New Employees

New Employee Steps

The steps for new employees listed on this page are specific to the Sorrell College of Business. All new TROY employees should complete the steps listed at

  1. Join the SCOB Yammer groups
    From the Office 365 Portal, go to Yammer. Search for the SCOB group and related SCOB groups for your location and academic department.
    There are University-wide Yammer groups you may be interested in joining as well.
  2. Become Canvas certified (all faculty)
    All faculty in the Sorrell College of Business must obtain Canvas certification before or during their first term.
    The faculty member (or department chair if the hiring process is incomplete) should submit a helpdesk ticket to the Instructional Design department for enrollment in the Kung Fu course.
  3. Complete vita entry in Digital Measures' Activity Insight (all faculty)
    Troy University uses an online electronic vita web site to collect and report on faculty qualifications.
    New faculty will not have an account on that site from day one of employment. When new faculty do receive account information, you must complete the vita sections following the instructions at
  4. Review online, self-paced training options for Windows, Office, etc
  5. If desired, request a faculty page.
Last Updated: 8/17/2017