New Employee Orientation

Visit the Training Calendar for upcoming New Employee Orientation dates.

New Employee Orientation provides new employees* an overview of the University’s mission, vision, and values, as well as useful resources to make the most out of your career. For questions about attending an orientation, contact your supervisor or Human Resources at 479-575-5351.

New Employee Orientation

New Employee Orientation sessions are scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Mondays. We will meet each other, talk about University history and traditions, famous Razorbacks, local community, campus benefits, useful websites, and include a virtual campus tour of the main points of interest. Lunch is provided at the Fulbright Dining Hall. Please register for New Employee Orientation early as space fills up quickly!

New Employee Benefits Orientation

Benefits Orientation for new employees will provide detailed benefits information including insurance and retirement benefit options. You have 31 days from your appointment date to enroll in benefits. Benefits Orientation may be completed virtually at any time or in person during our monthly Benefits Orientation training session. Visit the New Employee Virtual Benefits Orientation and How to Enroll in Benefits for more information or, register for the in-person training which is offered once a month. You do not need to attend Benefits Orientation if you enroll in benefits online or turn in your paperwork to Human Resources at ADMN 222. 

*New Faculty should contact your dean, the college/department HR Representative, or the Teaching and Faculty Support Center at tfsc@uark.edu or 479-575-3222.