New Faculty

2022 New Faculty Orientation


Welcome to Mizzou! The Office of the Provost is planning several virtual and in-person events to welcome new faculty to Mizzou. Plans are in the works, so please check back to this website as new information and details are posted.

If you have any questions about New Faculty Orientation events or anything else that pertains to your transition to MU, please feel free to be in touch with me at kubyc@missouri.edu.

All my best,

Candace Kuby

Associate Provost for Faculty Success

Faculty Orientation Video


Please watch this welcome video for new faculty from the Office of the Provost.

Faculty Video

New Faculty Orientation Schedule


The June New Faculty Orientation Sessions are offered virtually via Zoom. Please use the links below for each date to RSVP and register ahead of time. Once you register for a session, you’ll receive an email confirmation with the Zoom meeting ID and link.

June 7th, 10:30 am-12 pm & June 9th, 1:00-2:30 pm

The focus of these sessions was on what new faculty need to know about HR, benefits, and faculty wellness resources on campus.

Click here for a recording of the session.

Click here for the HR and Wellness slides.

Click here for the Benefits and Retirement slides.

June 22nd, 10:30 am-12 pm & June 23rd 1:00-2:30 pm

We will offer the same session twice on Zoom (please choose one to attend). The focus of this session is on what new faculty members need to know as they plan their syllabi and class activities for teaching. We’ll discuss supports from the Teaching for Learning Center and Office of eLearning. Information about Canvas, our web-based learning management system, will be shared. We’ll also announce additional workshops and sessions taking place in July and August to support you as you prepare for teaching.

Click here for a recording of the session.

Click here for Teaching Supports and Resources slides.

Supporting New Faculty Members in July

The University of Missouri Libraries and the Teaching for Learning Center are offering several virtual sessions in July geared toward new faculty members. Click here to find out date/times, topics, and how to access the Zoom meetings.

Click here to learn about upcoming sessions on faculty wellbeing offered by the Employee Assistance Program.

Tuesday, August 9, 4:30-6:00 pm

Reception for new faculty members and campus leaders at the Chancellor’s Residence on Francis Quadrangle.

Wednesday, August 10 & Thursday, August 11, 9:00 am-5:00 pm

New Faculty Orientation events will take place in Memorial Union, Rooms N201A-C. Stay tuned for more information about the sessions on research, working with your department chair, IDE efforts on campus, teaching supports and working with students, the graduate school, extension and outreach, and much more!

RSVP & Agenda for August Orientation Sessions

Please RSVP for the August 9th – 11th orientation events here. We request you RSVP by July 15th to help us plan. However, please register at any time prior to August 9th.

Click here to see the agenda for August 9th – 11th orientation events.

Canvas Site


2022-2023 New Faculty Members will have a shared Canvas site, where you will find videos, resources, and information about a variety of important topics, organizations, and offices. At the August 2022 New Faculty Orientation, we’ll launch the Canvas site and share more information. When it is ready you’ll go to https://umsystem.instructure.com and login with your MU pawprint and password.