Welcome to the new year! We are continuing to offer information and updates from Senate and provide important resources as we continue to address Covid19 challenges. Please check back for the newest updates on senate business related to Covid 19. Our sincere thanks for all that faculty do to provide a high quality education to CSUSM students!
Some key links for faculty information regarding Spring 2021:
Checklist to Prepare for Spring - Faculty Center -- (For questions related to Pedagogy)
Registration Issues (e.g., add/drop, Independent Study contracts, crashing) - Registrar
Return to Campus Guidelines - Safety Issues and information (e.g., masks, sanitation)
Issues/Questions about Technology -- Up to date information about system operations, issues that have arisen and solutions for addressing them. Includes a portal to send your questions to IITS/TPAC. (IITSforyou - Faculty)
Three campus offices ready to support CSUSM Faculty:
The programs and activities offered by the Faculty Center are designed to support the professional development of faculty in the areas of teaching and learning, research, and service.
The Academic Senate formulates, evaluates, and recommends to the President of the university policies and procedures which pertain to the development, maintenance, and improvement of the University program in academic matters.
Registrar's Office Webiste Important Links Related to Academic Policies:
The California Faculty Association (CFA) represents all CSU faculty members, including all coaches, counselors, lecturers, librarians, and tenure-line faculty members. CFA negotiates our Collective Bargaining Agreement, promotes academic freedom, and upholds faculty rights.
Please be sure to check out the materials posted on the Faculty Center webpage regarding online teaching in spring 2021. Great information on such topics as how to prevent Zoom bombing and communicating with students is included. For questions about getting and keeping students enrolled in your courses, please see the information on the Registrar's website. For questions about Safety protocols, please consult the Return to Campus Guidelines document.
For Technology questions/concerns, please go to the "IITS for You" faculty page.
|Date||Description||Link to Document|
|March 25, 2020||Guidance from Chancellor's Office - Possible Changes to Grading Basis in Courses||CSU Grading Policy Considerations|
|March 25, 2020||Interim Provost Basu Communication Regarding Faculty Work in Spring 2020 (for download and inclusion in faculty WPAFs)||Provost Communication memo|
|March 31, 2020||Admissions Guidance from Chancellelor's Office - Credit/No Credit in All Lower-Division Courses||COVID-19 Interim Impacts on CSU Undergraduate Admissions Policies and Practices|
|April 3, 2020||President's approval to conduct University business virtually during the pandemic||Virtual Meeting Memo|
|April 10, 2020||Resolution Calling for Temporary Modification of Academic Policies Due to Covid-19 Pandemic and President's memo in support of the resolution.||Memo and Resolution AS 755-19|
|April 10, 2020||Information supplement to Resolution Calling for Temporary Modification of Academic Policies Due to Covid-19 Pandemic||Information Supplement|
|April 15, 2020||Chancellor's Office Memo to CSU Presidents - Temporary Suspension of Portions of E.O. 1037||Temporary Suspension of Sections of E.O. 1037 - Grading Symbols, Minimum Standards Governing the Assignment of Grades, Policies on the Repetition of Courses, Policies on Academic Renewal, and Grade Appeals|
|May 6, 2020||Resolution Supporting Lecturer Faculty During the Covid-19 Pandemic||Resolution AS 756-19|
|May 6, 2020||Addendum to Resoulution Calling for Temporary Modification of Academic Policies due to Covid-19 Pandemic||Addendum to Resoulution AS 755-19|
|June 19, 2020||Memo from Interim Provost Basu regarding consideration of sabbatical work conducted and/or interrupted in spring 2020. (for download and inclusion in faculty WPAFs)||Faculty Sabbatical Memo June 19|
|June 28, 2020||Memo from Interim Provost Basu regarding information about the impact of the pandemic on faculty research and creative activity to be included in RTP files. (for download and inclusion in faculty WPAFs)||Faculty RTP Memo June 28|
|October 7, 2020||
Resolution Calling for Temporary Modification of Program Assessment Policy Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Budgetary Constraints
|Resolution AS 762-20 - June 7, 2020|
|November 2, 2020||
Memo from EVC Loren Blanchard and AVC Alison Wrynn to CSU Provosts re: Considerations for Grading in Fall 2020
|Memo of 11/2 - re Grading in Fall 2020|
|November 4, 2020||
Senate Approved / Recognized and Approved by Provost and President 12/2/20 - Resolution Calling for Temporary Modification of Treatment of Withdrawals Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
|CSUSM Academic Senate Resolution AS 763-20|
|December 2, 2020||
Resolution Calling on Deans to Task Faculty to Review and Revise College/Departments' RTP Standards to Reflect Impacts Resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic
|CSUSM Academic Senate Resolution AS 764-20|
|January 4, 2021||
Chancellor's Office Admissions Guidance Document - Impacts on CSU Admissions Academic Years 2021 - 2023
|COVID-19 Impacts on CSU Admissions - Academic Years 2021 - 2023|
|February 3, 2021||
Resolution Calling for Temporary Extension of Deadlines for Student Decisions on Taking Classes for a Credit/No Credit Grade and Temporary Expanded Use of Courses Completed with a Grade of "Credit"
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County of San Diego Resources for seniors