New Employee Welcome Program and Online Orientation
All new and returning employees will complete the New Employee Welcome Program and online orientation mandatory education.
New Employee Welcome Program
The in-person New Employee Welcome Program provides a warm welcome from leadership, along with a high level overview of Upstate, parking sign-up, compliance and ethics training, benefits information and a chance to meet with the unions. All new and returning State and Research Foundation employees are required to attend.
|7:30 - 8:00 AM||Check-in and ID Badges at Campus Activities Building|
|8:00 - 8:15 AM||Welcome and Program Overview|
|8:15 - 8:45 AM||Welcome from Leadership|
|8:45 - 9:00 AM||Online Orientation Instructions|
|9:00 - 9:30 AM||Parking Sign-Up & Questions|
|9:30 - 10:30 AM||Compliance and Ethics for New Employees|
|10:30 AM||RF Employees Report to Department|
|10:30 - 11:15 AM||
Benefits Overview for State Employees
|11:15 AM||M/C, NYSCOBA Employees Report to Department|
|11:15 AM - 12:00 PM||
State Employees - Union Meetings
HR - State employees will report to department
NR - State employees will report to the Library with PDL
Online Orientation and Mandatory Educations
Our online New Employee Orientation (NEO) welcomes new employees and prepares them for employment at SUNY Upstate Medical University.
The online NEO includes:
- An overview of our institution and campus
- Completion of mandatory training topics
Types of Online NEO:
Nursing: will complete the online NEO in an assigned computer lab on their start date. Depending upon their clinical role, the employee may report as early as Friday morning to their work unit.
Non-Nursing: will complete the online NEO on their start date in their department.
Online New Employee Orientation
For Hiring Managers and Trainers
- 2023 New Employee Orientation Master Schedule
- 2024 New Employee Orientation Master Schedule
- Nursing New Hire Pre-Assigned Blackboard Course List
- Training Tools and Resources for New Hires (including department orientation checklist)