New Faculty Orientation

Fall 2019 New Faculty Orientation will be held Wednesday, August 21, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., in Scheman Building, Iowa State Center.

All new tenured, tenure-eligible, and term faculty hired since January 2019 are invited to attend. Registration is required.

[Please note this academic orientation is separate and apart from the University Human Resources Orientation]

Welcome from Senior Vice President and Provost Jonathan Wickert


Common Acronyms used at Iowa State

Fall 2018 Agenda [Fall 2019 agenda to be announced]

New Faculty Orientation Presenters [from Fall 2018 Orientation]


  • Introduce new faculty to important policies, programs, and information that support their success
  • Connect faculty with key administrators and staff
  • Provide resources to assist new faculty transition to their new roles at ISU
  • Nurture networking and a sense of community among our new faculty cohort

Link to Early Career page for Professional Development program calendar