UAB Human Resources supports the mission of the
University of Alabama at Birmingham by helping the state’s largest employer become the first choice for those who share our vision of a research university and academic health center that discovers, teaches and applies knowledge for the intellectual, cultural, social and economic benefit of Birmingham, the state and beyond.

Contact Human Resources and our departments directly for information about benefits, policies, employment, and training opportunities between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CST. Persons using a TTY/TDD telecommunications device may contact AWARE

HR Updates

  • New I-9 form required by Jan. 22, 2017

    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has revised the Form I-9 effective Nov. 14, 2016. The revised Form I-9 must be used for all new hires/rehires no later than Jan. 22, 2017. Please begin using the revised Form I-9 for all campus...

  • UAB Paid Living Donor Leave effective March 1, 2017

    UAB is one of the three largest kidney transplant centers in the nation and has performed more transplants than any other program in the nation since 1987. Implementation of the UAB Paid Living Donor Leave (PLDL) supports UAB employees who...

  • Benefits updates: 1095-C form, Truth in Salary Statements & Total Compensation Statements

    In addition to the tax documents you normally receive from UAB, all employees who meet eligibility for health insurance as defined by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will receive a 1095-C form. Do not throw the 1095 form(s) away. They are needed for...

  • HR Policy 634

    HR Policy 634 – Alcohol and Drug Testing for Reasonable Cause has been revised effective Feb. 1, 2017.  The revision reflects changes in our practice to include procedures and collection sites.

  • Sick Time Donation Pool - Initial Phase

    In late 2016, the UAB Employee Benefits Committee approved the expansion of the Sick Time Donation Policy to provide a source of paid leave for employees who have exhausted available accrued benefit time as a result of significant illness or injury to...

New Employee Orientation (for University employees) provides a comprehensive "first-look" at UAB, its core values, essential expectations and important resources. It is critical that new employees attend orientation as soon as possible so that they have plenty of time to enroll in health, dental and vision insurance and other benefits within 31 days of their hire date.

Please note: New employees must be registered for New Employee Orientation by the date listed in the table below.


New Employee Orientation Schedule for 2017:

New Employee
Orientation Dates
Deadline for Department to Register New Employees for NEO Session
December 5 November 30
December 19 December 14
January 3 (Tuesday Session) December 28
January 17 (Tuesday Session) January 11
January 30 January 25
February 13 February 8
February 27 February 22
March 13 March 8
March 27 March 22
April 10 April 5
April 24 April 19
May 8 May 3
May 22 May 17
June 5 May 31
June 19 June 14
July 3 June 28
July 17 July 12
July 31 July 26
August 14 August 9
August 28 August 23
September 11 September 6
September 25 September 20
October 9 October 4
October 23 October 18
November 6 November 1
November 20 November 15
December 4 November 29
December 18 December 13

Information to Bring with You:

  • Social security number
  • Department name
  • Office address
  • Position title
  • Vehicle license tag number (if you would like to register for campus parking)
  • You will also need to know if you are paid monthly or hourly.

In addition, you may also need to bring the following items:

  • Sweater or light jacket (At times, our training room temperature may be cooler than some employees prefer)
  • Cash for parking (if parking in the deck or back parking lot).  Please note the information below regarding free parking for New Employee Orientation.
  • Lunch will be provided however individuals with special dietary needs may prefer to bring their own lunch. A refrigerator is available.

Orientation Topics:

The following topics will be covered during orientation:

  • Introduction to Employment at UAB
  • Important Documents and Policies
  • Benefits Enrollment
  • Oracle Administrative System and Direct Deposit

Parking for new employee orientation:

Free parking is available for new employees on orientation on Mondays only in lot 15W at the corner of 11th Avenue South and 17th Street, across the street from the Medical towers building.
Here is a Google MAP of the Medical Towers location.

Medical Towers Map & Parking: