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This guide has been created to assist new and part-time faculty; however it contains information and links useful to all faculty at Cape Fear Community College.
Last Updated: Jun 9, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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PAPERWORK : What if I have questions about the hiring process? Have I completed all my employment paperwork?

Human Resources (Personnel) FAQ page.

You should receive instructions and forms from the department where you will be working.

Department Chairs and Secretaries

Arts/Sciences (910) 362-7129
Business (910) 362-7281
Distance Learning (910) 362-7245
Engineering Technology (910) 362-7376
English (910) 362-7007
Health Sciences (910) 362-7082
Humanities/Fine Arts (910) 362-7431
Marine Tech (910) 362-7403
Math/PE (910) 362-7135
Public Services (910) 362-7269
Social/Behavioral Sciences (910) 362-7299
Science (910) 362-7674
Vocational 910) 362-7291

Continuing Education

Basic Skills (910) 362-7121
Basic Skills (Prison) (910) 362-7178
ESL Program (910) 362-7183
B.I.G. Training Director (910) 362-7254
Burgaw Center (910) 675-1439
Director (910) 362-7176
GED Testing (910) 362-7479
HRD Coordinator (910) 362-7186
Horticulture (910) 251-2666
Small Business Center (910) 362-7469


PARKING : Where will I park and what parking permits do I need?

Campus Maps Link (current as of July 3, 2012)
Faculty & Staff Parking Regulations

Parking Decal Request Form

CFCC Parking Twitter Feed

ID CARD : How do I get a CFCC ID card?
To secure a CFCC identification card, employees must present a valid photo ID verifying identity and the seven-digit CFCC number that has been assigned to them.
 • Acceptable forms of photo identification are:
• Driver’s License
• State of North Carolina ID Card (or official ID issued by another state)
• Military ID
• Passport

ID Card Schedule
MY CFCC & E-MAIL : How do I set up MyCFCC account and access my campus email?

Help With Setting Up & Troubleshooting Your Campus Account

EVENING CONTACTS : Are there campus contacts for evening or weekend hours?
If you need assistance in your classroom or an escort to your car, call the main switchboard at your campus

Downtown - 910-362-7000

Monday-Friday unitl 10:00 pm and Saturday 9:00 to 1:00.

North - 910-362-7700

Monday-Friday until 10:00 pm.

Ask for the Evening/Weekend Coordinator.



Academic Calendar

Instructional Technology Training Calendar
Campus Events Calendar



ELECTRONIC CLASS RECORD KEEPING: What do I need to get started with course rosters and recording grades?

Enrollment Verification (Internet & hybrid courses only)

Recording No-Shows

Entering Final Grades

Entering Grades from a Previously Locked Roster

Submitting Web Attendance

LIBRARY SERVICES FOR TEACHING: What services can the Library provide for my classes?

Library Services for the Instructor

Library Services for Your Students

Requesting Library Materials


ELECTRONIC RESOURCES FOR TEACHING : What help is available for getting started with Blackboard software?

Instructional Technology Support
Online Learning Support

CLASSROOMS & EQUIPMENT: Can I visit the classroom(s) where I will be teaching to see the room configuration and equipment?

Most classrooms have a projector and a computer. Some additionally have a sympodium or monitor, VCR, Elmo camera, smart board technology, video switcher, audio speakers, chalkboard or white board, or overhead projector. Find your room using: Explanation of Section and Building Codes. Security can accompany you to your assigned classroom. Call 910-362-7000 (Downtown) or 910-362-7700 (North).

TEXTBOOKS: Where do I get a copy of the course textbook and passwords for any online text support materials?

To identify the text(s) used in your course(s), visit the CFCC Bookstore Text Search Page. More information about instructor's editions or support materials can be obtained from your department.

SHARED COURSE MATERIALS: What course materials are available from my department and what will I need to develop myself?

Check with your department supervisor.

PHOTOCOPYING & PRINTING: Where will I make photocopies needed for my classes?

See Section 3.6 of the Staff and Faculty Handbook. For further information see CFCC Printing Policy FAQs.

GRADING POLICY: Is there a college-wide policy on grading?

The College's grading policies can be found on Page 18 of the 2012-2013 Student Handbook.

ATTENDANCE POLICY: Is there a college-wide policy on attendance?

The College's attendance policies can be found on Page 19 of the 2012-2013 Student Handbook.

FELLOW FACULTY: Who else on campus teaches the course(s) I will be teaching and how can I contact them?
Participate in the Faculty Association.  Find out how. 

Get to know your colleagues by checking Class Schedules (For Curriculum classes, select the correct Term--Summer, Fall--and fill in at least one other search field. You can select a subject code like BIO or MAT, or choose a campus in Location to see all classes taught on that campus. Click Submit to see the list of classes.) Then use the instructor's last name to search for contact information in the CFCC Staff Directory

TRAINING (COMPUTERS & OTHER EQUIPMENT): If I need training in use of the computers or presentation equipment in my classroom, whom should I contact?
The Media Center offers group and individual training on each type of equipment at the beginning of each semester. Your department chair will know the schedule for group training. Contact the Media Center 910-362-7037 to arrange individual training or find out about online tutorials.

REPORTING COMPUTER & OTHER EQUIPMENT PROBLEMS: How do I report malfunctioning classroom equipment?

Log into MyCFCC Then use the HELPDESK page on the Intranet to report problems. For computer and printer problems, select IT Help Desk; for all other equipment, select Media Services.

OTHER TECHNOLOGY LINKS: What else do I need to know about computing at CFCC?

CFCC Computer Acceptable Use Policy

Wireless Network (SurfCFCC)

IT Homepage



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