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New Faculty Orientation

2019 New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty Agenda and Directory

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, and Thursday, August 15, 2019

Course Design Institute for New Faculty-Teaching Faculty

Friday, August 16, 2019

Course Design Institute for New Faculty-Assistant Professors

Monday, August 19, 2019

New Faculty Orientation Day 1
Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center, Room 208
Tallahassee welcomes U Community Reception - Hosted by the tallahassee chamber of commerce
The florida historic capitol
  • 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • A spouse or adult guest is invited. 
  • Parking provided for $1.00 in Kleman Plaza - 306 S. Duval Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301
  • Childcare will not be provided. Please contact Seminole Sitters.
  • Dress is business casual.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

New Faculty Orientation Day 2
Augustus B. turnbull iii florida state conference center, room 208

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

President's New Faculty Social, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The President's House
  • President and Mrs. John Thrasher will host a social for new faculty.
  • A spouse or adult guest is invited.
  • Dress is business casual.
  • Childcare will not be provided. Please contact Seminole Sitters.

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Provost's New Welcome Dinner, 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center, Room 108
  • Provost Sally McRorie will host a welcome dinner for new faculty. This informal gathering will provide an opportunity to meet with your new colleagues and University administrators in a relaxed setting.
  • Complimentary childcare will be provided by Seminole Sitters. 
  • Dress is very casual.

Health Insurance

There are two options to obtain a September 1, 2019, effective date for health insurance coverage. The earliest supplemental insurance (i.e., dental) effective date is October 1, 2019.

  1. The Benefits section of Human Resources (HR) will be hosting two health insurance information/enrollment sessions for new faculty members at the FSU Training Center.
    • Tuesday, August 13, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday, August 14, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
    • If you would like to attend one of these sessions, please contact the Benefits staff at insurance@fsu.edu or call Kathy Worthman at 850-644-8732 to register.
    • These sessions will provide you with detailed information on how to enroll for September 1 coverage, with a possible deduction for the health insurance premium from your September 13, 2019 paycheck.
  2. At the August 19, 2019 orientation, you can choose to attend a brief presentation and receive information about how to receive a September 1, 2019, effective date.
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