New Employees


New Staff Orientation is often the last Tuesday of each month. Employees will be welcomed to the University by the HR team and members of the campus community from Campus Ministry, payroll, information services, and public safety. Orientation typically last for 2 hours and is hosted in the 5th floor conference room in Waldschmidt Hall. Please contact HR for further details. Dates for upcoming New Staff Orientations are as follows:

October 24

November 28

Orientation Forms

New full time employees are eligible for health and dental insurance coverage beginning the first of the month following their date of hire. New full time faculty members will receive this information during their faculty orientation through the Office of the Provost the August before they begin work. The following forms are part of the orientation packets new full time employees will be receiving during orientation or one-on-one sessions:


Employees should submit timesheets according to payroll deadlines, as well as information that needs to be recorded in timesheets that differ for hourly (non-exempt) vs. salaried (exempt) employees. Below are links to payroll deadlines and information on timesheet entries.

Required Trainings

As a reminder, all new staff and faculty are required to complete the following online training within the first 30 days of employment: 

  • Unlawful Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Title IX & Workplace Violence Training

Please contact human resources at to receive the links to the training modules shortly after your start date.

Email us at

The HR Office is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Blvd.,
Portland, Oregon 97203-5798