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Academic Resources

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Prepare for the academic year and enhance your classroom experience with these teaching resources. 

 

 

UNIVERSITY TEACHING CENTER

The University Teaching Center (UTC) provides resources for UT faculty. The UTC promotes excellence in teaching and learning and seeks to create a culture that values and rewards activity that enhance instruction and student learning.

Academic Dishonesty

Among the aims of education are the acquisition of knowledge and development of the skills necessary for success in any profession. Activities inconsistent with these aims will not be permitted. Academic dishonesty will not be tolerated. Students are responsible for knowing what constitutes academic dishonesty. If students are uncertain about what constitutes plagiarism or cheating they should seek the instructor's advice.

Admission, Undergraduate

Applying to the university, first stop, is the Office of Admission.

Blackboard

Blackboard is our online course management system. It functions as your virtual classroom.

Bookstore

Review resources for faculty regarding college-level textbooks and make informed decisions about textbook adoption. 

Colleges and Programs

Explore the 13 colleges and programs that make up The University of Toledo.

Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate mission is to serve the faculty and students, and to investigate, deliberate on, and inform the University Community about any issues pertinent to the University, its students, and its faculty, past, present, or future.

FERPA

Maintaining confidentiality of student records is everyone's responsibility whether you are faculty, staff or student. Annually, The University of Toledo informs students of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This Act (formerly known as the Buckley Amendment), which the institution intends to comply with fully, has been designated to protect the privacy of educational records. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their education records.

Grading

Grades are submitted through the myUT portal. Use the chart on the faculty/staff page to see when online grading is open for the current term.

Graduate Studies, College of

The College of Graduate Studies provides leadership for graduate education through exceptional support services for graduate students and faculty; to foster quality in graduate education, research and scholarship; to nurture the diversity and collegiality of graduate programs; and to work with Graduate Council to establish university graduate policies, standards and procedures that define best practices for the graduate programs it serves.

Instructional Classroom Support

Provides prompt, quality technical support, consultation and training for the classroom arena on both the Main and Health Science Campuses. They will assist you promptly, or make every effort to connect you with the appropriate person or department. Please consider them your one-stop support and facilitator in the classroom.

International Institutional Affiliations

Information to assist UT faculty and staff in writing and creating International Institutional Affiliations (IIA) including Letters of Intent and memorandums of understanding (MOU).

Libraries

University Libraries... your gateway to information here at the University of Toledo.  Our libraries serve students, faculty, and staff on every campus, connecting you with the resources you need for education, research, and patient care.

Make-up Testing for Students

UT Testing Services can assist faculty and students how to schedule a make-up test if a student misses a exam.

UToledo Online

Online classes, Blackboard instruction for faculty and other services related to teaching web-assisted and online courses.

Policies

The University of Toledo policy web site is a compilation of relevant policy, operational procedures and governing documents of The University of Toledo.  The purpose of the policy web site is to ensure faculty, staff, and students have ready access to the policies.

Registrar's Office

Provides faculty grading policies, tentative class exam schedules, and adding/late registration procedures.

Student Affairs, Division of 

Dean of Students, Campus Involvement-Student have more than 200 student organizations on campus on UT’s campus and more.

OFFICE OF ACCESSIBILITY AND DISABILITY RESOURCES

Learn how to make your course accessible to students with disabilities, disability etiquette and how to provide reasonable accommodations.

Office of Student Advocacy and Support

The Office of Student Advocacy and Support – Division of Student Affairs is a resource for students' questions, concerns and problems. Rocket Rapid Response is a means by which issues may be raised, considered, and/or resolved. 

Syllabus Guidelines 

Here are specific guidelines the Office of the Provost would like for faculty to include on a course syllabus; faculty are also encouraged to check with his/her  department to see if they have any syllabus requirements. 

Tutoring Services

The Learning Enhancement Center provides all University of Toledo students with accessible, professional academic support services that enhance success and retention.

University Catalog

UT catalog provides general information, course descriptions, academic calendar and academic program of study information.

Writing Center

The Writing Center at the University of Toledo provides one-to-one assistance to all members of the academic community who want to discuss and improve their writing. As the core of the Writing Across the Curriculum Program, the Writing Center staff also provides the necessary resources which enable faculty to use writing as a means of learning in their content areas. By providing these consulting services to students and faculty, the Writing Center provides key initiatives for improving undergraduate and graduate education.

Last Updated: 8/9/21