Faculty Credentials

All University instructional faculty (full-time, part-time, adjunct, and teaching assistants) meet the guidelines established by IE&A's policy in the Faculty Handbook.

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment (IE&A) reviews the credentials of all newly appointed full-time and adjunct faculty.

Original documentation including official transcripts, current CV, & other applicable documentation must be provided for all prospective faculty members. Potential adjunct faculty members must submit the latter and an Adjunct Faculty/Employment Authorization Form to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment.

Lack of proper documentation may result in adjustment of appointment term.

Failure to provide original transcripts and/or other credentialing information can result in termination of the Employment Contract.

  • Faculty with degrees from foreign institutions must submit their document (transcripts and/or degree/diploma) to IE&A for an official evaluation and translation.

Additional Information

ODU Faculty Guidebook

Academic credentials and qualifications required for employment.

Full-time Credentialing Timeline

View the graphic for full-time faculty credentialing process. 

Adjunct Credentialing Timeline

View the graphic for adjunct faculty credentialing process. 


If you have any questions on the status of new hire and reappointment paperwork please contact IE&A's Data and Credentialing Specialist, Megan Corbett.