Introduction and Divisional Organization
Start here! This section features key modules that will help you understand the culture, mission, vision, and values of the organization as well as its structure.
Learn about faculty employment classifications/role, workload, faculty contracts, faculty technology core competencies, and rank & promotion. Student & faculty injuries reporting travel & reimbursement, and sick leave policies are also covered in this section.
Curriculum and Teaching
These modules address the philosophy of teaching and learning, Canvas (SMU’s learning management system), course syllabus format, the Curriculum Mapping Initiative (CMI), how to order books, IPE courses, and student grievances.
Divisional Support Services
Familiarize yourself with support services available to SMU faculty including scholarship resources, academic and instructional innovation, media services, the Health Sciences Simulation Center, and the library. Also featured is a module on student support resources, troubleshooting student issues, and ADA federal regulations.
Find out about important annual University events including the Spring Scholarship Symposium and Commencement.
An overview of the many technology platforms used at SMU for email, employee expense reimbursements, IT and facilities ticketing, faculty evaluations, class attendance & grade reporting, web conferencing, etc.