Performance & Development
These sessions are geared towards helping new employees get settled into their role, and for new and current employees to connect with others across campus and learn more about the DU culture and community.
To register for an upcoming session, please login to PioneerWeb, click on the Employee tab, then scroll down and on the lower right under Training, select Employee Experience.
Getting Started: New Employees
To help you prepare for your first day and beyond at DU, here is an overview of what to expect. Please keep in mind each unit on campus may have additional requirements and practices. Click here to view information to help you get settled on campus.
Arriving at DU
This orientation session is held every Monday morning from 8:30 to 10:00am in Mary Reed Building, DuPont Room (session held on Tuesday if holiday falls on a Monday). This session is required for all new employees (non-benefited and benefited). The hiring manager registers the new employee for the session and HR will email the new employee information regarding the session. This session includes:
- Completion of required new hire paperwork
- Overview of DU Policies
- Overview of webCentral and UTS Help Center Resources
- Information regarding DU ID card, parking passes and transportation options
- Benefit plan overview and Q&A
Thriving at DU
This session is required for all new benefited/appointed DU employees (non-benefited employees are welcome to attend). This orientation session is held the second Wednesday of every month in University Hall, Room 306. New employees are provided with information they need to know in order to thrive in the DU community. Employees are registered for the session by HR. Topics include:
- Introduction to mission, vision and values
- DU's History
- People, programs and places on campus
- Inclusiveness at DU
- Speakers from various units including: Sustainability, University Technology Services (UTS), Campus Safety, Staff Advisory Committee (SAC) and Coors Fitness Center
Employee Campus Tour
Join us for a 90 minute tour throughout campus highlighting DU history, facilities and campus life. This tour will be led by Human Resources and is open to all faculty and staff.
Our Past is Your Future: DU History
Explore how it all began! This short 45 minute presentation will take you on an exciting adventure of DU's past to present day campus living.
Catalyst for a Purposeful Life: Meaning Behind the DU Brand
Understanding Higher Education
Transitions: Transfers and Leaving DU
Whether you are transferring to another position or leaving DU, click here for information and resources to help manager the transition.