All new full-time faculty are strongly encouraged to attend the pre-orientation session. Attendance at the regular orientation sessions is mandatory. To assist you, please consult the GGC campus map.

Pre-Orientation

Tuesday, July 31

TimeLocationDetails
8 – 9 a.m.Student Center – Dining HallBreakfast (parking decals, office keys, processing of I-9 forms and gifts will be distributed)
9 – 10 a.m.Library classroom L-1119 and L-1120Human Resources
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.Library classroom L-1119 and L-1120Benefits overview
12 – 1 p.m.Student Center – Dining HallLunch
1 – 3 p.m.C-1100/C-1125/C-1135Computer distribution, sign-in and technology overview
3 – 5 p.m.Benefits (B-2600) or HR (B-2500)Optional: Individual time to discuss benefits (B-2600) or meet with HR representatives (B-2500). You may contact the Office of Benefits if you need assistance.

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Orientation – Week One

Wednesday, Aug. 1

TimeLocationDetails
8 – 9 a.m.Student Center – Dining HallBreakfast and turning in I-9 forms
9 – 9:25 a.m.Cisco AuditoriumMayor of Lawrenceville
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.Cisco Auditorium President Welcome
11:30  – 11:40 a.m.N/ABreak
11:40 a.m. – 12 p.m.Cisco AuditoriumSenior Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
12 – 1:30 p.m.. N/ALunch (on your own)
1:30 – 2 p.m.C-1100Student Profile
2 – 2:30 p.m..C-1100Dean's Welcome
2:30 – 2:40 p.m.N/ATravel Time
2:40 – 5 p.m.In Schools School Welcome (includes class teaching schedules review)

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Thursday, Aug. 2

TimeLocationDetails
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.Infinite Energy CenterSummer Commencement
12 – 5 p.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule

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Friday, Aug. 3

TimeLocationDetails
8 – 9 a.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.Campus-wideGGC Compliance Day

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Orientation – Week Two

Monday, Aug. 6

TimeLocationDetails
8 – 9 a.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule
9 – 10 a.m.C-1100Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs/Provost
10 – 10:10 a.m.N/ABreak
10:10 – 10:35 a.m.C-1100Public Safety
10:35 – 11 a.m.C-1100Banner/FERPA
11 – 11:25 a.m..C-1100Legal
11:25 – 11:45 a.m.N/ATravel Time
11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.Student Center – Dining HallLunch (group photo and individual photos will be taken during lunch in the private dining area)
1 – 1:15 p.m.N/ATravel Time
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.Library – Heritage Room (3rd Floor)21st Century Student
2:15 – 2:25 p.m.N/ATravel Time
2:25 – 4:30 p.m.Student Center – LVISGGC Information Gathering Session
4:30 – 5 p.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule

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Tuesday, Aug. 7

TimeLocationDetails
8 – 9 a.m..N/ARefer to your dean's schedule
9 – 10:45 a.m.B-2100Tech 101/Brightspace 101 by D2L (MyCourses)
10:45 – 11:00 a.m.N/ATravel Time
11:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.Student Center – LVISAll Faculty Welcome
12 – 1:30 p.m.Student Center – Dining HallAll Faculty Luncheon
1:30 – 1:45 p.m.N/ATravel Time
1:45 – 3:00 p.m.In SchoolsTime to Review/Design Syllabus (Please bring your laptops)
3:00 - 3:45 p.m.N/ATravel Time
4 – 5:30 p.m.Library – Heritage Room (3rd Floor)President's Reception

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Wednesday, Aug. 8

TimeLocationDetails
8 – 9 a.m..N/ARefer to your dean's schedule
9 – 11 a.m.Library Classrooms: L-1119 and L-1120Tech 102/Brightspace 102 by D2L (MyCourses)
11:00 - 11:10 a.m.N/ATravel Time
11:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.Library – Heritage Room (3rd Floor)Active Learning
12:10 – 1:45 p.m.N/ALunch (on your own)
1:45 – 3:45 p.m.C-1100Outstanding Teaching Faculty Panel
2:45 – 2:55 p.m.Outside C-1100Coffee Break sponsored by GGC Bookstore
3:45 – 5 p.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule

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Thursday, Aug. 9

TimeLocationDetails
8 – 9 a.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule
9 – 10 a.m.C-1100Mentoring
10 – 11 a.m.In SchoolsIn Schools
11 – 11:15 a.m.N/ATravel time 
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.C-1100Faculty Senate Panel
12:15 – 2 p.m.Student Center – Dining HallFaculty Senate Luncheon
2 – 5 p.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule

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Friday, Aug. 10

TimeLocationDetails
8 – 9 a.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule
9 – 10 a.m.In SchoolsFaculty Evaluations 
10 a.m. – 2 p.m..N/ARefer to your dean's schedule
2 – 4 p.m.President's Executive Board Room, B‑3500 (3rd Floor)President and Provost Talk to New Faculty

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Important Reminders

  • Please make sure to visit the new faculty website for up-to-date information regarding New Faculty Orientation.
  • Your I-9 form must be returned to Human Resources (B-2500) by Friday, Aug. 3.
  •  GGC Compliance Day will be held on Friday, Aug. 3.
  • The Faculty Senate Panel for faculty will be held Thursday, Aug. 9, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., C-1100.
  • The Faculty Senate Luncheon for faculty will be held Thursday, Aug. 9, 12:15 – 2 p.m. in the Student Center – Dining Hall. 

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President’s Reception

Each new faculty member and a guest are invited to the President’s Reception on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 4 – 5:30 p.m. in the Library, Heritage Room (3rd floor).

For those faculty who need childcare services during the President’s Reception, Kids ‘R’ Kids Child Care Center has agreed to provide childcare services at no cost to faculty members. Services will be available at Kid 'R' Kids from 3:30 – 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7. If you would like to use this service, please contact your associate dean and complete the appropriate form with the age(s) of your child(ren) by Thursday, Aug. 2.

Kids ‘R’ Kids Child Care Center
225 NW Collins Industrial Way
Lawrenceville, Ga.
770.962.6400

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