Time Session & Location
8:00am to 9:15am
College Breakfasts
Varies, check with your college
9:00am to 9:05am
Available All Day: Individual Professional Photos Available (no appointment necessary)
The Wallace Library - WAL/005, A-405 (lower level)

Elizabeth Torgerson-Lamark, Marketing & Communications

9:15am to 9:30am
Day 2 Registration
Gosnell Lecture Hall A-300
9:30am to 10:15am
Your Teaching Mindset
Gosnell Lecture Hall A-300

Jeremiah Parry-Hill, Manager for Instructional Design-TLS

An interactive session to help new faculty determine and reflect on their teaching mindset, and how Teaching and Learning Services (TLS) can help them achieve their teaching goals.

10:15am to 10:30am
Teaching and Learning Services
Gosnell Lecture Hall A-300

Ian Webber, Director, Teaching and Learning Services (TLS)

An overview of the support and resources available from the Innovative Learning Institute and TLS, your source for support and ideas about course design, classroom activities, online learning, academic technology, and media.  

10:30am to 10:45am
11:45am to 12:00pm
New Faculty Escorted to the Wallace Library for Networking Lunch
The Wallace Library - WAL/005 - 1st Floor
12:00pm to 12:45pm
Networking Lunch
The Wallace Library - WAL/005 - 1st Floor
1:00pm to 1:30pm
Orientation to SIS
Gosnell Lecture Hall A-300

Tina Sturgis, Senior Associate Registrar

All RIT class instructors must use the Faculty Center within RIT’s Student Information System (SIS) to enter grades and access their class schedules, class rosters and historic grade rosters. All permanent, non-adjunct faculty have access to Advisor Center as well, which provides a modified view of what students see when they log in to the SIS. Advisor Center serves as a central location that allows you to see a student’s schedule of classes, advisors, holds, course history, unofficial transcript and more.   

1:30pm to 2:00pm
Using Starfish to Send Academic Alerts
Center for Campus Life - CPC 2610/2650, 2nd Floor

Stephanie Bauschard, Associate Director, University Advising Office

RIT’s academic alert system allows instructors to send timely feedback and information to students regarding their performance in a course.  This session will serve as an introduction to the system including: an overview of the system and its purpose, user roles in the Starfish system and processes, accessing the Starfish system and send academic alerts through Progress Surveys, where to find additional training and support for the Starfish system.

Starfish User Guide 

2:10pm to 2:40pm
University News & You
Gosnell Auditorium, A-300

Ellen Rosen, Director, University Communications

Covers how faculty work with University Communications and the products and services they provide provide as part of the Division of Marketing and Communications.

2:40pm to 3:10pm
Sponsored Research Services and You
Gosnell Auditorium, A-300

David Bond, Director, Sponsored Research Services (SRS). Click for bio.

Depending on your rank, you may be conducting research and scholarly that includes applying for grants. SRS is here to support you in proposal preparation and writing, developing a budget, submitting a proposal, and research compliance. 

3:10pm to 3:15pm
Wrap-up Day 2 & Evaluations / Walk to TWC

Anne M. Canale & Cheryl Herdklotz

3:15pm to 4:15pm
Resource Fair
The Wallace Library - WAL/005 - 1st Floor

Campus Representatives

Enjoy this opportunity to obtain information on campus units and services that can assist you and your students. Meet representatives from advising, academic support, the Writing Center, Sponsored Research, and our University Press, to name a few. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover RIT’s wonderful resources while expanding your RIT network.