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Faculty Guidelines

New Faculty Orientation

Newly hired, full‐time faculty members are required to attend an orientation that meets periodically throughout the fall semester. The New Faculty Orientation provides a series of informational sessions covering a wide range of topics and introduces new faculty to key faculty members, constituency heads, and administrators to assist with their transition to Daytona State.

Checklist For On-Boarding New Faculty


Checklist items


Departmental teaching philosophy  
Classroom management  
Master course descriptions  
Textbooks and supplemental materials  
Student support services:  
Information technology  
  • Office 365
  • My Daytona State Portal
  • Network login
  • Voicemail
  • Falcon Online (LMS)
Pay procedures  
  • Faculty load acceptance
  • Fall, spring, and summer pay
  • Pay dates
Absence reporting procedures  
College ID  
  • Attendance verification
  • Grade submissions
  • Office hours
College committees  
  • Curriculum Committee
  • Faculty Senate
  • Planning Council
Other college information  
  • MyDaytonaState
  • College
  • Department
Accessing master course description  
  • Login to MyDaytonaState
  • Mouseover "Resources"
  • Click "Document Repository"
  • Click "Departments"
  • Click "Academic Affairs"
  • Click "Master Course Descriptions"
Accessing Office 365  
  • Login to MyDaytonaState
  • Click "Falcon Mail"
Accessing Faculty Center  
  • Click "My Academics"
  • Click "Faculty Center"