Welcome to the Faculty Center!

Important Announcements:

  • Until further notice, our office will be operating virtually Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 8 pm. For assistance please contact us as follows:

  • For Online course and/or pedagogy training inquiries/assistance please email us at FacultyCenter@csi.cuny.edu
  • For Blackboard inquiries/assistance please email our Bb support team at Blackboard@csi.cuny.edu, or stop by one of our Virtual Drop-in Sessions available here, Faculty Center Info Hub (CSI) (login to Bb required) or from one of the Drop-in Session access links provided in our weekly activities email sent to all CSI teaching faculty every Sunday evening.
  • Please Note: Whatever your online course or Blackboard needs, the Faculty Center staff are here for you! Please check your CSI faculty email regularly for important information and access to training and drop-in sessions from us. Also, please frequently check the CSI Coronavirus webpage located here for important campuswide news and updates

Contact Information

Center Office Hours

Spring 2021 (Feb 1 - May 25) 
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Faculty Center for Professional Development Training Events Calendar for May 10 - May 14:

In response to ongoing faculty requests, this week the Faculty Center will continue to offer targeted Drop-in sessions pertaining to the Blackboard Learning Management System and teaching remotely via your Bb online course shells. Need help finalizing grade center structures? Need assistance creating and/or deploying tests in Bb? Unsure how to set up final assignments, group work, or discussion boards? Have another question? If so, stop by one (or more) of our Drop-in Center hours listed below, all led by one of the Faculty Center's Instructional Design and Learning Management System Specialists.

Please see the schedule below for the exact days and times sessions will be held. And, as always, all of our Drop-in sessions can be accessed via the direct access links provided below, or by using the Virtual Drop-in Center buttons located on the main page of the Faculty Center Info Hub (CSI) Bb Organization available to all teaching faculty at CSI.

Faculty Center Workshop/Drop-in Session Schedule for May 10 - May 14, 2021

Workshop/Drop-in Session Day Time
Afternoon/Evening Drop-in Session:  Monday 5/10 3 – 5:00pm
Morning Drop-in Session: Tuesday 5/11 10:00 - 11:00am
Afternoon/Evening Drop-in Session: Tuesday 5/11 4:30pm – 7:30pm
Morning Drop-in Session: Wednesday 5/12 10:00am - 11:00am
Afternoon/Evening Drop-in Session: Wednesday 5/12 4:30pm – 7:30pm
Morning Drop-in Session: Thursday 5/13 10:00am - 11:00am
Afternoon/Evening Drop-in Session: Thursday 5/13 4:30pm – 7:30pm
Morning Drop-in Session:  Friday 5/14 10:00am - 11:00am
Afternoon/Evening Drop-in Session: Friday 5/14 4:30 - 7:00pm

Please see the weekly events emails sent to all CSI Instructor email accounts for the exact days and times all of the above listed Respondus LockDown Browser, Bb Test Option Q&A and General Drop-in sessions will be held. You can also access all of our Drop-in and Workshop Sessions via the direct access links provided in our weekly event email, or by using the Virtual Drop-in Center buttons located on the main page of the Faculty Center Info Hub (CSI) Bb Organization available to all teaching faculty at CSI.


For more information on the Respondus LockDown Browser Bb option currently being offered by CUNY please see our information page located HERE.  For questions about any of the workshops, courses, or assistance sessions offered by the Faculty Center for Professional Development at CSI please contact Faculty Center Training Program Coordinator, Kristen Lindtvedt directly.

Have a great week!