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Your orientation to Towson University begins on your first day! Besides the information that you will receive, links to additional information can be found under each section below.

Dates: Wednesdays (unless otherwise noted by your recruiter)

Time: 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM.

Location: Administration Building, Room 120

Parking: Your recruiter will provide you with parking details




 8:00 AM     Taking Care of Business

Human Resources staff will get you signed-in, review your completed paperwork, and provide other important information.

 9:40 AM     Welcome: Our Culture, Strategic Plan, and Your Role 



10:30 AM     Creating a Safe and Comfortable Place to Learn, Work, and Play




11:10 AM     Diversity: An Institutional Commitment


11:30 AM     Leave and Timekeeping

                      - Contingent I & II benefits are reviewed during this session. Following it, contingent     

                                   new hires may leave or remain to enjoy lunch.     



12:00 PM     Lunch

  • Lunch will be provided during Connections.  We offer your choose of three wraps; Southwestern Chicken with Cheddar, Turkey, Bacon, & Cheddar, or Roasted Vegetable (vegan) along with chips, pickles, water, and a variety of sodas and cookies.
  •  If you have a special dietary requirement or food allergy,  please let us know as soon as possible so that we can try to accommodate your needs. 
  • You may also bring in food items that you prepared if that is more comfortable with you.  Please contact Debbie Phillips, at dkphillips@towson.edu or at 410-704-6012 by the Monday before your orientation with requests or questions. 


12:30 PM     Benefits and Retirement Overview        


  2:20 PM     Closing and Evaluations                            


  2:30 PM     End of Program


All new hires have Compliance training requirements






New Hire Packet for Staff

New Hire Checklist for Supervisors

New Hire Checklist for Employees

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