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.

Faculty New Hires — click here for faculty onboarding.

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
  Medical Towers Parking Deck** $8 max* Entrance located off 11th Avenue South

*Paid lot and deck require a credit card to exit. No cash accepted.
**Handicap accessibility to Medical Towers is located on the 3rd floor of parking deck.

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 Schedule

Discover UAB Schedule

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

2018

OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER
Oct. 8
Oct. 22
Nov. 5
Nov. 19
Dec. 3
Dec. 17

 

2019

JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE
Jan. 7
Jan. 14
Jan. 28
Feb. 11
Feb. 25
 
March 11
March 25
 
April 8
April 22
 
May 6
May 20
 
June 3
June 17
 
JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER
July 1
July 15
July 29
Aug. 12
Aug. 26
 
Sept. 9
Sept. 23
Oct. 7
Oct. 21
Nov. 4
Nov. 18
Dec. 2
Dec. 16

 

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.

⇨ For more information about the Discover UAB Resource Fair, visit uab.edu/discoveruabfair.

Questions? Contact learndev@uab.edu.