New Instructors

Getting Started

Welcome new and visiting instructors to MIT’s Department of Architecture! Your first step in getting oriented is to consult the New Instructors Quick Start document which contains information on both Institute and Department orientations plus other selected resources. Below is a more extensive list of quick links that often prove helpful to new instructors.

Campus Maps:


1. Visit MIT’s non-faculty specific New employee orientation website.

Small representational image of an MIT ID card

Get MIT ID and web certificates

2. Visit MIT’s online New Faculty Orientation.

3. Check out the links below for more specific information.

Quick Links

CREDENTIALS
Get MIT ID http://web.mit.edu/mitcard/getcard.html
* Get electronic credentials
(Kerberos/Athena/email account, certificates):
http://ist.mit.edu/start-fac-staff
New!
MIT DUO Security Account Management
Two-factor authentication/DUO provides additional security by requiring both something you know (your username and password), and something you have (such as a cell phone, hardware token, and/or landline) any time you authenticate to a Duo-enabled system.
TRANSPORTATION/PARKING & DAYCARE
Transportation/Parking http://web.mit.edu/facilities/transportation/index.html
Daycare http://childcare.mit.edu/
HUMAN RESOURCES INFORMATION
HR website http://hrweb.mit.edu/
ATLAS HR self-service website:
  • Time entry
  • Pay stubs & W2 forms
  • Direct deposit preferences
  • Reimbursements
  • Set up MIT Alert
  • Commuting benefits/parking
  • Training (Lynda, edX, Skillsoft, MIT Learning Center)
  • Service requests
Initial benefits overview and payroll info Doug Le Vie, 617-253-9824 (Department contact)
Forms (W-2, Direct Deposit, W-4, etc.) http://vpf.mit.edu/site/payroll/forms
Benefits eligibility http://hrweb.mit.edu/benefits/eligibility
HR Benefits website http://hrweb.mit.edu/benefits
Discounts and Perks http://hrweb.mit.edu/benefits/discounts-perks
HOUSING
Housing Assistance http://web.mit.edu/provost/faculty_housing.html
COMPUTER SUPPORT
CRON (SAP-specific computer support) http://cronlasso.mit.edu/cron/p.lasso?t=1:0:0
(email support requests to cron@mit.edu)
MIT IST https://ist.mit.edu/

* web certificates are needed to access Institute tools and information such as class lists, grading, final exam requests, etc.

MIT Academic Tools

WebSIS
WebSIS
WebSIS instructions http://arch-fac-site.scripts.mit.edu/faculty/faculty-groups/all-faculty-2/websis/
WebSIS for instructors
(grading, class lists, textbooks, etc.)
http://student.mit.edu/com/cgi-docs/instructor.html
WebSIS for advisors
(petitions, student info/photos, etc.)
http://student.mit.edu/com/cgi-docs/advisor.html
Final Exams
Final Exams Overview: http://arch-fac-site.scripts.mit.edu/faculty/subject-tasks/final-exams/
Final Exam Request Form https://examplan.mit.edu/#/ExamPlanning
Grading
Grading overview http://arch-fac-site.scripts.mit.edu/faculty/subject-tasks/grading/
Grading Instructions http://arch-fac-site.scripts.mit.edu/faculty/subject-tasks/grading/grading-instructions/
Enter grades https://ogs.mit.edu/ogs/
Grading guidelines http://arch-fac-site.scripts.mit.edu/faculty/subject-tasks/grading/grading-guidelines/

Other Helpful Resources

MIT-SPECIFIC RESOURCES
MIT Faculty Resources http://web.mit.edu/faculty/index.html
Research Resources for New Faculty http://web.mit.edu/newfaculty/research.html
Disability Services http://hrweb.mit.edu/benefits/life-events/illness-disability/accommodations-employees
Academic Calendar http://web.mit.edu/registrar/calendar/
Class websites (Stellar) http://arch-fac-site.scripts.mit.edu/faculty/subject-tasks/stellar-sites/
MIT Spouses & Partners Connect! http://web.mit.edu/spouses/
MIT Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay & Transgender (LBGT) community http://lbgt.mit.edu/” title=”MIT LGBT community
SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING RESOURCES
News & Events http://sap.mit.edu/news
Subscribe to SAP news updates http://visitor.constantcontact.com/manage/optin/ea?v=001te_v6vSd9jtwBhxCancseg%3D%3D
SAP Social Media http://sap.mit.edu/updates/social-media
Rotch Architecture Library http://libraries.mit.edu/sites/rotch/
DEPARTMENT RESOURCES
Architecture Department website http://architecture.mit.edu
Faculty Development Resources http://arch-fac-site.scripts.mit.edu/faculty/faculty-groups/all-faculty-2/faculty-development-resources/
Department Email Lists http://arch-fac-site.scripts.mit.edu/faculty/faculty-groups/all-faculty-2/department-email-lists/
(contact Tonya Miller for password)
Architecture Staff http://architecture.mit.edu/people
Faculty Academic Deadlines, Meetings & Functions Calendar http://arch-fac-site.scripts.mit.edu/faculty/deadlines-reviews-and-events-calendar/
updated 8/29/2018