Congratulations on your new position with The University of Alabama! There are a few items below that will be helpful in planning your career at UA. The new employee onboarding guide will help you transition into your new position smoothly. It will also walk you through the onboarding process, as well as provide you with additional resources that will familiarize you with our campus, policies, and procedures. For additional assistance, please contact your supervisor or the HR Service Center at 205-348-7732.

New Employee Orientation 

New employees must attend a virtual orientation session immediately on/or after the first day of work. Employees with a change in status must attend virtual orientation immediately following the date their job status changes.


  1. Enrollment in benefits programs must take place within 30 days of your hire date. 
  2. Enrollment in Virtual Orientation is through Zoom Webinar 

Download the UA Benefits Summary 


New Employee Onboarding Guide

From your first day at UA to your six month evaluation, this step-by-step guide will assist you in your journey as a new employee at the University of Alabama.


Looking Ahead at Retirement

We believe it’s never too late or too early to start planning for retirement.  The University of Alabama offers employees excellent retirement savings options, as well as saving and retirement courses to prepare you for investing.   See what options you have for saving.