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CAMP Registration Opens Soon

April 7, 2015

CAMP Registration Starts April 17

Beginning April 17, applications will be accepted for the Career Advancement Mentorship Program (CAMP) for staff members. The program matches experienced staff members with colleagues who seek mentoring and professional development. The program starts July 1 and runs through June 30, 2016. People interested in becoming mentors or mentees can apply online for the program. Applications are due by noon May 29.

Professional Development Workshops

Below are the professional development courses available through April:

  • April 14: Time Management
  • April 15: Coaching to Improve Performance
  • April 16: Managing Change for Supervisors
  • April 21: Crucial Conversations – Session One
  • April 27: Supervising According to Union Contracts
  • April 28: Crucial Conversations – Session Two
  • April 29: Delegating for Success and Accountability

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

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

All employees who supervise others are required to complete sexual harassment prevention training every two years. The campus will offer "Sexual Harassment Prevention Training – A Live Theater Performance" from 8:30-10:30 a.m. May 14 in COB 120. More information about the training is posted on the Human Resources website.

New Employee Orientation, Resources

The next new employee orientation is from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 3 in the Chancellor's Conference Room (KL 232). For information, visit the new employee orientation Web page.

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.