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MyDU is our secure portal for grades, course links, personal information, pay stubs, administrative processes, software downloads and more.

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DU Canvas

Canvas is our learning-management system, providing a secure environment for online class materials.

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Office 365

Anyone with a DU email address has access to Office 365, which includes email, video conferencing, cloud storage through OneDrive and the full suite of Microsoft Office products, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote.

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25Live/Room Reservations

25Live is our primary system for room reservations and requests. While most of our rooms are available through 25Live, there are some exceptions, such as group study rooms. Consult our reservation guide if you have any questions.

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Information Technology Help Desk

Having a technical issue? Our computer help center offers support via phone, email, and walk-in for faculty, staff and students.

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Campus Map & Parking Info

Orient yourself around campus with our campus map, and access everything you need for parking permits and information. We also provide our faculty with information on how to use alternative methods of transportation to reach campus through mobility options.

News Sources

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    The Bridge

    The Bridge is a dedicated source of news and information specifically aimed at faculty and staff across campus. Keep an eye out for email updates every Tuesday and Thursday.

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    DU Newsroom

    The DU Newsroom is the centralized source of news for the University community — teachers, students, faculty and parents alike.


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    University of Denver Magazine

    The University of Denver Magazine provides news articles profiling notable DU-connected people and events both on campus and around the world.


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Discover what's happening around campus

Check out our calendar to find dates, deadlines and events.


New Faculty

New to DU? We know it can be overwhelming. Find resources to help you get situated in your new home.

    • New Employee Orientation: All new employees are required to attend an orientation, and new faculty members have action items they need to take care of before arriving at DU. Learn more about the first day of employment and what to expect during the first week and beyond.
    • Paperwork: On your first day, you'll need to have completed an employee verification and eligibility form. All required new employee paperwork that must be completed is located here, including the I-9 Employment Verification and Eligibility Form and Form W-4. Learn more
    • Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Guidelines: Review the Appointment Promotion and Tenure Guidelines document.
    • Employee Handbook: Review the employee handbook if you have questions regarding employment practices, pay practices or benefits.
    • Campus Map: Make sure you know where you're headed with the campus map.
    • Parking: If you need a parking pass, you'll get one through parking services.
    • Pioneer ID Card: You'll be required to obtain a Pioneer ID card, which will serve as your campus identification. It will grant access to buildings closed to the public and allow you to take advantage of discounted tickets for DU cultural and sporting events. Learn more here.

    Other Employee Perks

    As a DU employee, you have access to a variety of perks, including:

    • Discounted tickets for DU cultural and sporting events
    • Discounted membership to the Coors Fitness Center
    • Discounts on food, lodging and services throughout the city with your DU Zone card
    • Library resources, both on-site and online
    • Staff meal plan through Sodexo
    • Discounted prices at the DU Bookstore
    • Discounted tickets for the Newman Center Presents series at the Newman Center
    • Discounted rates at the Pass Camp at the Ritchie Center
    • Get more information on these additional benefits of working at DU: http://4g.safaar.net/human-resources/benefits/additional_benefits

    Teaching and Classroom Resources

    In addition to Canvas, our primary learning-management system, we offer a variety of other resources to increase your effectiveness in the classroom.

    • Office of Teaching & Learning

      Our Office of Teaching & Learning offers opportunities for professional development and support for innovative teaching projects.

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    • Library services

      In addition to collections, our libraries offer a variety of services of particular use to faculty. These include the Research Center, which can help locate and procure essential resources; Course Reserves, through which you can find and request academic resources on your own; and our math, science and language centers, which offer you and your students assistance on a wide variety of topics.

    • Writing Center support

      Through our Writing Center, you can arrange in-class writing workshops and consultations on subjects ranging from crafting effective theses to writing project proposals. The Writing Center also provides collaborative, non-evaluative consultations for faculty and students alike.

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    • Image Management (Jstor)

      The Jstor Digital Library provides access to more than 12 million journal articles, books, and images, including DU’s visual resources collection. You can access this database through the DU University Libraries website. DU’s image collections include the School of Art & Art History Teaching Collection, the University Libraries Archivision Collection, and a selection of objects from the University Art Collections. To use the image management features available on Jstor, like saving or organizing, you will need to create an account. Visit these sites for more information about using images on Jstorlogging in to Jstor, or for additional website support.

