Adjunct Essentials

A guide to classroom innovation and campus conveniences

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Part-time instructional professors are a valuable asset to the USD classrooms. The Center for Educational Excellence understands the need to support you with development, links to policies, and an invitation to reach out for any teaching and learning questions. The CEE provides myriad tools for part-time instructors to better engage with their USD community in and out of the classrooms. Mail us at for any questions you may have.

  • Blackboard
  • Bookstore Purchases
  • Class Rosters and Size Limits
  • Copyright Basics
  • Disability Services
  • E-mail
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Final Exam Schedule
  • Final Grades
  • Grade Grievances
  • Incomplete Grades
  • Mass of the Holy Spirit & All Faith Service
  • Media Matters
  • Mid-Term Grades
  • Missed Classes
  • Office Hours
  • Office Space
  • Teacher Evaluations
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Links to some Official USD Documents
  • Links to Specific Department and School Faculty Guides