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Below are some helpful links and brief descriptions of the sites to get you started at GUMC.  We recommend that you add these links to your "Favorites" in your browser.  You can also find a printable version of the links here.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Title and Link Description Who can use it?

Onboarding resources (links in the description column)

  • Net ID and password set up: In order to access many of the Georgetown sites, you must have a Net ID and password.  
    1. Find out your Net ID and GU ID by emailing Faculty Development Coordinator, Karen Bokoski at Karen.Bokoski@georgetown.edu.

    2. Call University Information Services to set up your password for the first time (you will need your net ID and GU ID):

      • On Campus: 7-4949

      • Off Campus: 855-687-4949​​

    3.  Enroll in DUO, Georgetown’s two-factor authentication system for password security.  This is mandatory for all faculty, staff, and students.  Follow the instructions to enroll in DUO outlined on the University Information Services website.  Any issues or questions, please contact University Information Services (number listed above).

  • Net ID check: If you have forgotten your Net ID, or don't know if you have one, please check the Georgetown University Online Directory, by searching your name.  Your Net ID would be listed directly underneath your name if you are in the system.  **Please note, in order to check for a NetID, you must be on a Georgetown computer. If you are not on a Georgetown computer, please contact us, and we will be able to tell you your Net ID.**
  • Net ID password reset: If you have forgotten your Net ID password, please review the instructions on the University Information Services website.
  • Email set up: Go to this University Information Services website to find out more about setting up your email on your computer, mobile device, and more!
  • GO Card: Your GO Card is your Georgetown One Card.  It is your Georgetown ID badge and access card.  It also can serve many other purposes around campus, but it is important that you get one soon after you start at Georgetown University.
  • Benefits Orientation: It is important if you are university employed faculty member to register for the Georgetown University Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits Orientation to learn about all the benefits available to you at Georgetown University as soon as possible after starting your new role.
  • Transportation and Parking: Please visit Georgetown Transportation website to find out more about the transportation to and parking on and around campus.  
  • Eating on campus: Find out about the dining services around campus.
  • ORCID: Provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and, through integration in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission, supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities ensuring that your work is recognized. Takes less than 5 minutes to register!
  • UIS Online Medical Faculty Resources: Provides similar and other useful online resources for your online access and needs.  
  • Onboarding Informational Page: 1 page document providing contact information for OFAA, these important onboarding links, and what else you can find on the OFAA website

All faculty, staff, and students 

Blackboard

*Blackboard and CANVAS are both technologies to help instructors; it is up to you, and your school/department, which you decide to utilize* 

Blackboard Learn technology helps instructors make learning more effective in and beyond the traditional walls by bringing efficiency to day-to-day tasks and empowering instructors with tools to engage every learner by motivating them on the devices they rely on daily. The use of Blackboard Learn extends the classroom, promotes discussion and collaboration, and streamlines many educational processes.

All faculty, staff, and students (faculty have different access than students) 

Canvas

*Blackboard and CANVAS are both technologies to help instructors; it is up to you, and your school/department, which you decide to utilize* 

Canvas is the newest digital course management system. Canvas offers an intuitive design, course modules, learning outcomes, course analytics, and continuous updates. 

All faculty, staff, and students (faculty have different access than students) 

Dahlgren Memorial Library 

Dahlgren Memorial Library (The Graduate Health & Life Sciences Research Library at Georgetown University Medical Center) acquires, organizes, and provides access to information services and resources in support of the mission of the University and the Medical Center, and consults and collaborates with GUMC faculty, staff, and students to integrate information resources and technologies into teaching, learning, research, patient care, and service. 

All faculty, staff, students, and MedStar employees during visitor hours 

Faculty Handbook 

This is the Georgetown University Faculty Handbook that all GU Faculty are expected to follow and review 

All faculty, staff, and students

Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) 

Georgetown University's Faculty & Staff Assistance Program provides free, confidential counseling, consultation, and educational services to faculty, staff and their immediate family members. They can assist with a variety of personal and work-related concerns, including mental health issues, workplace conflict, relationship problems, parenting stress, and substance abuse. 

All faculty and staff 

Georgetown Box 

Box is a file sharing and storage service that enables you to securely store your documents “in the cloud” and to access those documents anywhere you can connect to the Internet. You can also share your documents with any of your classmates or colleagues. 

All faculty, staff, and students 

Georgetown Management System (GMS) 

Georgetown human capital management system: find your benefits, payslips, time off, additional onboarding information, etc.

All faculty and staff

GUFaculty360

GU360 is a Georgetown-branded, scalable technology interface that will add greater flexibility to the way Georgetown Faculty, Staff, Students, and Alumni, communicate and interact with one another on a daily basis. 

All faculty, staff, and students (faculty have different access than students) 

Georgetown University Honor Council

The Honor Council has two primary responsibilities: to administer the procedures of the Honor System and to educate the faculty and undergraduate student body about the standards of conduct and procedures of the System.  The Georgetown University Honor Council website has the the Honor System policy, as well as directions for faculty to report cases of violation, how to access and use Turnitin.com, and a plagerism checklist.

All faculty, staff, and students

Human Resources (HR) 

HR offers services related to: recruitment and employment, human resources client services, HOYA Kids Learning Center, Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, employee relations and engagement, chaplain to the staff 

All faculty and staff

Lynda.com 

Tutorials on multimedia production, design, professional skills, and more. 

All faculty, staff, and students 

Medical Student Independent Scholarly Project

The Independent Scholarly Project (ISP) is a requirement for all
 students at Georgetown University School of Medicine and must be
 completed prior to graduation. Each student pursues a
 scholarly project that answers (or seeks to answer) a research
 question under the supervision of a mentor. Students may identify
 their own research question/project and then find the appropriate
 mentor or develop a research question/project under the guidance of a mentor. 

All faculty, staff, and students 

Nature Master Classes 

Provides training in scientific writing and publishing 

All faculty, staff, and students 

Room Request Form 

To reserve a room on campus, you must submit a request through this system 

All faculty, staff, and students 

Student Handbook – School of Medicine 

This is the Georgetown University School of Medicine Student Handbook that all students are expected to follow and review 

All faculty, staff, and students 

Student Handbook – School of Nursing and Health Studies 

This is the Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies Handbook that all students are expected to follow and review 

All faculty, staff, and students 

TESS A/V Services Request Form 

Technical and Educational Support Services – for any audio/visual technology services needed, you must complete a TESS Request Form 

All faculty, staff, and students 

University Information Services 

University Information Services (UIS) provides Georgetown University with the core technology resources and support services for teaching, learning, and research.

All faculty, staff, and students

Travel Instructions (2 LINKS) 

Financial Affairs Travel Policies, Procedures, Guides and Forms

Georgetown Travel Services

These are the Georgetown University travel policies, procedures, instructions, etc. that you must understand and follow before planning any travel for work 

All faculty and staff 

ZOOM Conferencing 

Georgetown’s web conferencing tool – enables you to conduct live online class presentations, conferences, and meetings; has video, audio, and screen sharing

All faculty, staff, and students 

 

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