COVID-19: Essential Information

Information for New Faculty

The New Faculty Handbook and our Frequently Asked Questions page contain answers to many of your questions. Please note that the information in the New Faculty Handbook reflects our general policies which may be subject to modification this academic year due to the pandemic. Updates for the 2021-22 Academic year will be made available soon.

But, first things first. Now that you've signed the contract ...

You will be receiving mail from several offices at Middlebury; please keep the dean of the faculty's office notified of any address changes.

Once you arrive on campus ...

  • Make an appointment with Human Resources to sign employment papers, if you have not already done so.
  • After two working days and completion of your I-9 and W-4 forms with Human Resources, you can go to the Office of Public Safety to obtain your ID and register your vehicle.
  • Set up your office (late August). Should you need extra furniture, call Thad Stowe (802.443.5457).
  • Instructions for ordering a computer will be provided soon. If your computer has problems, call the Computing Helpdesk (802.443.2200).
  • Attend orientation sessions. (A schedule will be sent to you.)
  • Relax and enjoy summer in Vermont!

We recognize that many new faculty have small children. There are several options for childcare in the Middlebury area. Be aware that there may be a wait for slots. It is advisable to call early.

For other questions not covered here, contact Sujata Moorti, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty (802.443.5735).


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