Faculty Resources

Welcome to SFS-Q: Faculty Onboarding and Benefits

Who we are & Our Mission
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar
Academic Policies for Faculty (includes faculty merit review, faculty conference travel, faculty framework, dates faculty must be in Doha etc.)
Our People and Culture
Georgetown SFS-Q Directory/Staff listing
Research by faculty, staff and students
Academic Curriculum
News and Events
New Hires
Human Resources Policies
Qatar Immigration
Customs, Clothing and Language
Qatar Liaison Office in Washington DC
Banking and Finance
Facilities Management: The resources provided by the Facilities Department include:

Education City Activities (Maktabi)


Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs Staff
Academic Policies (Grade Appeals, Advisory Grades, Grading Policies, Student Absence Policies etc.)
Instructional Continuity Policy and Resources
What are the Jesuit values?
Courses, Registration, Curriculum, and Calendar. Resources available on this link are as follows:

Honor Code and Honor Council
Academic Services (Resources for Faculty & Writing Center and Learning Support)


Faculty Governance & Policies

Faculty framework
Academic Policies for Faculty (includes faculty merit review, faculty conference travel, dates faculty must be in Doha etc.)
University-wide faculty handbook
University Policies (Related to instruction). Some of the resources available on this link are as follows:

  • How private are academic records?
  • How do I provide accommodations for students with disabilities?
  • How do I report an incident of students experiencing sexual harassment?
  • What is Georgetown’s honor system?
  • What are the copyright and fair use guidelines?

Faculty Affairs, Office of the Provost

General Policies to Know

  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • Financial Conflicts of Interest Policy
  • Institutional Diversity Equity and Affirmative Action
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act
  • Copyright in the Information Age
  • Diversity, Equity and Affirmative Action

Institutional Research and Reports


Course Development & Teaching

Blackboard and instructional technologies
View Descriptions and Syllabi from Other Georgetown Courses
Teaching and Technology Resources – pedagogies, grants
Resources for Teaching
Center for New Design in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS)


Student Policies

This section also includes information on academic regulations, services for students with disabilities, grading guidelines, etc.

Undergraduate Bulletin (grading policies, academic standards etc.)
Graduate Bulletin
Student Code of Conduct
Honor System


Technology Resources

General Technology Resources

Office of Information Technology
NetID and password for Qatar
Connect to wireless network
Request IT support
GMS - Georgetown's payroll and benefits system
Google Apps and Email
Using Google calendar
Voicemail set up
VPN installation
Where should I save my files?

Instructional Technology Resources

Blackboard Qatar Support: Email or call +974 4457 8404
Faculty Access/MyAccess
Course Evaluations
Classroom technology
Audio Visual Support - Videoconference, RPX etc


Research Opportunities

Some of the resources available on this link are as follows:

Grant Opportunities
Recent Faculty Publications
Current Grant Projects
Conference attendance by SFS-Q Faculty
Initiative for Washington DC and Doha, Qatar Faculty Collaboration
Research and Departmental Assistants
Student Research

Administrative Support Services

Office Supplies and Support Services
Policy and reimbursements for business expenses: Contact Administrative Assistant for assistance in this process.


Resources for Students

Student Development

Academic Services (Writing and Learning Support)