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In addition to reviewing the resources here, new faculty should always read the
Faculty Handbook, review DePaul’s
policies and procedures, and contact their department chair or program director for information that is specific to their department.
One great way to make new connections across university departments is by participating in a Teaching Commons event. See what's being offered now.
DePaul is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. DePaul faculty, administrators, and graduate students can join for free and take advantage of a variety of resources and programs offered online.
There are a number of ways you can access your DePaul email.
Order books online through the official Barnes & Noble DePaul University Bookstore. Read more...
The University Library manages the course reserves system at DePaul.
Desire2Learn (D2L) is DePaul's Learning Management System (LMS). All course sections at DePaul are automatically assigned a course site in D2L, where instructors can post materials, facilitate online discussions, collect and return student work, enter and track grades, and so on. Learn more about D2L.
Each quarter there are two surveys you need to complete in BlueStar. You will receive email notifications with directions on how to complete them.
Learn more about BlueStar.
Faculty are required to submit official course grades using Campus Connect.
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Don’t have a lot of time to spend combing through this site? Check out some of the pages below for information you’ll want to know prior to teaching at DePaul for the first time.