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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

  • New Hire Orientation currently takes place remotely via Zoom and will be remote through September 2021.
    • Orientation lasts from 8:30am-12:00pm on the first and third Mondays of each month. New hires and managers are sent Zoom details prior one week prior to the orientation date.
    • 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 when and where you can complete your form on campus by clicking HERE.
  • Purchase parking pass (if applicable)
  • Obtain a copy of your job description

First Week and Beyond 

  • Sign-up for a new employee campus tour
  • 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