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
January 5 January 31
January 20 January 14
February 2 January 28
February 16 February 11
March 2 February 25
March 16 March 11
March 30 March 25
April 13 April 8
April 27 April 22
May 11 May 6
May 26 (Tues. after Memorial Day) May 20
June 8 June 3
June 22 June 17
July 6 (FULL) July 1
July 20 (FULL) July 15
August 3 July 29
August 10 (FULL) August 5
August 17 August 12
August 31 August 26
September 14 September 9
September 28 September 23
October 12 October 7
October 26 October 21
November 9 November 4
November 23 November 18
December 7 December 2
December 21 December 16

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: