Syracuse University is dedicated to student success, and the faculty affairs team is dedicated to ensuring faculty are supported in their efforts to create and facilitate high quality learning experiences, whether it is as a course instructor, a scholarly mentor, or as an advisor. The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence is committed to the support, growth, and collaboration with faculty at Syracuse University by offering a variety of services to promote effective and innovative teaching. Schools and colleges may have additional guidance available and faculty are encouraged to review those resources, where applicable.
The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence has a wealth of resources to support faculty development in this area. Additional links below provide guidance on specific policy matters and other support units at the University.
You might find these tips on grading helpful. Although there is no campus-wide policy on grading, the value of assigned grades for calculating grade point averages is part of Syracuse University’s academic rules and regulations (see also, below).
Other useful resources include:
- Academic calendar [PDF]
- Academic calendar – College of Law [PDF]
- Blackboard course management system
- Course evaluations
- Academic rules and regulations (Undergraduate; see especially, academic standards)
- Academic rules and regulations (Graduate)
Academic support units
Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence
Office of the Registrar
Center for Learning and Student Success (CLASS)
Online Learning Services
Orange SUccess: Log into the faculty section to review tips on using the system.
Learning Environments and Media Production can help with all your classroom technology needs.
Syracuse Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement (The SOURCE)
Syracuse University Libraries
Other important links
Student resources and support from the Office of Academic Affairs
iSchool Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning
Future Professoriate Program offered through the Graduate School
Faculty recognition programs highlight exceptional educators
Diversity and inclusion events
Academic space request (visit the resources and forms page for other types of space requests)