Human Resources

New Staff Orientations

Benefits & New Staff Orientations

Please visit the Welcome Day page to register for online or in-person session. 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. It occurs every third Thursday of the month via Zoom. Organizational Excellence & Human Resources team will send a calendar invitation to the new employee one week before New Staff Orientation. 

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 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.