Faculty Development strives to enhance career progression regardless of rank or track for the faculty at Utah Valley University. Our office helps faculty connect to the institution through orientation and onboarding in addition to providing seminars, workshops, and learning communities designed to advance faculty career development.


New Faculty Orientation


New Faculty Orientation is for new full-time tenure track faculty and lecturers. In this session, university leadership describes UVU’s unique mission and culture. New faculty learn about UVU, Canvas, and about UVU’s benefits from HR.

All Aboard


New full-time tenure track faculty and lecturers continue onboarding throughout fall and spring semester with monthly informative sessions. Faculty learn about departments on campus that support faculty in teaching and their professional careers at UVU.

Adjunct Institute


Adjunct Institute is for new UVU adjunct faculty. New adjuncts learn about policies and procedures relevant to teaching as an adjunct at UVU. The online portion of adjunct institute includes general information about employment at UVU and teaching such as UVID cards, email, support for students, and opportunities for teaching development through the Office of Teaching and Learning.



Peer Observation for the Enhancement of Teaching (POET) is program to engage reflect on your teaching by engaging with other faculty from across the campus. The goal of the program is to reflect on your teaching by observing and interacting with other faculty.

Upcoming Events

For more information, questions, or links to Teams events please contact Trevor Morris or Laurie Toro.



Faculty Success Drop-in Support

September 2, 10-11am, Teams

September 7, 12-1pm Teams

September 9, 10-11am, Teams

September 12, 2-3pm, Teams


All Aboard

September 7th, 3-4pm, Teams

September 21st, 3-4pm, Teams


Adjunct Institute

September 20th, 5:30pm-7:30pm, Teams


Learning Circles Begin


POET Begins

October 3rd, 2-3pm, Teams


All Aboard

October 5th, 3-4pm, Teams

October 19th, 3-4pm, Teams


Great Teacher Summit

October 20-22nd, Zermatt Resort


Adjunct Institute

November 9, 5:30pm-7:30pm, Teams


All Aboard

November 2nd, 3-4pm, Teams

November 16th, 3-4pm, Teams

November 30th, 3-4pm, TBD (in-person, end of semester social)



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