New Faculty Handbook

New Faculty Handbook

Mansfield Creed

Academic Advising

Academic Calendar
This calendar is maintained by the Enrollment Services Office/Registrar.

Academic Dept. Chairs & Secretaries
Listing of Academic Department Chairs & Secretaries, including email address, building & phone numbers.

Academic Affairs
Division of Academic Affairs & Office of the Provost includes links for Academic Honors for Students, Commencement, Provost Council, the Division Departments as well as contact information.

Academic Integrity
Academic dishonesty procedure & form is available at this location.

Finance & Administration
This division is responsible for the financial & physical resources of the university. Links are provided for Budget Planning, Campus Police, Controller's office, Physical Plant, Purchasing as well as contact information. For maintenance issues, access the Physical Plant for contact information

Association of Pennsylvania State College & University Faculties website provides links to contracts & news updates.

Campus Police
Contact information for campus police, parking rules & safety information.

Campus Technologies

Client Services
The Client Services team brings computing services to your building and your desk. They install appropriate equipment and software for clients. The Client Services technicians work within geographic campus areas.

Media Services

  • Faculty assistance with the integration of technology into coursework, web course design components and implementation.
  • Training for faculty & staff in desktop software, hardware and electronic mail; getting started using Datatel - MU's administrative information system, and Blackboard.
  • TV and Video and Audio Production,DVD creation and Duplication,assistance in setting up presentations, Hands-on training for classroom equipment, satellite downlink.

Network Services
Network services maintains our central computing operations and computer networks. They assist with hardware and software integration, deliver our email, develop our web services, backup and secure critical data, and do administrative processing, exams and evaluations.

Telecommunications Services
This team handles all your telecommunication needs, including your telephone & network connections, catv, and voice mail.

Web & Applications Development
This team provides primary support for administrative, academic, and web applications on campus. Responsibilities include development of the Mansfield University Web Site, administration and web services.

Online Applications:

Learning community for online courses provided by PASSHE.

Online interface to the Student Information System (Datatel) providing access to My Advisees, Grades, Student Program Evaluations, E-Advising, etc.

Important CT Policies:

Email Policy
Email is the official means of communication between students and faculty and/or administration at MU. This page provides the policy and procedures regarding the creation, maintenance, and deletion of email accounts.

Information Resources Acceptable Use Policy
Mansfield University provides access to its network, computing, and Internet resources to faculty, staff, and students without charge. This document outlines the restrictions and standards that we expect all of our clients to comply with. Your use of MU information resources implies your understanding and acceptance of these policies.

Policies, Procedures & Online Services
CT implements and enforces University computing policies, documents procedures, and issues technology plans and documents for the campus community. On this page, you will find a complete repository for all policies, procedures and documents.

Web Links of Interest:

Desktop Standards
In Spring 2000, the Academic Computing Committee of the Faculty Senate created a list of uses that faculty are expecting on University facilities. Most are facilitated with the standard MS Office Suite of products.

Faculty and Staff
Provides links of specific interest to faculty & staff.

Getting Started with CT
A quick reference page with links to CT services such as email, WebAdvisor, Blackboard, TechConnect, Wireless, etc.

Mansfield Home Page
University home page designed around the question "What is your relationship to Mansfield"

My Mansfield
Portal page for information that is restricted to certain audiences or requires secured services. Login is required.

Software/Classroom Requests
Information about requesting software/courseware to be available for classroom usage and scheduling a technology equipped classroom.

Student Technology Services
Important information for students regarding their network access, phone service, email, voicemail, etc.

User Information for Faculty/Staff
Username/Password information for access to Email, Novell, My.mansfield, WebAdvisor, Datatel, Blackboard, Web accounts, Coursework server.

Center for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning
All faculty are invited to participate in the Center activities and to explore avenues for improving teaching and learning at Mansfield. Please begin by visiting our website and joining our discussion forums over the academic year.

Adult Basic Education
Information about Adult Basic Education Programs, GED Testing and Family Literacy Program.

Law Enforcement & Certification Programs
Mansfield University offers a full range of law enforcement training and is the only such provider in North Central Pennsylvania.

Online Learning
Information on our online course offerings and online programs.

Workforce Development & Non-Credit Programs
Information on our Workforce Training Programs, Non-Credit Courses and Academic Summer Camps for Kids.

This webpage compiles MU forms onto one page. Forms of particular interest to faculty, including Faculty Absence Report can be found under Faculty.

Faculty Professional Development Committee disburses funds available for faculty & student professional development and faculty-student research support. On this website, you will find links to a wide variety of resources and information related to faculty and student professional development.

Honors Program

Information Resources
North Hall Library services for faculty, online catalog, databases,library hours, EAR Audio Reserves and much more.

Miscellaneous Items

Office of the President
President's welcome message & contact information, President's Cabinet, Council of Trustees information including meeting agendas & minutes.

PASSHE Board of Governors
Office Contact information for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors

Print Shop

Student Affairs
Also visit the Current Students page for additional links of interest, including the Mountie Manual & Security policies and procedures.


Undergraduate Catalog
For official information on academic requirements and policies, consult the current undergraduate catalog.

University Advancement
Please visit the University Advancement Website to learn more about this important University Resource.