New Faculty Orientation

Each August, Faculty Affairs hosts New Faculty Orientation (NFO) and the Center for Teaching and Learning hosts a Fall Teaching Kickoff event. (See below for the 2018 dates for NFO events; additional details will be made available soon.)

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 the Using Clickers training separately from New Faculty Orientation registration. Click here to RSVP to New Faculty Orientation and/or the President's Dinner.

Fall 2018 Event Schedule
Event Date Time Location
Canvas Training Aug. 7-9 TBA TBA
Fall Teaching Kickoff Workshops:
a) Syllabus Clinic for New Instructors
b) Teaching Tech Students
c) Teaching with Technology
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
*^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 Clickers Aug. 16 TBA TBA
*^President's Reception and Dinner Aug. 23 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center Ballroom
*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.