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Syllabi should also include the following note regarding mental health: As a student you may experience a range of issues that can cause barriers to learning, such as strained relationships, increased anxiety, alcohol/drug problems, feeling down, difficulty concentrating and/or lack of motivation. These mental health concerns or stressful events may lead to diminished academic performance or reduce a student’s ability to participate in daily activities. University of Michigan is committed to advancing the mental health and wellbeing of its students. If you or someone you know is feeling overwhelmed, depressed, and/or in need of support, services are available. You can learn more about the broad range of confidential mental health services available on campus via umich.edu/~mhealth/.

The Ross School of Business has a CAPS Embedded Counselor available to its students. Embedded Counselors are located in school/college buildings and services are tailored to the school’s climate. For more information, please visit caps.umich.edu/caps-embedded-model. To schedule, please email Julie Kaplan, LMSW at jrkaplan@umich.edu.

(Updated Mental Health Syllabus Language Revised March 2017)

  • Copyright Guidelines: Classroom use of materials often requires copyright clearance, even when the material doesn't carry a copyright notice. The University of Michigan provides guidance for faculty.
  • Working with Students with Disabilities: View recommended text for course syllabi and links to additional University resources.
  • Testing Accommodations Policy: View Ross policy regarding accommodations for quizzes, tests, etc.
  • Recommendations for Teaching During a Flu Outbreak: View recommendations and resources from the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching for teaching during a flu outbreak.
  • Classroom Safety: Review classroom safety guidelines and resources from the Office of the Provost.
  • Student Bulletins: All the requirements and regulations a student needs to get through our programs are contained in our program bulletins.
  • Independent Study Projects: Business School students may choose to do individual or group Study Projects for course credit, under guidelines outlined in the program Bulletins. Graduate level projects are numbered 750; undergraduate projects are numbered 399. These projects are coordinated with a sponsoring faculty member and approved by the Department Chair person as well as the Associate Dean for Degree Programs. Tuition will be charged for the term in which the student is registered for coursework. Students should follow the below steps for processing Independent Study Project applications: The Independent Study Application is currently under review. Please reach out to the Ross Registrar's Office (rossregistrarsoffice@umich.edu) for more information.
  • Ross Class Data Retention Policy - exams and assignments:
    • Faculty shall retain any graded documents not returned to students for a period of one year.
    • Graded documents may consist of, but are not limited to: exams, papers, portfolios, projects and other materials received from students.

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