New Hire Probation

New Hire Probation


Academic & School of Medicine Employees

Per the HRM-020: Probationary Period for University Staff Employees policy: “All University Staff employees in Managerial & Professional and Operational & Administrative Staff positions, newly hired or rehired following a break in service, must serve a minimum twelve month probationary period effective from the date of hire.”

There are three forms Academic New Hires complete in Workday throughout the 12-month probation period:

  1. Probation Goal Setting (within 30-days of hire date)
  2. Probationary Goal-Alignment Touchpoint (mid-year)
  3. Probation Year-End Appraisal (end of probation period)

Work with your manager for guidance on completing these tasks. For more information about probation policy or procedures, please contact your HR Business Partner.

After completion of your probation period and final year-end appraisal, work with your manager to set goals in Workday for your role.

HRM-020: Probationary Period for University Staff Employees

Medical Center Employees

Per Medical Center policy HRM 205: Probationary Period, newly hired UVA Medical Center employees complete a 6-month orientation competency assessment process. Review the policy for specific information and requirements, including exceptions. RN Clinician 1's must complete a 12-month probationary period and competency assessment. Discuss with your manager or contact your HR Business Partner for more information.

Med Ctr Policy HRM 205: Probationary Period Med Ctr Probationary Extension Form

University Physicians Group Employees

Newly hired UVA Medical Center complete a separate 6-month orientation competency assessment process. Discuss with your manager or contact your HR Business Partner for more information.