Welcome to Augusta University, the only health sciences university of the University System of Georgia.

You have joined a diverse group of professionals who are dedicated to supporting the institution's mission, vision and values for providing quality health care, research and education. Our online orientation will share information that will prepare you for your new endeavor and explain how your performance can contribute positively to Augusta University as a premiere health sciences university.

How long will it take me to go through online orientation?

Although the time varies, plan to set aside the time listed below to complete online orientation. You may take longer, depending upon how closely you read the materials provided.

  • Benefit-eligible staff: Plan to take approximately 45 minutes - 1 hour
  • Non benefit-eligible staff: Plan to take approximately 30 - 45 minutes

How to navigate online orientation

The Back | Continue options located at the bottom of each page will take you to the previous or next page in the orientation program. (Use the scroll bar at the right to scroll down until you see the arrow).

When you follow a link to a policy or to a form, also use the back browser button to get back to the orientation session. (In some cases, due to your browser's settings, a new window will open. In this case, the back browser button will not be available. Simply close that window after printing the form or policy. To close the window, click on the X in the upper right corner of that window.)

Links to policy statements and benefit/employment forms will appear as a link to specific information

Technical requirements for online orientation:

To view online orientation, new employees will need access to a computer with the following:

  • Internet connectivity
  • Browsers should be Java enabled and have Java scripting enabled.
  • Printing capabilities from the computer being used (for employment policies and forms)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader (to view and print forms). Download a free copy of Acrobat Reader now.