Information for New Faculty
Welcome to DePauw! We’re excited to have you as a colleague.
To help you prepare for the new school year, we've designed this web-page with information about opening week activities, new faculty orientation, and other resources you may find useful. Please mark the events on your calendar, and if you have questions, please contact us in Academic Affairs at 765-658-4359.
Upon your arrival
Office Keys -- Ben Hogan will contact you when your keys are ready for pick-up. Please contact Ben at email@example.com with any questions.
Syllabi Preparation -- As you finalize the syllabi for your courses, please consult the "Tips for Planning Your Course" as well as the Final Exam Schedule for important dates and policies. You may also wish to consult the Faculty Development Teaching Strategies page for helpful information about inclusive pedagogies.
New Faculty Orientation:
Tuesday, August 4 - 9:30am - 11:30AM: New Faculty Orientation hosted by Jen Adams, Faculty Development Coordinator and Professor of Communication and Theatre. This special option session will prepare you to begin remote instruction during the week of August 17 by introducing you to our Information Services team, including the Library and FITS. (The session will be recorded and archived.)
Monday, August 10 - 8:30am - 11:30am & 12:30pm - 2:30pm: Human Resources and technology orientation for all new faculty and staff.
Our Benefits Guide can be found here. Please review the Guide to get the most out of your benefits session on the afternoon of August 10th.
Tuesday, August 11 - 9:00am - 11:45am: New faculty orientation hosted by Jen Adams, Faculty Development Coordinator and Professor of Communication and Theatre.
Tuesday, August 18 and Wednesday, August 19 - 9:00am - 12:00pm: New faculty orientation hosted by Jen Adams, Faculty Development Coordinator and Professor of Communication and Theatre.
Wednesday, August 14 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm: Virtual reception for new faculty.
RENTING ACADEMIC REGALIA
Ordering regalia for the 2020-2021 academic year (see below for further information). All full-time faculty members are expected to participate in the procession wearing academic regalia. If you need to rent academic regalia, please contact Andrew Bowman, Manager of Eli's Bookstore, either by phone (765-653-0618) or e-mail -- firstname.lastname@example.org. The bookstore is located within walking distance of campus at 6 E. Washington Street, adjacent to the Starbucks in the downtown square.