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New Faculty Orientation

Welcome to Texas State University!

We are excited that you are joining the ranks of Texas State's esteemed faculty.

With over 2,300 faculty members and more than 200 academic programs, the university understands that its success and impact is directly tied to the outstanding dedication and accomplishments of its faculty in their roles as teachers, scholars, and academicians.  Texas State provides opportunities for the intentional renewal and continued improvement of instructional practices, approaches to research, scholarship and creative activities, and skills that build successful academic careers.


Orientation Registration

Online registration for New Faculty Orientation is now closed.

New Tenure-Track Faculty: Resources and Responsibilities (NTTO)*: Overview of the mission and goals of the university, the tenure and promotion process, expectations for teaching and research, and leadership and support available.  

*Attendance at NTTO required for all new tenure-track faculty.  New faculty appointed with tenure are not required but may choose to attend.

New Faculty Orientation (NFO): Overview of Texas State and information about the many benefits and opportunities associated with employment.

*Attendance at NFO required for all new faculty and those who were previously appointed as per course or were in a non-benefits eligible position.

New Faculty Orientation (NFO)*: Overview of Texas State and information about the many benefits and opportunities associated with employment.

*Attendance at NFO required for all new faculty and those who were previously appointed as per course or were in a non-benefits eligible position.

 


New Faculty Events, Fall 2019

Visit the New Faculty Events Calendar for a list of upcoming sessions and workshops.

Event

Date

Time

Location

Registration

New International Faculty Meet and Greet

August 19, 2019

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Thornton House

Registration not required.

University Convocation

August 20, 2019

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Strahan Arena in the University Events Center

Registration not required.

New Tenure-Track Faculty: Resources and Responsibilities

August 21, 2019

7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

J.C. Kellam, Rm 1100

NTTO Registration Closed

New Faculty Orientation

August 21, 2019

1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

J.C. Kellam, Rm 1100

NFO  Registration Closed

Retirement Program Fair

August 21, 2019

5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

J.C. Kellam, Rm 1100

Registration not required.

Course Management Technology (TRACS)

• Beginning TRACS for New Faculty Orientation

• Advanced TRACS for New Faculty Orientation

On Campus Training

August 19, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

• August 20, 2019 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

• August 21, 2019 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.

Online Training via Zoom 

• August 19, 2019 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

• August 23, 2019 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

On Campus - J.C. Kellam, Rm 623

Online - Conducted via Zoom

 

TRACS Training Registration

Non-tenure Line Faculty Workshop

Workshop Dates

• August 21, 2019 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.

• August 21, 2019 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

• August 22, 2019 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.

University Academic Center, Rm 275

NTL Workshop Registration

New Faculty Benefits Session (if needed)

August 23, 2019

8:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.

J.C. Kellam, Rm 460

Registration not required.

New Faculty Research Meet and Greet

August 23, 2019

5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Faculty and Consumer Science Building, 1st Floor Atrium

Registration not required.

L.B.J. Picnic

August 23, 2019

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

President’s House (weather permitting)

Registration not required.

 

Have a question about NFO?

Visit our frequently asked questions.