Faculty resources

Information for faculty

Get the latest updates about campus operations, transititioning to online instruction, research continuity and more.

Online Town Hall

Members of the University Community took part in an “Online Town Hall” meeting via Zoom on Friday, March 27, to share thoughts, concerns and what lies ahead for the University in the wake of the institution’s unprecedented mobilization against the spread of coronavirus. Watch a recording of the Town Hall* and provide feedback via an online form.

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Shifting courses to online delivery

With courses officially being transitioned to online delivery due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, Teaching & Learning Technologies is committed to providing support to faculty as they work to deliver their courses online. For those of you that already leverage WebCampus, this may not mean too much additional work. For those who might be new to WebCampus, know that resources are available to assist you.

Instructional resources

There are several options for how you could quickly transition the face-to-face aspects of your course. Each option has its advantages and disadvantages. Be ready to modify the ways you convey content, but also how you facilitate communication and engagement with your students.

Online instruction FAQ

These are some of the frequently asked questions we have received so far related to on transition to an online/remote delivery mode for all face-to-face courses.

Zoom

Zoom is a web conferencing tool that can be used for live class sessions, presentations by guest lecturers, instructor office hours, or interactions between students and peers.

Working remotely and University travel

Working remotely

In response to direction from Gov. Sisolak and Chancellor Reilly, the University has implemented immediate procedures so that all non-essential employees and operations at the University cease as of March 18, for at least 30 days. With the transition to remote working, the University has provided Guidelines for Working Remotely and Working Remotely Resources from the Office of Information Technology.

Travel restrictions

Due to the escalating severity of the COVID-19 outbreak, recommendations from the Center for Disease Control, and the U.S. Department of State’s issuance of a Global Travel 3 alert, the University is suspending all University-supported international travel and non-essential domestic travel by University employees and students. Domestic travel essential to University travel essential to University operations must be authorized by the traveler’s supervisor.