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, December 7th 8:30am - 10:30am Health & Learning Center room 2405

Thursday, January 12th 8:30am - 10:30am Health & Learning Center room 2403

Monday, February 6th 9:00am - 11:00am Health & Learning Center room 2403

Tuesday, March 7th 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, December 2nd 1:30pm - 3:30pm HR Conference Room, Centennial building (91)

Thursday, December 15th 1:30pm - 3:30pm 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