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Welcome to the University of California Non-Senate Instructional Unit (IX) New Employee Orientation 

The Non-Senate Instructional Unit (IX) is a systemwide bargaining unit of Non-Senate Faculty who provide important instructional services at University of California campuses and medical centers. New employee orientations are scheduled each academic term, including a Non-Senate Faculty specific session. The Non-Senate Faculty New Employee Orientation is designed to familiarize new employees in the IX unit with relevant information about working at the University and inform new instructors about the Union and what membership entails. Attendance at the orientation is voluntary and is not required as a term of employment or union membership.

Non-Senate Faculty are represented by a union, the University Council - American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT). A union representative will provide a thirty minute presentation at the IX New Employee Orientation. Further information about the UC-AFT may be found at:

The Unit 18 Non-Senate Faculty new employee orientation is designed for the following titles:

  • Lecturer
  • Supervisor of Teacher Education
  • Teacher - Special Programs
  • K-12 Instructor
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Lecturer - PSOE (Part-time)

Dates and Locations:

For Unit 18 Non-Senate Faculty new employee orientations, please contact your department academic personnel contact or Kelly Lindlar at


Click here to register for the upcoming session.

Location and Parking:

Please see this campus map to locate the Price Center location.

If you do not already possess a UC San Diego campus parking permit, please see Transportation Services Parking Permits page for more information about monthly and daily parking permits and rates.