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Welcome from President Matthew S. Holland

"Welcome to UVU, an extraordinary institution of learning!"

Dear Colleague:

It is my great pleasure to welcome you as a new member of the UVU community.

Here at UVU, student success stands at the heart of our mission. Every employee plays a vital role in helping the University reach its vision of being a premier learning community, not only in Utah, but also in the nation. I am confident that your personal contributions will help our UVU team reach its vision.

It is also my hope that your experiences here will enrich your own career while helping you achieve your personal vision and goals. There are many people, resources and services available to assist and support you as you settle in and make your unique contribution to the University. Do not hesitate to call on your supervisor and colleagues for information and advice. Explore the many UVU web pages that provide updates and employee services to make your work easier, more enjoyable, and more productive.

Utah Valley University has been transforming lives for more than 70 years. The strength and vitality that UVU enjoys today is primarily a reflection of the many important contributions made by our employees. Thank you for your decision to come and add your talents, dedication and professionalism to the University.

Once again, welcome to UVU, an extraordinary institution of learning!


Matthew S. Holland




New 2 UVU is designed to introduce new employees to Utah Valley University and assist new employees with the transition to working in the university environment.



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Newly hired staff employees should attend the New Employee Orientation which provides information regarding general University policies and procedures, a comprehensive review of employee benefits for full-time employees and an overview of campus services and resources.

To RSVP for New Employee Orientation, contact Cathy Krug at Please state whether you are a part-time or full-time employee and your UVID number, if you know what it is.

During orientation we will provide you with something to write with as well as an orientation packet.

A complimentary continental breakfast will be provided at 8:30 am, before orientation begins.


New Employee Orientation is generally held the first working day of the month.

8:45 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. (Full-time employees)
8:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (Part-time employees)

Locations subject to change. Please confirm with Human Resources for exact location on the date of the orientation.


Wednesday March  1, 2017 SC 213a
Monday April 3, 2017 SC 213a
Monday May 1, 2017 SC 213a
Sorenson Student Center Map Location


Park in designated employee lots with parking permit. If a new employee does not have a parking permit, park in visitor parking.

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