      For information about the institutional collections on Jstor or digital imaging services, visit the Visual Media Center.

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    • Video Management (Kaltura)

      Kaltura is our newest video management campus-wide software tool. It’s integrated with Canvas to allow instructors to capture and share videos with their students.


    • Advising

      As a faculty member, you may be involved in advising at a graduate or undergraduate level in addition to your teaching duties. Visit either our Office of Academic Advising (for undergraduates) or email our Office of Graduate Education for more information.

    • DU Portfolio Community

      Our portfolio community allows you access to a searchable database of electronic portfolios for students, faculty, staff, alumni and communities.

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    • Honor Code reporting

      If you become aware of any violation of the University's Honor Code, use our incident report form to file a detailed report. More information on the Honor Code can be found in the Forms and Policies section of this page.

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    • Disability Services Program

      Our Disability Services Program is dedicated to providing support for students with disabilities. If you have any questions regarding the University's disability policy, or if you wish to ensure you're providing the proper accommodations, visit the program's website.

      Disability Services Program

    • Interfaith calendar

      Ensure you're aware of and prepared for any holy days with particular restrictions or obligations by consulting our interfaith calendar.

      Interfaith Calendar

    • Visual Media Center

      The Visual Media Center (VMC) provides digital imaging services to faculty, staff and students for learning, research and teaching purposes. Digital images produced or purchased by the VMC are found in the Jstor Digital Library, a database available through the University Libraries to all DU community members. Our visual resources collection contains over 160,000 images across three collections which include the School of Art & Art History Teaching Collection, the University Libraries Archivision Collection, and a selection of objects from the University Art Collections. High-resolution images are accompanied by high-quality metadata created by VMC staff that faculty and students can use for research, studying and citations. The collection reflects the cultural and art historical diversity and inclusivity of the curriculum of the School of Art & Art History, and contains historical, geographic and didactic materials that will be useful to many disciplines and departments at DU.

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    • 9th Academic Weekends at Kennedy Mountain Campus

      How will you ignite inspiration and creativity in your classroom? Experience the magic of learning in a breathtaking new setting! At the Kennedy Mountain Campus, DU's faculty are invited to expand their horizons and reimagine their curriculum for a trip the 9th Weekend of each quarter. Surrounded by the majesty of nature, educators have the opportunity to infuse their teaching with fresh perspectives and invigorating experiences.

      Proposed 9th Academic Weekends should bridge in-class and out-of-class experiences to enhance students’ learning. You can submit your proposal now for a KMC 9th Academic Weekend experience for Spring Quarter 2024, Fall Quarter 2024, Winter Q 2025, and Spring Q 2025. Learn more about academic opportunities at KMC here!

    Student Support

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    SOS Referral

    SOS Referral is an outreach program that helps find solutions for students experiencing academic, social and crisis situations, including mental health concerns. Members of the University community can submit an SOS Referral report for a student who might benefit from these services. We review these reports to understand each student issue and the on- and off-campus resources that may guide them to success.

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    Learning Effectiveness Program

    The Learning Effectiveness Program (LEP) is a nationally recognized fee-for-service program that provides individualized academic support for University of Denver students with learning differences, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or a history of learning differences.

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    Health and Counseling Services

    As a faculty member, you may be the first person to recognize students who would benefit from referral to Counseling Services at the Health and Counseling Center. We provide support as you discuss your concerns with the student(s) who appear to be suffering. We also provide a process for referring students to Health and Counseling Services for treatment.

    Employee Resources

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    University Governance

    The Faculty Senate is the primary body through which faculty members participate in the governance of the University.

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    Office Resources

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    Copy Center

    Our Quick Copy Center provides high-quality photocopying, binding and general document resources at competitive rates, offering a 5 percent discount from any reasonable written quote from a competitor.

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    Phone & Mail Services

    Phone and mail services ensure basic on-campus communications run smoothly and effectively.

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    Facility Reservations

    Our facility request system allows you to access the space necessary for your work.

