Pre-Semester Calendar for Fall 2020

Pre-Semester Events and Programs for Faculty

Posted on August 7, 2020; check back for updates.  All events and programs will be virtual, unless otherwise noted.


Monday, August 17, 2020

9:00-10:00      President Troy Paino’s “All University Assembled” Meeting

10:00-12:00    Opening General Faculty Meeting – Provost Nina Mikhalevsky (presiding)

1:30-4:00        CAS Department Chairs Meeting

1:00-4:00        New Full-Time Faculty Orientation (by appointment, GW Hall Foyer)

1:00-3:00        Center for Teaching/Digital Learning Support — Open Hours

5:00-7:00        New Adjunct Faculty Orientation

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

9:00-11:30      New Full-Time Faculty – Academic Orientation

Welcome and greetings from the Academic Affairs Council

Introduction to Academic Services, Office of Disability Resources, Registrar

9:00-11:00      Center for Teaching/Digital Learning Support — Open Hours

1:00-4:30        New Full-Time Faculty – HR Orientation

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

9:00-11:00      CAS New Chair Orientation

9:00-3:00        COB All Faculty Meeting

10:00 -2:00    COE All Faculty Meeting

1:00-4:00        CAS Department Meetings

4:00-5:30        University Faculty Council Meeting — Dr. Andrew Dolby, UFC Chair (presiding)

Thursday, August 20, 2020

9:00-11:00     New Faculty Orientation – (Center for Teaching and Digital Learning Support)

1:00-4:00      New Faculty Orientation – (Honor Code, Public Safety, Title IX, Student Affairs)

2:00-3:30      FSEM Instructors Workshop

Friday, August 21, 2020

No scheduled events or activities

Please note the following

  • All classes start remotely on Monday, August 24
  • No classes will be held on September 10-11 to support move-in (which will take place September 10-13).
  • On campus instructional activity and on-campus classes will begin on September 14
  • Honor Convocation will be a virtual experience for students and there is no faculty obligation to attend