Beginning of the Semester

Substitute Policy

  • Faculty member is required to arrange for class assignments/instruction in consultation with appropriate program coordinator/supervisor.
  • Contact academic school office for names of current adjunct faculty who are teaching in the same discipline.
  • Faculty members are responsible for contacting these instructors and making arrangements.
  • Faculty members are responsible for financial arrangements between the faculty member and the substitute. Please check with ACCESS Office for current substitute rate of pay.

Absence Policy

  • It is important for adjunct faculty to notify their program coordinator/supervisor if they have to be absent for a class session due to illness or any emergency.
  • Instructors must also notify the ACCESS Center by calling 972-238-6123 to request a dismissed class sign be posted to notify students of your absence.
  • The ACCESS Center will post a dismissed class sign and pass along any class assignments from the instructor.