Faculty and Staff Information

Welcome to Summer Term 2017!

Summer I: May 15 to June 2
Summer II: June 5 to July 7
Summer III: July 10 to August 11

Important Forms

Call for Courses

Action Item Due Dates Description
MyUNLV Access Opens Thursday,
Sep. 1, 2016
  • MyUNLV will open for departments to begin entering the Summer Term 2017 class schedule.
Schedule of Standard Class Times  
Department Rooms and Special Accommodations Friday,
Sep. 30, 2016
  • If you are scheduling a course into a department controlled space please enter the location into MyUNLV at this time.
  • Any requests for special accommodations for instructors should be emailed directly to summerterm@unlv.edu
Independent Studies  
  • All independent studies offered by your department in Summer Term 2016 have been rolled to Summer Term 2017.
  • It is recommended to add any new sections you might need, edit current sections, but not delete any sections unless you are certain they will not be offered.
  • Independent Studies (thesis, dissertation, directed readings, etc.) can be scheduled across the entire thirteen week term or by individual session.
Teaching Limits  
  • UNLV faculty may teach up to (7) seven credits for the entire 13-week term. See Faculty Credit Overload Exceptions below. Teaching limits for each instructional period are:
    • One credit in one week;
    • Four credits in three weeks;
    • Seven credits in six weeks;
  • These limits will be reviewed at the end of the open schedule build period and when new course requests are submitted.
MyUNLV Access Closes Friday,
Sep. 30, 2016
  • MyUNLV will close for departments to enter the Summer Term 2017 class schedule.
  • Changes after this date will be by Summer Term staff only.
  • Once you have completed entering your schedule in MyUNLV, please email Summer Term at summerterm@unlv.edu so that we can begin reviewing your schedule.
Faculty Credit Load Exceptions Friday,
Oct. 14, 2016
  • UNLV Faculty (A or B contract) may teach up to (7) seven course credits, exclusive of independent study credits, for the entire 13-week Summer Term.
  • Exceptions may be requested through Department Chairs. Exceptions will be granted only with the positive recommendation of the Chair and Dean/Director.
  • Faculty requesting exception must complete the Credit Load Exception Form; get approval of the Department Chair and Director/Dean; and forward it to the Summer Term Office.
  • Download the Credit Load Exception Form
Curriculum Approval Form Tuesday,
Nov. 1, 2016
  • All courses offered that run (3) weeks must have a Curriculum Approval form on file with the Summer Term Office.
  • If a course was submitted and approved to be offered in the past, you do not need to submit the form again.
  • Please contact Summer Term if you are unsure if a course approval form has already been submitted.
  • Download the Summer Term 1 Curriculum Approval Form
  • Summer Term will be conducting General Overview and Scheduling sessions. Watch your email for dates.
  • If you are new to inputting your department's schedule or you would like some updated information join us for one of these sessions.
  • If you would like a Summer Term staff member to conduct one on one training or assist with your schedule build please send an email to summerterm@unlv.edu and we will contact you to arrange a time convenient to you.

Once you have completed entering your schedule in MyUNLV, please email Summer Term at summerterm@unlv.edu so that we can begin reviewing your schedule.

Bookmark this link to view additional information as it becomes available.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Summer Term Office at 702-895-3711 with any questions regarding your Summer Term 2016 schedule.

Be inspired this summer!