Welcome to New Faculty Orientation at the University of Windsor!

This highly interactive event focuses on critical start-up knowledge for your research, teaching, and career planning, It's also a great chance to meet your colleagues, as welll as key people in teaching and learning, research services, student services, the administration, and the Faculty Association. Orientation will help you to:

  • hit the ground running, no matter what position you’re taking on;
  • start developing your campus network;
  • get to know the campus and the community; and
  • get help with organizational and logistical issues that often take up a lot of new faculty members’ time and energy.

We strongly encourage you to attend!

Most events will take place from 9am-2pm. There will be optional events that will take place after 2pm.

Monday, July 27, 2020

New Faculty Orientation 2020: Day 1 ("Getting Started")

Schedule: Monday, July 27, 2020, 09:00 AM – 01:59 PM
Location: Online

Day 1 Topics:

  • Overall intro to the university and small group discussions with experienced faculty and key faculty support staff about teaching, research, and service
  • Introducing...You
  • UWin 101
  • Round Tables

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

New Faculty Orientation 2020: Day 2 ("Your Campus Networks")

Schedule: Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 09:00 AM – 01:59 PM
Location: Online

Day 2 Topics:

  • Virtual networking event with over 35 campus units that will be key to your and your students’ success
  • Challenging Moments in Working Across Difference
  • Strategies for Learning More
  • Working in Contexts of Diversity

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

New Faculty Orientation 2020: Day 3 ("Policy is Fun! Definitely!")

Schedule: Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 09:00 AM – 01:59 PM
Location: Online

Day 3 Topics:

  • Interactive sessions with University Secretariat and CTL focusing on key bylaws and course design
  • Instructor Challenge: Key Bylaws for Your Hip Pocket
  • One-minute online live research pitches
  • Career Planning for Scholars

Thursday, July 30, 2020

New Faculty Orientation 2020: Day 4 ("Explain Yourself")

Schedule: Thursday, July 30, 2020, 09:00 AM – 01:59 PM
Location: Online

Day 4 Topics:

  • Performance evaluation and the tenure/permanence track
  • Documenting your impact
  • Going public
  • Closing remarks