Add/Drop & Pass/Fail Periods Brandeis offers students the opportunity to explore course offerings during the add/drop period. Here is some guidance for Advisors & Chairs Regarding Add/Drop and Pass/Fail Periods.
Brandeis Core Forms and resources to assist in teaching Brandeis' general education requirements.
Class Absences / Makeup Quizzes and Exams Instructors are strongly encouraged to include their individual policies for attendance, quizzes and exams in their syllabi and to discuss them during the first day of class.
Instructors Supervising Undergraduate Teaching Assistants Faculty supervising undergraduate Teaching Assistants who will have grading responsibilities are asked to review with their TAs the attached document, “Best Practices/Tips for Preparing and Supporting Undergraduate Teaching Assistants,” and to obtain their signatures on this form, as an indication that all have read the information in the “Best Practices” document.
Technology Resources Information about computers and software; academic and research technologies; media and classrooms; and more.
Undergraduate Research & Creative CollaborationsThe School of Arts & Sciences has launched a new Office for Undergraduate Research and Creative Collaborationsto build on undergraduate-faculty research partnerships and improve access to these opportunities for all Brandeis undergraduates.
Using Zoom as a Classroom Information for instructors to teach their class remotely using videoconferencing; specifically, Zoom.
Provost's Teaching Innovation Grants Promotes excellence in teaching through the development of innovative instructional methods, new methods of assessing learning or the redesign of courses using technology.
School of Arts and Sciences Cocurricular Fund Available to faculty members, program directors and department chairs in the School of Arts and Sciences to support student-centered programs inside and outside the classroom that enhance and expand educational activities for undergraduate students and/or offer opportunities for meaningful faculty-student interactions.
Dean of Arts and Sciences Award for Mentoring Honors a member of the faculty involved in the supervision of graduate students enrolled in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences who has demonstrated “outstanding ability as a mentor.”
Course Banking Upon approval from the dean, faculty members may be eligible to "bank" teaching credits by teaching more in a given semester with a corresponding reduction in time for scholarship/creation, in return for an additional equivalent block of time for a future semester.
Faculty Absences Faculty members are expected to be on campus to teach their scheduled classes, except in cases of personal or family crises, family bereavement issues, short term medical issues, and professional meetings or other scholarly obligations the timing of which is outside the faculty member's control.