Welcome to Oregon State University –we’re glad you’re here!

The orientation process for new university employees is multi-faceted. Use the buttons below to find out more about OSU Orientation Essentials, check out the Campus Onboarding Guide, and register for an upcoming Informational Session.

Download an Orientation checklist so you don’t miss anything! Work with your supervisor for unit-specific onboarding and orientation tasks.

  • If you are a new employee, download this self-guided checklist: word | pdf
  • If you are supervising a new employee, download this checklist: word | pdf

Orientation Essentials

Essential information for new employees, including terms of employment, benefits, safety rights, injury reporting, and critical training.

Onboarding Guide

A directory highlighting campus services, organizations, and engagement opportunities to help you get connected.

Informational Sessions

Find out when the next monthly New Employee Orientation session is!

About OSU

Learn what we’re all about here at Oregon State University! Here’s some links to get you started:


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