New Staff Orientations

Benefits & New Staff Orientations

Orientation Update: Due to COVID 19, Welcome Day is being offered as a online self-paced course with videos and interactive components. Please visit the Welcome Day page to register. Online Benefits Orientation is also available on the UWHR Benefits website. We recommend all new employees to review the videos in order to make the appropriate benefit selections for themselves.

Benefits orientation

UW Seattle hosts the orientation, which is held every other Monday by the Benefits Consultants for all UW employees. OE/HR recommends all new employees to attend this event in order to make the appropriate benefits selections for themselves.

Please register to the next Benefits orientation here.

New staff orientation

New Staff Orientation regarding the Bothell Campus is held by the Organizational Excellence & Human Resources team. They will send the new employee a calendar invite on their first or second day with UW Bothell.

Orientation is required for all new staff and includes policies and procedures that are specific to the Bothell campus, key UW policies, and a brief Benefits Orientation (different from the orientation mentioned above). Presenters include various UW Bothell departments such as Information Technologies, Security & Public Safety, and the Library.

OE/HR has resumed orientation in a virtual mode to provide new staff with more information about UW Bothell, mission and values. If you have a newly hired employee or you would like to attend yourself, please send your request to

In this new virtual format, employee will go over:

  • UW Bothell Brand
  • Strategic Priorities, Mission and Values
  • UW Bothell Culture
  • Amenities and Perks
  • Professional Development
  • Organizational Excellence and Human Resources
  • Getting Support from IT Department

Visit the OEHR SharePoint site Welcome page for more information about starting your new position with UW Bothell.