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Welcome to UWRF! 

Thank you for choosing to bring your talent to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls!
We know that the orientation you receive in your first weeks on campus will be critical for both your happiness and future success here.  This page provides helpful links and information about how we 'on-board' at UWRF, as well as other critical information you need to get started as a member of the UWRF community.

How you will be welcomed to UW-River Falls *

Day 1 - Monday

Meet with HR Manager to complete new hire paperwork.  These meetings take place every Monday in 218 North Hall at the following times:

  • LTE, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
  • Classified Permanent, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
  • Unclassified, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

  Please attend on or before your first day.


*Please bring valid document(s) that can verify your identity and authorization to work.link

First Week

Starting on Day 1, meet with your supervisor to begin department and job orientation.  Your supervisor will go through the New Employee Orientation Checklist, along with the Job Safety Checklist if your role warrants it.  Departmental onboarding and orientation is expected to continue into at least the first month.

Within first two weeks - Thursday

 Attend group onboarding session in Human Resources for:

  • Benefits Orientation  
  • My UW System Overview
  • Training on Timesheet and Absence entry

 

Within the first 3 months

 Coming soon!  A quarterly "Campus Culture" session will be added to our Onboarding process

*Please note: Faculty and Instructional Academic Staff pool hires starting at semester start-up will be using a slightly different process