Frequently Asked Questions

1. HOW CAN I REGISTER? WHAT ARE THE REGISTRATION FEES?

To register, you just need to fill out the online application. There is no registration fee to apply or participate in the Global Faculty Week 2022. Please note that participation is only open for Tec de Monterrey and its partner universities.

2. IS THERE A PRESENTATION TEMPLATE I SHOULD USE FOR MY LECTURES?

No, it is up to every professor to use the material that fits best the academic needs. We will provide some TEC templates if you wish to use them, but this is completely optional.

3. CAN I CHOOSE ON WHICH DAYS TO GIVE MY LECTURES?

The schedule of every professor depends on the Tecnologico de Monterrey Academic Departments, they will provide a specific lecturing time and this cannot be changed. An academic participation between 3 to 6 hours (online) and 6 to 12 hours (in-person) is expected for the program.

4. WHO WILL I BE TEACHING, LECTURING OR ASSISTING WITH?

You will be notified via email the information of the professor(s) from Tec de Monterrey whom you will be working with. You will arrange with the professor the specific lecture topics according to your expertise and the syllabus of the course itself.

5. WHAT IS THE ACADEMIC LEVEL OF THE STUDENTS I WILL BE TEACHING DURING THE GLOBAL FACULTY WEEK 2022?

They will all be undergraduate students at Tec de Monterrey.

7. WILL I RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE?

Yes, an attendance certificate will be provided at the end of the program.

6. WILL I HAVE THE SAME STUDENTS FOR EVERY SESSION, OR THE GROUPS CHANGE FOR EVERY ACTIVITY?

The students may change on every session, and in the activities as well.

8. IS THERE ANY REMUNERATION FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE EVENT?

The lectures are not remunerated by Tec de Monterrey.

9. I ONLY WANT TO ATTEND ONE DAY OF THE GLOBAL FACULTY WEEK 2022, IS THAT POSSIBLE?

Participants must attend the academic lectures and events that he/she has agreed for the week, as the host professor will plan its modules accordingly. For online participants, participation in cultural activities and networking events is optional but strongly encouraged.

10. WHEN WILL THE GLOBAL FACULTY 2022 SCHEDULE BE AVAILABLE?

The final schedule will be available in February 2022.

ONLINE PARTICIPANTS
 

11. ARE THERE ANY TECHNOLOGICAL REQUIREMENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL FACULTY WEEK 2022, GIVEN THAT IT WILL BE A VIRTUAL PROGRAM?

You will be expected to have an electronic device that allows you to connect to the virtual activities through Zoom and share a presentation (if applicable). A stable internet connection is highly recommended for everyone to have the best possible experience.

12. THROUGH WHICH ONLINE PLATFORM WILL THE GLOBAL FACULTY WEEK 2022 TAKE PLACE?

The platform for all academic lectures and other events will be on Zoom. We will provide a tutorial for the use of this program so that you can get more familiar with it.

13. WHAT WILL BE THE TIMES OF THE ACADEMIC LECTURES AND OTHER EVENTS?

All the activities of the Global Faculty Week 2022 (online participants) will take place between 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. (GMT-6, Mexico City time). You can convert to your local time zone using this link. The agenda of social and networking events will be confirmed in February 2022.

IN-PERSON PARTICIPANTS
 

14. WHAT WILL BE THE TIMES OF THE ACADEMIC LECTURES AND OTHER EVENTS?

The activities of the Global Faculty Week 2022 (in-person participants) might take place between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. (GMT-6).

15. WHAT HAPPENS IF I AM NOT VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19?

Unfortunately, you would not have access to campus (as per Tec policy) and will not be able to participate in any activity. Proof of vaccination must be shared when confirming attendance to the program.

16. ARE THERE ANY RESTRICTIONS FOR ENTERING MEXICO BECAUSE OF THE PANDEMIC?

As of December 2021, Mexico does not have entry restrictions.

17. ARE THERE ANY FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES TO HAVE MY TRAVEL EXPENSES COVERED?

Unfortunately, there are no funding opportunities to cover travel expenses (travel or health insurance, plane ticket, cancellation fees, among others).

18. CAN I BRING COMPANIONS WITH ME?

Yes, however, Tec will not cover for their travel expenses, meals or accommodation.

19. WILL I GET A REIMBURSEMENT IF MY FLIGHT GETS CANCELLED?

We cannot reimburse travel expenses (health insurance, plane ticket, cancellation fees), hence we advise participants to purchase travel insurance for these matters.

20. CAN I CHOOSE WHICH CAMPUS I WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN (PUEBLA OR QUERETARO)?

This will depend on faculty members at Tec, since they select participants according to the academic needs of every campus.

21. WHEN WILL I BE NOTIFIED ON WHICH CAMPUS I WILL BE PARTICIPATING?

This will be notified in your acceptance email.

22. IS IT POSSIBLE TO ARRIVE EARLIER TO ACCLIMATIZE WITH THE CITY AND FACILITIES?

Yes, however if you arrive before March 6th, we cannot provide accommodation, meals and airport shuttle.

23. TO WHAT AIRPORT SHOULD I ARRIVE/DEPART?

Shuttle will be provided from and to these airports (only on March 6th and 12th):

-Mexico City International Airport (MEX)

-Puebla (PBC)

-Queretaro (QRO)

24. HOW CAN I BOOK A HOTEL ROOM IF I ARRIVE EARLIER OR DEPART LATER, AND WHAT ARE THE RATES?

If you are planning to arrive or depart on a different date than the official dates, we will give you a suggestion of hotels and you will pay Tec’s preferential cost.

25. WHAT SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE FOR SPECIAL NEEDS AND REQUESTS?

Our campuses have ramps to facilitate access, as well as lifts in most buildings. Also, we have an emergency phone number and medical services available on campus.

26. I NEED A LETTER OF INVITATION FOR MY UNIVERSITY OR TO APPLY FOR A MEXICAN VISA. WHAT IS THE PROCEDURE?

Once your participation has been confirmed, if you need an invitation letter, please notify us as soon as possible so that we can provide it for the aforementioned purposes.

27. MY QUESTION IS NOT LISTED HERE. WHOM DO I CONTACT?

If you have a specific question, please do not hesitate to contact globalfaculty.qro@servicios.itesm.mx or through the "Contact" section above, we will gladly answer your inquiries.