NEOHead DiscoverUAB

Discover UAB (for University employees) provides a comprehensive "first look" at UAB, its core values, essential expectations and important resources. New Hires will receive the date for their Discover UAB session from Recruitment Services. Employees will also have the opportunity to speak with a Benefits specialist at the optional Benefits session, which is held after the Discover UAB program.

Agenda

Agenda

Discover UAB takes place from 8:30 a.m-noon in the UAB Medical Towers building, room 419A.

  8:30-9:35 a.m.
  • Welcome
  • Organization Overview
  • You & UAB
  • UAB’s Mission, Vision & Values
  • Your Place in the Big Picture
  • UAB History Overview
  9:45-10:30 a.m.
  • How to be Successful at UAB
  • UAB Campus Culture & Diversity
  10:40-11 a.m.
  • Onboarding Tools & Resources
  • How to Stay Safe at UAB
  11 a.m.-noon
  • Benefits Overview (optional)
  noon-1 p.m.
  • Lunch & Networking

 

Location & Parking

Location & Parking

Discover UAB Location:
UAB Medical Towers Building
1717 11th Ave. S
Birmingham, AL 35205
Room 419A
(Map)

 

  PARKING COST LOCATION
  UAB Lot 15W FREE Unpaved lot across the street from Medical Towers
  Medical Towers Lot $4 max Located behind Medical Towers Building off of 18th St. South

Paid lot and deck require a credit card to exit. No cash accepted.

General Information

General Information

 

  • Breaks will be scheduled throughout the program. Both are great times to meet fellow UAB professionals.
  • Facilities are available for nursing mothers. Please notify someone at your Discover UAB session of this need and they will assist in finding an appropriate room.
  • Need a ride? With a valid UAB ID, enjoy fare-free bus transportation with the Blazer Express.

Discover UAB 2018 Schedule

Discover UAB 2018 Schedule

Deadline to register new employees for a Discover UAB session is the Wednesday before the listed session date.

JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL
Jan. 2 (Tues after New Year's)
Jan. 16 (Tues after MLK Day)
Jan. 29
Feb. 12
Feb. 26

March 12
March 26

April 9
April 23
MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST
May 7
May 21

June 4
June 18

July 2
July 16
July 30
Aug. 13
Aug. 27

SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER
Sept. 10
Sept. 24
Oct. 8
Oct. 22
Nov. 5
Nov. 19
Dec. 3
Dec. 17

 

Employee Resource Fair

Employee Resource Fair

Both new employees and longtime Blazers are invited to visit the Discover UAB Resource Fair to learn more about the many resources available to UAB employees and also become eligible for great giveaway prizes! This free event is hosted in conjunction with Discover UAB, Learning & Development's new employee onboarding and orientation program. It is a biannual event spotlighting the amenities, perks and resources that make it great to be a UAB Blazer.

⇨ The next Discover UAB Resource Fair will be held Friday, October 26. For more information, including a complete list of vendors, visit uab.edu/discoveruabfair.

Questions? Contact learndev@uab.edu.