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New Faculty

The Office of the Provost welcomes you into our University community. We hope you'll find the resources below helpful as you get settled on campus. The Office of Neighborhood and Community Relations  also maintains a list of community activities, organized by month, many of which are free to attend. Learn more and find out the current listings on their website.

New Faculty Welcome Program

The New Faculty Welcome Program is a one-day program specially designed to highlight the scholarly, teaching, and administrative resources available to help you excel in your new role. The program is organized through the Office of the Provost, and includes panels and presentations with various Northwestern administrators and faculty. The Fall 2018 New Faculty Welcome Program occurred on Thursday, September 20 in the Global Hub, White Auditorium. Please contact Beth Ripperger ( if you have any questions about the program.

Guide for New Faculty

A guide for new faculty is updated annually and is intended to serve as a central resource of onboarding information for new faculty. Explore the topics below. In addition, explore the online resources guide, which links directly to a variety of departments and programs and is intended to provide faculty with information and support in all aspect of their teaching, research, and work life.