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Human Resources & Inclusive Community

Human Resources & Inclusive Community

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.

Before Arriving on Campus

First Day

  • Orientation will be REMOTE in November 2021 and hybrid starting in December 2021.
  • New Hire Orientation provides an overview of DU's leadership team and organizational structure; our mission, vision, and values; an overview of HRIC and HR Shared Services; introduction to systems such as PioneerWeb and Pioneer@Work; required compliance training; and additional resources.
    • Employees who are in an appointed benefited position also attend the Benefits presentation.
  • Form I-9: Our HR Shared Services team manages the Form I-9 process. Find details about the I-9 campus location and hours. They will also be present at each orientation session from 8:00am-8:30am.
  • Purchase parking pass (if applicable)
  • Obtain a copy of your job description

First Week and Beyond 

  • Sign-up for a new employee campus tour
  • Review this First Week and 30 Days Checklist to help set you up for success
  • Complete all required training in Pioneer@Work
  • Review your job description, responsibilities and expectations with your manager
  • Review unit, division and University policies and procedures
  • Discuss the performance review process with your manager
  • Enter goals into online performance management form within 6 weeks (staff only)
  • Return completed benefit enrollment forms to Shared Services within 30 days of hire date
  • Complete all required job training