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.
Curriculum proposal system
Current curriculum guides
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:
- AAUP 2021-2026 on UA's Human Resources website
- AAUP 2015-2020
- CWA 2022-2026 on UA's Human Resources website
- SBU CWA (Staff) 2021-2026 on UA's Human Resources website
- FOP 2021-2026 on UA's Human Resources website
- IATSE 2019-2022 on UA's Human Resources website
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:
Log 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
- Upload your CV to SelectedWorks:
Resources and Policies
What to put in your syllabi (what students need to know from you)
Guidelines for absences due to participation in university-sponsored events
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.
Reappointment, Tenure and Promotion
Transition After Retirement Program (TARP)
- Release and Waiver Agreement
- Application Form: