For faculty and staff

Explore these resources for innovative ideas to develop inclusive, welcoming, creative and engaging learning experiences for our first and second-year students:

  • Along - Along is an easier, more meaningful way to check in with students. 
  • Canvas for Faculty - Canvas is VCU’s learning management system. Faculty can learn how to request a course shell, merge sections, add content to their Canvas courses and more!
  • Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence & Faculty Success - The CTLE and Faculty Success team at VCU promotes and enhances teaching effectiveness and student learning through faculty-centered development opportunities. 
  • Major Maps - Major maps guide the work we do to support our first and second year students within the FYE/SYE office. Major maps combine academic planning and strategic career planning to allow students to create individualized success plans so that they can achieve their professional and academic goals upon graduation. 
  • Navigate - Navigate is an enterprise-level technology that links students, and the campus partners who serve them, in a coordinated care network.
  • PathwayU - Incorporate PathwayU into your courses to guide your students toward their identified purpose.
  • VCU Syllabus Statements - VCU offers a host of sample syllabus statements that faculty may use for their pedagogical needs.