New Faculty

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

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 8th, 1:00-2:30 pm

The focus of this session is on what new faculty need to know about HR, benefits, and faculty wellness resources on campus.

Register here. 

June 29th, 1:00-2:30 pm

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, Missouri Online, the Libraries, and the bookstore. 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. 

Register here

Supporting New Faculty Members in July

We are offering several virtual sessions in July geared toward new faculty members.  We will post information about these sessions in June.

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

Tuesday, August 8, 4:30-6:00 pm

Reception for new faculty members and campus leaders at the Chancellor’s Residence on Francis Quadrangle at 501 S. 9th Street.

Wednesday, August 9 & Thursday, August 10, 8:30 am-5:00 pm

New Faculty Orientation events will take place at the Missouri State Historical Society. 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 August Orientation Sessions

RSVP for August 8th reception at the Chancellor’s Residence on Francis Quadrangle located at 501 S. 9th Street.

RSVP for August 9th – 10th orientation events at the Missouri State Historical Society located at 605 Elm Street.


Canvas Site

2023-2024 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 2023 New Faculty Orientation, we’ll launch the Canvas site and share more information. When it is ready you’ll go to and login with your MU pawprint and password.