College of Liberal Arts: Dean's Office: Links for Faculty

Sample Incident Report Template Released

As a faculty member, you may be required to respond to a student, visitor or a faculty or staff member in need of assistance. In case of such an incident, the College of Liberal Arts needs to be able to document the incident and what assistance was provided. If you encounter an incident, please submit an incident report to the Dean's Office. The Incident Report Template should help you provide all the necessary information.

Updated Map and Classroom Capacity and Equipment Chart

A new map of the rooms in the Liberal Arts building is available here. A chart showing what equipment is available in those rooms and the occupancy limit of each room is available here.

Required Syllabi Elements

Do your syllabi include the necessary elements? Make sure. Check out the Required Syllabus Elements and Definitions.

Getting dinged on your syllabi review. Use the syllabus evaluation sheet to make sure you've got all the required elements.

Copy Center Guidelines

The LA Copy Center has provided guidelines to assist you in your copying, scanning and printing needs. Please be sure to review them. You can find them in the Policies and Guidelines section of the Forms and Documents page.

Revised Department Room Assignments

The listing of rooms available for departments in the College of Liberal Arts has been modified. Check out the new room assignments here.

Faculty Exchange Policy

The College of Liberal Arts has exchange opportunities with colleges and universities all over the world. This program has not only allowed visiting scholars to share their knowledge with our students but has also enabled UCO faculty to experience educational programs and interact with students across the globe.

Review the new Faculty Exchange Policy and see the listing of exchange opportunities available to CLA faculty.

Review the latest copyright policy.


College of Liberal Arts Initiatives - What You Need To Know

The College of Liberal Arts continues to set the standard for dedication, innovation and scholarship. We prepare students to succeed in a diverse and ever‐changing world. We also face unique challenges.

The College of Liberal Arts Initiatives document offers details on what we are doing and what the future holds.


Schedule Build Information Updated

Administrative assistants may be pleased to discover that the Schedule Build information pages have been updated and include up-to-date listings of technology resources available in each classroom.

Check out the new pages.


Proposed Mission Vision Statement Released

The Liberal Arts Alignment Task Force has produced a draft report outlining Liberal Arts' academic mission, vision, and goals.

You may read the report and the statements here.

Spring 2015 Deadlines to Remember

Note: Web Deadlines in RED

 Intersession and Intrasession Classes:  In order to receive any refund and avoid having a "W" on your transcript, you must drop an intersession class on or before the first day of class.   Each intersession will also have its unique last day to drop with a "W" based on the length of the course.

Click here for Intersession and Intrasession (short courses) add/drop deadlines

16-Week Session

12-Week  Sessions
 and Success Central

Block I

Block II

January 12 to May 8

January 12 to April 10

January 12 to March 5

March 6 to May 8

Early Enrollment Ends in Person in NUC 124 

January 9

January 9 January 9 January 9

Early Enrollment Ends on the Web

January 11
January 11
January 11
January 11

Last day to completely withdraw via the WEB - 8 AM

January 12
January 12
January 12
January 12
Please Note:   After 8 am January 12, students completely withdrawing (dropping their last class) must do so in person at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Room 124 in the Nigh University Center.

Late Enrollment 

January 12-16 January 12-16 January 12-14 January 12-March 10

Classwork Begins

January 12

January 12
January 12
March 6

First Day for Grade of W for Complete Withdrawals 

January 26

January 23

January 20

March 13

First Day for Grade of W when dropping an individual course 

January 26 

January 23

January 20 

March 13 

ENROLLMENT/ADD/DROP DEADLINES:

Last Day:

. . to apply for Spring Graduation (Bachelors Degrees) 

November 1, 2014

$25.00 late application fee for Bachelors degrees begins

November 2, 2014

. . to apply for Spring Graduation (Masters Degrees)

February 15, 2015

$25.00 late application fee for Masters degrees begins

February 16, 2015

. . to ENROLL or ADD classes via the WEB

Midnight, January 16

Midnight, January 16

Midnight, January 14

Midnight, March 10

. . to ENROLL or ADD classes in person

5 pm, January 16

5 pm, January 16

5 pm, January 14

5 pm, March 10

. . to change from Undergraduate to Graduate credit

5 pm, January 16

5 pm, January 16

5 pm, January 14

5 pm, March 10

. . to change from Audit to Credit

5 pm, January 16

5 pm, January 16

5 pm, January 14

5 pm, March 10

Martin Luther King Day - Classes Dismissed, Offices Closed - Monday, January 19

Last Day:

. . to Drop an individual class w/o a grade in person

January 23 January 22 January 16

March 12

. . for any refund when Dropping a class in person January 23 January 22 January 16 March 12 . . to Drop an individual class w/o a grade via the WEB January 25 January 22
January 19
March 12
. . for any refund when DROPPING a class via the WEB January 25 January 22
January 19
March 12

Spring Break - Classes Dismissed & Offices Closed, Monday March 16 through Sunday, March 22

Last Day:

. . to change from Credit to Audit

April 3

March 6

February 19

April 21

. . to change from Graduate to Undergraduate credit

April 3 March 6 February 19 April 21

. . to DROP an Individual course in person

April 3 March 6 February 19 April 21

. . to WITHDRAW from ALL COURSES in person

April 3 March 6 February 19 April 21

. . to DROP an Individual course via the web

April 6 March 6
February 19
April 21

Fee Payment/Refund Deadlines:

Fee Payment Due Date for ALL Courses

January 9

January 9

January 9

January 9

First Day for Late Enrollment fee of $40

January 12

January 12

January 12

January 12

Last Day for 100% refund on COMPLETE WITHDRAWALS

January 25

January 22

January 19

March 12

End of Term:

Classwork Ends

May 1 April 10 March 4

May 1

Final Examinations

May 4 - May 8

April 10

March 5

May 4 - May 8

Semester Ends

May 8 May 8 May 8

May 8

Grades Due from faculty via the WEB by 12 Noon

May 12

April 14 March 9

May 12

Grades Posted to Transcript, Available to Students, after 5 pm

May 12

April 14

March 9

May 12

Undergraduate Degrees Posted on Transcripts, Available to Students

May 15

May 15

May 15

May 15

New Study Tour Oversight Council Policy

In order to facilitate the oversight of, guidance to and advocacy for study tours and similar field experiences that are led by Liberal Arts College faculty, the College establishes a Liberal Arts Study Tour Oversight Council (LA STOC). The voting members shall be faculty of the College experienced in leading study tours and a representative from the Dean's Office.

Review the new policy.



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