Writing & Posting Syllabi
A syllabus is a contract between the faculty member and the students in the course. As such, certain elements must be included for students to be successful. The following required items should be on your syllabus:
- your full name
- the course name
- course time/day/location
- textbook name and IBSN number (the 13 digit one)
- course description from the Master Course Outline (MCO)
- intended learning outcomes from the MCO
- grading and attendance policies in your course
- Plan “C” for outages, inclement weather, etc.
- and the following required syllabus statements:
Accommodations for Students with Disabilities:
WWCC complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 as amended in 2008. Information regarding student accommodations may be obtained by contacting (Walla Walla campus) Caley Moyer, Acting Coordinator of Disability Support Services, at (509) 209-8996, [email protected]; or (Clarkston campus) Heather Markwalter at (509) 758-1721, [email protected]. The Section 504 Coordinator is responsible for monitoring and implementing the district’s compliance with state and federal laws prohibiting disability discrimination. Sherry Hartford, Vice President of Human Resources, (509) 527-4300, serves as the Section 504 officer.
- All students who wish to come to one of our campuses for in-person instruction or services must be vaccinated or have requested a medical or religious exemption. Vaccination is not required for students who take all their classes online and utilize only online services. For details and updates regarding vaccination requirements and exemptions, see https://www.wwcc.edu/coronavirus/.
- Masks are recommended but not required except for those who have an approved exemption on file. Please respect the choices of others.
WWCC Counseling Services offers a range of mental health services, from individual and group support to referrals and resource connection. Services are free and confidential for all enrolled students. We are here to help you navigate personal, social, educational, and mental health concerns that impact your academic success at WWCC. To make a counseling appointment: https://bit.ly/WWCCCounselingServices – Counselors can meet you in-person, by phone or Zoom appointments (must be in WA state during appointment). Clarkston students, to be seen in person, contact Emma Carpenter at (509) 758- 1713, [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Statement:
Walla Walla Community College District #20 (WWCC) is committed to providing equal opportunity and nondiscrimination for all educational and employment applicants as well as for its students and employed staff, without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, including gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, age (over 40), the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, the use of trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, or status as a Vietnam and/or disabled veteran, National Guard member or reservist in accordance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Federal Rehabilitation of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and any other applicable Federal and Washington State laws against discrimination. Sherry Hartford, Vice President of Human Resources (509) 527-4300 has Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Title IX, and Section 504 compliance responsibility. The College’s TTY number is (509) 527-4412.
Reasonable Accommodations for Religion/Conscience:
Students who will be absent from course activities due to reasons of faith or conscience may seek reasonable accommodations so that grades are not affected. Such requests must be made to the instructor within the first two weeks of the quarter. For additional information regarding student rights and responsibilities, please see the college’s website Student Rights and Responsibilities.
Syllabi may also include: a course outline by week, helpful links, resources, or other important information/directions (especially if using any web-based tools, software, etc.)
TIP: We suggest once you obtain your employee PIN, save it in CCNET
using the Manage Logins link. Doing so automates access to several key applications inside CCNET that require your PIN.
Uploading Process for a Syllabus Document (scroll down for using Canvas Syllabus)
1. From CCNet, click on the OCA button.
2. Inside the OCA, click on the My OCA link.
3. Complete the form and click submit.