New Staff Orientation


New Staff Orientation is often the last Tuesday of each month. Employees will be welcomed by the Human Resources team and members of the campus community including Campus Ministry, Payroll, Information Services and Environmental Health & Safety.

Orientation typically last for 2 hours and is usually held in the Waldschmidt hall 5th floor conference room. 

Dates and location for upcoming New Staff Orientations are as follows:

Until further notice, New Staff Orientation will be held online.  New employees who have questions should contact Human Resources at or (503) 943-8484.

Benefit Enrollment Forms

New full time employees are eligible for health and dental insurance coverage beginning the first of the month following their date of hire. The following forms are part of the orientation packets new full time employees will be receiving during orientation or one-on-one sessions:


Employees must submit timesheets by the payroll deadlines with all necessary hours recorded. Hours reported are dependent on whether your position is hourly (non-exempt) or salaried (exempt).

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: 


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