Thank you for visiting the College's Instructor (Adjunct) Checklist Web site. I am sure that as you navigate this site you will encounter a wealth of information about the services and people who will support you in your studies/work at TC3.
We are very proud of the vibrant learning community at TC3. The recent additions of new degree programs, greater options for on-line learning, new faculty, residence halls and athletic programs have added to what has long been a leader among New York's community colleges. We exist to serve the learning needs of our students, and we look forward to your joining our learning community.
Carl M. Penziul
Dean of Instruction
What follows is a set of checklists that will assist you in getting set to work at TC3 as an adjunct instructor. You may also refer to the Adjunct Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document if you do not find the information you need below.
Obtain an Outlook E-mail Account
Contact: Deborah Fedenko
844.8222, Ext. 4388
E-mail is the primary method of communication between you and the college community; your participation in this community is essential. It is important to understand that your teaching contract will be emailed to this account, and you must check this account regularly. Please click on the following link to request an e-mail account (when you click on the link, your computer's e-mail program will open). In the e-mail request, please include the following information: first name, middle initial, last name, a current e-mail account, and a phone number where you can be reached.
Submit Your Network/Data Access Form
(Request for Access to Restricted Data)
Contact: Teresa Mix
Office of the Dean of Instruction (Room 229)
844.8222, Ext. 4349
You must submit your Network/Data Access form to be able to receive an Active Directory ID and password. This ID gives you access to:
- use the adjunct office computers,
- a college Outlook e-mail account,
- MyTC3 – where you can download class lists, enter grades/attendance and download attendance rosters, and
Complete Employment Paperwork
Contact: Sharon Dovi
Human Resources Administrator
844.8222, Ext. 4440
Once the semester begins, you should complete all of your employment forms with Human Resources (W4, etc.). Upon completion, you will receive an ID slip to obtain your TC3 ID card.
Obtain a TC3 ID Card
Contact: Tova Sturmer,
TC3 1Card Manager
844.8222, Ext. 4284
Once you've completed all of your employment forms for Human Resources you will receive an ID voucher. This voucher will allow you to receive a TC3 ID card and more. Please see the TC3 Card brochure (or go to www.TC3.edu/tc3card) for more information. You will need to bring a current photo ID (driver’s license, etc.) to the TC3 One Card Office, Room 110, for your TC3 ID card.
To-Do List (During Semester)
Attend Adjunct Orientation
Check dates for current semester sessions through the Dean of Instruction’s office.
The adjunct orientation usually occurs during the first week of each full semester. During the orientation you will have the opportunity to meet other adjunct faculty, as well as important staff of the college. Food and drink will be provided.
Check both the College portal and mail folder (located in the adjunct office-Room 122) at least weekly throughout the semester. College staff or students may leave correspondence for you here.
Review the College Teaching Manual for policies and procedures.
Submit Course Outlines to Dean of Instruction
All course outlines must be turned in to the Dean of Instruction's office, Room 229, within the first two weeks of each semester. These outlines are kept on file for reference and review.
Submit your office hours to Deborah Fedenko in the adjunct office, room 122.
You should schedule at least one office hour per week for each section you teach in order to be available to students for extra assistance.
Attend College Teaching Center (CTC) Open House
Further information will be shared via your e-mail address during the semester.
Attend Roundtable Discussions
During the semester the College Teaching Center (CTC) sponsors noon-hour 'Roundtable' discussions for all faculty and staff twice a week on Monday and Wednesday. These sessions are often based on pedagogical issues.
Academic Records will e-mail you with attendance/grade submission deadlines. You will enter your attendance/grades using myTC3. Please check your e-mail often so you don’t miss a deadline.