Faculty and Staff Answers

Faculty are expected to provide instruction synchronously in those classes originally slated to be held on campus. Faculty are asked to be flexible and to allow students to experience said courses synchronously and asynchronously based on the students’ needs. 

Office hour expectations have not changed. Faculty are expected to be available virtually (chat, phone, zoom, etc.) during their scheduled office hours and should post office hours on their syllabi and on Canvas.

    During class instructions, it may not be possible for faculty to be responsive to emails and real-time chat questions. Faculty are asked to respond to student inquiries as soon as time may allow.

    Yes, you will have access to simulations for laboratory-based courses.

    Yes, Panopto will provide us with ample storage for our files. 

    Yes. All faculty who come to campus for any purpose are required to complete a daily self-screening using an application to monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19 before coming to campus. In addition, you will be required to report to one of two checkpoints to have your temperature taken and be cleared for the day. Checkpoints will be in the James B. Duke Memorial Library atrium and Jack S. Brayboy Gymnasium lobby.

    Some classrooms have been retrofitted to support video recording of instructions. Faculty who wish to use the technology in those rooms to enhance their virtual instruction should contact their respective college dean.

    Yes. All faculty who come to campus for any purpose are required to complete a daily self-screening using an application to monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19 before coming to campus. In addition, you will be required to report to one of two checkpoints to have your temperature taken and be cleared for the day. Checkpoints will be in the James B. Duke Memorial Library atrium and Jack S. Brayboy Gymnasium lobby.

    Some classrooms have been retrofitted to support video recording of instructions. Faculty who wish to use the technology in those rooms to enhance their virtual instruction should contact their respective college dean.

    The university has moved all instruction into a virtual environment.

    Contact your academic dean for any special need or consideration for a small number of students.

    The Office of Access and Equity (EquityAccess@jcsu.edu ) will coordinate with students who have filed appropriate documentation and their respective faculty to ensure necessary accommodations are made.

    Faculty aware of students who lack necessary equipment or internet services should contact the director of the IT department, Mr. John Norris, immediately.

    We recognize that online learning creates increased concerns about academic dishonesty. We will discuss possible options during faculty development sessions prior to the start of classes. 

    The appropriate wording to be included in all syllabi will be discussed.

    • Students needing academic support should access the University’s online tutorial service Smarthinking via the Canvas portal.
    • The Counseling Center will be available remotely to interact with students if they need to speak with someone. Staff are offering online counseling sessions, online programs and support groups, and referrals to campus and community resources.
    • The Counseling Center will be available remotely to interact with students if they need to speak with someone. Staff are offering online counseling sessions, online programs and support groups and referrals to campus and community resources. Services are available to students regardless of their geographic location. Students may schedule an appointment Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., call the office at 704.378.1044 or emailcounselingoffice@jcsu.edu.

       For emergencies, please contact 911 and/or Campus Police immediately at 704.378.1003 or 1004.
    • JCSU is awarding each returning student an additional $2,500 ($1,250 fall/$1,250 spring) in institutional aid.

      New students and Transfer students will receive an additional $2,000 ($1,000 fall/$1,000 spring).

      Faculty concerned about students who disappear from class should liaise with the appropriate teacher-advisor in the college to secure support and assistance with tracking down the student as early as possible.

        Faculty aware of students who lack necessary equipment or internet services should contact the director of the IT department, Mr. John Norris, immediately at jnorris@jcsu.edu or 704.330.1448.

          Students will have the opportunity to attend internships. Faculty will find special assignments to substitute for traditional training for some students. 

            Students are expected to fully participate in online class activity and not be absent without adequate cause. It is the responsibility of the student to make up scheduled work missed because of class absences or nonparticipation. Missed exams and other assignments may be made up at the discretion of the instructor.

             

              The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning is planning several presentations and workshops throughout the semester.

                Faculty are not generally required to be on campus unless they have an administrative appointment or a situation warrants their presence.

                  Yes, we have moved to a new vendor, and all issues have been resolved.

                    Students as well as faculty will receive training.

                      The University is making many arrangements to make all the required technology available to students.

                        Contact Ms. Latrelle McAllister, Vice President for Administrative Services, at lmcallister@jcsu.edu

                          Start date for instruction will be September 8. Faculty report on August 19 for professional development to prepare for online instruction. 

                            Students will not be allowed to live on campus. 

                              • The classes which were originally online will be charged the additional $125 fee.
                              • The other classes will be charged a traditional fee even though the instruction is moved to online.