REG 02.20.13 – Teacher Availability to Students

Authority: Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

History: First Issued: 1983. Last Revised: 1996.

Contact Info: Vice Chancellor and Dean of Academic and Student Affairs  (919-515-3037)


1. All teachers should schedule time during each week when they are available to consult with students. Academic department heads have the responsibility to set appropriate standards regarding the mix between office hours and availability through electronic communications appropriate for teachers in their departments and curricula.

1.1. Office Hours

Office hours must be posted on the teachers’ office door, listed on course syllabi, and provided to the departmental office.

1.2. Electronic Communications

Electronic communications addresses, URLs and numbers must be listed on course syllabi and provided to the faculty member’s departmental office.