Visiting and Temporary Faculty Resources

Below are a number of links, timelines, and instructions for navigating UC San Diego as a visiting or temporary faculty member.

UCSD Network Access

Shortly after completing the hiring paperwork you will receive your UCSD email address. Below are some links that will instruct you how to get yourself set-up on the various UCSD systems that you will need to access most of the online tools and materials to administer and prep your courses.

Active Directory Account-

Business Account (Single Sign-On)-

Email Overview-

For assistance with anything listed in this section please contact our department DSAs Leah Tamayo-Brion, or Susan Winchester,

Course Preparation

Below is a list of resources for preparing to teach a course. Many of the tools and links listed below will not be available to temporary faculty until your appointment begins and you have set-up your UCSD network access.

Schedule of Classes-The Schedule of Classes is published the fifth week of the preceding quarter. Here you can look up where and when your class is scheduled and the enrollment limit. Also, once you have Network Access (see above drawer), you can print your class list by clicking on the six digit section ID number.

Book Orders-Faculty place book orders for their course with the UC San Diego bookstore. Orders are usually due by the second week of the preceding quarter but are accepted later.

Library Book Reserves-Place course materials on reserve at the Geisel Library.

TritonED-A web-based course tool and online course management system you can use to complement a classroom-based course.

Electronic Grades (eGrades)-UC San Diego uses eGrades to submit all grades for courses taught at UCSD.

A.S. Soft Reserves-An Associated Student Enterprise that will create supplementary materials (custom course readers, sample exams, class notes--pre-printed or as slides, course syllabus, and more for your courses. 

For assistance with anything listed in this section please contact the student affairs staff Sally Hargate, or Amber Rieder,

Navigating Campus