End of Semester Prep

As fall term comes to a close and you begin preparations for final exams, below you'll find some key information and resources to help along the way.

Grades are Due December 20

Final grades must be submitted by 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday, December 20. You can access our end-of-semester checklist at any time to assist you in submission through Canvas.

Grade Submission Using Canvas

CELT is holding a Grade Submission Using Canvas event on December 16 from

2 p.m. – 3 p.m. This is a virtual event.

Winter Break Hours

CELT will operate on a modified schedule over the winter term in an effort to conserve energy. Our office will be closed the week of December 26 – 30. We reopen on January 3. Please send an email to [email protected] if you would like to schedule a consultation.

24/7 Canvas Support

As always, Canvas support is available 24/7 if you need assistance while our offices are closed. Follow the "? Help" icon in your left navigation bar in Canvas for all the support options available.

If you need any additional assistance, email [email protected]. This will create a ticket and one of our team members will be assigned to help you as soon as they are available.

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Complete the CELT Survey,

"Reflections and Looking Forward"

Members of the campus community who have interacted with CELT services – instructors, including graduate students; administrators, and staff – are invited to complete the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching's survey, Reflections and Looking Forward. As the center prepares for further growth in its 30th year, your survey responses are crucial for guiding its growth. The survey takes 5-10 minutes to complete.

Complete the Survey Today


Miller Faculty Fellowship Applications Due

The Miller Faculty Fellowship, made possible by the generosity of F. Wendell Miller, is a competitive grant program supported by the President's Office, Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost and administered through CELT, that supports faculty members to "enhance their scholarly work in the university's undergraduate academic programs and develop innovative approaches to enhance student learning."

CELT is now accepting proposals for 2023-2024 Miller Faculty Fellowships with the deadline of Monday, December 12, 2022.

Find Out More

Were You Unable to Attend Your Department's Annual Inclusive Classroom Training?

CELT is offering the online synchronous version of the Annual Inclusive Classroom Training (AY22-23) for: 

  • Faculty who could not attend one of the scheduled departmental training sessions in F2022
  • Faculty and staff who would like to extend their learning by discussing a different scenario from their departmental training

Each online synchronous CELT-facilitated program will feature one AY22-23 Student-Centered Scenario to be discussed during small-group work. To attend, select and sign up using one of the corresponding Zoom forms below:

Scenario 1: Supporting Underprepared Students

December 1, 2:10 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Register for Scenario 1

Scenario 2: Course Policies to Support Student Success

December 9, 10:10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Register for Scenario 2

Scenario 3: Encouraging Student Attendance

January 19, 11:10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Register for Scenario 3

Scenario 4: Supporting Neurodivergent Students

January 25, 2:10 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Register for Scenario 4

Upcoming CELT Events

Turning your Scholarly Teaching into Scholarship

of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

December 2, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Virtual Event Registration

Miller Faculty Fellowship Program Proposal Writing

December 5, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Request a Consultation

Winter Session Faculty Appreciation and Collaboration

December 7, 9:10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Virtual Event Registration

In-Person Event Registration

ALI Abridged: Active Learning Mixer

December 7, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

No Registration Required

Grading Tips & Tricks

December 8, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Virtual Event Registration

Migrating "Simple" Classic Quizzes in New Quizzes (Canvas)

December 8, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Virtual Event Registration

Explore the Settings for Student Accommodations

in New Quizzes (Canvas)

December 8, 2:10 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Virtual Event Registration

Grade Submission Using Canvas

December 16, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Virtual Event Registration

For a full list of our programming, view by topic via the downloadable

CELT 2022 Late Fall programming (docx), and register to attend here:

CELT Events Calendar

Seeking support with instructional design?

Help is available for instructional design, technology, New Quizzes, and Canvas during Open Labs, Monday – Friday from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. at 3015 Morrill Hall. We are also available to meet online via this Webex meeting room link

If you prefer to meet outside these hours or have a support question, please email [email protected] to create a ServiceNow ticket, and notify our team. Note: To provide efficient support, please include your course title, ask your question(s) or describe the issue(s) with steps to replicate it when you email us.

Prefer a print version? Click below to view our Teaching Tip as a printable pdf.

CELT Teaching Tip for December 1, 2022

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