New Faculty Orientation - August 2018

group of new faculty at the wolfson campus

The MDC Web Page and Campus Pages are full of useful information for MDC Employees. 

All the links below are available from various College Web pages; we have gathered a few here that might be useful to you right away.

ACUE Course in Effective Teaching Practices

This course has a section restricted for annual contract faculty seeking to take it as one of the requirements for applying for continuing contract. To request enrollment into this session, please contact Jose Rodriguez at

To see details about this course, visit ACUE at

ACUE Schedule:

Spring Term (2193)

Location: Medical Campus

Day of Face-to-Face Meetings:

  • Thursday, January 17th
  • Thursday, March 14th
  • Thursday, April 25th

Time: 4:30 pm to 7:10 pm

Fall Term (2197)

Location: North Campus

Day of Face-to-Face Meetings:

  • Thursday, September 5th
  • Thursday, October 24th
  • Thursday, December 12th

Time: 4:30 pm to 7:10 pm

Spring Term (2203)

Location: Kendall Campus

Day of Face-to-Face Meetings:

  • Thursdays (exact dates TBA)

Time: 4:30 pm to 7:10 pm


Human Resources

Employee Handbook

Understanding your Electronic PayStub


Employee Web Page  (requires login)

  • My Personal Records  - including Paystub
  • Faculty Resources

Center for Institutional and Organizational Learning

Teaching Resources

Academic and Student Affairs

Course Competencies

College Academic and Student Support Council

Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook

Grade Appeal

Faculty Initiatives

UFMDC Agreement

These are just a few of the many resources available on the MDC Web Page and Campus Pages

Be sure to visit the Academic Departments linked from each Campus Page.

New Faculty Orientation

2012 Pictures

2013 Pictures


Hialeah Campus

Photo of Miami Dade College, Hialeah Campus

The Hialeah Campus became MDC’s seventh campus, accorded official campus status by the Florida State Board of Education in 2005. The Campus serves the Greater Hialeah-Miami Lakes area, offering day and evening classes six days a week.

Homestead Campus

Photo of Miami Dade College, Homestead Campus

In 1990, Homestead became the fifth campus of Miami Dade College. It was opened in the historic downtown district of the City of Homestead with the mission to deliver a full range of higher education programs for the Homestead/ Florida City communities.

Eduardo J. Padrón Campus

Photo of Miami Dade College, Eduardo J. Padrón Campus

The Eduardo J. Padrón Campus is located in the heart of Little Havana, one of the most colorful and lively neighborhoods in Miami’s historic Latin Quarter. The seed for the Eduardo J. Padrón Campus was planted in 1972 when the College offered two night courses at the Belen Jesuit Prep School.

Kendall Campus

Photo of Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus

The Kendall Campus, situated on a 185-acre tract of trees and lakes, opened in 1967. It is home to a wide variety of academic programs and specialized institutes. The campus features 13 buildings equipped with the latest technologies, a wellness center, athletic fields and an Olympic-sized pool.

Medical Campus

Photo of Miami Dade College, Medical Center Campus

In 1977, Miami Dade College opened its Medical Center Campus on 4.3 acres within the city’s medical/ civic center complex. Along with the other members of this complex, the University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Veterans Administration Hospital and Miami- Dade County Public Health Service, the Medical Center Campus forms the backbone of Miami’s health care community.

North Campus

Photo of Miami Dade College, North Campus

Located on 245 acres in northern Miami-Dade County, this beautifully landscaped campus was the College’s first. It was built in 1960, on land that once hosted a World War II Naval air station. The main academic buildings of the Campus surround a serene lake and lush walking paths.

West Campus

Photo of Miami Dade College, West Campus

MDC-West is the College’s newest center and operates under the supervision of North Campus. An exciting learning environment, The West Campus serves one of the fastest-growing communities in Miami-Dade County. It offers a variety of academic degrees, corporate training programs, and is also home to the College archive. The West Campus opened for classes on March 1, 2006.

Wolfson Campus

Photo of Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus

The Wolfson Campus opened in 1970 by holding classes in the storefronts of downtown Miami. With the completion of the campus’ first permanent facility in 1973, Wolfson catalyzed a downtown renaissance by hosting all manner of civic and cultural discourse. It is the only comprehensive urban campus in the city.