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Items listed here have to do with course and syllabus design, grading, expectations of faculty and students, and academic integrity. 

A link to the system and university policies.
This information is intended to facilitate discussion and inform faculty broadly regarding the scope of academic freedom and free speech.

The University of Maryland is committed to ensuring that textbook adoptions promote a high quality educational experience.

A list of dates for use in planning your course.
This topic covers class materials, copyright, student feedback on course experience, assessment guidelines, final examinations, and grading.
These expectations cover the attendance, scheduling, and classroom matters such as climate, accessibility and grading.

The University's marking system defines the standards for letter grades.

The information below represents requirements and recommendations for undergraduate course syllabi, including the policy changes, but this information may be considered as best practice for a syllabus on any level.

The State of Maryland’s College Textbook Competition and Affordability Act of 2009 has as its purposes to establish practices in higher education institutions in the State in which textbook selecti