WELCOME, ADJUNCT FACULTY!
Napa Valley College (NVC) is a special place to teach. Since it opened its doors more than seventy years ago, NVC has succeeded in providing an excellent educational experience. We are committed to achieving academic excellence in associate degree education, transfer education workforce development, general education, and lifelong learning.
We value the dedication and efforts of the adjunct faculty in providing quality education to our students. In order to assist you in carrying out the instructional mission of the college, this website will serve as a resource guide. Please review the information and links on this page to assist in answering questions that may arise during your time at NVC. We highly recommend you begin with reviewing Getting Started below.
The Office of Academic Affairs is available to help make your instructional assignment rewarding and meaningful, both for you and your students. In return, we ask that you be responsible for the information on this page and that you seek clarification where you have questions. Our expectation is that through cooperation, respect, and high professional standards, quality education will be delivered to the members of our college community.
10 Steps to Prepare for the First Day of Class
Division and Department Contacts
Division Deans, Chairs, and Administrative Support Staff
College Policies and Regulations - Board of Trustees Policy Manual
Important Federal Guidelines: FERPA , ADA
Student Code of Conduct
Important Information and Resources
Adjunct Faculty Evaluation
Canvas and Distance Education
College Police - Parking Permits & Staff ID
Important Registration Dates
Important Academic Dates
NVC Faculty Association Collective Bargaining Agreement
Teaching and Learning Center (TLC)
Adjunct Faculty Orientation
The Adjunct Faculty Orientation is held annualy prior to the beginning of the Fall semester and includes information on teaching, learning, classroom management, support services for both faculty and students. It is a great opportunity to hear college updates and network with NVC administration, staff, and other faculty.
Adjunct faculty who participate in the orientation will be compensated for two (2) hours based on Schedule 2 of the Part-time, Hourly Credit Faculty Salary Schedule.
Documents from Past Adjunct Orientations
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
NVC Adjunct Faculty Handbook 2015-2017