New Employee Orientation: Guiding Principles

An effective orientation will:

  • Foster an understanding of the campus culture, its values, and its diversity
  • Help the new employee make a successful adjustment to the new job
  • Help the new employee understand his/her role and how he/she fits into the total organization
  • Help the new employee achieve objectives and shorten the learning curve
  • Help the new employee develop a positive working relationship by building a foundation of knowledge about campus mission, objectives, policies, organization structure, and functions