New faculty orientation

In addition to the mandatory New Employee Orientation, new faculty are required to attend a new faculty orientation. 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