Center for Teaching Excellence

Murphy Building
600 Forbes Avenue 20 Chatham Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: 412.396.5177

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    Getting Started: Adjunct Faculty at Duquesne

    Welcome from Provost Timothy R. Austin

    This list is intended to help you get started in teaching at Duquesne.

    First Things

    Our Mission and Identity provides a context and guide for all that we do at Duquesne

    Human Resources & Payroll – you need to take care of this first.  Start by working with the administrative assistant in the department or school where you have been hired.

    DU Card – you need this for the library and other services

    Multipass login – this is your key to Duquesne’s online world: intranet, email and electronic library resources.

    Center for Teaching Excellence Orientation – this orientation provides an overview to your role and the resources to support you in it.

    Teaching at Duquesne

    Teaching and learning resources (e.g., course & syllabus design, learning assessment)


    DORI – Duquesne Online Resources & Information (the university intranet), your source of campus news and information

    Computing & technology services – links to all aspects of technology services

    Email overview

    Educational Technology – including classroom media services and online learning support

    Blackboard overview – learning management system to support face-to-face classes and also for distance learning

    Information relevant to teaching and learning (not exhaustive)

    Academic Advisement – Duquesne has professional academic advisors for undergraduates

    Academic Integrity Policy

    Barnes and Noble Bookstore and Cafe (Campus Bookstore)

    Core Curriculum – the general education requirements for undergraduates

    English as a Second Language – for students who are non-native speakers and writers of English

    Evaluation of Teaching – See Faculty Handbook

    FERPA Training -- The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) training is highly recommended for all employees who access, share or exchange student information.

    Gender Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct - See TAP 31 - Completion of an on-line training program is required of all new faculty, staff, and graduate teaching assistants.

    • Click on the Staff tab at the top.
    • See the DU Training section > Essentials for all DU Employees > Compliance Training.

    Gumberg Library and Library Resource Guide

    Learning Skills Center

    Academic Community Engagement and Service-Learning - supports faculty in integrating community engagement into research and teaching

    Students with Disabilities – we are committed to helping all Duquesne students learn

    Writing Center – for students in any discipline at any level

    University Counseling Center

    Other Resources

    University Fast Facts and Fact Book

    Employee Parking