Important COVID-19 Information

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General Questions

Where do I go on my first day?

Prior to your first day, your College Dean or designated Doane representative will advise you of where to park, as well as when and where to meet on your first day. 

Dress Code

Our employees represent the face of the university to our students, alumni, and community. Our dress attire should reflect a professionally operated academic enterprise. Employees should dress in a clean, neat and modest fashion. 

Where can I find something to eat?

If you would like to bring your own meal or snacks from home, break areas are provided for employees typically including refrigerator/freezer, microwave and table space. Ask your department chair for details. Snacks and beverage vending machines are available in some areas, check with your department chair for the nearest location. There are various dining options are also available in the area surrounding campus. 

When do I get paid? 

Faculty will be paid on a monthly basis, on the last working day of each month. If you begin on, or after the 24th of the month check with Human Resources to see if your first pay date will be that same month or the next month. 

Where can I find out more on policies and procedures? 

New Faculty will be provided with a New Faculty Survival Guide, upon starting their position. You can access the Faculty Handbook via a Google Doc accessed with your Doane Email address. You can also access the Employee Handbook online If you are not able to find what you are looking for or need further clarification, contact Academic Affairs or Human Resources. 

What if I have more questions? 

If you have other questions that you would like answered before your first day, contact your College Dean or the Office of Academic Affairs.