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New Faculty Orientation : Home

Welcome!

Dear New  Faculty Member,

Welcome to ATC’s teaching staff. In this guide you will find information  to help you as you get started here at ATC. Do not hesitate to ask anyone at the college for assistance!

Accounts

Email

The IT department will set up your email when you are hired. 

To check your email from off campus:

  • Go to  www.athenstech.edu
  • Hover over Resources and select Faculty & Staff
  • Click on Faculty/Staff Webmail
  • ATC Email (Login Name):   First Initial + Last Name @athenstech.edu
  • Password:    Received through email

Note: The default for webmail is reply all. Be careful when you are replying, or change your default.

BANNERWEB

Use Banner to check and print your roster, submit grades, etc. Contact Kayla McNair or bannerhelp@athenstech.edu for an account.
Go to www.athenstech.edu

  • Hover over Resources  and select Faculty & Staff.
  • Click Banner Web/Degree Works
  • Go to Faculty Services
  • Go to Summary Class List (ROSTER)
  • Select TERM and then select CRN

Intranet account

For faculty only: access to key information for adjuncts, professional development opportunities & registration, special reports, maintenance and IT requests, training videos and presentations.

Blackboard

Blackboard is our learning management system (LMS). For your signon, contact Blackboard Administrator- Sherri Phillips--shphillips@athenstech.edu

All courses have a Blackboard course shell. Each semester instructors can import a master course into their course shells.

First-time users must attend blackboard training. If you are unable to attend a scheduled session, contact Sherri Phillips (sphillips@athenstech.edu).

Blackboard Access

Contact Sherri Phillips (shphillips@athenstech.edu) for access information.

For students:

Blackboard username and password: Username is "22_" + nine digit student id number

Example: An ATC student whose student id number is 910XXXXXX:

Username: 22_910XXXXXX

Password: 22_910XXXXXX

Do not assume your students know how to log in to Blackboard.

Team Georgia

Use the Team Georgia site to access leave requests, pay stubs, etc.

Select the Tab "Employee Self Service My Account"

Login: Employee ID

Password: First time, your SS#

Copying

Ask your Division Administrative Assistant about copying procedures. They will give you the copier code.

Copy services are also provided in the library (Athens Campus) but your department is charged 3 1/2 cents per copy.  See your Program Chair or Dean about using Library Copy Services.  The Library is also the drop-off and pick-up location for Bel-Jean Copy Services in Athens. The College uses them for color copies and special printing needs such as programs and brochures.  You can contact them for price estimates and to submit requests electronically. All Bel-Jean Invoices MUST be given to Janice Fields, Library Administrative Assistant, who coordinates departmental billing for Library and Bel-Jean requests for the college.       

Walk-in and copy ordering in library (Same Day Service--drop off/pick up at Library Front Desk)

Faculty Workroom

J-302 Work Room (Ask the Administrative Assistant for the Security Code)

Important resources

The College Planning Calendar is located in your Outlook Email account. Open Public Folders>Calendars>College Planning Calendar. Click on icon to display.

College Policies and Manuals

College Policies and Manuals

FERPA

  •  Federal law that protects students’ privacy and limits access to their educational records (grades, housing information, medical treatment, enrollment, attendance, financial status, disciplinary proceedings, etc.).
  • Faculty and staff cannot provide this information to others (including parents and spouses) without the student’s written consent.

Classes

  • Class times – Start and end classes on time; avoid letting students leave early on a regular basis.
  • Cancelling classes is HIGHLY discouraged but OK emergencies;

Dress

  • More formal and professional than at many places (avoid jeans and t-shirts).

Food and drink

  • No food/drink in classrooms except water

Athens Campus Library: 706.355.5020 | Elbert County: 706.213.2116  | Walton County: 706.552.0909 | Greene County: 706.453.0536
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