UVU’s New Employee Orientation aims to help acclimate you to life here at UVU. These orientations happen on the first Wednesday of each month. Please RSVP for the first orientation on or after your start date. Because some new employees may already know a lot about UVU, we offer a customizable orientation experience with three phases, the first two of which are optional.

New employee orientation will take place in the Fulton Library on the fourth floor in the Lake View Room.


Phase 1: 8:30 – 9:10 a.m.

This campus tour is best for employees who have never worked on campus before or want to see new parts of campus. This tour covers the Sorensen Student Center, Woodbury Business, Browning Administration, Hall of Flags, Rebecca D. Lockhart Arena, Liberal Arts, Fulton Library, and Student Life and Wellness Center buildings.

  • Learn the locations of important resources such as payroll, printing, and People & Culture.
  • Hear tips and tricks to find your way around campus.
  • Find out secret deals, discounts, and resources.
  • Get a feel for the student experience.



Phase 2: 9:15 – 10:30 a.m.

People & Culture Learning and Development Team presents the logistics of being a UVU employee.Don’t miss it if this is your first full-time job, if you’ve never worked at UVU before, or if you have any questions. This presentation covers:


  • History and future of UVU
  • Payroll
  • Parking
  • Employee classifications
  • Leave
  • Time Information Management System
  • myUVU
  • Expectations
  • Culture
  • Learning opportunities
  • Q&A
  • FREE swag!



Phase 3: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

All full-time employees are to attend the required benefits orientation, which will take place over Microsoft Teams. Instructions and the link to join will be emailed prior to the date of the orientation.


  • Health insurance (medical, vision, and dental)
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement
  • Employee wellness program
  • "What-if" scenarios
  • Opportunity to schedule one-on-one appointment with benefits specialist


Phase 4: Online at your own pace

All new employees who will supervise at least one employee (including supervising student employees) are required to take this course. The link to register for the course will be sent out on the day of the orientation.


  • Resources for new supervisors

  • The Leadership Competency Experience (UVULEAD trainings and the Supervisor Review)

  • Important HR-related processes such as hiring, working with HR Business Partners, compensation, and tracking hours

  • Policies such as FLSA, FMLA, and ADA

To RSVP for New Employee Orientation, scan the QR code