Employee Onboarding


A UFV computer account allows access to the UFV network files and email on campus and remotely. Computer equipment, software, and mobile device procurement and licensing for new employees is also requested using this service.

Initial access to a UFV computer account is setup by the IT Service Desk and may take up to 5 business days during peak volume periods. Hardware, mobile device, and software procurement may take longer than 5 days, depending on stock and supply chain availability.

Information Required

Please submit the following information for the new employee into the Submit Employee Onboarding Request form:

  • First and last name
  • Employee number
  • Department
  • Job title
  • Primary campus
  • Office number
  • Telephone number or local
  • Start date
  • Expiration date of account (if applicable)
  • Network access restrictions
  • Department G drive access (optional)
  • Budget code (for Print/Copy)
  • Ensure as requestor you have authorization to request on behalf of accessor. Authorized requestors: 
    • Director, Departmental Assistant, an Administrative Assistant e.g. Executive Assistant, Program Assistant etc., or as authorized by Director.
    • VP or Dean, or Administrative Assistant as authorized by VP or Dean
    • Instructional department head, Manager
    • Employees on the Exceptions List (internal list maintained by IT Services)
  • Mobile device requirements
  • Computer hardware requirements (Employee status required for pc desktop procurement i.e. Full time, part time, contract, student etc.)
  • Licensed software requirements

Once the new account is setup, IT Service Desk sends the username and temporary password to both the department requestor and the new account holder.


Read instructions for a new employee for first time UFV computer access:

  • The username is usually their last name and first initial (ex. smithj)
  • The password is the IT temporary password until they log into a UFV networked computer where they will be required to change it at first login.
  • The new password must be at least 8-12 characters long and must contain a combination of lower and upper case letters, numbers, and special characters.


Service Name Employee Onboarding
Service Users Faculty, Staff
Description Onboard new employees and student employees so they can receive a computer, university account, phone, and email.
Category Accounts and Access
Sub Category Employee Accounts
Supporting Services AD Account Creation
myUFV Account Creation
Email Account Creation
Sharedrive Access
Campus Card**
Banner Account Creation**
Workstation Provisioning (if required)
Software Provisioning (if required)
Computers, Software, and Printing Account
Mobility provisioning (if required)
Parking pass**
Service Owner CIO
Business Owner Director, HR & Staff Relations
Authorized Requesters


Department Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Executive Assistant
Program Assistant
VP or Dean, Administrative Assistant as authorized by VP or Dean
Instructional Department Head

Employees on the Exceptions List (internal list of authorized requesters maintained by IT Services)

Request Process Authorized user submits request via web form in TDX
Ticket assigned to the IT Service Desk
Sub tasks assigned to ITS teams as required
Approval Requirement/Process

As per detailed processes

Requirements and Pre-requisites Information:
  • Budget codes
  • Employee number and role in Banner (HR)
  • Contract status
Turnaround Time for New Requests 5 business days
Requester Responsibility

Enter the information, ensure that the Banner ID and role is defined.

Submitter is responsible for requesting:

  • Campus Card
  • Parking
  • Business Application Access
Support Hours IT Service Desk business hours
Hours of Availability/Planned Downtime 24/7
Support Process Contact the IT Service Desk, check the online portal for request status
Support Owner Service Delivery Manager
Support Documentation TDX Knowledge Base
Customer Costs Equipment and software procurement/licenses


Submit Employee Onboarding Request


Fri 2/7/20 10:50 AM
Fri 6/26/20 3:33 PM