Teaching Resources

Teaching Resource Links

Handouts for Students

  • Counseling Center: Should any of your students seem in distress or otherwise in need of the resources available to them at Syracuse University regarding mental health, you can find the resources available to them at this page.

Office of Disability Services

Office of Student Assistance

  • Office of Student Assistance: The Office for students needing help with the various aspects of university life, and help accessing the various resources on campus.

Counseling Service Sheet

  • Counseling Services Sheet: Unfortunately, higher education faces an epidemic of sexual assault, sexual violence, rape, domestic violence, substance abuse, and overwhelmed students struggling with depression/suicide. This handout sheet has the contact information for free resources available to students at Syracuse University as well as national hotline numbers for those students not comfortable with seeking help from their home university.

Comment Cards

  • Comment Cards: These simple cards can be handed out after a recitation or lecture to receive instant feedback from students about the class and your teaching. There is no faster way to improve your interaction with your students! These can be printed double sided and then easily cut to hand out to students.

Critical Incidents in College Teaching

  • CICT Videos: This series of videos demonstrates various scenarios involving diversity and conflict in the classroom, relationships with advisors, peers, and students, issues of sexual harassment and ethnocentrism in the classroom, and other classroom related issues. Their purpose is to give an explicit example for discussion of how to best resolve these issues as well as discuss your rights/responsibilities as an instructor.

Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation Materials

  • Orientation Handouts: There are a plethora of resources presented to you during your Graduate Teaching Orientation at Syracuse University. This site contains many of these handouts so that you can further engage in these materials.

Teaching College Level Science and Engineering

Services for Graduate Teaching Assistants

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Services: This site provides links to a number of services provided by Syracuse University for its teaching assistants. This includes opportunities to have ones teaching recorded and evaluated as well as opportunities to visit the classroom of distinguished faculty.
  • Syracuse University Teaching Resources: More links to services for graduate teaching assistants provided specifically by Syracuse University.

Links for Graduate Instructors

Links for Undergraduate Students

Here are useful links to resources you can share with your undergraduate students.

Departmental Resources

  • Syracuse Mathematics Math Department: The homepage for the Mathematics Department at Syracuse University.
  • Mathematics Help: A list of mathematics help rooms and tutors for courses in the Mathematics Department.
  • Undergraduate Courses: A list of all the Mathematics courses offered at Syracuse University.
  • Past Final Exams: A list of past final exams given in the Mathematics Department at Syracuse University.
  • Textbooks: A list of textbooks used in the department.
  • Syllabi: A compilation of current and past course syllabi.
  • Offices & Hours: A list of offices and office hours.
  • Directed Reading Program: Information about directed reading program for undergraduate at Syracuse University. The program pairs undergraduate and graduate students in a reading ‘course’ designed to see Mathematics that might not normally be covered in a typical undergraduate program.
  • Pi Mu Epsilon: The national Mathematics honor society. Specifically, the Syracuse University chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon. In fact, Pi Mu Epsilon started at Syracuse University!
  • Putnam Exam: Information about participating in the Putnam mathematics competition at Syracuse University.
  • Mathematics GRE: Information about the Mathematics Subject GRE and study sessions for those interested in a graduate program in Mathematics.
  • Capstone Projects: A list of capstone projects by Syracuse University students.


Syracuse University Pages

  • Blackboard: The Syracuse University Blackboard page.
  • MySlice: The main University page where you enroll in classes, view your grades and degrees, submit hours, access payroll, view your students, buy parking passes, and numerous other things.
  • Information Technology Services: The webpage for Information Technology Services (ITS) at Syracuse University. They can offer assistance for technology related issues at the University, especially in the classroom.
  • Collage: A University maintained collection of photographs of the college.


Student Service Departments

  • Office of Disability Services: The Office of Disability Services offers many resources for students needing any special accommodations for classes/exams.
  • Office of Student Assistance: The Office of Student Assistance helps students with academic success by helping to organize and streamline student life, and provide resources at the University to help facilitate your studies.
  • Counseling Center Services: The Counseling Center is an excellent service available to students in need of assistance with issues of mental health, sexual assault, relationship violence, and substance abuse issues. Your emotional/mental health is as important as your physical health. If at any point during the semester, you feel overwhelmed with your class work, feel thoughts of depression/suicide, experience sexual assault/rape, experience problems with substance abuse or relationship abuse, or have any other struggles with physical/mental health, take advantage of the free resources available to you through the Syracuse University Counseling Services.
  • Public Safety: You can report crimes, request a campus escort, request a police report, find the Lost & Found, find the crime report mandated by the Cleary Act, and much more at this page. You can also call 24/7, 365 days a year at 315.443.2224, dial #78 (#SU) from your cell phone, or dial 711 from a campus phone.
  • Health Services: At this link, you can make appointments and find information about health services and healthy living tips.
  • LGBTQIA Resource Center: A resource for students wanting more information or needing discussion on issues/diversity of gender or sexual identity.
  • Student Tutoring Services: An excellent resource for students wishing to improve their academic performance – whether they are having difficulties or want to learn the topic further in-depth.
  • Parking Services: If you are driving to campus and will need parking, all the information on prices, policies, and lot availabilities can be found at the Parking and Transit Service webpage. The webpage also contains information on zipcar rentals and the shuttle/bus service schedules.
  • Recreation Facilities: A list of the available gyms and other athletic options available to students.


Academic Assistance

  • Mathematics Help: A list of mathematics help rooms and tutors for courses in the Mathematics Department.
  • CLASS: The Center for Learning and Student Success. Through this sight, you can find tutoring and other course help offered through the university.
  • Writing Center: The Writing Center offers help with writing and editing papers at Syracuse University.


Syracuse University Academic Policies


Student Activities


Academic Calendar


Campus Map & Busses


Computational Devices

  • Mathematica: Mathematica is a powerful computational mathematical software. You can find the general website here, the demonstrations page here, and the blog page here.
  • MAGMA: A large, well-supported software package designed for computations in algebra, number theory, algebraic geometry and algebraic combinatorics.
  • Sage: A free-source mathematics software system, similar to Mathematica.
  • GAP: A computational device for discrete algebra.
  • WolframAlpha: A useful site for making computations and pulling up data.
  • Symbolab: Another symbolic calculator.
  • Geogebra: A great piece of free software for all sorts of Geometry. (You can find how to use it here .)
  • Calculator Programs: A site full of useful programs for the TI-83, TI-84, and TI-89.
  • Rice ODE Software: A useful website for visualizing vector fields.


Undergraduate Research Opportunities

  • NFS Listing: The National Science Foundation’s list of summer undergraduate Math research programs.
  • AMS Listing: The American Mathematical Society’s list of summer undergraduate Math research programs.
  • Math Programs: A useful site for Math REU programs where one can apply to many programs with one application form.


Mathematical Challenges

  • Putnam Exams: A collection of Putnam Exams.
  • Mathematical Olympiad: A collection of Mathematical Olympiad problems.
  • Project Euler: A series of challenging problems in Mathematics and Computer Science. The challenges slowly increase in difficulty.