New Employee Orientation

Welcome to Indiana University! You have accepted a position at one of the world’s foremost public institutions – and the epitome of the modern university. Indiana University’s new employee orientation program, open to all new benefit-eligible Staff employees, introduces you to the design and culture of the University and outlines the comprehensive set of programs and benefits that you are eligible for.

Who is Invited

  • New Staff hired into a benefit-eligible* position.
  • Existing Staff who transfer into a benefit-eligible* position from a position that was previously not benefit-eligible.

* Benefit-eligible means persons employed by Indiana University as full-time (75% FTE or greater) appointed Staff employees.

What You'll Learn

  • IU's history and culture
  • Important employee information including perks available
  • Benefits available to IU employees and how to enroll
  • Technology at IU and how to set up your accounts
  • Technology training opportunities for IU employees
  • How to keep your work and personal information safe
  • Resources IU provides to keep its employees safe and healthy

In addition to this program, you may receive additional information or emails from your department or other IU entities about further orientation and trainings, benefit enrollments, payroll information, and health and safety.

Orientation Sessions

All sessions are 8:15am – 2:45pm ET
Break for lunch (not provided): 12:00pm – 1:00pm

2019 Schedule

Monday, January 7 Monday, July 22
Tuesday, January 22 Monday, August 5
Monday, February 4 Monday, August 12
Monday, February 18 Monday, August 19
Monday, March 4 Monday, August 26
Monday, March 18 Tuesday, September 3
Monday, April 1 Monday, September 16
Monday, April 15 Monday, September 30
Monday, April 29 Monday, October 14
Monday, May 13 Monday, October 28
Tuesday, May 28 Monday, November 11
Monday, June 10 Monday, November 18
Monday, June 24 Monday, December 9
Monday, July 8 Monday, December 16


Poplars Building
400 E 7th Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
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  • Parking garage behind the Poplars Building – EM-P permits
  • Parking lot on the East side of the Poplars Building – EM-S permits
  • Metered street parking
  • Other parking options

How to Prepare

  • Please notify your manager of your plans. You are highly encouraged to attend this session.
  • Please feel free to bring information such as birth certificates or marriage certificate if you plan to enroll dependents in benefits. Enrollment help will be available after the session.
  • You may wish to review IU's benefit and policy information                 

Contact Us

IU Human Resources, Talent Acquisition
400 E. 7th Street, Room E165
Bloomington, IN 47405
Phone: 812-856-1234 (M-F 8:00am-5:00pm ET)

IU Human Resources, Benefits
400 E. 7th Street, Room E165
Bloomington, IN 47405
Phone: 812-856-1234 (M-F 8:00am-5:00pm ET)