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New Faculty Orientation

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 08:00
Wes Watkins Center


Wes Watkins Center
Thursday, August 16, 2018
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Agenda - New Faculty Orientation is for newly hired tenure track and non-tenure track (research, clinical, teaching, professional practice and extension) faculty and will be held Thursday, August 16, 2018from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Wes Watkins Center.  A complimentary lunch will be provided.

RSVP Form - Please complete the attached form so that all new faculty members may be provided detailed information about the orientation programs.  Return the form to 101 Whitehurst no later than Friday, July 20. If there are no new faculty members in your department, please check the appropriate box prior to returning the form.  If departments have new faculty and those individuals are unable to attend the event, please complete the form with the faculty member's information and return to Academic Affairs.  This workshop is designed to assist you in assuring that faculty members receive adequate orientation to their professional environment.  We strongly encourage the attendance of your new colleagues. An OSU parking permit will be needed for parking at the Wes Watkins Center. If a temporary permit is needed please indicate on the RSVP form.

We encourage other temporary non-tenure track faculty (adjunct, lecture, visiting) to join us for some special sessions designed specifically for their professional environment. Sessions held on Thursday, August 16 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in 126 Institute for Teaching and Learning Excellence (ITLE). For more infomation please see Non-Tenure Track Faculty Information Meeting Agenda.

Institute for Teaching and Learning Excellence Event Calendar Link:

Benefits - New faculty will have an opportunity to complete their benefits enrollment during the afternoon session of New Faculty Orientation. New employees have 30 days from their hire date to select their benefits options. Benefit forms are only available online at  Faculty need to review the benefits packet prior to Benefits Enrollment.