On or Before Your First Day

Task Information and Resources
Complete your onboarding business process tasks in Workday using your ACE account to login to Workday Complete your onboarding business process tasks in Workday using your ACE account to login to Workday:
  • Enter government identification
  • Enter veteran status identification
  • Enter self-identification
  • Complete I-9 form
  • Enter emergency contacts
  • E-sign new hire documents
  • Submit education for verification
  • Complete designation of unpaid compensation form
  • Complete payment elections (direct deposit)
  • Complete federal withholding elections
  Review and acknowledge (items will populate based upon applicability to your position)
  • Alcohol & Drug-Free Workplace
  • Policy Against Discrimination and Sexual Harassment (Title 4, Chapter 8, Sect. 13)
  • Workplace Safety Policy
  • Disclosure of Improper Governmental Action
  • Employee Acknowledgement of State Vehicle Use Rules
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Notice
  • NSHE Board of Regents Handbook
  • Nevada Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act Notice
  • Statement Concerning Your Employment in a Job Not Covered by Social Security
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • NSHE Constitutional Oath
  • Nevada Executive Branch Employees Acknowledgement of Ethical Standards
Many of your questions, as a new employee, may be answered by visiting our University Human Resources web page for onboarding. Please contact us at onboarding@unlv.edu or 702-895-3504 for further assistance.

Your First Day and Week

Task Information and Resources
Complete your I-9 verification in Workday 

Documents that demonstrate your identity and your eligibility to work in the United States to meet legal requirements of the Immigration and Reform Control Act MUST be presented in person with your hiring department within three days of employment.

Documents that are acceptable to provide employment authorization may be found online.

Registration for new employee orientation

You will need to registered to attend a virtual new employee orientation.   The virtual orientation consists of two separate sessions you may register for.

  • Session 1 covers Introduction to UNLV resources, onboarding, and Workday
  • Session 2 covers health insurance, voluntary benefits, and retirement

To enroll in one or both of the virtual New Employee Benefit Orientation sessions, click on the link(s) below to register.  Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email to add the event to your calendar.  A separate email invite will be sent to provide you with a Webex link to join on the day of the orientation.

Introduction to UNLV and Workday Introduction to Benefits

If you have any questions, contact your Benefits HR Representative at hrbenefits@unlv.edu 

"Virtual" New Hire Employee Orientation

New employee orientation provides an introduction to UNLV and important information about its history and culture; policies and procedures; services and resources available to employees; workplace protection; health, retirement, and voluntary benefits; and more.

You will receive an email to your University email address providing you the new employee orientation information. You will have the ability to meet with the Human Resources Benefits Team Representative via webex.

Purchase your parking permit (if applicable) The Office of Parking and Transportation Services is located in the Claude I. Howard Public Safety building (PSB), main campus, on Harmon Avenue, 2 buildings west of the Lied Library.
Set up your UNLV Email Set up your UNLV email with your signature.

Within Your First 30 Days

Task Information and Resources
Obtain your RebelCard Official identification of UNLV for students and employees

A valid state-issued photo identification card is required to obtain your RebelCard. The RebelCard office is located at the Student Union.

Contact your supervisor

Contact your supervisor to begin your department-level orientation and to complete your final onboarding steps.Your supervisor will review department practices and procedures for:

  • Performance expectations
  • Office/desk supplies
  • Safety & emergency procedures
  • Building/office access
  • Relevant work policies
  • Business cards
  • Office culture

Time off (leave):

  • Academic Faculty
  • Administrative Faculty
  • Classified Staff
  • Postdoctoral Scholars

Your supervisor will review department procedures for:

  • How to process attendance
  • Notification of time off for planned/unplanned absences

Time off (leave):

  • Letter of Appointment

As an employee on a Letter of Appointment contract, you work a part-time schedule and do not accrue time off. You should discuss with your supervisor your work schedule and procedure for making up time if you are absent.

Required training

Your supervisor will ensure you complete your required training:

Additional training may be required based upon your position/job.

Listserv, calls, and
shared drives
Your supervisor should request to have you added to any applicable listserv, phone calls, shared networks, Google Drives, and calendars.