New Faculty Orientation

Please join us!

faculty seated around a table New Faculty Orientation is facilitated by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the Office of the Provost.

  • Orientation sessions for full-time tenure-track, tenured and term faculty members occur in August on an annual basis.
  • Orientation sessions for adjunct or part-time faculty occur twice a year in August and January.

All orientations provide information on mission, human resources, teaching, research/creative activity, student learning and success, and life at Merrimack College, as well as interaction with other new faculty. Faculty will learn about resources to kickstart their careers.

If you are not able to attend any of the orientation dates, please email the CETL at

2021 Orientation Dates

Part-Time/Adjunct Faculty: Monday, August 23rd from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. in the Executive Room in Crowe Hall (2nd Floor) 
Full-Time Faculty: Tuesday, August 24th from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Wednesday, August 25, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m in the Executive Room in Crowe Hall (2nd floor). Both days are required. 

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Faculty Development Opportunities

In addition to New Faculty Orientation sessions, we encourage faculty to participate in our ongoing faculty development opportunities offered throughout the year.