New Employee Orientation Programs

Welcome aboard. Now an orientation partnership begins between you and the University to help you enjoy a successful and satisfying work/life experience.

An effective orientation should be ongoing and not limited to the first few weeks of work. As a new employee, you are wise to work closely with your supervisor and other colleagues in your unit or department to ensure that you have all the information and resources you need to feel comfortable and prepared.

Arizona Public Service Orientation

Arizona state law requires that all state employees receive a public service orientation that covers policies and laws relating to the proper conduct of business for a public employee. At the conclusion of the orientation, be sure to view and print your certificate of completion.

The Arizona Public Service Orientation is offered online.

Welcome & Benefits Orientation

COVID-19 Update:

To help protect the health and safety of all students, faculty, and staff, all Welcome and Benefits Orientation sessions will be conducted online until further notice. Please enroll for a session below and you will be sent a Zoom link.

Human Resources continues to offer full services and support. For questions, please call 520-621-3660, or email If you call, please leave a voicemail with your name and number and we will connect back with you soon.

Upcoming Dates and Locations 

Main Campus Registration (Zoom):

All classes begin at 9:00am and last approximately two hours.

Download Benefits Orientation

2022 Comprehensive Benefits Guide

New Faculty Orientation

UA prides itself on being a student-centered research university that is one of the most broadly accessible major research universities in the country. Each year the Faculty Affairs Office holds a New Faculty Orientation for new tenure track faculty. You will learn about the campus and students by speaking with colleagues and leaders about upcoming initiatives and campus resources. Contact Asya Roberts at 520-626-0202 if you do not receive an invitation.

Preventing Harassment and Discrimination Training (All Employees)

As members of the University of Arizona community, we share in the responsibility for creating and supporting an environment free of harassment and discrimination. In support of our commitment to this goal, the University requires all employees to complete Preventing Harassment and Discrimination training.

Please register for the training through your Learner Profile on EDGE. Note that you will be unable to register for the training prior to your official start date.

For additional guidance and information, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity at For technical difficulties, please contact UITS 24/7 IT Support Center at 520-626-TECH (8324) for assistance.