Information for New and Adjunct Faculty

  • Online Classroom Publication - A subscription to Magna Publications Online Classroom is now available to all UST faculty and staff. The newsletter is broad in scope and includes a variety of topics applicable to both the face-to-face classroom and the blended classroom. Online Classroom helps faculty and staff create and design quality blended and online courses, stay current with the latest learning strategies, manage courses without becoming overwhelmed, and more. The Online Classroom newsletter is accessible from on or off campus and a PDF format is also available online for printing. All that you need to access the Online Classroom newsletter is an account and UST's authorization code. Send an email to the Center for Faculty Development at facdevctr@stthomas.edu and we will send you instructions on how to access Online Classroom.

  • Things to ask your administrative assistant:
    • Set up voice mail/email
    • Getting a mailbox and finding the post office
    • Order keys
    • Where to fine department letterhead/envelopes
    • How to find/purchase supplies; how to use bookstore charge 
    • How to get/use a ProCard
    • Get/set up a computer and accessories

Commonly Used Acronyms at UST

AARC Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex
 ATC  Academic Technology Consultant
 CAS  College of Arts and Sciences
 CDC  Child Development Center
 CELC  College of Education, Leadership, and Counseling
 EVP/CAO  Executive Vice President/Chief Academic Officer
 FAC  Faculty Affairs Committee
 FOP  Faculty Organization Plan
 HLC  Higher Learning Commission (our accreditation agency)
 IRT  Information Resources and Technologies
 OCB Opus College of Business 
 SOD  School of Divinity
 SOE  School of Engineering

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