New Employee Information

Welcome to UConn!

We’re excited you have decided to join our community. You’ll find through your work and interactions with Students, Faculty and Staff that UConn contributes everyday, through a variety of academic, research, innovation, outreach and economic outcomes, to people throughout Connecticut and around the world. It’s great place to work!

Our goal in Human Resources is to welcome and support you in your transition to working at the university. On this site, you will learn about what you need to do prior to your start date and what you can expect on your first day of work.

In the event of a delayed opening or closing on a New Employee Orientation day, please check the Human Resources homepage for relevant information.

Dr. Evelyn Hammonds

Prior to Your First Day

As you prepare to begin your new position at UConn, there are certain tasks that should be completed prior to, on or just after your first day. The link below will bring you to a page listing tasks and how to go about completing them.

New Employee Action List
Benefits Presentation
New Employee Forms Packet
Retirement Election – On or Before First Day

Assistant Professor Huang

For New Employees

On your first day, plan on attending new employee orientation (Storrs Campus). The agenda includes, a welcome to UConn, need to know State of CT and University policies, Payroll & Benefits presentations and the opportunity to obtain a parking pass.

2019 New Employee Orientation Dates

New Employee Orientation Presentation

Joseph Cooper lectures at Storrs Hall.

For New Faculty

View the New Faculty Web-Site to review information which will help you quickly get started in your position.

New Faculty Orientation Action List

Adjunct Faculty, Instructional Specialists & Special Payroll Lecturers
Prior to beginning your work with the university, you must complete a brief online orientation:

Online Orientation Program
Action List


Required Federal Notifications

Affordable Care Act | COBRA | FMLA