|Course Copy Date
|Deadline for Course Revisions by Instructor (5:00 PM
|Program Coordinator Review Completed (5:00 PM)
|Students Loaded (5:00 PM)
|Add/Drop Date for Students
Our IT department will email your Limestone username and password for your Limestone email, the Halo, and canvas. If you do not receive your username and password, please email the help desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will use The Halo as the main access point for faculty and student information. Please ensure you log in prior to teaching your course to familiarize yourself with the Halo.
Information about completing the canvas training course was sent to your Limestone email address. This course is required for all new faculty members prior to teaching an online course. Once completed, you will receive course contract, a $75 stipend, and an email confirmation stating it was complete.
Please check for your current textbook at LIMESTONE.EDU/BOOKSTORE. Click on the order textbook tab and look up what course you are teaching. You may also contact your Program Coordinator to get the contact information for the publishing representative. If you have questions about the contact information for the Program Coordinator, please reach out to Lori Downey at email@example.com.
Your course content will be copied into the live course three weeks before the term starts. You will have 1.5 weeks to update the following information:
Please reach out to our IT department if you experience any technical issues. They can be reached by phone at 864.488.4032 or emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org. To change/reset your password please visit the I.T. page where you will find “Password Self-Service” on the right-hand side. When clicked, it directs you to all the info you need to set up your account for a password reset, if you haven’t already, OR to reset your password.
Canvas also offers 24/7 technical support if you are experiencing issues with canvas. Any student or faculty needing assistance with the use of Canvas can contact them at email@example.com. Please make sure you reach out to Canvas first and if they cannot assist, they will then route you to Limestone’s Help Desk.
Students must initiate the withdrawal process by completing the “Withdrawal From Class” form located in the Halo under the student resources tab in the online programs forms.
If a student in your online class submits the withdrawal form, please follow the below steps:
The last date of academic activity form must be submitted for students that receive a failing grade in a course. The form is in the Halo under the faculty/staff resources tab and faculty resources link in the top left corner. Once a final grade has been entered, if the form is needed, the students’ name will appear. Instructors will need to choose that student's name and complete the form.
The Equity and Inclusion Office is committed to assisting all students with removing barriers that could impede their personal development and academic success. Through services such as those provided by Accessible Education, the Learning Enrichment and Achievement Program (LEAP), SaintsFIRST, and International Student Support, Equity and Inclusion team members strive to empower and position students for an optimal collegiate experience. Students in need of assistance as a result of a disability (physical, mental, or learning) or being an international or first-generation, or any other circumstance that may impact their academic performance are encouraged to contact the Equity and Inclusion Office to discuss their needs.
Limestone University’s online program uses Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor as a more efficient and convenient way to maintain academic integrity in online and hybrid courses. Although there is not a human watching you take your exam, the software will record audio and video during the exam, so make sure you’re following the guidelines set by your instructor while testing. The service is fully integrated within Canvas and available 24/7.
With Canvas, a librarian can provide library instruction services for the online program. In addition to Library Course Guides and face-to-face instruction, the library also offers the following:
Please carefully review the list of expectations below for all faculty teaching online courses. The expectations were written and approved by Limestone University faculty and are intended to ensure that our online courses provide students with a high-quality learning experience. You will find these expectations referenced in your contract for teaching Limestone Online courses. Please ensure that each course you teach is in compliance with the expectations below. Should you have any questions about how to adjust your course to meet these standards, contact your Program Coordinator or Department chair for assistance. If you have any other questions, please contact Lori Downey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
**Failure to follow the online course expectations and requirements will result in disciplinary action detailed in the Faculty/Staff handbook, https://fac-staff-hb.limestone.edu/evaluation-faculty.
**Please note: Any graduate faculty will continue to use the Online and Graduate Retention Report Form for graduate students only for all terms. This form is also found in The Halo.