Faculty/Staff Help Center

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Recent Questions from Faculty and Staff

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Courses

When will my enrollments be finalized in my Canvas site?

You might notice that the number of students in your Canvas site does not match your enrollment numbers. Your Canvas site will be updated on Saturday, September 12, 2020. This date was extended to give students an additional week to view course materials and make changes to their enrollment.

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Exams

When can my final assessment be due?

Final papers, take-home exams, projects, presentations, and other culminating course assignments due after the end of regular classes must be due on or before the day of each course’s assigned Exam/Final Deadline Group, but no earlier than the fourth day of Reading Period. Final projects that include individual or group presentations may be scheduled beginning on the fourth day of Reading Period and may extend through the Final Examination Period. * 
 
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When can I hold an online final exam? What guidance is available for administering online final exams?

Courses holding an online final exam should use the Exam/Final Deadline assigned in the my.harvard course search, and an alternative exam time should also be arranged for students in distant time zones. 

The Office for Undergraduate Education has compiled information on remote...

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Advising Committees

How to I make sure the Advising Committee for my department is up to date?

Roles in my.harvard typically expire on June 30, or December 31. It is the responsibility of the Department Administrator to give new leadership or staff access to my.harvard or renew the appointments for existing members of the Advising Committee roster. This includes roles such as: Department Chairs; Directors of Studies; Head Tutors; Program Administrators; Dept Administrators.  Department Administrators should review overall access at least once per term to ensure access continuity....

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