Faculty at University Center
The instruction provided by faculty based in Sioux Falls, or visiting from campus, is the strength of what our state schools are most proud of: fostering student growth and development through a rigourous academics and real-world application. Are you new to University Center location? See Student and Faculty Profiles to learn more about who University Center students are and how they work hard to achieve their professional and academic goals!
Facilities at University Center (Click Here to See More)
Looking for assistance from the UC Facilities Team? You can submit requests online! See Facilties Request Form. If you need to see a map or are curious about where to park, see Parking. Also, Click Here to see the UC Hours of Operation for various departments.
Fall Faculty Orientation (Click Here to See More)
Before the start of Fall Semester, UC-SF holds a Faculty Orientation that covers a variety of important topics related to your joining the UC learning community! The date and time for 2018 will be posted here. There will be food provided along with the opportunity to learn more about Title IX, D2L, etc. from presenters. This event is a great opportunity for you to get to know your colleagues, find out about resources available to you as a faculty member at UC-SF and ask questions! Look for an RSVP message sent to your inbox so that we can plan enough food/drink for everyone or click Faculty Orientation RSVP today to let us know you are planning to be there!
Throughout each semester, there are faculty meetings arranged for UC-based faculty (full/part-time); however, all who teach are welcome to attend. A large array of topics are covered with the express goal of ensuring strong communication between faculty, staff, and partner universities.
FALL 2017 Dates/Times
- Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Noon in FSC1-206
Faculty Meeting Documents
Faculty Development Opportunities
Looking for development opportunities? Self-paced tutorials/trainings online can be found at the USD Center for Teaching and Learning. Do you have ideas or needs regarding development opportunities? Email Aaron Anthony, UC Academic Program Coordinator, today!
Teaching at University Center and wanting to stay in the loop on what's new or coming up? Sent out via email two-three times a semester you will find valuable information to stay up-to-date!
Faculty Newsletter Archives
UC Teacher in Excellence Award (Click Here to Learn More)
At University Center, we want to make sure the instructors who teach in Sioux Falls are recognized! See the Teacher in Excellence process and award information today!
Text Adoptions | Course Syllabus Info | Office Hours (Click Here)
University Center has created a partnership with eCampus allowing students to purchase their books/needed items for classes at University Center. The University Center Virtual Bookstore allows students to purchase their books and materials at online pricing strategies for New/Used rates, Rental rates, or via a student marketplace rate. Are you ready to submit your book order for a coming term? Click Here to submit your book/supply order today! NOTE: If you are experiencing an issue/problem and/or have a concern regarding books/adoptions, contact us by submitting a request here: Bookstore Issue/Resolution Form
Your course syllabi is a legal contract between your course and your students and bridges the SDBOR policy to you and the students enrolled in your courses. Please review the SDBOR Policy on Syllabus Standards and Standardization. Also, make note of the ADA Compliance Statement and place this statement into your syllabi if you haven't alreadyu done so. As a faculty member of University Center, you can provide your office hours via the Faculty Office Hours Template. Once your syllabi and office hours are finalized and complete, send to Aaron Anthony at firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Opinion Surveys (Campus Labs)
At the end of each term, Student Opinion Surveys are deployed to students across campus. These surveys are based on IDEA (http://www.ideaedu.org/) and administered through Campus Labs (https://www.campuslabs.com/). Student Opinion Surveys must be administered to students prior to finals. Therefore, faculty members typically receive the link to the surveys three weeks before the end of the term. This leaves two weeks of administration of the survey and one week for finals (when surveys are closed). If the class is shorter than normal, this timetable is slightly accelerated. There are three different types of surveys, which are administered based on the type of class:
IDEA Learning Essentials: the most common survey, issued to classes with more than 5 students
Locally Developed Survey: administered to classes with less than 5 students and/or performance classes that are dissimilar to typical lecture classes
When you receive the IDEA surveys, you will need to select the objectives you want to measure in the survey. When you receive the Locally Developed, you do not need to select objectives.
- Access the Campus Lab Platform using your D2L/Webadvisor credentials
- SDSU's Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
- USD's Center for Teaching and Learning (View a Short Training Video)
- DSU's Office of Institutional Effectiveness
- Create Learning Objectives (See Video on Slecting Objectives)
- NOTE: Choose 3, no more than 5 as "Essential" objectives
|A Short "How-To" for Faculty (by DSU)||A Student's Perspective (by DSU)|
Need Printing Done or Copies?
Copies can be made for your class with a 1 day advance notice for small jobs (no more than 50 pages) and 2 days for large jobs (over 50 pages); send the request via the form below and upload the document(s) that you need copied/printed; see UC Copy Request Form. If you are doing your own copying, please utilize the copiers in FADM Room 127 or FSC1 221 using your university assigned copy code.
Do You Have a Work Related Meeting Off-Site?
At University Center, we have a fleet of SD State Vehicles available for use related to official state business/work. Also, with our location, we are close to the SD Department of Transportation allowing for easy re-fueling. Fill out the following form to request a state vehicle to reserve transportation early to ensure availability: Vehicle Reservation Form
Tutoring and Student Success at University Center
At University Center we are always looking for ways to support student success! Visit Tutoring for information, a schedule, and for supplemental support for your students! Not only can a student get help at the Student Success Center, but many times students need childcare, mental health support, or a place to live, check out the partnerships and relationships University Center has with the local community. Are your students looking for a career or internship opportunity? Have them follow the Career and Internship blog or connect with the Career advisor for interview tips, resume help, and other career guidance today!
Academic Misconduct | Title IX | S.O.S. | Drop Limit
Academic Misconduct Policy
- Academic Misconduct Policy 2-33 and Academic Misconduct Process
- Student Code of Conduct 3-4 and Student Code of Conduct Process
- Student Appeals for Academic Affairs 2-9
- SDSU Academic Misconduct Policy Process
Student Opinion Surveys
Title IX SDBOR Policy
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities operated by recipients of Federal financial assistance. Sexual harassment of students, which includes acts of sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX. Sexual harassment is unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature. It includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature. Sexual violence is a form of sexual harassment prohibited by Title IX. See SDBOR Policy 1:17 and below for specific detail on this policy as it relates to all universities governed by the SDBOR:
- Number 1:17: Sexual Harassment
- Number 1:17.1 Prevention of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Stalking
- Number 1:18: Human Rights Complaint Procedures
- Number 1:19: Equal Opportunity, Non-Discrimination, Affirmative Action
- Number 1:23: Employee-Employee and Faculty-Student Consensual Relationships
- Number 1:28: Threat Assessment Procedures
Limit on Number of Drops Policy
NOTE: The Academic Misconduct Disposition Form can be found in your HOME School's portal.
Posted: December 5, 2017
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