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Programs & Events

For information about the event coordination services we offer faculty and staff, please visit our Conference Planning page.


CITL organizes several annual conferences targeted to instructional staff and faculty:

  • Faculty Retreat, typically held in late February or early March, is a one-day event that celebrates ongoing and collaborative processes of inquiry, experimentation, and reflection, related to teaching and learning.
  • Faculty Summer Institute (FSI), held in mid- or late May, is a three-day conference for higher education instructors and other professionals about the latest technological advances in education.


Each semester, CITL offers workshops, special programs, and reading groups. Open to faculty and teaching assistants, many of these events count toward meeting the requirements of our teaching certificates. For information about an event, please check the CITL Calendar.

Pre-Semester TA Training

Two campus-wide, pre-semester orientation programs for new Teaching Assistants (TAs) are held each August and January. Departments register their TAs for these programs; individual TAs cannot register themselves.