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

This week the Faculty Center will continue to offer targeted Q&A sessions pertaining to both Respondus LockDown Browser in addition to our general Blackboard and Online Course Help Drop-in Center hours. Need help create and/or deploy tests in Bb? Unsure how to set up assignments or discussion boards? Have another question? If so, stop by one (or more) of our Drop-in Center hours listed below. We will be offering sessions each day, 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 and training 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 April 12 - April 16, 2021

Workshop/Drop-in Session Day Time Access Link(opens 10 minutes
before start)
Morning Drop-in Session:   Monday 4/12 10:00am – 11:00am Access Session Here
Respondus LockDown Browser Q&A:   Monday 4/12 11:30pm - 1:00pm Access Session Here
Evening Drop-in Session: Monday 4/12  5:00pm - 7:30pm Access Session Here
Morning Drop-in Session Tuesday 4/13 10:00am - 11:00am Access Session Here
Respondus LockDown Browser Intro:   Tuesday 4/13 3:00pm – 4:00pm Access Session Here
Evening Drop-in Session:   Tuesday 4/13 5:00pm - 7:30pm Access Session Here
Morning Drop-in Session: Wednesday 4/14 10:00am - 11:00am Access Session Here
Respondus LockDown Browser Q&A: Wednesday 4/14 11:30am – 1:00pm Access Session Here
Evening Drop-in Session: Wednesday 4/14 5:00pm - 7:30pm Access Session Here
Morning Drop-in Session Thursday 4/15 10:00am – 11:00am Access Session Here
Respondus LockDown Browser Q&A Thursday 4/15 11:30am - 1:00pm Access Session Here
Morning Drop-in Session:   Friday 4/16 10:00am - 11:00am Access Session Here

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 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!