Full-Time Faculty Orientation, held during the week before classes begin, serve as an introduction to the university for new tenure-line faculty and new term faculty. The program includes include an overview of the university and American University students as well as well as information on teaching and resources to help you get off to a successful start. The orientation is the first part of the year-long AU Entrée program for new full-time faculty.
The Fall Semester Full-Time Faculty Orientation will be held on Monday, August 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the SIS Abramson Family Founders Room; Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM in the SIS Abramson Family Founders Room; and Wednesday, August 21, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM (Butler Board Room)
Human Resources hold several Benefits Briefings sessions throughout July and August. New faculty will receive an e-mail invitation from the HR Faculty Support Team with detailed information on signing up to attend one of the scheduled sessions. These scheduled Benefits Briefings will give new faculty the opportunity to complete the required I-9 form, tax forms, and review the benefits available as a faculty member at American University. There also will be an opportunity for faculty to complete all of the required benefits enrollment forms and ask any questions about their employment at the university.
Adjunct Faculty Orientations are held for new adjunct faculty at the beginning of the Spring and Fall semesters. The orientations introduce new faculty members to the various services and support options available at AU.
The next orientation will be Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 5:00 – 6:00 PM in the Butler Board Room. The orientation is followed by an optional Blackboard training session from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm.