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

Monday, July 31

TimeLocationDetails
8 – 9 a.m.Student Center – Dining HallBreakfast (parking decals, office keys, Claw Card(s), 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.Library classroom L-1119 and L-1120Computer distribution, sign-in and technology overview
3 – 5 p.m.B-2500 and B-2600Optional: 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

Tuesday, Aug. 1

TimeLocationDetails
8 – 9 a.m.Student Center – Dining HallBreakfast and turning in I-9 forms
9 – 9:25 a.m.B-1600Mayor of Lawrenceville
9:25 – 9:50 a.m.B-1600 Senior Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
9:50 – 10 a.m.N/ABreak
10 – 11 a.m.B-1600 Mentoring
11 – 11:15 a.m.N/ATravel time
11:15 – 11:30 a.m..Student Center stepsGroup photo
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.Student Center – Private Dining A/B Lunch (individual photos will be taken during lunch)
1 – 1:30 p.m.B-1600 FERPA/Banner
1:30 – 2 p.m.B-1600 Student Profile
2 – 2:30 p.m.B-1600 Dean's Welcome
2:30 - 2:40 p.m.N/ATravel Time
2:40 – 5 p.m.In SchoolsSchool Welcome (includes class teaching schedules review)

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Wednesday, Aug. 2

TimeLocationDetails
8 – 9 a.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule
9 – 10 a.m.In SchoolsFaculty Evaluations
10 – 11:30 a.m.In SchoolsTime to Review/Design Syllabi (please bring your laptops)
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule
1 – 2 p.m.Library – Heritage Room (3rd floor)Intro to 21st Century Student
2 – 3 p.m.Library – Heritage Room (3rd floor)Active Learning
3 – 5 p.m.Library classroom L-1119 and L-1120Tech 101 / MyCourses (Brightspace by D2L) 101 

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Thursday, Aug. 3

TimeLocationDetails
8 – 9 a.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule
9 – 11 a.m.B-1600President's Welcome
11 – 11:30 a.m.B-1600Legal
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule
1 – 3 p.m.Library classroom L-1119 and L-1120MyCourses (Brightspace  by D2L) 102
3 – 3:15 p.m.Outside B-1600Coffee Break (courtesy of GGC Bookstore)
3:15 – 5 p.m.B-1600Outstanding Teaching Faculty Panel

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Friday, Aug. 4

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. 7

TimeLocationDetails
8 – 9:30 a.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.B-1600Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs/Provost
10:30 – 10:35 a.m.N/ABreak
10:35 – 11 a.m.B-1600Public Safety
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.B-1600Mr. Elliott Brack's Presentation on Gwinnett County
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule
1:30 – 3 p.m.B-1600Mandatory Internationalized Learning Essentials Forum
3 – 3:15 p.m.N/ATravel time
3:15 – 5 p.m.Student Center – LVISGGC Information Gathering Session

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Tuesday, Aug. 8

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

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Wednesday, Aug. 9

TimeLocationDetails
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule
4 – 5 p.m.Library – Heritage Room (3rd floor)President's Reception

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Thursday, Aug. 10

TimeLocationDetails
8 – 11:30  a.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.B-1600Faculty Senate Panel
12:30 – 1:45 p.m.Student Center – Private Dining A/BFaculty Senate Luncheon
1:45 – 2 p.m.N/ATravel time 
2 – 3:30 p.m.In SchoolsMentoring
3:30 – 5 p.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule

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Friday, Aug. 11

TimeLocationDetails
8 – 11 a.m.N/ARefer to your dean's schedule
10:45 – 11 a.m.Building B Parking LotTrolley to Downtown Lawrenceville
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.LawrencevilleDowntown Lawrenceville Eateries
1:30 p.m.LawrencevilleReturn to campus from Lawrenceville
2 – 4 p.m.Library – Heritage RoomPresident 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 Thursday, Aug. 3.
  •  GGC Compliance Day will be held on Friday, Aug. 4.
  • The Faculty Senate Panel for faculty will be held Thursday, Aug. 10, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., B-1600.
  • The Faculty Senate Luncheon for faculty will be held Thursday, Aug. 10, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. in the Student Center – Private Dining A/B.
  • Faculty BBQ will be held Friday, Aug. 18, 5 – 6:25 p.m. in the Student Center, LVIS/LVIS Terrace, followed by March through the Arch and Meet the Faculty, 6:30 – 8 p.m. on the Library Lawn. 

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Trolley to Downtown Eateries in Lawrenceville

All Aboard! On Friday, Aug. 11, a trolley will be available to take new faculty to the downtown eateries in Lawrenceville. Please be in the Building B parking lot at 10:45 a.m. in order to arrive back in time for the President and Provost Talk to new faculty in the Library, Heritage Room (3rd floor), please plan to return to the trolley by 1:30 p.m.

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President’s Reception

Each new faculty member and a guest are invited to the President’s Reception on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 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 Wednesday, Aug. 9. 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. 3.

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

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