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New Adjunct Faculty Success Workshop

Due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19 and prioritizing the health and safety of Mason's faculty community, Faculty Affairs and Development is planning a virtual New Adjunct Faculty Success Workshop from 12:00-5:00pm on Saturday, August 15th. Please register to ensure we can contact you with the the latest information as it becomes available. 

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The workshop is designed to meet the unique needs and challenges that adjunct faculty face, to support transition to campus, and to develop practical strategies for success with students. The day's session will include a broad overview of working at Mason, a campus resource fair, introductions to important policies, and sessions to enhance teaching skills for online and in-person classes. You will also have hands-on work time to design your courses and complete the required Title IX and Sexual Harassment Prevention training compliance. 

Breakfast and lunch are provided. Please bring Employment Eligibility (Form I-9) documentation, which will be reviewed by an HR representative who will complete Section 2 of the form if needed. Bring a bring your laptop to participate in interactive Blackboard training sessions. 

Registration and onboarding paperwork begin at 9 a.m. Presentations will begin at 10 a.m. Complimentary parking is available in the general parking permit section of Rappahannock River Parking Deck (levels 1&2). There is no pre-payment for the complimentary parking.

Attendees at prior workshops said ...

"All of the orientation instructors were engaging, energetic, and informative - well done!"

"The event was really great. It provided valuable information and a fresh sense of optimism. You could tell the staff really cares and wants the adjunct faculty to succeed."

"Excellent onboarding process. Very structured and well-executed. Felt part of the university right then and there, which is critical for our success. Congratulations!"

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