Carnegie Mellon University

2022 Incoming Faculty Orientation

Held In Person from August 22-23, 2022

Welcome to Carnegie Mellon’s university-wide Incoming Faculty Orientation, brought to you by the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty in partnership with the Office of the Vice Provost for Education and the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation.

This 2 day workshop (9-3:30pm Monday - Tuesday) is an opportunity to meet other new faculty and explore what Carnegie Mellon has to offer. Programming includes a welcome from senior leadership, details about and support for in person teaching for Fall 2022, guidance on teaching and learning techniques, information on supporting student well-being, opportunities for small group discussion, and more.


  • Enter the Tepper Building through the main doors (floor 2); take the stairs or elevator to floor 1. From the elevators, turn left and enter the classroom on the left 1308.
  • Enter the Tepper Building from the Forbes Avenue side (floor 1); head straight ahead until you get to the large stairs and turn left; room 1308 will be on the left past the elevators.

Contact Courtney Bryant, Director, Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty, with any questions.


All synchronous sessions will be in person (information to follow).*  Schedule is subject to change.


Monday August 22

8:30-9:00        Coffee, tea and continental breakfast

9:00 - 9:30       Provost's Welcome

9:30 - 11:00     Enhancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging with the Office of the Vice Provost for DEI & CDO

11:00 - 11:15   Break

11:15-12:30     Community Lunch

12:30-1:00       How can the Eberly Center support your teaching?   

1:00 - 3:00        Research on How Learning Works & Effective Teaching Strategies for All Students 

3:00-3:15        Closing remarks

Tuesday, August 23

8:30-9:00        Coffee, tea and continental breakfast

9:00-10:30       Frameworks of Support - Policy and Practice

10:30 - 10:45   Break

10:45 - 12:00   Faculty Panel: Calibrating to Teaching at CMU

12:00-1:00       Lunch break

1:00-2:00       Technology Enhanced Learning at CMU: Office Hours

2:00-3:30        Faculty Professional Development: Recognizing and Assisting Students in Distress

3:30-3:45        Closing remarks