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New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty posing on stairs**Save the Date — 2020 New Faculty Orientation will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 11, from 1-5 p.m. All sessions will be held virtually.**

Each August, Faculty Affairs hosts New Faculty Orientation (NFO) and the Center for Teaching and Learning hosts a Fall Teaching Kickoff event. Please see the full schedule below for the details and registration links.

For more information about Teaching Kickoff (a series of interactive workshops aimed at getting faculty members geared up and ready for the first day of class), visit:

View the New Faculty Onboarding Checklist (.pdf) from the Office of Human Resources.

Please note that participants need to register for Fall Teaching Kickoff and training sessions separately from New Faculty Orientation registration.

Fall 2019 New Faculty Orientation Event Schedule
Fall 2019 New Faculty Orientation Schedule
Event Date Time Location Registration

Fall Teaching Kickoff Workshops

Aug. 12 Several Sessions Available Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons


*^New Faculty Orientation Aug. 13 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Georgia Tech Global Learning Center closed
*^Welcome Reception Aug. 13 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
New Faculty OHR Benefits Orientation Aug. 14 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons,
Room 152
Canvas and Other Classroom Tools Training Aug. 14-16 Several Sessions Available See website for training resources.  
*Part-time New Faculty Welcome Event Aug. 29 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Student Center - Crescent Room closed
*^Provost's New Faculty Reception and Dinner Sept. 17 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Georgia Tech Hotel Ballroom closed

*Hosted by the Office of Faculty Affairs, Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development.
^Newly hired full-time “permanent” academic faculty are invited to these events, which includes tenure-track or tenured assistant, associate, and full professors, Lecturers, Academic Professionals at all ranks, and Professors of the Practice. Brittain fellows and some visiting assistant professors have their own new faculty orientation organized by the schools of Literature, Media, and Communications (LMC); Modern Languages; and Math, respectively.


2019-2020 Extended Orientation Programming


2019-2020 Extended Orientation Programming
Event Date Time Location Registration
Where Do I Go? - Resources Faculty Need
September 27 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Caddell Building Flex Space closed
Engaging Students in the Classroom with Active Learning
October 17 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Student Center - Piedmont Room closed
Writing a Winning Research Proposal
November 13 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Whitaker Building 1232 closed
QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training
December 2 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Student Center - Piedmont Room closed
Leading a Successful Research Program
January 21 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Pettit Building 102B closed
Advising & Mentoring Students February 27 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Bill Moore Student Success Center -
Suite C
Mastering Academic Time Management
March 31 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Student Center - Crescent Room canceled
Ethical Decision-Making
April 14 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Student Center - Room 343 canceled


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