Faculty Fall Orientation

Save the date for Fall Orientation September 13 - 20, 2019.  The event is dedicated to Clark College faculty with six days of meetings, training and curriculum planning before the start of fall quarter.

Orientation Schedule

Fall Orientation begins Friday, September 13, 2018, with a workday set aside for curriculum planning and updating. Opening Day for all Clark employees is set for Monday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m. in O’Connell Sports Center. Interim President Dr. Sandra Fowler-Hill greets the college community to kick off the 2019-2020 academic year at this campus-wide event which is followed by lunch for all at Andersen Fountain.

Clark College is closed to the public until 1:00 p.m. that day so that all employees can participate. There will be an ALL instruction meeting at 1:30 p.m. in Gaiser Hall 150. 

Check the (mobile friendly!) orientation schedule above for more information as session locations and descriptions are finalized.

Fall Orientation FAQs:

Sounds great! How do I sign up?

There is no registration required for the majority of events. If registration is required, it will be denoted by an "RSVP here" link.

Will I have time for curriculum planning during the week?

Yes. Friday, September 13 and Tuesday, Sept. 17, are reserved for individual work days with optional open labs offered throughout the day for Canvas consultations.

May part-time faculty attend?

Yes, part-time faculty are welcome to attend pertinent meetings and trainings of their choosing. A stipend of $100.00 is available to 30 adjuncts to attend Focus on Learning on Thursday, September 19th. Visit the Focus on Learning page for more information and to reserve your stipend. 

Will there still be an Opening Day for staff and faculty?

Yes. Opening Day is a campus-wide event in which Interim President Dr. Sandra Fowler-Hill greets the college community to kick off the academic year. Everyone is encouraged to attend the festivities September 16 beginning at  9 a.m. Clark College is closed to the public until 1 p.m. that day.