Welcome to NDSU

New Faculty Information and Resources

Welcome to North Dakota State University; widely known as a student-focused, land-grant, research university. We are excited to welcome you as a member of our faculty, and to assist you in your development and success here. On this page you will find information on new faculty orientation and events, mentoring, video welcomes and overviews, and resources for teaching and research support.

Virtual tour. If you have not had time to explore campus yet, you can take a virtual tour of our campus. If you need help finding buildings and getting around, our campus map is a useful resource.

History of NDSU. NDSU Archives provides a historical timeline, with pictures and narrative, of the establishment of the North Dakota Agricultural College and many historical events through 2015.

What it means that NDSU is a land grant institution. Presentation by Dr. David Buchanan, Associate Dean, College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources.

Strategic plan. NDSU community prioritized and values diversity and inclusion. We take collective responsibility for ensuring a sense of belonging, respect, and justice that supports each person and is reflected throughout our strategic plan. For additional information on diversity and inclusion at NDSU, please visit our inclusion webpage.

Campus news. Recent campus activities and news are available on our campus news website.

Resources for faculty. This web page provides numerous resources to help you navigate and succeed on campus, including resources for teaching, advising, research, policies, work-life, development and awards, libraries, IT services, and other university resources.

Work-Life Satisfaction. This brochure provides information on policies, benefits, and resources that are designed to address personal and family needs and circumstances, as well as professional development and academic needs.

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity. NDSU is a member of the NCFDD which provides several resources and support systems for teaching, writing, and helping faculty succeed. To activate your account, visit the website, select NDSU, and follow the prompts.

Questions about benefits can be asked during a Q&A session at the beginning of the conference, or feel free to review benefit information on the website or contact the Human Resource office directly.

If you would like to learn more about the Fargo area, visit our Fargo-Moorhead Visitors Center.

And to help you prepare, don’t forget to take your FERPA training in addition to any other required trainings you will need (annual or specialty areas).

New Faculty Orientation & Events

New Faculty Orientation

Save the date for New Faculty Orienation, Tuesday, August 15, 2023.

New Faculty Events

New events will be added as scheduled.

To see information on previous events, visit the new faculty previous events page.


If you have any questions regarding these events or resources, please contact:
Julie Nash, (701) 231-6653, julie.nash@ndsu.edu
Angela Fowler, (701) 231-7150angela.fowler@ndsu.edu

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