New Faculty and Lecturers

Make sure you complete all onboarding requirements from Human Resources.

Getting Started as a New Employee at EMU

What Will Be Provided

Your home department or college will help provide you with the following.

Other Resources

  • Eagle One Card—This is your official University ID card.
  • My.emich—For accessing EMU's self-service portal and Emich email.
  • Getting Help tab—An overview of the My.Emich Self-Service Portal.

The New Semester—Resources for Instructional Effectiveness and Student Success


Learn the  management system for web enhancement of face-to-face courses, hybrid, and online course management. Administered by the Center for E-Learning at with additional training and faculty support.


Learn how to navigate the Faculty Services tab in the My.emich Portal.

Class List Emailing

Use these instructions to more easily email the list of registered students.

Informational Meeting

Make an appointment with the Faculty Development Center (FDC) for an informational meeting and you need to do the following:

Policies and Campus Resources

Learn and share the EMU policies and campus resources with your students.

First Month on the Job—Get to know EMU

Test yourself with a website review. For example, start on the home page and locate:

  • Your department's home page
  • Organization chart for the University
  • Office of Records and Registration's Grade Schedule
  • Course Catalog
  • What is your course description and how does the course fit into your student's program of study?

Other training to be completed in the first term

  • Mandatory environment health and safety training (ask your Department/Program staff member for the scheduled trainings)
  • Mandatory Sexual Harassment online training
  • Optional professional development training from Human Resources
  • Optional Human Subjects, Research Ethics training from ORDA

Tour the Campus

One of the best ways to get to know the campus and our students is by joining an Admissions tour. Admissions loves to have faculty come along for daily tours and Explore Eastern. Ask a colleague to lunch and include a visit to a new spot on campus such as:

Future Success—Tenure/Promotion/Advancement Information


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