All faculty should make their syllabi accessible.

Accessible Word Syllabus Template (downloadable) and Google Doc Syllabus Template can be found on the CU Accessible Technology page, which also has other helpful resources.


Syllabus Statements required by the university for all syllabi.

Departmental Guidelines

In most cases,

  • class participation should not be worth more than 15%
  • film screenings should not take place during class
  • written assignments should be spread over the semester.

New and visiting faculty should submit their syllabi to the respective program head for approval at least 14 days before the beginning of the semester.

All faculty members should make sure to include the most current university policy syllabus statements, listed above.

All faculty members should make sure that their syllabi observe the university's final exam policy.