For Faculty

Faculty Policy Manual

The School of Nursing Faculty Handbook includes information that is basic to faculty’s orientation to the School, and it is designed to provide faculty with the general knowledge needed for day-to-day activities. Access the faculty handbook.

New Faculty Orientation & Faculty Development

Access resources for New Faculty Orientation & Faculty Development (MyAccess login required). 

School of Nursing Support Services Directory: Who to Contact

If you are a School of Nursing faculty or staff member, please consult the Support Services Directory for the appropriate contact to assist with your question or request.

Resource Navigation Tool

The School of Nursing Resource Navigation Tool helps faculty, learners and staff access school- and campus-wide resources. The tool is organized by stakeholder and the category of challenge one might experience or is experiencing. Access the navigation tool.

(Helpful hint: "Right-click" and open each of the links in a new window to preserve your form submission. Your responses will remain anonymous unless you provide your name and email address for a reply. Send questions to [email protected]). 

School Office of Academic Programs Wiki Site

Access the Office of Academic Programs Wiki, which includes information about the school's academic transition. Please note that MyAccess log-in is required.

Additional School and Campus Resources

Career Information and Openings

Career Information

Human Resources, for campus-wide information on:

  • Jobs 
  • Benefits 
  • Training

Nursing Faculty Council and UCSF Academic Senate: Meeting Agendas and Minutes 

The Nursing Faculty Council acts on behalf of the school's faculty in matters related to education and other issues of concern for the faculty, in which they are advisory to the school's dean. Meeting agendas, minutes and attachments are available on the UCSF Academic Senate website.

In addition, when you visit the UCSF Academic Senate website, you can select the “Committees” tab to see all meeting agendas and minutes from the Academic Senate Council and Committees.  

Technology Resources

E*Value Implementation and Evaluation

Learn more regarding the course evaluation project underway for the School, and the recently completed clinical placement implementation of E*Value.

Education & Curricular Innovation Hub

The School of Nursing’s Education and Curricular Innovation Hub was established in 2015 to support advancements in teaching and learning to meet the needs of nursing education in the 21st century. The Hub, housed within a distinct physical space, provides coordinated support for nursing faculty and staff.


The communications team provides communications guidance, support and services that advance the mission of the School of Nursing. Communications staff also serve on campus-wide committees to strengthen the quality of communications at UCSF, help create and implement shared resources (such as the UCSF Brand Identity) that can benefit the School of Nursing community, and influence communication policy. For questions or assistance, please contact Communications Manager Katherine Tam. For general inquiries, contact [email protected]

Promoting News and Events

Submit news items related to our academic programs, faculty, staff, students and alumni, and news that would be of interest to these same audiences. Examples include:

  • Awards and other milestones or accomplishments
  • Activities that students or faculty are involved in, especially those that are high profile; those that advocate for nursing or our student programs; make nursing understandable to a general audience; involve community engagement or partnerships with industry or external partners
  • Outreach/diversity efforts
  • Student volunteer efforts

The School of Nursing newsletter, which publishes every other Tuesday, is the best way to make sure your announcements, events, honors and news listing(s) reach all faculty and staff. To submit an item for consideration, complete our newsletter submission form. News items should be submitted for consideration in the form of a brief story that only requires light editing. 

The Students Weekly Digest shares announcements about UCSF, the School of Nursing and nursing-related events, electives, activities, jobs, volunteer opportunities, scholarships and fellowships with students once a week on Tuesdays during the academic year. To review our guidelines and submit an item for consideration, visit our submission form. You can also share your events with students via the Graduate & Professional Student Association and the Associated Students of the School of Nursing.

For all events, you may submit your event, including dates, location and a brief description, through the campus calendar at Be sure to "follow" the School of Nursing group calendar. (Look for the submission button on the lower right. A login is required to submit events. Be sure to tag with School of Nursing as "affiliation" and "department/group.") For digital signage around the UCSF campus, visit the campus digital signage website for instructions.

TA and GSR Job Postings

To request a teaching assistant, please review our guidelines on how to submit a request. If your request has been approved, you may complete our TA job posting template to have the job ad posted on the School of Nursing website. If you would like to post a job ad for a graduate student researcher opening, please use our GSR job posting template to create the ad and email it to [email protected].

Positions are posted in the jobs listing section of the School of Nursing website until filled and shared with students via the Students Weekly Digest.

Education Verification Request

If you would like to request Education Verification for a former UCSF nursing student, please complete this form. * Files are uploaded securely and kept confidentially. The UCSF School of Nursing only verifies specific information such as type of specialty, courses completed, course content, clinical and/or didactic hours. If you need only need degree conferral date and dates attended please contact the National Student Clearinghouse.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Faculty Resources

PhD in Nursing Program Faculty Resources

    Sigma Theta Tau Alpha Eta Chapter

    The UCSF Alpha Eta Chapter is the 29th chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Society of Nursing (Sigma), an international community of nurses dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, teaching, learning and service through the cultivation of communities of practice, education and research. As one of the oldest Sigma chapters, Alpha Eta is proud to advance Sigma's mission within the nursing community at UCSF and throughout the Bay Area. Learn more and get involved with the Alpha Eta Chapter.

    Funding Resources for Faculty: UCSF Academic Senate Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor's Fund aims to benefit faculty within their academic life at the University. Explore funding opportunities which include individual and team awards.