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If you are teaching for Brite Divinity School:

Please contact Suzanne Stone with your onboarding questions. Contact Suzanne Stone at 817-257-7577 or s.stone@tcu.edu.


If you are teaching for TCU:

Please use the following steps to prepare for the semester.

First Steps

  1. Do you have a contract?
    • If you do not have a contract, contact the person who hired you or your department’s admin to find out when you will be sent your contract.
    • If you have a contract, complete the checklist sent in your contract packet from the Provost’s Office, mail back the required materials, and submit your graduate transcript request(s).
  2. Schedule your I-9 appointment. After you have mailed in your required materials, Contact Amanda Gonzales in the Provost’s office in Sadler Hall at 817-257-6974 or a.j.gonzales@tcu.edu to set up an appointment to sign your I-9.

 

Things You Can Do Online or By Phone

        1. Learn about and RSVP for New Faculty Orientation (NFO). Contact the Koehler Center for Teaching Excellence if you have additional questions about NFO or need pedagogical support at 817-257-7434 or cte@tcu.edu.
        2. Set up your TCU username at newuser.tcu.edu by using your TCU ID number and birthday. Find your ID number in your contract packet. This will create your TCU email account and username to access My.TCU.Edu, which includes payroll information, class rosters, parking permit requests, etc. Once your username is setup, Then log in to activate your My.TCU.Edu account.
        3. Request your parking permit in My.TCU.Edu when the icon become available on your homepage when you log in. Contact the TCU Police Traffic and Parking Department at 817-257-6889 with questions about permits and when they become available.
        4. Check your TCU email at Mail.TCU.Edu using your TCU username and password. You must first setup your TCU username prior to checking email (See Step 2).
        5. Log in to TCU Online with your TCU username. (Users will be able to login to TCU Online if they have completed step 2 above and 24 hours has passed since their class assignment and user account creation.) TCU Online is our learning management system where you can post content for your class, set up a gradebook, and accept student homework submissions. If you haven’t been officially assigned to your course in Class Search by the Registrar, please contact the Koehler Center to explain your situation. Learn more about TCU Online or sign up for training. Contact the Koehler Center for Teaching Excellence at 817-257-7434 or cte@tcu.edu.
        6. Set up your Direct Deposit in My.TCU.Edu. Contact HR with questions at 817-257-7990 or askhr@tcu.edu.
        7. Learn about your benefits if you are a full-time employee and eligible. This benefits page will help you with the selection process of a generous benefit package through informative short videos to help you understand your health benefit options.
        8. Verify your employee information. Log in to your Employee Self-Service profile at My.TCU.Edu and visit the “Employee Center” to verify your W-4 (currently set to Single/0), W-2 information, update/change personal information, and set up Direct Deposit. You have the ability to change this information as needed. Contact HR with questions at 817-257-7990 or askhr@tcu.edu.
        9. Contact your department admin about obtaining keys to your office.
        10. Contact your department admin about gaining building ID access. Find your ID number in your contract packet.
        11. Look up your class to see your classroom assignment. You can find the building location on this map and find the emergency information for your classroom’s building. Be sure to check your classroom assignment again right before classes start in case the location has changed.​. Be sure to check your classroom assignment again right before classes start in case the location has changed.
        12. Arrange a classroom visit and technology training. Contact the Center for Instructional Services (CIS) at 817-257-7121.
        13. Enroll in TCU Alert to get campus emergency messages on your cell phone. Log in to my.tcu.edu with your TCU username and password. Click on Employee Center. Click on the Cellular Phone link and follow the directions. Contact Risk Management with any questions about TCU Alert at 817-257-7778.
        14. Program the following phone numbers into your cell phone.
          • When on campus, call the TCU Police at 817.257.7777 instead of 911 in case of an emergency. This actually minimizes response time as campus police are able to assist emergency responders navigate the campus and get to you sooner.
          • When you are having issues with classroom technology, call the Center for Instructional Services (CIS) at 817-257-7121.
          • When you are having issues with the internet or campus phone, call the IT Helpdesk at 817-257-6855.
          • When a student is struggling or needs support, call Campus Life at 817-257-7926.

 

 

Things You Can Do When Visiting Campus

(Use this visitor parking map if you do not have your parking permit yet.)

    1. Sign your I-9 during your appointment at the Provost’s office.
    2. Complete your Chair Conversation Checklist.
    3. Get your ID Card. Find your ID number in your contract packet and visit the ID Center to get your TCU ID card. Learn more about Faculty/Staff ID card benefits.
    4. Get your your personal device(s) on TCU wifi. On your personal device (laptop, tablet, phone), open your wireless networks and choose TCU Personal. Open a web browser (ex: Chrome or Firefox) and go to a non-TCU and non-Google website (ex: CNN or ESPN). From there it will ask for your TCU username and password. Then it will lead you through the process of adding your device. If you have problems, visit the IT Helpdesk on the first floor of the Library on the East side or call 817-257-6855.​
    5. Pick up your office keys from your department admin or Physical Plant.

 

 

After The Semester Starts

  1. Complete your Compliance Training. Watch for an email from HR during the first few weeks of the semester for a link to complete your mandatory Compliance Trainings: Conflict of Interest, Sexual Harassment, and Employment Discrimination. Compliance completion deadlines are 14 days from the start of the fall and spring semesters.