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New Faculty Checklist​







As soon as possible

Accept offer in Taleo

Follow instructions in offer email to accept your offer in Taleo.

For Taleo issues, contact Tamika Small, Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist


As soon as possible

Review New Faculty website

​Review the New Faculty website for information on UHD, resources for new employees, and information on New Faculty Orientation.

Michelle Moosally, AVP, Programming and Curriculum


As soon as possible

​​If needed, Provide I-9 Documentation

​Provide your identification documents for your I-9 to Talent Acquisition.

Tamika Small, Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist


​As soon as possible

Complete Title IX Training

​​​​If you are unable to attend the New Faculty Orientation on Thursday morning, contact Lauri S. Ruiz and schedule a time to complete UHD's mandatory Title IX training. 

​​Lauri S. Ruiz​, Title IX/Equal Opportunity Officer. 


As soon as possible

​Enroll in Benefits

Schedule a time with the Benefits and Compensation team to discuss and enroll in benefits. Information on benefits is available on the ESO Benefits webpage

Benefits and Compensation team


As soon as possible

Prior State Service

​Schedule a time to meet with April Frank to discuss any previous employment with a Texas state agency. 

April Frank, Director of Payroll and Records.


As soon as possible

​Update  or  Insert Contact Information for Emergency Alerts

​Login to P.A.S.S. and update your contact information. Instructions are available HERE.


​As soon as possible once they are available

Complete Mandatory Trainings

​Complete all mandatory compliance training within 30 days modules will be made available two days after your start date. Trainings are assigned and can be accessed on this site​,​.


Coming soon

Emergency Management & Police Onboarding

Coming soon

Cynthia Vargas, Director of Emergency Management & Fire Safety.


Coming soon

Auxiliary Services Rundown

Coming soon

Mary Torres, Director of University Business Services.


Coming soon

IT Onboarding

Coming soon-about getting your laptop and other resources



Prior to July 2022


RSVP for New Faculty Orientation

Form coming soon
Michelle Moosally, AVP, Programming and Curriculum

Taheshia Hobbs, Manager, Academic Projects


​Prior to August 2022

W. I. Dykes Library Orientation​

​Review this h​an​dout from the Library on their services and resources and review this training

Lisa Braysen, Interim Director, Library Services


Prior to August 2022

Connect with Department Chair

​Reach out to your department chair and schedule a time to get together to discuss your course load, teaching strategy, and departmental meeting schedules and expectations.

​Prior to August 11, 2022 
Office of Disability Services Orientation
Please review this overview of disability services. You'll have a chance to talk to Dr. Pamplin at the orientation.
Hope Pamplin​, Director of Disability Services 

Prior to August 11, 2022​
​​Student Affairs Information
Please review the PPT and Student Behavior Response Chart​​.  You’ll have a chance to talk with Dr. Tamez, Dean of Students and Mr. Harris, Assistant Dean of students at the orientation.
Meritza Tamez, Dean of Students; Branston Harris, Assistant Dean of Students
​Prior to August 11, 2022
Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE)
Please review the CTLE website  and check out this video and this CTLE information sheet​! You’ll have a chance to talk with Dr. Greg Dement, CTLE Director and Mr. Georges Detiveaux, Associate Director at the orientation.
Greg Dement, Director of CTLE; Georges Detiveaux, Associate Director CTLE

​Prior to August 11, 2022
Impact Learning Office (ILO)Please review the ILO website.  You’ll have a chance to talk with Dr. Poonam Gulati, Executive Director of ILO at the orientation.
Poonam Gulati, Executive Director of ILO


Prior to August 2022

Register for Parking

​Visit the Parking and Transportation Services website​, to register for a parking pass. (You can pick up your pass while on campus for orientation sessions).

Vanessa Turner, Assistant Director of Parking & Transportation.


Prior to the start of classes

​Get your Employee ID

​Go to the third floor of the Student Life Center, make sure you bring an official government issued ID, and ask for a University ID Card (This can be completed while on campus for orientation sessions).

​​​NFO 2022 Registration Form




The 2021 New Faculty Orientation will be conducted in person on August 11 and 12, 2022. The sessions are broken into two half-days allowing new faculty time to meet with their departments and become acquainted with campus. During the sessions, faculty will be introduced to UHD's mission and vision, its student body, student support and success resources, research and grant opportunities, pedagogical best practices, policy and procedure , and campus-wide DEI initiatives. We encourage you to use these days to meet with your chair and dean and will identify time in the schedule that is forthcoming.  We will also host a reception on the evening of the 12th.
Prior to New Faculty Orientation please review and follow the New Faculty Checklist (with updates coming soon). 

Please  RSVP here for the orientation sessions!

Last updated 8/2/2022 12:58 PM