Faculty Resources

Internal Resources for Faculty

Getting to the SCS Campus

Up-to-date public transportation and parking information is available on the Our Campus page.

Email, WiFi, and Software

Faculty Copy & Print Center
Location: 207 - Faculty Lounge
The Xerox machine requires faculty to input their accounting code in order to copy or print. Each program has a unique accounting code; please contact your program manager or director to receive your code.

Instructional Continuity
In the event of an emergency or closure, faculty members should be prepared to provide educational opportunities to their students to the best of their abilities. This website offers guidance for maintaining academic continuity during these unexpected periods, as well as the University's current policy on instructional continuity.

Academic Resource Center
The Academic Resource Center (ARC) is the campus office responsible for reviewing medical documentation and determining reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities.

Grading
Faculty teaching credit courses must enter all final grades using MyAccess.
Faculty teaching non-credit courses must enter grades using the Non-Credit Faculty Grading Portal.

Assessing Student Writing
The Georgetown Student Writing Study forum for pedagogical and curricular design and faculty development run through the Center for New Designs in Learning & Scholarship.

Blackboard
Blackboard is the online course management system used at Georgetown.

Canvas
Faculty on all Georgetown campuses can now use the newest digital course management system called Canvas. It is a flexible, open, and extensible platform for their course sites.

Center for New Designs in Learning & Scholarship (CNDLS) Labs
On The Prospect Blog, CNDLS staff members share their work and highlight innovative practice at Georgetown University.

Copyright Policy
The Copyright Policy page references the overall and specific Georgetown University policies related to copyright basics, using copyrighted resources, and obtaining and giving permissions." Additionally, the ProQuest Copyright Law & Graduate Research manual provides helpful guidance. At this time, only theses written by Liberal Studies students are published.

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
As Georgetown faculty, you are among the most important individuals in some of the students' lives. They may turn to you when they are struggling and in times of need, or you may be one of the first to notice when they are distressed. The CAPS website has tips for faculty on how to deal with struggling or distressed students.

Emergency Preparedness and HOYAlert
We encourage all faculty to become familiar with Georgetown's Office of Emergency Management and sign up for HOYAlert in order to receive important safety and University operating status updates. Faculty teaching at the Georgetown Downtown campus might also want to sign up for AlertDC to receive safety and traffic updates.

Financial Conflicts of Interest Policy
The Financial Conflicts of Interest Policy underscores the University’s fundamental expectation that our work will be conducted with objectivity and integrity. The policy seeks to identify potential, actual or apparent financial conflicts of interest and provides processes for disclosure of such conflicts and for eliminating or, when appropriate, managing them. It also acknowledges the special obligation that members of our community whose work is supported by public funds have to protect and maintain the public’s trust.

Office of Institutional Compliance and Ethics
The Office of Institutional Compliance and Ethics supports and coordinates many compliance-related activities the University undertakes. This Office, with the endorsement and assistance of the University's senior leadership, is responsible for leading the development, implementation and operation of the Georgetown Institutional Compliance and Ethics Program.

Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA)
The mission of IDEAA is to promote a deep understanding and appreciation among the diverse members of the University community to result in justice and equality in educational, employment and contracting opportunities, as well as to lead efforts to create an inclusive academic and work environment.

Office of Scholarly Publications
The Office of Scholarly Publications provides support to faculty members interested in publishing their scholarship through university presses or trade publications.

Syllabus Building Checklist & Guidelines
Every course requires a syllabus. The Syllabus Building document should be used as a checklist for the required information to included. All syllabi must be made available on the Schedule of Classes. Review the syllabi posting instructions for more information.

Title IX and Sexual Misconduct
Faculty, staff, students and community members are expected to be familiar with the Title IX and Sexual Misconduct policy and to abide by it. Georgetown University prohibits sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic/dating violence, and stalking. For more information, please contact titleixscs@georgetown.edu.

Threat Assessment
Georgetown University established its Threat Assessment program as part of an extensive emergency planning initiative. The program at Georgetown has been developed and implemented to meet current best practices and in accordance with national standards for hazard planning in institutions of higher education and for workplace violence prevention.

Cybersecurity & Traveling Abroad
The University Information Security Office (UISO) recommends securing your electronic devices and, generally, accessing GU via VPN. UISO also provides specific recommendations and procedures to assist you in your IT and online security needs. If you have additional questions, please contact UISO at security@georgetown.edu or call (202) 687-3031.

External Resources for Faculty

The American Association of University Professors
The The American Association of University Professors is a nonprofit membership association of faculty and other academic professionals dedicated to developing standards and procedures that maintain quality in education and academic freedom for colleges and universities.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle features news, events, opinion pieces, blogs, facts, figures, forums and career postings in education.