New employee welcome events

New employees watching a presentation

Discover UAF: Overview for remote employees

New employees working remotely are invited to participate in an hour-long overview of UAF via Zoom. These events are held monthly. Attendees will receive a branded UAF t-shirt. 

The events are tentatively scheduled for the following dates

  • Thursday, March 21, from 10-11 a.m. Note time change. 
  • Thursday, April 18, from 1-2 p.m. 
Email if you'd like to join us.


New Employee Welcome event in-person April 4, 2024

In-person events are scheduled a few times in the semester, and employees who can make it in-person are encouraged to do so. New employees will receive an invitation and will need to RSVP by March 29 to prepare catering. The tentative schedule is below.

  • 8:15 a.m. — Welcome and check-in, Regents' Great Hall
  • 8:30-9 a.m. — Coffee and muffins with UAF Chancellor Dan White 
  • 9-10 a.m. — Discover UAF: UAF’s mission, vision and culture
  • 10-10:30 a.m. — Perspectives on student success 
  • 10:30-10:35 a.m. — Break
  • 10:35-10:45 a.m. — Employees are the essence of our brand with University Relations
  • 10:45:10:50 a.m. — Break
  • 10:50-11:05 a.m.— Taking care of each other and yourself
  • 11:05 a.m. — Explore the campus core, touch on history, academics, student life
  • Noon — Lunch at Wood Center C/D
  • 1-2:30 p.m. — Yukon Drive to West Ridge for tour
  • 2:30-3 p.m. — possible tour stops
  • 3 p.m. Shuttle back to core
  • 3-5 p.m. (optional) Head shots from 3-5 p.m. – Must be scheduled in advance here.

What employees are saying about this event.

“Thank you for this opportunity. There was so much thought put into this program, and I think all parts were beneficial to the new employee experience.”

“Thanks for the tour and information. I found the event very helpful and inspiring.”

“I can't thank you enough for providing such an inclusive and enriching experience.”