Getting Started

Use this checklist of resources to help ease the process of settling into your new position at UCLA. Get started on enrolling for benefits, purchasing a parking permit, setting up your email account, registering for New Employee Orientation and exploring personal and recreational activities. It’s all here and ready for you to begin using today!

Your First Days

Your First DaysLinks to Detailed Information
 Locate and meet your department HR representativeUCLA Department Directory 
Campus Human Resources Directory 
Academic Personnel Office 
UCLA HealthCare Human Resources 
University of California/Human Resources & Benefits 
 Obtain your employee ID number from your HR representative and review and sign all initial new-hire paperwork UCLA Department Directory
 Create your UCLA Logon ID             logon.ucla.edu
 Visit the Payroll and At Your Service websites to learn about your paycheck, direct deposit, pay dates and deductionsPayroll Services
At Your Service Online
 Visit the Transportation website to learn about commuting options and obtain relevant parking permits Transportation Services
Campus Parking
 Review a campus map to locate relevant buildings and parking lots  Campus Map
 Set up your office voicemail, email and workstation if it is not already set up for you   Email Services
Phone & Voice Services
 Create a password and login ID for the At Your Service websiteAt Your Service Online
 Submit your BruinCard "Terms & Conditions" formUCLA BruinCard
UCLA BruinCard Terms & Conditions
 Get fingerprinted if requiredUCLA PD
 Sign up for New Employee OrientationUC Learning Center 
 Determine if you are a policy-covered employee or represented by an exclusive bargaining agent (union)  Personnel Policies for Staff Members
Labor Contracts
 Learn about your vacation and sick leave accrualsPersonnel Policies for Staff Members
Labor Contracts
Other Provisions & Privileges
 Visit and peruse the Campus Human Resources websiteWelcome to Human Resources

 

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Your First Weeks

Your First WeeksLinks to Detailed Information
 Attend New Employee OrientationUC Learning Center 
 Read about and analyze your Benefits PackageBenefits Services 
 Enroll in benefits within your Period of Initial Eligibility (PIE) - 31 days after your hire dateAt Your Service 
 Check your medical plan ID card when it arrives to be sure it reflects your benefits choicesAt Your Service
 Review your first paycheck to be sure it reflects your health and welfare choices, payroll deductions, personal information and morePayroll Check Stub Information
 Check the UCLA Directory to make sure your name and department information is correctUCLA Campus Directory 
 Learn what to do in case of an emergency on campusUCLA Emergency Management 
 Visit Environment, Health & Safety to learn about safety training and policiesEnvironment, Health & Safety
 Check out the Training and Development Catalog to learn about classes and development programs for staff Training & Development Catalog (PDF)
 Visit Campus Services to learn about campus business tools and resources you may needCampus Services
 Plan now for your future retirement by visiting FITSCOFidelity NetBenefits
UC Retirement Plans
 Learn about policies that drive processes and procedures that relate to your workPersonnel Policies for Staff Members
Other Personnel Policies, Program & Initiatives
Policies Governing Workplace Conduct
 Sign up for the Training and Development MailerCHR Training News Subscription 
 Learn how easy it is to use public transportation to get to work.Public Transit Guide 

 

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Your First Months

Your First MonthsLinks to Detailed Information
 Explore and join UCLA Staff Assembly to enhance your experience at UCLAWelcome to UCLA Staff Assembly
 For new managers and senior professional staff, learn more about UCLA's Administrative Management GroupUCLA Administrative Management Group
 Visit the UCLA Happenings and Events & Ticketing websites to learn about sports, arts and cultural events on campus

UCLA Events & Ticketing

UCLA Happenings

 Learn what it means to be a True Bruin and about UCLA's core values of integrity, excellence, accountability and respect.UCLA TrueBruin 
 Give back to the community by volunteering at one of the many opportunities listed on the UCLA Volunteer Center.UCLA Volunteer Center 
 Join the UCLA Recreation Center and enjoy the benefits of having a state-of-the-art facility right on campusUCLA Recreation Center 
 Check out the restaurants and stores on campus and in Westwood Village Campus Dining
BruinCard Merchants
Westwood Village Online
 Visit the Campus Human Resources portal to access current news and informationWelcome to Human Resources
 Revisit UC Learning Center to explore ongoing opportunities for Training and DevelopmentUC Learning Center 
 Review UCLA's policies about educational benefits and reduced-fee enrollment

Reduced-Fee Enrollment

UCLA Extension Information (PDF)

 Learn about certificate programs offered through Training and DevelopmentCertificate Programs
 Visit the UCOP website to learn about the Office of the PresidentOffice of the President
 Learn about systemwide development programs for staff (for example, the UC Business Officer Institute)UC Training Institutes
 If you are a supervisor, consider enrolling in Introduction to Supervision and Supervisory Principles classesUC Learning Center 
 If you are a manager, consider enrolling in the Management Seminar Series Management Seminar Series

 

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Ongoing Items

Ongoing ItemsLinks to Detailed Information
 Visit the UCLA home page to access news and informationUCLA Home Page
 Read UCLA publications to stay informed

UCLA News

UCLA Magazine

UCLA Daily Bruin

 Attend campuswide functions to network, meet colleagues, stay informed and relax during lunch or after hours

UCLA Events & Ticketing

UCLA Happenings

 Make changes to your personal and payroll information as your life events affect it At Your Service Online
 Learn about UCLA career development programsUCLA Career Development Programs
 Visit the UCLA Administration site to learn about the administrative structure at UCLAAdministration

 

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