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New Faculty Orientation

Welcome to USC Upstate! This is a great time to be joining the Spartan Family.

Fall 2021 Orientation Information

  • August 17, 2021
  • 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Orientation
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Luncheon with the Chancellor
  • 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Fall Faculty Day Panel with the USC Upstate Belonging and Equity Transformation Team 
  • 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (optional)

Our Fall 2021 New Faculty Book Theme

The Unspoken Rules: Secrets to Starting Your Career Off Right external window by Gorick Ng. This book is also the featured text of USC Upstate's Professional and Career Growth Initiative: Moving UP. The goal of Moving UP is to develop the capacity for students to connect their academic experiences and knowledge to the skills they will use lifelong as they continue their professional trajectory. We look forward to learning from your experiences and ideas as we pursue those goals.