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You have joined a world-class university, and we're glad you are here. Illinois students, scholars, and alumni are a community with the power to change the world. Illinois Human Resources hopes that the relationships you build with students and other staff members will make your Illinois experience a long-lasting one. With our land-grant heritage as a foundation, we pioneer innovative research that tackles global problems and expands the human experience. Our transformative learning experiences, in and out of the classroom, are designed to produce alumni who desire to make a significant, societal impact. Learn more about Illinois.

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Before You Start

Congratulations on your new position! Before you can start your job, there is a pre-employment checklist that you will need to complete. Please work with Illinois Human Resources and your department to make sure you are completing tasks to be eligible to start your first day of employment.

Mark your calendar for orientation sessions to complete your onboarding checklist. Register for dates and session times using the links for each orientation.

First Week
Congratulations new hire! During your first week, make sure you obtain a your Illinois E-mail address, Net ID, university I-card, request parking, and complete your new hire documentation with Human Resources. Mark your calendar for orientation sessions and complete your onboarding checklist. You should meet with your manager to build knowledge of internal processes and performance expectations. This is also a great time to engage with your new team members.

First Month
During your first 30 days, you will continue to learn about work requirements and resources supporting the work; complete required training, review professional development opportunities, and enhance knowledge and skills through learning opportunities. Reminder you have 30 days after your date of hire to enroll yourself and your dependents for benefits including health, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts and supplemental life insurance.

First Year
In your first year at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, you should feel confident in your new role applying your skills and knowledge, making sound decisions, contributing to team goals, understanding how your assignments affect others in the organization, and developing effective working relationships. Continue to seek performance feedback and guidance to develop and gain confidence. Explore opportunities to get involved on campus and connect with your colleagues in other departments.

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