New Faculty Orientation

The Part-Time Faculty Orientation originally scheduled for January 22 has been rescheduled for the following date and location:

Event:         Part-Time Faculty Orientation (Rescheduled)

 Date:         Monday, February 24, 2014

Time:         10:30 AM - 1:30 PM (Note that the last hour of orientation will break up into informal Q&As for topics including Canvas, PTF Benefits, Library resources, and general questions.)

Location:     65 West 11th Street, 5th Floor (Wollman Hall)

Please RSVP Annie Wong at


AGENDA Handouts/Websites
Union information  ACT-UAW Website
Provost's Office - The New School's Vision 
Benefits/pay for part-time faculty
ID cards, email,  and required online tutorials Faculty Survival Guide (DOC)
Academic Technology Resources
Academic Technology Resources for Faculty (PDF)

Learning Management Systems (The New School Distributed Education) eLearning Help (PDF)
Student Disability Services
Student Code of Conduct
Student Disability Services Website
Student Services Website
Student Health Services Student Health Services Website
Fostering Student Health and Well-Being (PDF)
Overview of the academic calendar 

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act review

Assigning Grades

Academic Calendar (DOC)

Overview of FERPA for Faculty (PDF)

Assigning Grades
Academic Support Services    

Starfish Success Network - Check In (PDF)

Starfish Success Network - Communicating with Students (PDF)

Starfish Success Network - Instructor's/Advisor's Guide (PDF)

Starfish Success Network - Getting Started (PDF)

Starfish Success website
General library resources Libraries Orientation Guide Pamphlet ( PDF )
Faculty Senate overview University Faculty Senate Website

Here is a short checklist to help you manage your administrative priorities. You should have the following tasks completed before your first day of class:  

  1. Get your Banner ID # from your division representative.
  2. Obtain a university photo ID (NEWcard) (contact your department or dean's office if you need help with this).
  3. Go to and activate your electronic faculty account.
  4. Access BlackBoard, ALVIN, and New School email via

Follow the links and take these required online tutorials.

  1. Part-Time Faculty Policies Online Tutorial
  2. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  3. Sexual Harassment Prevention

Check your university email (via frequently for important announcements and updates.

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