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Welcome to the Adjunct Lounge!

Your quick, go-to place for department and technical information as an Adjunct Faculty member.

All Aboard: Onboarding Steps for New Adjuncts

FDC 100

Getting Started in Brightspace

FDC 150

Course Design in Brightspace
McInnis Hall

V.I.P. Orientation

Our V.I.P. (Very Important Part-timer) Orientation guides new adjunct faculty through the requirements and processes for teaching at Eastern. It includes an overview of our mission, vision, and ethos; the structure and programs of the various colleges; faith integration; library services; and basic technology training. 

Click on the Start Here space and follow the arrows to complete your orientation.

Beaker the Eastern Eagle

Frequently Asked Questions

Teaching opportunities are offered by the specific colleges and programs in which you are approved to teach. 

I’ve been approved to teach. When will I receive a teaching contract?

The dean or program director in your college will apprise you of the pay rate for adjunct teaching.

What is the pay rate for adjunct teaching?

Please contact Human Resources for guidance.  You can call them at 610-341-1481 or email them at

I was told to complete my FERPA training, but I don’t know where to do that.

Yes. Click the Full Menu link on Eastern’s homepage, then click For Faculty/Staff. You’ll find the Directory in the Resources section.

I need to contact someone at the university. Is there a directory?

Syllabi are posted in the individual Brightspace courses and are accessible only to the course instructor. Please request a copy of other syllabi from the director of the program in which you are teaching.

Can I download a syllabus for classes besides the ones I’m teaching?

Have any questions?

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