New Faculty Orientation

The Center for Effective Teaching (CET) offers an orientation for new faculty each August.

2019 New Faculty Orientation

Date: Thursday, August 29, 2019

Time: 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Room 1052

Contact: Center for Effective Teaching | (518) 629-7291

2019-08-29 11:30:00 2019-08-29 16:30:00 America/New_York 2019 New Faculty Orientation Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Room 1052 Center for Effective Teaching



11:30 a.m. - Noon 
Optional Campus Tour

11:45 a.m. - Noon 

Noon – 12:15 p.m.
Welcome Remarks from HVCC President Ramsammy

12:15 – 12:50 p.m.
Lunch and remarks from HVCC Faculty Members

12:50 – 1:50 p.m.
Important HVCC Policies and Procedures: Includes information from the offices of Human Resources, Registrar, Public Safety and Continuing Education 

1:50 – 2 p.m.

2 – 3:20 p.m.
Student and Faculty Support Services: Includes services provided by the College Success Referral System, Library, Learning Assistance Center, Center for Academic Engagement (CAE), Center for Access & Adaptive Technology and Bookstore 

3:20 – 3:30 p.m.

3:30 – 4 p.m.
Instructor Console Training

4 – 4:30 p.m.
Introduction to Blackboard


Attending this event will allow you to obtain three credits of Professional Development towards the Teaching and Learning Certificate.

While on campus, you can also take advantage of some other opportunities:

  • Complete employment paperwork with the Office of Human Resources. Contact Human Resources at (518) 629-4552 for specifics on required documentation.
  • Stop in Public Safety to obtain your college ID and parking hang tag.
  • Visit the Information Technology Services department to pick up username and password credentials needed for accessing college computer systems.
    • Your information must be entered in Human Resources before you can obtain your ID, username and password.

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Center for Effective Teaching
Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Room 1042