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Faculty Development for Student Success @Center for University Scholars

Orientation for New Faculty

The Center hosts an orientation for new full-time faculty each August.  This orientation provides critical information about resources and support to new faculty at Jackson State University.  All full-time faculty who have begun employment in the last twelve months are welcome.  The morning session features advice on accessing resources and navigating university procedures and processes.  It also offers the opportunities to meet university leaders and fellow new faculty.  The afternoon session provides an introduction to human resources benefits and payroll orientation.


General University Information

Human Resources New Hire/On-Boarding Forms

Faculty Handbook

Campus Departmental Directory

Campus Map

Academic Affairs Information for Faculty

Academic Calendar

Activation of NetID.  NetID provides access to Blackboard and electronic library databases among other resources.

Course Syllabus Template (Microsoft .doc file)

Textbook Ordering.  Contact Alex Durr at (601) 979-2572.  Provide your name and e-mail address and he will send a link and appropriate log-in information for the textbook adoption tool.

IRB, Research Compliance and Sponsored Programs Forms

JSUOnline Information and Training Schedule



Faculty Development for Student Success @Center for University Scholars


1400 John R. Lynch Street
H.T. Sampson Library, Suite 4108 (Fourth Floor)
Jackson, MS 39217-0280

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 17091
Jackson State University
Jackson, MS 39217

Tel: (601) 979-6949
Fax: (601) 979-6950