New-Faculty Checklist

  • Complete Workday Onboarding Tasks (I-9, direct deposit, update personal information, etc.) upon receiving an email prompt from Workday. For more information, review the Job Aids.  
Classroom and Course Preparation
  • Visit the Center for Teaching and Learning webpage to learn about important academic policies, syllabus creation guidelines, evolving guidelines on the use of generative AI tools, and other resource in support of teaching.
  • Learn to use Moodle, the university's learning management system. Sign up for a workshop or schedule an appointment with one of the Instructional Technologists for a one-on-one consultation
  • Learn to use Workday for its classroom teaching functions (e.g., admitting students to a class, managing enrollment limits, etc.).
  • Visit the Office of the University Registrar website to learn more about the Academic Calendar and the University Bulletin.
  • Visit the Brandeis University Library website to learn more about services available to support teaching and research, including help with submitting course reserve requests for materials you've assigned in class.
Other Campus Resources