Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York

Undergraduate Faculty Handbook 2014-2015

Faculty Responsibilities (University Statutes §4-03.01)

1 Course Enrollment

1.1 Registration
1.2 Class Lists

2 On Classes and Exams
2.1 The Syllabus
2.2 Academic Calendar
2.3 Student Attendance (FCLC, PCS)
2.4 Student Attendance (FCRH, GSB)
2.5 Activity Period
2.6 Midterm Exams and Assistance to At-Risk Students
     2.6.1 Fordham College at Rose Hill and the Gabelli School of Business
     2.6.2 Fordham College at Lincoln Center
     2.6.3 Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies
2.7 Reading Days
2.8 Final Examinations
2.9 Absence from Final Examinations
     2.9.1 Fordham College at Rose Hill
     2.9.2 Fordham College at Lincoln Center
     2.9.3 Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies
     2.9.4 Gabelli School of Business
2.10 Postponement of Examinations
2.11 Proctoring Examinations
2.12 Students’ Evaluation of Educational Quality

3 Grades
3.1 Due Dates for Final Grades
3.2 Grading System
     3.2.1 Grades Given by Course Instructor
     3.2.2 Grades Given by Class Deans and Academic Records
3.3 Change of Grade

4 The Undergraduate Policy on Academic Integrity

5 Procedure for Appealing a Course Grade

6 Faculty Advising
6.1 A Commitment to Advising
6.2 Advising in the Classroom
6.3 Faculty Advisors for Freshmen and Sophomores
6.4 Major and Minor Advising

7 Constructive Notes for Teaching
7.1 Books
7.2 Class Time
     7.2.1 Class Length
     7.2.2 Writing
     7.2.3 Team Teaching
7.3 Classroom Concerns
     7.3.1 Grading
     7.3.2 Grade Inflation
     7.3.3 Classroom Suggestions
     7.3.4 Homework
     7.3.5 Information Technology Resources for Teaching
7.4 Suggestions from the Students

8 Academic Support Services for Students

8.1 Counseling and Psychological Services
8.2 The Campion Institute
8.3 Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program
8.4 The Writing Center
8.5 Office of Disability Services
8.6 Higher Education Opportunity Program
8.7 College and Departmental Tutoring Services
8.8 Academic Advising for Student-Athletes
8.9 International Programs
      8.9.1 Office for International Services
      8.9.2 Institute of American Language and Culture
      8.9.3 Fordham College at Rose Hill and Fordham College at Lincoln Center
      8.9.4 Gabelli School of Business

9 Grants
9.1 Funds for Classroom Activities
     9.1.1 The Challenge Fund: Fordham College at Lincoln Center
9.2 The Office of Research
     9.2.1 Faculty Fellowships
     9.2.2 The Faculty Research Grant Program
     9.2.3 Faculty Research Expense Program
9.3 Academic Computing Environment
9.4 Travel to Professional Meetings

10 University Policy
10.1 Non-Discrimination Policy
10.2 Statement on Academic Rights
        and Responsibilities 
10.3 Affirmative Action Policy
10.4 Policy on Sexual Harassment
10.5 Services for Students with Disabilities
10.6 Classroom Use
10.7 Use of Videos
10.8 Office Hours
10.9 Weather Cancellation
10.10 Faculty Absence and Class Cancellation
10.11 What To Do In An Emergency: The Emergency
         Management Plan

11 Academic Directory
Departments and Areas of Study
Interdisciplinary and Special Programs
Other University Offices

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