For Faculty and Staff

Sustaining a culture of academic excellence

The first year for university students is a critical one. Adapting to the rigorous academic demands of the university experience requires a multitude of guides – and none are more important than their classroom professors. The university is dedicated to helping support your efforts at teaching excellence. Learn more about how the University College will help you promote best practices for first-year course design, pedagogy, and academic advising.

A culture of academic rigor

The University College provides the necessary resources to create a culture of academic rigor at Northern Arizona University. Additionally, learn more about our commitment to students’ success and life-long learning.

First Year Learning Initiative (FYLI)

Join FYLI and improve classes that serve first-year students.

NAU Learning Outcomes

Explore the University's Learning Outcomes, and the benefits of completing your education at NAU