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Orientation Period Policy

Section: Employment Practices

Responsible Office(s):Human Resources

Effective Date: 9/01/1996

Revised: 10/01/2002, 5/29/18


This policy applies to newly hired or promoted, regular full-time and part-time employees


The first ninety (90) calendar days of employment is a period for the employee to become acquainted with their new job. Also, the supervisor will evaluate the employee’s performance, and if applicable, how well that employee manages their responsibilities and interacts with other employees, other constituents and students.

This orientation period may be extended if the employee’s supervisor deems significant improvement in the employee’s job performance is necessary.