New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty posing on stairsEach 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), click here.

For the New Faculty Onboarding Checklist from the Office of Human Resources, click here.

Please note that participants need to register for Fall Teaching Kickoff and training sessions separately from New Faculty Orientation registration. Click here to RSVP to New Faculty Orientation and/or the President's Dinner events.

Fall 2018 New Faculty Orientaiton Event Schedule
Event Date Time Location Registration
Canvas Training Aug. 7-9 Several Sessions Availalbe Click registration link to the right for more details. closed
Fall Teaching Kickoff Workshops:
a) Syllabus Clinic for New Instructors
b) Little Actions, Big Impact
c) Leveraging Canvas
Aug. 13  
a) 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
b) 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
c) 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Clough Undergraduate Learning Center
Room 102


*^New Faculty Orientation Aug. 14 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Georgia Tech Global Learning Center closed
*^Welcome Reception Aug. 14 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
New Faculty OHR Benefits Orientation Aug. 15 10:00 a.m. - Noon Technology Square Research Building (TSRB) Auditorium
85 Fifth Street NW
Training: Using TurningPoint/Clickers Aug. 16 Several Sessions Availalbe Click registration link to the right for more details. closed
*^President's Reception and Dinner Aug. 23 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center Ballroom closed
*Part-time New Faculty Orientation Aug. 29 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Georgia Tech Student Center, Room 320  

*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.


2018-2019 Extended Orientation Programming

Event Date Time Location Registration
Teaching & Learning Special Topic September 12 11:00 - 1:00 Student Center - Peachtree Room closed
Where do I go?  Resources Faculty Need October 23 11:00 - 1:00 Caddell Building Flex Space closed
Supporting Students and Advisees:
Expectations & Legal Responsibilities
December 4 11:00 - 1:00 Klaus Advanced Computing Building
Room 2405
End-of-the-Semester New Faculty Reception December 11 4:30 - 6:30 Bill Moore Student Success Center
President's Suite B
Teaching & Learning Special Topic:
Avoiding Temperature "Dips" in Course Climate
February 6 11:30 - 1:00 Student Center - Piedmont Room closed
Doing the Right Thing: Conflicts of Interest March 5 11:30 - 1:00 Bill Moore Student Success Center
Press Room A
Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training (QPR) April 18 11:00 - 1:00 Callaway Manufacturing Research Building
(GTMI) - Room 114
End-of-the-Year New Faculty Reception April 30 4:30 - 6:00 Georgia Tech Library - Crossland Tower
Room 7130