Office of Academic Innovation

Getting Started for New Faculty

The videos and resources gathered here provide an introduction to Towson, its students, and course preparation basics, as well as critical campus technologies and student supports.

To confirm your completion of this orientation, please fill out the Getting Started for New Faculty website evaluation survey which will be emailed to you.


To get started, please review this video outlining Towson University's Structure, Mission, and Background:

Next, please review each of the following topics:

  1. Technology Starter Kit
  2. Initial Course Planning
  3. Roles and Responsibilities
  4. About our Students
  5. Supports for Students

For all questions concerning your transition to campus, please contact your department chairperson.

View a collection of diversity resources and affinity groups from the Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity.


Office of Academic Innovation
Cook Library Room 405
Phone: 410-704-2005



Welcome to Towson University! I hope you find the resources on this site a useful and informative introduction to teaching at Towson.

Jane E. Neapolitan
Assistant Provost





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