Adjunct Faculty Resources
Adjunct Faculty Resources Center
As a major public research university, UNT strives to advance educational excellence and prepare students to become thoughtful, engaged citizens of the world. Adjunct faculty are an important part of fulfilling this mission. The Adjunct Faculty Resources Center provides important information to help you learn about UNT's policies and resources. You will also find information below to help you grow professionally as an educator. Contact your Chair or department coordinator as soon as possible to obtain department specific information that is essential for fulfilling your responsibilities.
A number of events and activities are scheduled for adjunct faculty each semester. This schedule of events will be updated regularly with newprofessional development and social opportunities. Teaching Resources for Engaged Educators (TREE) is an online, self-paced course for faculty who want to maximize their impact on student learning, connect with other like-minded educators, anddocument their efforts to improve their teaching practice. Academic computing short courses are available online. These courses and cover statistical software packages, software development, and more.
Getting Started at UNT
- The Human Resources website explains the onboarding process for new hires, how to view your paycheck online, and how to change your personal information with the university. Purchase a parking permit, find parking maps, and view regulations here.
- Search the Campus Map for buildings and parking lots.
- Important academic Information Academic calendar
- Technology services
- Policies and procedures
- Faculty/staff training and development
- FERPA training is required for UNT employees.
The 2014-2014 Teaching Excellence Handbook includes teaching tips and information about UNT course policies that will aid instructors in carrying outtheir responsibilities, including:
- Attendance policies
- Records policies and FERPA
- Syllabus guidelines
- Grading and grade submission
- Students with disabilities
- Students rights and responsibilities
- Emergency response
Please see the new 2016-2017 Teaching Excellence Handbook site. What Campus Resources are Available?
- UNT Library
- The Media Library contains UNTs audio-visual materials, which are available for checkout
- The Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and Redesign (CLEAR) provides teaching support in course design, teaching effectiveness, assessment, and teaching with technology
- Computer labs are available to students and faculty
- Sage Hall Testing Center can be reserved for secure computer-based testing of large groups of students.
- The Learning Center offers tutoring, study skills training, and writing support to students
- Who to call for help
Teaching Strategies and Resources
This section will provide you with the essential skills and knowledge you need to successfully teach a course at UNT.