Teaching and mentoring

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. Schools and colleges may have additional guidance available and faculty are encouraged to review those resources, where applicable.

Resources

Tips for building your syllabus [PDF] from faculty development and important syllabus reminders from the Office of Academic Affairs, including text for policies that should be in every syllabus.

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 support units

Office of the Registrar
Academic Integrity Office
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.
Office of Research
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
University Lectures
Diversity and inclusion events
Academic space request (visit the resources and forms page for other types of space requests)