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Faculty and Adjunct Professors

Getting Started

Contracts - ID Cards - Library Privileges - Parking - Adjunct Listserv - Getting access to CUA email, network, Blackboard, and Cardinal Station - SLIS directory

Planning the course

Syllabi - Blackboard - Book orders - Class rosters - Commercial database access - Course reserves - Guest lecturer parking

Teaching OWL/Blended Courses

Format - Planning - Blackboard Training - Adobe Connect training


Accessibility - Student email addresses - Classroom hours - Canceling class - Campus emergencies - School closures - Fire and fire drills - Students issues

Concluding the course

Grades - Submitting grades - Examinations - Course Evaluations


Links to University services supporting both professors and students.


Adjunct Faculty



Alumni Picnic Saturday August 29th, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Join fellow faculty, staff, and alumni in welcoming the incoming class of LIS graduate students at the annual alumni picnic, held during their new student orientation, in the Columbus School of Law café  and patio. Catch up with old friends and meet fellow alumni while enjoying a wide assortment of tasty picnic food and refreshments for all palates. We hope to see you there!

The Law School café is located in the Columbus School of Law on the CUA campus at 3600 John McCormack Road, N.E. Parking will be available in the Law School Garage, just off McCormack Road before the law school building.

Please RSVP to:


Professor Joan Lussky
Professor Blane Dessy
Professor Renate Chancellor