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We are excited to invite new faculty to this year’s New Faculty Orientation. Our aim is for new faculty to feel warmly welcomed, get to know their new university better, and leave with connections to new colleagues.

We’ve planned two days of engaging sessions for Monday and Tuesday, August 14-15, 2017 (agenda below)

Basic Agenda Fall 2017

Monday - Student Union Building - Lookout Room

8:00 – 8:30 am Check In–Refreshments Provided
8:30 – 10:00 am Welcome to New Faculty Orientation
An Introduction to Boise State Students
 10:00 – 10:15 am BREAK
 10:15 am -Noon Faculty-Student Encounters
Boise State Resources for Faculty and Students
 Noon – 1:00 pm Lunchtime Address – University President, Dr. Bob Kustra
 1:00 – 2:30 pm University Learning Outcomes at Boise State – Andrew Finstuen, Interim Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies
The First Day of Class
 2:30 – 3:45 pm Albertsons Library – Resource for Teaching and Research

Tuesday - Student Union Building - Jordan Ballroom

8:30 – 9:00 am Check-in and Photos – Refreshments Provided
9:00 – 10:45 am Welcome
Launching Your Scholarly Work/Career at Boise State
10:45 am – 11:00 am BREAK
11:00 – 12:00 pm Breakout Sessions: Inclusive Excellence in the Classroom, An Introduction to Blackboard, Campus Tour
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch with College Deans; Welcome from Provost Marty Schimpf
1:15 – 2:15 Breakout Sessions: An Introduction to Blackboard, Campus Tour
2:30 – 3:00 pm Advice About Your New Role
3:00 – 4:30 pm Campus Resource Fair


Free parking for these days is available in the Lincoln Parking Garage. Be sure to use the code and follow the instructions contained in this PDF.

Other Orientations and FAQs

Learning and Development (a division of Human Resources) offers an Orientation for New Employees (ONE) twice a month. This orientation dives into onboarding processes like culture, shared values, and everyday essentials like payroll, benefits, and holiday schedules. Find more information about the orientation and sign up for an upcoming orientation at this link.

How do I get my ID Card?
New cards are free for Faculty/Staff. Bring your ID # and valid photo ID to the Information Desk of the Student Union Building to receive it. Your department or building coordinator can arrange for your card to give you access to particular areas and classrooms.

Where can I go if I am nursing?
The Student Union Building has a dedicated space for nursing mothers in the Gender Equity Center. Contact 426-4259 to make an appointment.
Find a list of all locations on campus at this link.

Here is an Interactive Campus Map to help you get around the campus.

Questions? Don’t hesitate to contact Judith Todd,, or (208) 426-4610.