In an effort to orient new faculty and staff on relevant policies, procedures, resources and benefits Temple has to offer, the Temple University Human Resources Department presents an orientation session called "Welcome to the Temple Team". This half-day program is offered monthly and all new faculty and staff are required to attend.
Some of the orientation topics include:
Introduction to the Employee Manual
Temple Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow
An overview of the Workers’ Compensation Benefit Program
Temple’s Performance Development System
Valuing Diversity & Preventing Harassment at Temple University
IT at TU Computer Services & Resources
Health, Dental and other benefits (Attendance is required for benefit enrollment for employees who are eligible)
Registration is required and is arranged through an HR Generalist or Business Manager of a specific school or college.
Each new hire letter for non-faculty designates the time, date and location of the orientation session. Full-time faculty members must register by contacting
Please bring the following to your orientation:
- A copy of your “Hire or Appointment” Letter
- Your supervisor’s name and phone extension
If you plan on registering dependents for benefits, please bring the following documentation:
- Spouse - A copy of your marriage certificate
- Domestic Partner - Click here for information on the University's domestic partner policy
- Child - A copy of your child's or children's birth certificate(s)
Any other questions regarding new hire orientation may be directed to your HR Generalist or the Business Manager of your school or college.
Temple employees who are promoted or transferred are required to attend the benefit enrollment portion of the orientation if there is a benefit change and are required to attend the entire orientation session if it has been five (5) years or more since they attended a New Hire Orientation.