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Instructional Support

Instructional Support provides information on KU policies and academic integrity, as well as resources that help faculty provide academic support to students.


KU Faculty Handbook

KU Edwards Campus Faculty Handbook

University Policies

KU is here to serve students, faculty and the community. Recognize the University’s dedication to excellence by understanding and following its policies and procedures in the classroom.

KU Edwards Campus Policies

Policies developed for use specifically on the KU Edwards Campus.

Class Rosters

Discover how to access, monitor and utilize your class roster. Faculty may also go to the Photo Roster Tool, to access class rosters and photos of students.

Final Exams

During finals week, final examinations should be given during your last regularly scheduled class time. If you have a student(s) who has a time conflict with the Lawrence campus final examination schedule, please contact Ben Wolfe, Director of the Academic & Faculty Support Center, at ben.wolfe@ku.edu.

Proctoring Student Exams

Proctoring exams is the responsibility of the faculty who is teaching the course. Sometimes, however, there is a need for an individual student to complete an exam outside of the regularly scheduled class period. If this is the case, faculty can make arrangements for the exam to be given in the Edwards Campus administrative conference room by contacting Lisa Browning at lbrownin@ku.edu. Due to constraints in Proctor staffing, we request that you keep these requests to a minimum. Priority is given to students requiring accommodations for testing. Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. 

Cancelation of Classes

When there is the possibility of inclement weather, please call our class cancelation line at 913-897-8499 for Edwards Campus closings. It is rare classes are ever canceled at the Edwards Campus. If you need to cancel your class for personal reasons, it is your responsibility to contact your students by email and creating an announcement within your Blackboard class. Directions for doing this can be found here. It is also helpful to alert our reception desk at 913-897-8400.

Resources for Teaching and Planning

KU Writing Center

Access to virtual peer consultants to help improve students' outlining, drafting, writing and editing skills.

ADA Compliant Syllabus

Learn more about the process to assist students with ADA information on your syllabus.

Faculty Committees

Meet the members of the committees on the KU Edwards Campus. Request more information and apply to join either of the committees.

Academic Technology

Explore the comprehensive teaching technology resources available for Edwards Campus classes.

Helpful Services for Students

Academic Achievement and Access Center (AAAC)

The AAAC offers services and programs to assist you in your academic success and to enhance your collegiate experience at KU. It also coordinates services for students with disabilities. Students must provide AAAC with qualifying documentation of disability to be eligible for services.

KU Edwards Campus Psychological Clinic (KUEC-PC)

The KUEC-PC provides KU Edwards Campus students with confidential mental health services and support in Overland Park. Offering a wide variety of therapeutic, assessment and crisis care services, KUEC-PC staff are available to treat students and/or connect them with local resources.

Tech Support for Students

KU Edwards offers full IT support services for both students and staff. Our service directory can help you or your students find exactly what you’re looking for.


These hallmarks of a KU Edwards Campus graduate reflect the University’s commitment to providing an exemplary academic experience for students.

Center for Teaching Excellence

The center organizes workshops, seminars, discussion forums and other opportunities that support teaching faculty in their efforts to enhance learning in their classrooms.

Center for Online and Distance Learning

The center offers a wide range of pedagogy and media expertise to help faculty envision and implement online and hybrid courses. At any stage in course development, we serve the needs of instructors to deliver the highest quality online education students expect at the University of Kansas.



Community Engagement Event Request

Use this form to request a community engagement or academic event at KU Edwards Campus.

KU Edwards Campus Technology Request Forms

Select and complete one of these forms to request a variety of IT Services.

KU Edwards Technology Evaluation Request Form

Request the KU Edwards Instructional Technology Committee to review a new software or hardware for use on the Edwards Campus.

KU Blackboard Request Forms

Use these forms to request a new Blackboard course shell or to add non-KU accounts.

Marketing Request Form

Fill out this form to contact the Edwards Campus Marketing team to submit a project request.

Data Request Form

Fill out this form to contact the KU Edwards Campus Data Analyst to request specific data.

After-Hours Access Request Form

Submit this form to request after-hours access to the Edwards Campus.

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Quick Links

Academic & Faculty Support Center
Regnier Hall, Suite 370

Ben Wolfe
Director, Center for Faculty & Academic Administration

Michelle Audley
Asst. Director, Center for Faculty & Academic Administration