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    Facility Work Orders

    Facilities Services helps with everything from event setup and cleanup to electrical, plumbing and more.

    Research Resources

    Discover how DU IMPACT 2025 helps to shape our approaches to teaching and research.

    DU IMPACT 2025

    We're seeing sweeping changes in higher education that have an enormous impact on our students, our community and our world. We’re innovating around our strengths in teaching, learning and discovery, and accelerating the ways research can address society’s most vexing problems.

    We call this vision DU IMPACT 2025. It’s the result of thousands of interviews with students, faculty, friends, community partners, families and critical supporters. We spent 18 months listening, learning, collaborating and crafting this strategic plan.

    Turning our ideas into reality, our 10 working groups collaborate across campus and our community to bring IMPACT 2025 to life.

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    Forms & Policies

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    Administrative Policies

    Look through a listing of our administrative and financial policies.

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    Appointment & Tenure Policies

    Find everything you need to know about tenure and appointments.

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    Employee Handbook

    Use our employee handbook to access information on employment practices, pay practices and benefits.

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    Bias Incident Reporting

    If you witness an incident in which individuals or groups are targeted based on group identities related to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, age, disability, national origin or religion, please report it to your Bias Incident Response Team, an internal working group tasked to coordinate campus response to bias incidents.

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    Honor Code & Honor Code Violations

    All members of the University of Denver are expected to uphold the values of Integrity, Respect and Responsibility. These values embody the standards of conduct for students, faculty, staff and administrators as members of the University community. If you feel these values are being violated by faculty member, staff member or student, we provide the necessary resources to report such a violation.

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    Filing a Grievance

    If ever you feel you've been directly and adversely affected in a professional academic capacity, or on-going conflict with a peer, we offer a grievance process to address the issue. Whether the issue stems from problems between faculty members or a University policy you find discriminatory or otherwise harmful, you can make your voice heard.

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    ADA Accommodations

    Employees with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations to enjoy full access to equal employment opportunity at the University of Denver, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Under the law, agencies must provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees or applicants with disabilities, unless doing so would cause undue hardship.

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    Policy Compliance Issues

    If you are aware of activities that may not be in compliance with the University’s policies, or that you suspect may be fraud or unlawful or unethical behavior, the Office of Internal Audit provides a way to report potential problems or raise questions. Every report is logged, reviewed and resolved appropriately, and you can choose to remain anonymous.

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    International Travel

    If you are planning to travel abroad on behalf of the University, Enterprise Risk Management offers information and resources to help you prepare for and manage potential travel risks. All travelers are required to register in DU Passport, primarily for your safety, as the University can assist in emergency situations abroad and coordinate evacuation and repatriation benefits, if needed.

    Faculty Groups

    • American Association of University Professors

      The American Association of University Professors was founded in 1915 and works to defend the principles of academic freedom, due process and shared governance. It helps define fundamental professional values and standards. DU's current chapter has been active since 2007 and consists of faculty members from across the arts, sciences and professional schools who are interested in working to address issues of common concern.


    • Association of Sisters in Higher Education

      The mission of the ASHE is to support, empower and mentor black women at the University of Denver through cultural fellowship, enrichment and an exchange of ideas. The group is not exclusive to black women, and all women faculty and staff at the University of Denver are valued and welcome. However, the core focus of group discussions, activities and initiatives will be issues germane to black women.


    • Faculty of Color Association

      The DU Faculty of Color Association (FOCA) is a voluntary empowerment and advocacy group composed of faculty members from under-represented racial and ethnic groups within the University community


    • Faculty Women's Association

      The DU Faculty Women's Association provides a support network to all faculty women in the campus community, sponsors programs concerned with professional development and disseminates information about University practices and policies vital to faculty women's interests.


    • Women's Leadership Council

      The Women’s Leadership Council includes women serving on the Deans’ Council, in the Provost’s Office, and in executive roles at the University of Denver. This group seeks to use its unique influence to engage the campus and its leadership on strategic issues relating to women, advocate for women’s opportunities and issues across campus, and build relationships on and off campus to foster mentorship and professional development for women at the University of Denver.