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George Mason University

Faculty Resources

Mason values the level of expertise and passion for learning our faculty provide our students in building a fulfilling academic experience. 

It Takes a Village...

Working at George Mason University is a collaborative experience. Having the correct resource at your fingertips is invaluable to a productive work experience.

If You're New Here...Welcome!

Faculty Orientation is the introduction to everything Mason. Make sure that you are registered in time to attend the full-day event.

Upcoming Orientations  
Adjunct Faculty January 13, 2018
August 2018
Term Faculty August 2018

New faculty members will find a broad list of resources that will assist in the transition to Mason at the Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning. 

The Essentials:

Emergency Preparedness and Notification

Human Resources
  • Your academic unit will work with the Office of the Provost and HR & Payroll to set up the administrative details of your faculty appointment. Information about faculty appointments, including faculty salary minimums, submission of transcripts, and offer letters are all available.

Teaching Resources

  • The Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning provides comprehensive support and professional development for teaching and learning for all Mason instructors including graduate students.
  • IT Services provides a wide range of support for technology in and out of the classroom. 
  • Please visit the Research Support tab for a full suite of resources. 

Required Training

  • All new faculty are required to take the Title IX Overview and Sexual Harassment Prevention training offered by the Office of Compliance, Diversity, and Ethics. This page has information on how to register for online training sessions on active shooters, terrorism and security, and workplace violence and prevention. 
  • Visit Human Resources and Payroll for a full list of required trainings. 

We're Here for the Students...

Student Support Resources on Campus

Mason takes the well being of our students seriously. The Stearns Center maintains a list of student support resources on campus. We recommend you become familiar with what is available, so you are prepared should the need arise. 

Student Behaviors of Concern

Disruptions to the learning environment caused by student behavior are harmful and cause for concern. When you notice a pattern, or something catches your attention, please know that our administration takes these matters seriously. This guide is designed to be a helpful resource.