Orientation Program

New Employee Orientation

New Employee Orientation (NEO) is a required orientation for all permanent staff.  NEO is currently a two-part series as follows:

NEO Part 1 (formerly known as Quick Start): Getting the Basics: Benefits, Payroll & More
This session is offered weekly on Tuesdays from 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM via Zoom.

NEO Part 2 - University Onboarding
This session is held once per month from 9:00 AM - Noon also via Zoom. This is an opportunity for new employees to connect with the culture, history, and mission of Western. All new permanent employees will attend an orientation, but temporary employees and are also welcome and encouraged to attend if they are able.  As a newly hired employee, you will receive an invitation to the session that works with your start date.

Please contact HR Onboarding with any questions regarding New Employee Orientations.

New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty are not required to attend the staff NEO, but are welcome to do so! New Faculty Orientation is held each September.  Please visit the Faculty Info. Hub for more details.