New Faculty Orientation


New Faculty Orientation (NFO) is an event sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost and organized by the Office of Faculty Development. NFO is offered for all full-time tenured, tenure-track and full-time non-tenure-track faculty new to the University and for those who have come to NC State within the past year, or did not attend the preceding year’s NFO.

The purpose of the event is to provide information, skills and resources for faculty to successfully begin teaching, research, and extension and engagement activities at NC State and to familiarize faculty with NC State.

The program provides opportunities for networking among new faculty members and interaction with experienced NC State faculty and university administrators.

NFO 2019

Dates: Thursday, August 15, 2019 and Monday, August 19, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St. Raleigh, 27606
Agenda: Draft, subject to change
RSVP: By invitation (If you are a new faculty member and have not received an invitation via email, please contact Jonathan Holloway at

NFO is a 2-day event. Different sessions are offered each day, and you should plan to attend both days if able.

Please note:

  • You will be receiving a separate invitation to attend the Chancellor’s Reception for New Faculty which will be held on Thursday, August 15, 5:30 p.m. at the Chancellor’s Residence.
  • NFO is separate from New Employee Orientation (NEO) which is hosted by The Onboarding Center. You should attend both NFO and NEO.
  • Faculty in the College of Engineering and the College of Sciences should also attend the New Faculty Orientation Workshop (New Faculty Orientation Workshop) jointly hosted by those colleges.
  • New faculty from last year who were unable to attend NFO 2018 or were hired after the invitation cut-off date are also receiving this invitation.

If you have any questions, please contact Jonathan Holloway, Program Coordinator (, 919.515.7018).

Chancellor’s Reception
Thursday, August 15, 2019, 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Location:  Chancellor’s Residence at “The Point” on Centennial Campus.
1570 Main Campus Dr., Raleigh, NC .  27606
New faculty will have the opportunity to meet Chancellor Randy Woodson, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Warwick Arden, Deans, and other key administrators.