Tags: New Academic Staff

OFASD Virtual “Coffee Hours”

Whether you are a new member of the MSU community or someone with years of experience here, there are times when a faculty or academic staff member looks to talk about career issues with someone who understands academic work in its many forms.

New Faculty and Academic Staff Orientation / Follow-up Opportunities and Workshops

Follow-Up Opportunities

Various units provide supplemental information and resources or offer workshops as the new academic year begins.  Below are some current supplemental orientation offerings. Upcoming professional development opportunities throughout the academic year can be found here.

New Faculty and Academic Staff Orientation Resources

Introductory Resources to Help You Acclimate
Introduction to MSU

Getting Around Michigan State University

Technology Orientation

Technology Orientation
The MSU Libraries and IT Services hold a hands-on introduction to technology resources available for Michigan State University faculty and academic staff.


  • Electronic Resources
  • Where to get help and support for technology on campus
  • Library Research Services
  • Creating Digital Experiences
  • Data Management for Research
  • Library Teaching and Learning Services
  • High Performance Computing
  • Technology you can expect in university classrooms (e.g.,