New Faculty Orientation Schedule August 20 - 22, 2019

To register for orientation, please click here.

Dear new faculty colleagues,

Welcome to Yale! We look forward to meeting you in person at the New Faculty Orientation and its surrounding events.

Our goals for New Faculty Orientation include connecting you with your fellow new faculty across the University, introducing you to Yale’s faculty leadership, and offering practical information.

You are invited to several events, August 20-22, 2019:

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Location: Greenberg Conference Center, 391 Prospect Street, New Haven

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Check in and Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 9:05a.m.
Welcome and Introduction

9:05a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 
New Major Initiatives at Yale

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
What you need to know about Yale’s Title IX policies  and procedures

12:15 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Group Photo

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch Presentation: How to present yourself and your research to the media

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Exhibits on campus resources for Yale faculty

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
FAS faculty appointments & lifecycle overview

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Faculty appointments & lifecycle breakout sessions

5:30 p.m. Provost’s Welcome BBQ for new faculty and your families

Location: Provost’s House, 35 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Location:  Poorvu Center for Teaching & Learning, 301 York Street, New Haven

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Check in and Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:15 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Teaching at Yale - What you need to know

10:50 a.m. - 12 noon
The unspoken curriculum - how Yale instructors and students engage with diversity, equity, and inclusion

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch and small group discussions with collegues

1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
What to expect in the near future
Introduction of Faculty Teaching Initiatives resource pages and the Faculty Initiatives team

1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Exhibits on academic resources for Yale faculty

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Resources for Research at Yale

3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tools for Effective Mentoring

5:30 p.m.
Farm-to-table pizza dinner for new faculty and your families

Location: Yale Farm, 393 Edwards Street

Thursday, August 22, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Introduction to Yale University Library

The Yale University Library will host an open-house orientation to Library services and collections. Join us for a continental breakfast and an opportunity to meet subject specialist, course reserves, interlibrary loan, data, geographic information systems, digital humanities, and special collections librarians who will share information about Yale’s collections and related services.

Location:  Irving S. Gilmore Music Library located inside of Sterling Memorial Library, 120 High Street

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Teaching Spaces and Opening Days

The University Registrar’s office invites new faculty to attend an informational session about teaching spaces on campus and the opening days of the term.  Topics covered include classroom assignments, shopping period, classroom support and resources, and a brief overview of important systems used by faculty.

Please register for this session at

Location:  William L. Harkness Hall,  Room 211, 100 Wall Street

Please Note:  This schedule is subject to change.

To register for orientation, please click here

If you have questions, please call or email us.

Best wishes,

Richard Bribiescas
Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity
Professor of Anthropology and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Karen Lee Anderson
Associate Provost for Academic Resources and Faculty Development

Tracy Edwards
Sr. Executive Assistant for Faculty Development and Diversity; Strategy and Academic Operations

Yale University
Office of the Provost
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 432-0251