The purpose of the Part-Time Lecturers Handbook is to provide a source where Part-Time Lecturers (PTLs) can access information they need quickly and easily. The handbook gathers general information into one location for Part-Time Lecturers.
I. BACKGROUND AND GENERAL INFORMATION
Virtual Orientation - the Employee Success Center has created a virtual orientation for PTLs with important need-to-know information to start your time at the University of Louisville!
U of L General Information phone number: 852-5555
Introduction to U of L - Includes the university's history, Mission Statement, and Vision Statement
Board of Trustees
Cardinal Card - Your U of L ID card and related benefits
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.
Your Accounts - Email, Blackboard, etc.
Employee Success & Professional Development
Operations & Business Support
Health & Safety
II. TEACHING INFORMATION AND RESOURCES
Training and Professional Development Opportunities - Delphi Center
Textbook Ordering - Note the deadlines for submitting course materials to the U of L Bookstore
Submitting Grades - Instructions
Grading System - Varies by department; check with your department to see what their policy is.
Schedule of Courses - Online
Calendars - Landing page for Academic Calendars, University Holidays, Work Restricted Religious Holy Days, University Events, etc.
Severe Weather Announcements
III. INSTRUCTIONAL AND CLERICAL RESOURCES
- Each department is responsible for policy on the following items:
- Instructional Support
Use of Computers
Evaluation of Faculty Performance
Long-distance phone calls relating to students
Some items required to be included in your syllabus
See all University Library hours, borrowing privileges, reserve a room, learn about Faculty support, and more
Disabilities Resource Center
Discriminatory Harassment Policy
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
Information Technology Services
Web Publishing at U of L
Computer Account Usage Agreement
IV. PART-TIME LECTURERS INVOLVEMENT IN UNIVERSITY GOVERNMENT
Part-time Lecturers 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 lecturers about issues of interest and concern to us all. To be added to the list, please email Roy Fuller.