August 20, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Kellogg Center, Room Big 10 A
219 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824
Academic Advancement Network
(517) 432-1185

2019 New Faculty and Academic Staff Orientation

The 2019 New Faculty and Academic Staff Orientation program will be held on August 20, 2019 at the Kellogg Center, Room Big Ten A, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  During this event, incoming academics will have the opportunity to:
  • hear from leaders of various units at MSU
  • learn important policies and procedures
  • get a professional portrait taken
  • participate in a luncheon to network with administrations, deans, faculty excellence advocates, and other incoming academics
  • attend an information fair with representatives from over 70 campus units, associates, and organizations about resources available at MSU
  • speak with a benefits representative from MSU Human Resources
  • receive complimentary football tickets to cheer on the Spartans!
Orientation is required for all new full-time academics on the East Lansing campus that are contracted for 90% time or greater for two or more semesters, including tenure system faculty, fixed-term faculty, librarians, health programs faculty, academic specialists in the continuing system, and fixed-term academic specialists.  Others who are in these roles at reduced appointment levels are invited, but not required, to attend.  Invitations to register were emailed to all incoming academics.  If you are interested in attending but did not receive an invitation to register or have any questions please contact the Academic Advancement Network at AAN@msu.eduPlease Note: This session is not relevant for postdocs and research associates.  These appointment types will be invited to a separate orientation through the Graduate School.  Please contact the Graduate School for information regarding postdoc and research associate orientation.