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Start of the Semester Checklist — Spring 2024

Looking for help on how to prepare for the upcoming Spring term? Check out our Start of the Semester checklist!

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As you prepare for the coming semester, take note of our semester-specific support resources, tips for setting up your Canvas course, and some steps for success in your courses!

Key Dates for Spring 2024

  • First day of classes: Tuesday, January 16, 2024
  • Full Spring semester: January 16 – May 7, 2024
  • All Canvas courses will be published automatically on January 10, 2024
  • Review the Academic Calendar for all session dates.

Please note that online programs may follow different dates!

Special Events

The Spring 2024 Teaching Symposium

  • Date: Tuesday, January 9, 2024
  • Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Location: Online

Instructional Technology and Design Services invites you to our faculty development event to help you get ready for the Spring semester. This event will include sessions focused on course design best practices, how to set up and design your course in Canvas, AI and other generative technologies, as well as strategies for effective assessment and student engagement. These sessions are applicable to teaching in-person, online or hybrid. Visit the event page to register!

Spring Online Support and Consultations

The ITDS team will be available for teaching support to start the Spring 2024 semester. This support will be available January 2 – January 12 from 10am – 3pm (excluding weekends and January 9).

New to Teaching at Montclair State?

Join us for a quick overview of the instructional technology resources available to you at Montclair. We will share tips for setting up your course in Canvas and other tools to enhance teaching and learning. Register for our “New to Montclair State: Resources for Teaching Your First Semester” workshop.

For more details on preparing for the Winter term and the full checklist, please visit our Start of the Semester Checklist webpage.