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NFO 2023
New Faculty Orientation (NFO)

We welcomed over 60 new tenure track faculty and adjunct lecturers at NFO this year! During NFO, we review SCU's Jesuit mission, teaching strategies, student life concerns, and key campus partners.

NFO 2023 Presentation

Early-Career Tenure & Promotion Info Session

In partnership with the Provost and President's Office, Faculty Development facilitates a tenure and promotion info session for early-career faculty, who recently joined SCU. Invitations to attend are usually sent out late winter or early spring. Check out the recording if you missed the session or would like more information!

Tenure & Promotion Info Session
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NCFDD Membership

All faculty have access to NCFDD's programming and newsletters without any cost to them. Click below to learn more on how to activate your account.

Tenure stream and senior lecturers are also invited to participate in the Faculty Success Program (FSP). In the past five years, over 80 tenure-stream faculty and senior lecturers from SCU have participated in FSP. We enroll faculty in the fall and spring cohorts annually. If you're interested in participating in FSP, please reach out to us at

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QSAL Welcome

Every year, we welcome many lecturers to SCU across all disciplines. We are grateful you chose to share your academic and industry knowledge with our students and collegial community. We know that getting to know SCU in a short time can be difficult. In partnership with Faculty Affairs, we've compiled the resources to help you get a jump start at navigating SCU and your new teaching appointment. Check out the slides from this fall's session.

Q/SAL Welcome Presentation

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Policies about your faculty position, promotions/reappointment, benefits, and the Faculty Handbook.

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Navigate here to Academic Technology

A broad range of technology resources and services, supporting integration in the classroom.

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Navigate here to University Library

Offers a variety of services and resources to support faculty in their teaching and research.

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Navigate here to Research & Creative Activities

Supports faculty in their scholarly work by securing funding, fostering collaborations, and applying for patents.