For New Faculty

Welcome to Georgia State University!

If you are a new full-time faculty member or part-time instructor, download this Onboarding Checklist, which will guide you through key steps as you begin your transition to Georgia State University through your first year.

This chronologically organized checklist introduces you to everything from parking registration to resources to support your teaching and research, and much more.





For Downtown Campus Full-Time Faculty

CETL Teaching Orientations
August 14 and 15, 2017 (your choice of date)
New Faculty Orientation
August 17, 2017
New Faculty Reception
August 17, 2017
You will receive emails with more details, invitations, and RSVP links for each of these events.


For Perimeter Campus Full-Time Faculty

New Faculty Academy
August 9-10, 2017, Clarkston Campus
New Faculty Reception
August 17, 2017, Downtown Campus

You'll receive emails with more details, invitations, and RSVP links for each of these events.


For Part-Time Instructors

New PTI Orientation
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Clarkston Campus, 8:30am-2:00pm

Programming and Online Support

The Office of Faculty Affairs and other units at Georgia State University offer a wide range of in-person and online support for new faculty. Many of these are highlighted in the Onboarding Checklist. We strongly encourage you, as a new faculty members, to take advantage of university-level programming in these areas to supplement programming and online resources available through your department and college. Look out for emails about:

Seminar class

Support for Pedagogy, Instructional Design, and Instructional Technology

Organized by the
Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)


Support for Your Research

Organized by
University Research Services Administration (URSA)


Support for Promotion and Tenure Processes

Organized by the
Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA)


Library Workshops

The library offers workshops for faculty on topics like publishing and copyright, working with data, and the latest in research software.