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Above & Beyond Relocation ServicesThe University of Arizona contracts with Above & Beyond to provide free relocation support services. For a referral to this service, contact your hiring department.

Benefits Information for New Hires and Newly Eligible EmployeesA page of information about your available benefits. If you would like to attend an in-person benefits orientation or to receive assistance with enrollment, please click the "New Employee Orientation Programs" link. for more information.

Employee Resources: Find links to the main University calendars, links to important service units on campus, and advocacy or specific interest organizations.

How Do I . . . ? Frequently asked questions about getting started at the University.

New Employee Checklist: This PDF can help you keep track of your orientation process.

New Employee Orientation Programs: Learn about your orientation options, find dates for upcoming sessions, and enroll.

Arizona Public Service Orientation: An online orientation required by all State of Arizona employees, including all University employees.

Resources for Faculty:  Here you'll find information of specific interest to new faculty members, such as instructional and research support, faculty development and advancement, faculty organizations, and more.

Schools and Community Information for TucsonPhoenix, and Sierra Vista: If you're relocating with children, this page will help you identify public and private school choices, and child care providers.

UA Acronyms: Here's a list of commonly used abbreviations and terms on campus.

What is a UA NetID? Your UA NetID is your personal identifier for a number of online services at the University of Arizona. Some of the services requiring a NetID include:

  • E-mail and UITS computing accounts (CatMail, UAConnect, HPC)
  • UAccess applications (Student, Employee, Analytics, etc.)
  • D2L – a web-based course management system used in 700+ courses on campus
  • New Employee Resources and Benefits Enrollment
  • University site-licensed software
  • OSCR computer labs