New Faculty Orientation Course

Available July 2022

This online course is designed to introduce you to important information and resources as you begin your career at UNLV. The course consists of modules that provide an overview of UNLV’s institutional structure as well as academic services, resources, and opportunities for faculty and campus leaders. A link to the course is provided to new faculty.

New Faculty Orientation Networking Lunch

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New Faculty Onboarding

Learn about UNLV’s onboarding processes, including the onboarding requirements at each step, the office or unit responsible, and timelines.

Additional Resources

Below are pages with collections of links to some of the most useful pages on the UNLV website for new faculty. Feel free to explore and bookmark those you want to revisit.

Faculty/Staff

The Faculty/Staff page, which you can access directly from the UNLV Home page, is your one-stop snapshot of the daily happenings at UNLV. Here you can see at a glance the latest news, important announcements, and calendar of upcoming events. The page also features links to the most commonly used resources for faculty and staff, like MyUNLV and WebCampus, as well as administration offices, various campus directories, and academic resources.

Scroll to the bottom, and you will see links to resources dedicated to important aspects of life at UNLV: Work/Life, Wellness, Employee Involvement, and more.

Work/Life

The Work/Life page features links to a variety of programs and services, including low-cost health and wellness options, professional development opportunities, employee engagement groups, and more. These resources are designed to help you achieve professional and personal balance and growth.

The page is organized by categories, each of which provides a list of resources to explore. Categories include Health and Wellness, Mental Health, Workplace Flexibility, Diversity and Inclusion, Community Outreach & Resources, Employee Recognition, Veteran Services, Shared Governance, Education and Professional Development, and Las Vegas Living.

Faculty Center

The UNLV Faculty Center promotes the professional development of all UNLV educators, researchers, and other academic professionals through a program of research, consultation, events, and resources. Services focus on teaching development, research support and career planning.

From this page, you can request a consultation or a teaching observation, join a writing group or book group, or sign up for the weekly Sunday Newsletter, as well as view opportunities to become involved in faculty mentoring. The Faculty Center also curates an extensive list of Faculty Development Resources that includes links to resources on teaching, research, and career development.

The Faculty Center in Beam Hall is a hub for UNLV's faculty community, providing a welcoming lounge space, a quiet work area, conference room, practice teaching space, individual and small-group consultation space, and other faculty development resources and information.

UNLV Folio

UNLV Folio is the university’s activity reporting system for academic faculty.  UNLV Folio provides a secure and convenient web-based environment for faculty to enter and report on their scholarly activities, research, and service. On this page, academic faculty can log in to the system, as well as find links to the UNLV Folio Resources and Training page.

Executive Vice President and Provost

The Executive Vice President and Provost (EVPP) is the chief academic officer, overseeing all aspects of UNLV’s academic mission. The EVPP page contains information on the office’s areas of responsibility, including Academic Resources, Faculty Affairs, Undergraduate Education, Academic Programs, Space Usage, International Programs, Information Technology, Educational Outreach, Decision Support, and the International Travel Policy.

Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources at UNLV manages a variety of programs for creating a positive and productive work environment. Here you will find information on important HR processes, including new employee onboarding, employee information, benefits, HR forms, and much more.

UNLV Ombuds

The Ombuds Office is a place where all UNLV employees can bring their concerns, and it is committed to helping UNLV become a more inclusive workplace that builds a sense of belonging for all members of its community. The office is located in FDH 165, to discuss anything you would like. All conversations with the Ombuds are confidential. Visit this page to see a variety of ways you can connect with the Ombuds