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OM 3.1.8 Orientation

About This Policy

Effective Date: July 1987
Last Updated: July 1989
Responsible University Office: Human Resources
Responsible University Administrator: Chief Inclusion and Human Resources Officer

Policy Contact:

Human Resources

The Human Resources Office will conduct an orientation session with each new employee employed on an active full-time or active part-time basis. The department head or supervisor shall allow the new employee time off to attend this session.

The following topics will be covered:

  1. The organization of the University and its administrative officers and department heads; 
  2. Personnel policies and practices; 
  3. The benefits offered by the University and other social, athletic, and cultural opportunities; 
  4. General University operating procedures; 
  5. Safety regulations and awareness, to include Employee Hazard Communication/Right-to-Know Information and Drugs in the Workplace; 
  6. Fringe Benefit Forms; and 
  7. Other information of value and interest. 

Continued orientation and job training on a day-to-day basis is the responsibility of the department head or supervisor concerned.