Useful Links that Support Student Success

This page is a helpful summary of information resources for faculty and students. Follow the links for details. Resources marked with the (AU only) label are accessible only on SpartaNet requiring the use of a university password. Contact Information Technology Services for details on accessing these materials.

Learning Management Resources
moodle.aurora.edu/moodle

Moodle is AU's online learning management system. Course shells are automatically created and populated for all AU courses and are ready for the instructors use.

www.turnitin.com

AU is a licensed user of Turnitin, an online plagiarism detection tool that has a number of other features.

http://libguides.aurora.edu/databases

Phillips Library subscribes to a large collection of online databases, available to authorized users from both on and off campus.

 http://libguides.aurora.edu/ForFaculty

Phillips Library has an online guide to library resources and servicesspecifically for faculty--from orientation classes to copyright, from reserves to interlibrary loan.

Computer Labs

This link provides information on location, capacity, and hours of operation of computer labs on the AU campus.

www.aurora.edu/academics/resources/learning-center

The Academic Support Center provides tutoring and other forms of assistance to students who have encountered academic difficulties.

Academic Schedules and WebAdvisor
www.aurora.edu/academics/resources/academic-calendar.html

The Academic Calendar contains information on important semester dates, deadlines, and holidays.

www.aurora.edu/classes

The Class Schedule contains course listings by departments and semesters. These tables are updated nightly.

www.aurora.edu/academics/resources/final-exams.html

The official Final Exam Schedule provides details of when exams are scheduled and the related policies for administering them.

WebAdvisor

Use WebAdvisor to place a requisition for textbooks for your classes through the AU bookstore. This form can also be used to communicate with Information Technology Services about special\ software required for the labs.

https://wa3.aurora.edu/WebAdvisor/WebAdvisor

WebAdvisor is the web-based interface to Datatel Colleague, AU's administrative database application. Information for faculty includes course assignments, grades, and advising lists. (Regular faculty access only.)

University Policies
www.aurora.edu/academics/resources/code.html

The AU Code of Academic Integrity articulates university policies and procedures in case of cheating, plagiarism, and other academic transgressions.

www.aurora.edu/documents/academics/absences.pdf

Official policy on authorized absences from class (PDF).

Faculty Only Resources
https://www.aurora.edu/au/faculty/gened/index.html

The General Education Homepage provides faculty and staff easy access to documents related to general education and revisions to the 2002 General Education Proposal.

https://www.aurora.edu/au/faculty/handbook.html

The Faculty Handbook contains university policies and procedures that apply to regular faculty. (AU only)

https://www.aurora.edu/au/faculty/handbook.html

The Part-Time Faculty Handbook contains details on policies relevant to part-time faculty and adjunct faculty.(AU only)