New Employee Information

Welcome to the UIW family!

We are excited about your new role at the university and look forward to working with you. As a new employee, you will find a supportive work environment dedicated to excellence and service. The people of the university make UIW special and a great place to work.

As a new employee, we are sure that you have several questions about benefits, vacation time, holiday pay, payroll etc. The links below will help familiarize you with the university and will assist in preparing you in your new role at UIW.

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New Employee Orientation

All newly-hired regular full and part-time, staff, administrators, and contracted administrators. All new employees will be hired with a start date of the 1st or 16th, with the first day of work dedicated to attending Day One – NEO. (If the 1st and/or 16th is a weekend or holiday, Day One – NEO will be held on the following work day.) Day One – NEO will take 8 hours to complete. New employees will be released after completion of NEO, and will be present to begin their position in their assigned department on the first scheduled work day after completion of Day One – NEO.

During the Day One – NEO, new employees will receive the following information:

  • Benefits Review
  • Employee Handbook Policy Review
  • UIW History
  • President's Vision Statement and Strategic Priorities
  • Learn how to get involved in UIW Community
  • Information from the various supporting departments
    • University Police
    • Payroll
    • Purchasing
    • Accounts Payable
    • Business Office
    • Information Services
    • Title IX
    • Health Services

Additionally, new employees will complete the Workplace Harassment, Title IX, and Campus SaVE Act training. During Day One – NEO, new employees will have a campus tour and obtain their ID card.

New Employee Network Luncheon

The New Employee Network Luncheon is held every quarter for newly hired regular full-time staff, administrators and contracted administrators. The objective of the luncheon is give an opportunity for new employees to meet one another, and increase their knowledge of the University's mission and culture. During lunch time the new employees will have an opportunity to meet and converse with the President of the University, the Vice Presidents, and members of Executive Council.

Please contact Gilbert Caro Payan, HR Administrator, if you have any questions.