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Part Time Faculty Handbook

The purpose of the Part-Time Faculty Handbook is to provide a source where Part-Time Faculty can access information they need quickly and easily. The handbook gathers into one location general information for Part-Time Faculty.

I. BACKGROUND AND GENERAL INFORMATION

U of L General Information phone number: 852-5555
Introduction to U of L, plus links to other info
Mission Statement of the University
Board of Trustees
U of L Department Phone Numbers
Campus Map
Ombuds Office

The Ombuds Office at the University of Louisville serves all employees of the university including administrators, faculty, staff, and post-doctoral fellows. The Ombuds will serve as the initial point of contact for employees who have disputes. The role of the Ombuds is to help employees resolve differences informally through discussion and referral to other conflict resolution venues when appropriate.

Institutional Research and Planning

II. EMPLOYMENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Parking Information, fees and locations

 

Cardinal Card

 

Paycheck Viewing and Payroll Processing: On the U of L webpage, see Faculty/Staff Services, under Personal Info (You will need to log into ULINK for these using your userid and password)

 

Human Resources

 

Access to Health Insurance for Part-time Faculty

 

Retirement Programs

 

Tuition Remission

 

Email Accounts

 

Exchange Web Access Cient

 

Wireless Networking at U of L

 

Virus Protection

 

Spam Filtering

 

Software Resales

 

Passwords:

 

University Club Membership

 

Employee Discounts and Perks

 

III. TEACHING INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

Class Rosters and Grading (You will need to log into ULINK for these using your userid and password)

 

Submitting Grades - Instructions

 

Recording Grades - See Faculty/Staff Services, under Academics, choose Record Grades

 

Grading System - Varies by department; check with your department to see what their policy is.

 

Classroom Instruction

Textbook Ordering - From the U of L Webpage, see Faculty Staff Services, under Academics/Bookstore Textbook orders for Faculty

 

Training and Development Opportunities - Delphi Center

 

Schedule of Courses - Online

 

Academic Calendars

 

Calendars

 

University Holidays

 

Work Restricted Holidays and Policy

 

Severe Weather Announcements

 

Classroom Scheduling

 

Athletic Schedules

 

Blackboard

 

IT Helpdesk: 852-7997

 

Listservs

 

IV. INSTRUCTIONAL AND CLERICAL RESOURCES

Clerical Resources

Each department is responsible for policy on the following items:
Instructional Support
Supplies
Mailbox
Office Space
Office Hours
Keys
Use of Computers
Copying Procedures
Evaluation of Faculty Performance
Long-distance phone calls relating to students
Some items required to be included in your syllabus

Libraries

 

Other Resources

Disabilities Resource Center

 

Discriminatory Harassment Policy

 

Diversity and Equal Opportunity

 

University Police

 

Information Technology Services

 

REACH

 

Writing Center

 

Web Publishing at U of L

 

Academic Computing Webpage (Information on many aspects of computer use at U of L)

V. PART-TIME FACULTY INVOLVEMENT IN UNIVERSITY GOVERNMENT

Faculty Senate Webpage

 

Schedule of Faculty Senate Meetings

 

Faculty Senators (Including Part-Time Faculty) and Contact Info

 

Redbook: Basic governance document for the University of Louisville

 

Part-time Faculty Listserv: This is a moderated listserv that is a forum for announcements and news from the Faculty Senate, as well as for discussions among part-time faculty about issues of interest and concern to us all. To be added to the list, email the moderator at tamara.yohannes@louisville.edu

If you have any suggestions or comments, please email the Office of the Provost.

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