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Workshops, Trainings, Events

Release Time

Boise State offers two types of development time to all benefit-eligible employees.

Onboarding (Welcome Experience)

Onboarding Resources to help welcome aboard new staff.

Mandatory Trainings

Required training for employees. 

  • Compliance Certification (Employee Policies and Expectations Review)
  • Clery Act Training
  • Cybersecurity
  • Get Inclusive (Respectful Workplace Training)
HR FUNdamentals

Learn about the different types of employees, how to hire, benefit triggers, best practices, tips and tricks and available resources.

HR FUNdamentals


The benefits team offers workshops to Boise State employees to review all available benefits and retirement resources. For questions, email

Retirement Resources

Boise State Benefits Workshops

Sign up to attend our Benefits Refresher and Tuition Fee Waiver workshop, hosted by our Benefits team.

TIAA Representative

Sign up to meet virtually with a TIAA representative

PERSI Choice 401K

Schedule a virtual meeting with your salaried Retirement Plan Counselor

AIG Retirement Services

It’s time to visualize your future. Sign up for a virtual workshop. 

Financial Planning Sessions

Our local Corebridge Financial (formerly known as VALIC/AIG Retirement Services) Financial Advisor, Jennifer Braun-Blanco, offers 30-45 minute Virtual or Phone Individual Financial Planning Sessions. Sign up for an Appointment today.

Supervision and Leadership

Our goal is to motivate and retain talented, committed people who drive the University’s mission forward. To drive our mission, we have created supervision and leadership programming to help create leaders of today and tomorrow.

GROW Series

GROW or Get Ready for Opportunities at Work is a free career development program designed to further your professional education, broaden your skills and identify opportunities to advance in your position.

Customized Training Sessions

Human Resources Organizational Development team can also partner and help create customized trainings on demand. Reach out to for information

  • Communication
  • Trust
  • Conflict
  • Time Management
  • Other topics

MicroLearning Sessions

Time is valuable and so is training. HR’s microlearning sessions involve stripping down a skill, task or idea to its most essential parts – and only teaching those. Consequently, microlearning sessions are highly focused and made up of bite-sized exercises. This helps in the attention and retention of ideas and concepts involved in a task or project. Reach out to for information

Personal and Professional Growth

Customer Calming Conversations

A specialized training developed to support positive and productive interactions between staff, students and/or external customers. It’s well-suited for people who would like to increase their effectiveness and reduce the risk of escalated and emotional interactions with others.

Developing and Implementing an Outward Mindset

Leading with an outward mindset is the one change that most dramatically improves performance, sparks collaboration and accelerates innovation. $225 per participant. March 28 and 30, April 4 and 6 (each four-hour session – 16 hours of hands-on training).

Contract Training 

Contract training sessions are designed to provide guidance about the contract process, legal issues of concern in contracts and the University’s contracting requirements.

Bronco Hub Training Portal

Training topics, job aids, resources and video tutorials are available for Bronco Hub, an integrated cloud system that supports employee and financial functions.

Let’s Talk

Let’s Talk sessions offer employees informational presentations about a variety of topics each month, with in-person and virtual options.

Software and Technology

Office of Information Technology training. Includes Canvas, G-Suite, Microsoft Office, WordPress, Web Accessibility and more.

Register for Software and Technology Workshops

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