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New Employee Orientation for Staff

Find a schedule of new employee orientations and information on who should attend.

New Employee Orientation is held weekly (except when it conflicts with a university holiday). You will be introduced to the university's structure and personnel policies, and find out information about resources and services available to staff.

New Employee Orientation is held every Monday (except for university holidays) from 8:45 - 10:15 a.m. You will be introduced to the university's structure and personnel policies, and find out information about resources and services available to staff. Registration through the UC Learning Center must be completed by end of day on the Wednesday prior to New Employee Orientation on Monday. If you have any issues logging onto the UC Learning Center, please request help from the UC Learning Center team via the Service & Support Portal at https://ucsd.edu/uclcsupport

New staff employees must attend New Employee Orientation within their first 30 days of employment. Benefits Orientation is also recommended for all new staff.  

Virtual New Employee Orientation

Campus Human Resources has adjusted operations in response to the current climate surrounding COVID-19 and to support social distancing recommendations. As such, New Employee Orientation has moved to an online portal, effective March 23, 2020.
  • Registrants will be emailed a confirmation with a Zoom invitation link.

If you have questions about New Employee Orientation, contact the Work Life team at worklife@ucsd.edu or (858) 536-4897.

Note: New Health Sciences staff, visit Health Human Resources (login required) to submit an HR inquiry about scheduling an orientation or call (619) 543-3200 and select option 2.

Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.