Academic Continuity Memos

Sep 8, 2021

From Provost Arden: Options Available to Instructors Teaching In Person

In this message, Provost Arden highlights the options that instructors teaching in-person classes this semester have to help manage disruptions, maintain class continuity for their classes and students, and reduce classroom density.

Aug 24, 2021

From Provost Arden: Important Classroom Reminders for Fall Semester

In this message, Provost Arden provides a recap of the safety measures in place for fall 2021 and shares an FAQ list created for instructors teaching face-to-face classes this semester.

Aug 6, 2021

From Provost Arden: Fall 2021 Update to Instructors of Record

In this message, Provost Arden updates fall 2021 instructors of record that face coverings are again required in all indoor spaces on campus, academic continuity plans are strongly recommended and that instruction support is available through several offices on campus.

May 20, 2021

From Provost Arden: Updates and Resources for Fall 2021 Instruction

In this message, Provost Arden updates fall 2021 instructors of record that enhanced S/U grading and enhanced late drop are no longer available, ClassEval will return to its pre-pandemic format. Additionally, academic continuity plans are still strongly recommended and university resources to support instruction are always available.

Sep 25, 2020

From Provost Arden: Spring 2021 Course Scheduling

In this memo, Provost Arden announces to instructors of record that for spring 2021, students who return to campus will be allowed to remain on-campus throughout the spring semester, and that courses that begin in a face-to-face or hybrid mode will be allowed to continue with that delivery method throughout the semester.

Aug 27, 2020

From Provost Arden: Adjustments to Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

In this memo, Provost Arden announces to instructors of record that the fall 2020 academic calendar is being adjusted to provide students the time needed to prepare to move off-campus. He is aware of the additional challenges created by the calendar change and appreciates instructors work and ongoing support of their students, and asks that they consider ways to provide flexibility with assignments and due dates where possible.

Aug 20, 2020

From Provost Arden: Shift to Remote Instruction for Remainder of Fall 2020 Semester

In this memo, Provost Arden announces to faculty that as of 8 a.m. on Monday, August 24, NC State will be moving all undergraduate instruction that is not already online to a remote instruction format, and that graduate courses will remain in their existing format. The Office of Faculty Development and DELTA have created a tip sheet for faculty in light of this transition.

May 1, 2020

From Provost Arden: Academic Continuity Plans for Fall 2020

In this memo, Provost Arden asks all instructors of record to create academic continuity plans for each of their Fall 2020 courses and submit them to department heads or unit leaders no later than July 31. Resources, templates and training have been developed to help faculty create course continuity plans.

Apr 15, 2020

From Provost Arden: Appreciation, Support and Compassion in Crisis

As we enter the second half of April, I wanted to take a moment and express my heartfelt appreciation to each of you for all you have done and continue to do to teach and support your students.

Mar 22, 2020

From Provost Arden: Student Connectivity and Synchronous Participation

In this memo, Provost Arden asks all instructors of record to make course content delivered synchronously also available asynchronously for students facing connectivity and access issues. Instructors are also to refrain from scheduling synchronous activities outside of the original course time.