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New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty Orientation (NFO) at the University of Northern Colorado is co-sponsored by the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the Office of the Provost. This is a 2-day event designed to help new faculty prepare for their first year at UNC. The goals of New Faculty Orientation are to:

  • Welcome new faculty to the Community of Bears
  • Engage new faculty in discussions about teaching excellence
  • Provide new faculty with information about campus policies
  • Inform new faculty about campus services 

These goals are achieved through the following activities: 

  • Discussions about UNC’s students and values 
  • Discussions with UNC’s provost, president, and senate chair
  • Teaching workshops led by experienced UNC faculty
  • Active learning sessions related to campus policies and services
  • Campus tour
  • Community building events