CAS Information for Faculty and Staff

For forms that require signatures: Print the form, get appropriate signatures, mail or fax the signed form to the appropriate person or place.

For forms that do not require signatures: Attach the form to an email to the appropriate person or place. Be sure to follow any specific instructions for forms.

For forms in Excel format:  These are best viewed by saving the file first.  Maximize the view after opening the file.

For questions about the items in this list, contact the individual(s) associated with each section.

Steve Galime Associate Dean for Administration

CAS Bylaws

Department Chair Manual
  Blackboard Faculty Orientation Materials

Quick Links to Resources for New Faculty Members

Kathy Gersowitz, Assistant Dean/Academics
Cindy Endres, Secretary to the Dean

2019-2020 CAS Teaching Template [Purpose and Use: see the Department Chair Manual]

Course Action Form (Word)
This form is used to submit course and curricular changes. Submit via email in MS Word to Cindy Endres as an attachment. Please combine all attachments into one document (course action form, e-mail approvals from cross-listing Department Chairs, syllabus, gened forms and associated requirements). In addition, program related proposals should also be accompanied by the UPPC Campus Impact Form.

Course Buy-out Policy

Handling disruptive behavior in the classroom
  Recognizing and Responding to Troubling Student Behavior

Policy on Absence of Instructors from Class
  Intercollegiate Athletic Missed Class Policy

Student Academic Grievance Procedures (CAS)
  Syllabus Requirements for Undergraduate Courses

Syllabus Requirements Graduate Courses

Syllabus Storage Policy

Undergraduate Regulations including Syllabus Requirements and Standards of Academic Integrity
  Statement of Reasonable Accomodation Policy
  Principles of Teaching Responsibility

Scheduling Request Sheets and Section Correction Forms (in Excel format)
Email to: Cindy Endres
Please use the following naming convention: SheetName_DPT_mm-dd-yy.xlsx
SheetName = SRS, SCF, SSCF, SSRS, WSCF or WSRS (in uppercase letters)
DPT = official three-letter department (in uppercase letters)
mm-dd-yy = month-day-year (i.e., 01-01-15)
To use: Right click link - save as:

Scheduling Request Sheet SRS_DPT_mm-dd-yy
Section Correction Form SCF_DPT_mm-dd-yy
Summer Scheduling Request Sheet SSRS_DPT_mm-dd-yy
Summer Section Correction Form SSCF_DPT_mm-dd-yy
Winter Scheduling Request Sheet WSRS_DPT_mm-dd-yy
Winter Section Correction Form WSCF_DPT_mm-dd-yy

Awards, Assistantships, Fellowships & Scholarships
Kathy Gersowitz, Assistant Dean/Academics (Graduate Assistantships, Tuition Scholarships)

CAS Assistantship / Fellow Information 2019-2020
  Guidelines for Departments
Tuition Scholarship Forms

Tuition Scholarship Request Form for Externally Funded Assistantships 2019-2020

Additional Service Request Form Graduate Students

Steve Galime Associate Dean for Administration

CAS Spending Plan Template (Excel)

Elizabeth Gaffney, Assistant Dean/Facilities

CAS Conference Rooms

Classroom Reservations

Room Change Form

SUNY Card Access Application

Note: If you are interested in holding an event on campus with alcohol please contact Lee in Catering at 518-442-5986 or email

Human Resources/Compliance
Steve Galime, Associate Dean for Administration

CAS Checklist for New Tenure-Track Faculty Appointments

CAS Recruitment Checklist

CAS Request for Administrative Access [mandatory]

Access and Compliance Agreement

Human Resources Forms (link to Human Resources Management)

University at Albany Handbook

Research and Scholarly/Creative Activity Support
TBD, Agency Program Aide
Steve Galime, Associate Dean for Administration (Sabbaticals)
Elizabeth Gaffney, Assistant Dean/Facilities (COEUS)

CAS Research Information Webpage 
  Course Buy-out Policy

Drescher Application Checklist
  Financial vs. Recognition Credit - CAS Policy 

Office for Sponsored Programs Applications and Forms

Sabbatical Policy Statement

Sabbatical Leave Request Form - Required

Tips for Success with PACS Review
  CAS Conference Participation Support Program Application
  CAS Conference Participation Support Program Post Travel Next Steps

Support Services
Elizabeth Gaffney, Assistant Dean/Facilities

CAS Computing Services

CAS Technical Services

Performing Arts Center (PAC)

Tenure & Promotion
Marie Rabideau, Assistant Dean/Planning and Tenure/Promotion

Guidelines for Conducting Pre-Tenure Faculty Contract Renewals
  Tenure and Promotion Case Preparation Time Line - 2018-19 Academic Year
  Tenure and Promotion Case Preparation Time Line - 2019-20 Academic Year
  Procedures for Promotion and Tenure Review
  Quick Guidelines for Packaging Cases

Sample Document Register
  Continuing Appointment (Tenure) & Promotion Dossier - Checklist and Submission Form