New Staff Orientation


Be a part of the Extension experience!

Offered by Extension Workforce Development's Professional Development and Training Associate, these two-day orientations are open to all roles within Extension and offer networking opportunities, connection to campus and the leadership team, job preparation, and an understanding of Extension’s values and mission.

AP staff are invited to attend Day 3 for Academic Professional Essential Training Sessions.

Orientations are offered quarterly in February, May, August, and October.

New Staff Onboarding Course

Welcome To Extension


Congratulations on joining the University of Illinois Extension team. 

Welcome to Extension is an onboarding space designed to give you essential information about working at the University of Illinois as a member of Illinois Extension. Through this course you will learn about University of Illinois Extension, including our history, values, structure, mission, and visions; get an overview of Extension's grand challenges and the five program areas through which we address these challenges; gain an understanding of important HR and IT information; and much more.

All new employees are expected to complete this course within six weeks of beginning employment. 

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