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Human Resources Training, News and Events

November 28, 2012

New Employee Orientation

New employee orientation is from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, in KL 362.
All newly hired faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. Registration is preferred, but walk-ins are accepted. This orientation is not for student employees. To register or for more information, visit the new employee orientation webpage.

December Training Schedule

Human Resources’ Professional and Organizational Development unit offers various training sessions, including courses for the supervisory certificate program, Professional Learning Academy and desktop applications. People can now register for the following courses:

  • Dec.   5 – Conducting Effective Meetings (supervisory certificate program elective)
  • Dec.   6 – Microsoft Excel 2010 - Advanced (desktop application class)
  • Dec. 12 – Team Building (Professional Learning Academy)
  • Dec. 18 – Sexual Harassment Prevention – A Live Theater Performance (satisfies AB 1825)

For additional information and 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, contact hrtraining@ucmerced.edu or call 228-8247.

Online Resources

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 new tool:


Campus Closure 2012-13

UC Merced will officially close for nine days from Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, to Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Visit the Human Resources site for detailed information on the campus closure.

Contact  HR

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