New employee tour at Old Main Heritage Center

" was absolutely incredible.  We received a wealth of pertinent information about the college, the structure, what departments do what things, and history of campus." 

New employee reading about mascot history
New employees walking through campus

"You made me feel so welcome!  The campus tour (both virtual and real) was especially helpful because I have never really taken the time to explore since I began working here."

New employee learning about famous CU Alumni

CU Boulder’s New Employee Welcome Experience

We invite new employees to attend the New Employee Welcome Experience.

The New Employee Welcome Experience is the first event in a comprehensive, year-long onboarding experience designed to increase the understanding of CU Boulder’s culture, organizational structure and governance, operations, learning mission, values and campus initiatives. The program is offered to new, permanent employees.

Space for each session is limited. If the session you are interested in is full, please register for another upcoming session.

 Who Should Attend

  • Ideally for employees in their first 90 days of employment, however the program is design for employees to attend within their first year at CU Boulder
  • Rehires that have been away for three or more years
  • Student employees who are hired into permanent staff or faculty positions (Not student employees)
  • Temporary employees who are hired into  permanent staff or faculty positions

If you have questions on who should attend, please contact HR at

Program Details

The day-long New Employee Welcome Experience event will orient new employees to CU Boulder. The event starts at Old Main in the historic heart of campus, where participants begin to develop their understanding of what it means to be a member of the CU Boulder community. The day includes a two-hour walking tour of campus and a one-hour bus tour broken into two portions throughout the day. Lunch is provided by Elevations Credit Union and print materials are provided by CU Imaging Services (your campus printer). 

This program is available to CU Boulder faculty and staff in permanent positions. (Not for student or temporary employees)

  • New, permanent staff and faculty members within their first year of employment at CU Boulder may register through the MyCUinfo portal.
  • Once registered, participants will receive detailed information via email about time, location, what to wear, what to bring, etc.

Step-by-Step Registration Instructions:

  1. Click on the following link:
  2. Click on the Boulder campus icon
  3. Log into the MyCUinfo Portal using your IdentiKey and password (The SkillSoft registration page for the New Employee Welcome Experience should automatically open)
  4. Click the +/- button next to the “Sessions” folder to view the upcoming session dates
  5. Hover your mouse over the date in which you are interested and click the blue “Enroll” option to the right of the date

You will receive a confirmation email at your email address

Please call HR at 303-492-6475 (or dial 2-6475 from any campus extension) if you need help with your enrollment.

  • Benefits are handled by Employee Services, the CU System Administration office in Denver that serves all four campuses. The New Employee Welcome Experience program is not an orientation to enroll in benefits. Benefits counselors from Employee Services may be present during the lunch break to provide general information when available.
  • For benefits enrollment questions, call Employee Services in Denver: 303-860-4200.
  • For IdentiKey or email questions, please call the Boulder campus Office of Information Technology: 303-735-4357.

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