New Employee Orientation Schedule

Day One

8:00-12:00

Welcome & Benefits Orientation

12:00-1:00

Lunch (on your own)

1:00-5:00

Time in Department/Desk set-up/Introductions

Day Two

8:00-9:00

Department Check in/Desk

9:00-12:00

Banner General Navigation

12:00-1:00

Lunch (on your own)

1:00-2:30

Tour (meet at the John R. Ragsdale Visitor and Alumni Center)

2:30-5:00

Banner Finance 101 or Departmental Training

Day Three

8:00-9:00

Department Check in/Desk

9:00-12:00

Banner Purchasing/AP/Travel Orientation or Departmental Training

12:00-1:00

Lunch (on your own)

1:00-4:00

Banner Budgeting/Approval or Departmental Training

4:00-5:00

Department

Day Four and beyond

8:00-5:00

Departmental Training

The Welcome & Benefits Orientation and Banner General Navigation sessions are required of all New Employees*.  The Hiring Managers will determine which of the remaining Banner sessions are required, based on the new employee’s job functions, and use the Training Calendar to register for all needed sessions. Please remember, Banner access will be granted after attending the corresponding training.

*     Please contact Human Resources if you have questions regarding required attendance.

 

New Employee Welcome & Benefits

NEW Benefits-Eligible Staff, Faculty, and Graduate Students:

Welcome to Sam Houston State University. We are pleased to have you as a new employee. If your employment date is listed below, please attend the group orientation session (on or before your first active duty date).

The paperwork completed at orientation includes the documents necessary to initiate an employee's payroll setup.  In addition to the benefit documents, the employee’s approved Electronic Personnel Action Form (EPAF) must be received by the Human Resources Department before the appropriate payroll deadline). Be sure to bring to the orientation your social security card and the identifying documents required to establish identity and employment eligibility. Also, you will need the social security numbers, birth dates, and addresses of insured dependents for your insurance forms.

*An appointment is not necessary to attend an orientation*

DATE DAY BUILDING

ROOM

TIME
Graduate Student Employee Orientation Dates and Rooms
08/25/2014 Monday College of Humanities and Social Sciences 430 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. or
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
08/26/2014 Tuesday College of Humanities and Social Sciences 430 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. or
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Faculty & Staff Orientation Dates and Rooms
05/01/2014 Thursday College of Humanities and Social Sciences 430 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
05/16/2014 Friday College of Humanities and Social Sciences 430 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
06/02/2014 Monday College of Humanities and Social Sciences 430 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
06/16/2014 Monday College of Humanities and Social Sciences 430 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
07/01/2014 Tuesday College of Humanities and Social Sciences 430 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
07/16/2014 Wednesday Newton Gresham Library 155 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
08/01/2014 Friday Newton Gresham Library 155 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
08/18/2014 Monday Newton Gresham Library 155 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
08/22/2014 Friday College of Humanities and Social Sciences C070 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
09/02/2014 Tuesday College of Humanities and Social Sciences 430 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
09/16/2014 Tuesday College of Humanities and Social Sciences 430 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
10/01/2014 Wednesday College of Humanities and Social Sciences 430 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
10/16/2014 Thursday College of Humanities and Social Sciences 430 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
11/03/2014 Monday College of Humanities and Social Sciences 430 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
11/17/2014 Monday College of Humanities and Social Sciences 430 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12/01/2014 Monday College of Humanities and Social Sciences 430 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

New Employee Orientations are routinely conducted in the Human Resources Department on the 1st and 16th of each month. If the 1st and 16th fall on a weekend, the New Employee Orientation will be conducted on the next working day.

Please contact the Human Resources Department at (936) 294-1070, if you have any questions.  For a complete Human Resources staff listing, please visit our website at:

http://www.shsu.edu/~hrd_www/.

 

Link to Summary of Benefits

Banner General Navigation Orientation

See Training Calendar

Banner Finance 101 Orientation

See Training Calendar

Banner Purchasing/AP/Travel Orientation

See Training Calendar

Banner Budgeting/Approval Orientation

See Training Calendar

Banner HR/Payroll Orientation

See Training Calendar


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