Faculty Resource Page

English Department

Please bookmark this page for easy access to frequently requested information and some most frequently used forms. 

Note: Copies of department meeting minutes are available for review by faculty and staff in the English department front office.

Welcome Letter from the Chair (pdf)

Welcome (back) Information 2016-2017 (pdf)

Digital Media Lab Services and Classroom Availability (pdf)

AY 2016-17 Course Preference Form

AY 2016-17 Committee Preference Form

Administrative Procedures
This page offers useful information on who to contact for things like reimbursements and other commonly asked questions.

Textbook Order Form
Please use the above link to order your textbooks directly from the University Store on Fifth.

Desk Copy Request Form 
You will need to place your textbook order with the University Store on Fifth before you can request desk copies.  Desk copies can take up to 6 weeks to arrive from the publisher, so please submit your requests ASAP.

Room Change Request Form
Room change requests must be made before the 14th calendar day of the term. You will not retain your original classroom after a change request is submitted.

Departmental Committees AY 2016-17 (pdf)

Tips for Working with ESL Studends in Seminar in Composition (pdf)

English Department Bylaws (revised 11-2010) (pdf)

Non-Tenure-Stream Faculty Handbook (pdf)

For Students: Understand and Avoid Plagiarism

English Department Statement on Plagiarism: Policies and Procedures (pdf)

Academic Integrity Violation Report Form (updated 2016) (pdf)

Request for Discretionary Funds (pdf) - Return to the Chair's office for approval and submission to the Undergraduate Dean's office.

Request for Travel Funds (pdf) - Return to the Chair's office for approval and submission to the Undergraduate Dean's office.

Public & Professional Writing Faculty Site

University Library System Contacts and Resources

ENGLIT Course Guidelines

Composition Program Resources

Writing Center Flyer


Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Submit an IT Support Request (As part of the new procedure, please ask for your ticket to be assigned to the A&S Support Group in the description of your problem)

Faculty Teaching Information (including course proposal guidelines)

Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Academic Integrity Code

Writing in the Disciplines



Faculty & Staff Guide for Helping Distressed Students (pdf)

Conflict of Interest web site

University Center for Teaching and Learning is a resource for Educational Technology, Classroom Technology Support, and more!

University Policy on Sexual Harassment

LGBTQA Resources at the University of Pittsburgh

Turnitin (at Pitt) is a Web-based resource to help identify and prevent instances of Internet plagiarism.  

Provost's Office: Resources for New Faculty

Provost’s Office: Resources for Faculty