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New Faculty Pre-Orientation

The first few weeks on campus as a new faculty member are an exciting adventure. There are many responsibilities that must be fulfilled and details that need to be attended to prior to the start of the semester. To assist you with accomplishing some of these tasks, we have compiled an online pre-orientation. This process is designed to provide you with necessary information that will save time and better equip you to begin the semester.

This orientation should take about twenty minutes of your time. It is important that you fill out the form at the end of the session so we can record that you have completed the online orientation.

The following topics will be covered:

Section I: New employee information

  1. Global ID & Email
  2. CentralCard
  3. Help Desk Information and Computer Setup
  4. Parking Permit
  5. Compensation
  6. Benefits and Wellness
  7. Update your profile in the Faculty Success by Watermark system (OFIS)

Section II: Policies and procedures

  1. Intellectual Property
  2. Copyright Permissions and Course Reserves
  3. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  4. Nondiscrimination
  5. Sexual Misconduct
  6. Disability Accommodation
  7. Emergency Management at CMU
  8. Administrative Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines

Section III: Preparing for classes

  1. Course Syllabus
  2. Blackboard

Section IV: Other resources

  1. CMU Bulletins
  2. Curriculum and Instructional Support
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