Day 1 New Faculty Orientation
Monday, August 10 2015

8:15 - 8:30 am   
  Registration LIB 307
8:30 - 9:00 am
  Breakfast w/Chancellor Case, Provost Gingerich,
  Deans, Directors, Administrators
9:00 - 10:00 am                
  Welcome from Provost Gingerich & Chancellor Case
     New Faculty Introductions
10:00 - 10:15 am
  BREAK
10:15 - 11:45 am
  UAA Students
     Overview of UAA Student Population
     Students in Crisis or Conflict
     Alaska Native & Rural Students
 11:45 - 12:45 pm
  LUNCH  - What I Wish I Knew 12:00pm
12:45 -  1:00 pm
  Consortium Library Overview
1:00 - 1:15 pm
  Introduction to Faculty Training & Development Services
1:15 - 3:00 pm
  Concurrent Sessions:
  • UAA Resources & Support [UAOnline, Wolfcard (UAA ID), Faculty Listserv, Parking Services, and General Q & A] 
  • Faculty Workloads Overview:
        1:15 pm Tenure Track Faculty
        2:15 pm Term Faculty
  

 

Day 2 New Faculty Orientation/Faculty Development Day
Tuesday August 11, 2015

8:30 - 8:50 am
Registration LIB 307
8:50 - 9:00 am
 Welcome LIB 307
9:00 - 9:45 am
  Academic Support Resources  [Library Instruction, Learning Resource Center, Writing Center, Math Lab etc.] LIB 307
 
9:45 - 11:15am
Speed Dating Introduction to High Impact Practices &
Faculty Development Resources LIB 307

  9:45 - 11:15am
Rubric-Based Construction &
Evaluation of Syllabi LIB 214

11:15 - 11:30 am
 BREAK
11:30 - 12:30 pm
Principles in Excellence in College Teaching: 
Great Ideas for the First Week of Class & Beyond LIB 307

11:30 - 12:30 pm
Introduction to Academic Technology LIB 214
12:30 - 1:15pm
  LUNCH - Icebreakers LIB 307
1:15 - 5:00 pm
Human Resources Benefits Workshop LIB 307
(All new faculty must attend a benefits workshop)
 
1:15 - 2:00 pm 
FERPA Training LIB 214
2:15 - 3:15 pm
Introduction to Blackboard LIB 214

 

Workshops for New Faculty & Important Dates for Early Fall 2015

Workshops
for New Faculty

(new faculty can register
for these workshops
when they register for
orientation or individually by clicking on the workshop,
open to all faculty)

Date TBD Title IX Training (Required of all employees)
August 26 Advice for New Faculty Book Group 11:30 am - 1pm GHH 105
October 23 Faculty Training & Development Day - open to all faculty
See CAFE and Academic Innovations websites for additional workshops and faculty support.

 College/School Meetings
Dates vary

College-wide Faculty Meetings
Each school/college holds an initial all-faculty meeting to begin the year. Watch for information from your Dean, Chair or Director prior to your arrival at UAA.

 Saturday,
August 22

Faculty/Staff Convocation/Compact and Freshman Convocation

3:00pm – Faculty/Staff Convocation/Compact & Freshman Convocation Alaska Airlines Center

5:00pm – Campus Kick-Off, Cuddy Quad 

 Monday, August 24

Classes Begin