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CAMP Registration Deadline Nears

May 20, 2015

CAMP Registration Ends May 29

The Career Advancement Mentorship Program (CAMP) matches experienced staff members with colleagues who seek mentoring and professional development.

The program starts July 1 and runs through June 30, 2016. Staff members interested in becoming mentors or mentees can apply for the program online. Applications are due by noon May 29.

Professional Development Workshops

Below are the professional development courses scheduled through August:

  • June 9 — Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • June 17  Cultural Diversity
  • July 14  Managing Organizational Change
  • July 28  Creating an Individual Development Plan (IDP)
  • Aug. 4  Crucial Conversations, Session 1
  • Aug. 5  Setting Performance Expectations
  • Aug. 11  Crucial Conversations, Session 2
  • Aug. 12  Conducting Performance Appraisals
  • Aug. 18  Crucial Conversations, Session 3

To register:

  1. Log in to the UC Learning Center using your UC Merced Net ID.
  2. Search for training by name in the search bar on the left of your screen.
  3. Select the course you are interested in, click “register” to see offerings, schedule and location details.
  4. Check the box next to the class that fits your needs and click “submit” to register.

For more information, email hrtraining@ucmerced.edu or call 209-228-8247.

New Employee Orientation, Resources

During the summer, new employee orientation will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in KL 232 on the following dates:

  • June 5
  • July 10
  • Aug. 7

For more information, visit the new employee orientation webpage.

The first few weeks in a new job can be challenging. To ease the stress of settling in, Human Resources has compiled a list of resources to assist new employees in acclimating to the university. Whether you are new to UC Merced or in a position of supervising others, you will find value in this tool.