Veteran and new instructors should find the “must know” information they need on these pages. If the answer to your question cannot be found here, email firstname.lastname@example.org or jump onto the chat to ask.
Practical information that every instructor needs: Important contacts and resources to help new and returning instructors find the information they need.
Updated September 2023
Information for new instructors, including a guide for how to get yourself ready for teaching even if you were hired shortly before the semester commences.
Updated May 2023
Information especially for adjuncts, to supplement Practical Information and New Instructor Information.
Updated September 2023
Use campus resources to connect students with academic and other support offered by campus partners.
Updated November 2023
A template, updated each semester, built into Canvas that enables consistency in syllabi across the University.
Updated June 2023
Syllabi, assignments, content, and other key components must be posted on Canvas for all courses in advance of the first day of class.
Every semester these FAQs are updated to address the questions that instructors are asking.
Updated May 2023.
Planning for disruption is something instructors have learned to do. Review these strategies and resources if you see a disruption on the horizon.
Updated August 2022
A short checklist of last-minute reminders to ensure you’re ready for the first day.
Updated August 2023
Top University Links for Instructors
COVID-19 Information — the source for all university policies and guidelines regarding COVID-19.
Dean of Students — when you’re not sure where to go for a student issue, the place to go. 973-655-4118 / email@example.com.
Facilities Service Desk — scroll down to find “Submit a service request” for issuing concerns about classrooms and offices that need facilities’ attention.
Faculty Unions — AFT Local 1904 represents tenure-line faculty and clinical/instructional specialists and AFT Local 6025 represents adjunct faculty. Websites include contact names, meeting schedules, contract details, and more.
Instructional Technology and Design Services Workshops — workshops on Canvas (basic and specialized), Adobe, Collaboration platforms (Perusall Google tools, Hypothesis), Flipgrid, Video recording with Panopto, voice commenting, and more.
IT service desk — create a ticket, check on a ticket, download software, learn about tools you can use.
Provost’s Office — Resources for faculty.
Are we missing something? Let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last Modified: Monday, November 6, 2023 12:00 pmCK