At IU Bloomington, we offer extensive resources to help you develop and refine your teaching—whether you need help designing a course syllabus or applying for teaching-related funding.
Resources to support your teaching
Start of the Semester Memo
The Start of the Semester Memo provides important teaching information and policies in one location.See the Start of the Semester Memo
Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning
The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL) provides comprehensive services to support excellent teaching and learning.
Whether you need consultation on a class or course design, want to learn about innovations in pedagogy, or are looking for funding for a teaching initiative, CITL can help.Find out more about CITL
Accommodations for religious observances
IU respects and protects the right of all students to observe their religious holidays. Instructors must make a reasonable accommodation when a student must miss an exam or other work because of a required religious observance.
- Students seeking accommodations need to fill out the Request for Accommodation for Religious Observances form.
- IU provides guidelines for faculty on how to handle requests for accommodations for religious observances.
- Faculty can refer to the calendar of religious observances from 2019–2024.
Sustainability course development fellowships
The Office of Sustainability (sponsored by VPFAA, the IU Office of Sustainability, and the Integrated Program in the Environment) supports faculty teaching on topics related to sustainability and environmental literacy on the Bloomington campus.See fellowship information and application deadlines
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