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 2015:

New Employee
Orientation Dates
Deadline for Department to Register New Employees for NEO Session
November 9 November 4
November 23 November 18
December 7 December 2
December 21 December 16

New Employee Orientation Schedule for 2016:

New Employee
Orientation Dates
Deadline for Department to Register New Employees for NEO Session
January 4 December 28
January 19 (Tuesday Session) January 13
February 1 January 25
February 15 February 8
February 29 February 22
March 14 March 7
March 28 March 21
April 11 April 4
April 25 April 18
May 9 May 2
May 23 May 16
June 6 May 30
June 20 June 13
July 5 (Tuesday Session) June 29
July 18 July 11
August 1 July 25
August 15 August 8
August 29 August 22
September 12 September 5
September 26 September 19
October 10 October 3
October 24 October 17
November 7 October 31
November 21 November 14
December 5 November 28
December 19 December 12

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: