Faculty Affairs

Find information, resources and policies relevant for faculty members below.


UA is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Academic Program Review

Administrative Activities Review

Conflict of interest disclosure:

This is for the year ahead, disclose in advance any outside activity for the upcoming year.

University Faculty Lists

The official list of university faculty is maintained by the Office of Academic Affairs. Effective with the 2021-2022 academic year, faculty lists will be available on this page.

If any information is incorrect, please contact Human Resources.


Collective Bargaining Units:

New faculty orientation

Welcome to The University of Akron!

We are glad you have accepted a teaching position with us, and we welcome you to our team.

By completing this online orientation, you will be well prepared to begin your UA experience.

How to complete this orientation:

A tile showing New Faculty Orientation in BrightspaceLog in to Brightspace using your UANet ID and password. In My Courses, you will see the tile for New Faculty Orientation. Click the New Faculty Orientation link to access the orientation materials.

If you require assistance logging into the course, please contact helpdesk@uakron.edu.

Please review the orientation materials before you begin teaching and review them as often as you need to during the year. The orientation materials contain essential information to assist new faculty and provide details important to teaching success, including access to many resources on campus.


Religious Accommodations for Students

The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of religion and welcomes individuals from all different faiths, philosophies, religious traditions, and other systems of belief. Read full accommodations at What students need to know.

Transition After Retirement Program (TARP)