Faculty Development FAQs


Each AAUP-funded internal grant has its own due date for project proposals to be submitted to Faculty Development. Here is a general time frame for grants:

  • Faculty Development Grants - mid-November

  • Curriculum Grants - early March

  • CSU Research Grants - 1st of February

  • Faculty Creative Activity Research Grants - March

  • Minority Recruitment and Retention Grants - mid-October and early March

You will receive a letter indicating whether or not your proposal has been funded. 

While SPAR keeps this data on file in Kuali, we also suggest that you keep a copy of any grant reports submitted in case of any discrepancy.

Each committee has its own respective criteria for a given grant. Please check the request for proposals and guidelines for the given grant.

Please contact Sponsored Programs and Research at spar@southernct.edu

The most common reason why a grant proposal does not get funded is because the project outlined in the document does not meet the criteria or fit the purview of the specific grant for which it has been submitted. Often, such proposals may be better suited for a different type of Faculty Development grant or funding source. Faculty Development offers recommendations for improving proposals and/or locating other funding sources. Another common reason a grant proposal does not get funded is because cycles have gotten more competitive over the years with an increased volume of proposals.

Part-time faculty members are eligible for Faculty Development Grants.  

New Faculty Concerns

There is a two-week hold back period before you may anticipate your first Payroll check.

Dixwell Avenue--Hamden


Sono Bana – Japanese

(203) 281-9922

1206 Dixwell Ave. Hamden, 1.1 mi from campus

M-F 11:30am-2:30pm; 4:30pm-9:30pm

Sat 4:30pm-9:30pm

Sun 4:00pm-9:00pm

Delivery Available: sonobana.com, doordash.com, delivery.com, seamless.com, grubhub.com


Sushi Palace - Japanese

(203) 230-8875

1473 Dixwell Ave. Hamden, 1.7 mi from campus

M-R 11:00am-10:00pm

F-Sat 11:00am-11:00pm

Sun 12:00pm-10:00pm


Pokemoto – Hawaiian Poke

(203) 891-5560

2100 Dixwell Ave. Hamden, 2.8 mi from campus

Sun-Sat 11:00am-9:00pm

Delivery Available: seamless.com, grubhub.com


Ibiza Restaurant – Spanish & Tapas Bar

(203) 691-7027

1832 Dixwell Ave. #3105 Hamden, 2.7 mi from campus

T-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm

 Delivery Available: doordash.com


J.A. Bar & Grill

(475) 238-6507

1372 Dixwell Ave. Hamden, 1.8 mi from campus

M-T 12:00pm-10:00pm

W-R 12:00pm-1:00am

F 12:00pm-1:30am

Sat 12:00pm-2:00am

Sun 12:00pm-8:00pm

 Delivery Available: doordash.com


Di Matteo’s Pizza & Restaurant – Italian

(203) 288-6655

2100 Dixwell Ave. Hamden, 3.5 mi from campus

M-R 11:00am-10:00pm

F-Sat 11:00am-11:00pm

Sun 12:00pm-10:00pm

Delivery Available: doordash.com, slicelife.com


Ali Baba’s Fusion – Middle Eastern

(203) 535-1164

986 Dixwell Ave. Hamden, 1 mi from campus

Sun-R 11:00am-10:00pm

F-Sat 11:00am-11:00pm

Delivery Available: grubhub.com, seamless.com, delivery.com


OZ Korean Kitchen – Korean

(203) 745-4110

2775 Dixwell Ave. Hamden, 4.5 mi from campus

M 11:00am-9:00pm

T closed

W-Sun 11:00am-9:00pm

Delivery Available: doordash.com, delivery.com


China Wok – Chinese

(203) 288-9403

1245 Dixwell Ave. Hamden, 1.6 mi from campus

M-R 11:00am-11:00pm

F-Sat 11:00am-12:00am

Sun 12:00pm-11:00pm

Delivery Available: chinawokhamden.com


Chapel Street--Downtown New Haven


Pad Thai Restaurant – Thai

(203) 562-0322

1170 Chapel St. New Haven, 3 mi from campus

Sun-R 11:30am-10:00pm

F-Sat 11:30am-10:30pm

Delivery Available: seamless, doordash, grubhub


Harvest Wine Bar & Restaurant – Urban Bistro

(203) 777-2500

1104 Chapel St. New Haven, 2.9 mi from campus

M-R 11:30am-10:00pm

F-Sat 11:30am-11:00pm

Sun 11:30amm-9:30pm


Claire’s Corner Copia – Vegetarian

(203) 562-3888

1000 Chapel St. New Haven, 2.7 mi from campus

M-F 8:00am-9:00pm

Sat-Sun 9:00am-9:00pm

Delivery Available: doordash


Shake Shack – Burgers

(203) 747-8483

986 Chapel St. New Haven, 2.7 mi from campus

Sun-R 11:00am-10:00pm

F-Sat 11:00am-11:00pm

Delivery Available: grubhub, seamless, doordash


The Halal Guys – Middle Eastern

(203) 691-5166

906 Chapel St. New Haven, 2.8 mi from campus

Sun-W 11:00am-10:00pm

R 11:00am-2:00am

F-Sat 11:00am-3:00am

Delivery Available: postmates, doordash, seamless, grubhub


Sushi on Chapel – Japanese

(203) 776-4700

1022 Chapel St. New Haven, 2.7 mi from campus

M-R 11:30am-3:00pm, 4:30pm-10:00pm

F-Sat 11:30am-3:00pm, 4:30pm-11:00pm

Delivery Available: doordash


Tandoor New Haven – Indian

(203) 776-6620

1226 Chapel St. New Haven, 2.6 mi from campus

Sun-Sat 11:30am-10:30pm

Delivery Available: tandoornewhaven.com, grubhub, eatstreet, seamless


Anaya Sushi & Ramen - Japanese

(203) 891-6716

1150 Chapel St. New Haven, 2.9 mi from campus

Sun-Sat 11:30am-9:15pm

Delivery Available: seamless, grubhub






Contact the Academic Computing Center, x26444, to set up your Windows and MySCSU accounts and login names and passwords. We also highly recommend you stop by the Faculty Technology Walk-In Center located in Buley Library, Room 309 A, x25061, for instruction on how to use the various platforms, applications and tools available to support your teaching.

Contact telecommunications at x25453.

In the case of a disruptive student, faculty should inform the Dean of Student Affairs, the Department Chairperson, and the Academic Dean in writing that a warning has been issued to a student. These guidelines are detailed in the SCSU Policy for Dealing with Disruptive Students. The University has a zero tolerance policy for classroom disruptions.

In the case of immediate danger, faculty should contact campus police at x25375. If you are dealing with a disruptive student, please contact Christopher Piscitelli, Director, Office of Student Conduct and Civil Responsibility, at x26188, piscitellic1@southernct.edu. If you have a student in your class who seems to be dealing with a given issue, please refer him or her to Counseling Services at x25475.

Please see the Faculty Resource Guide.


Please read the Promotion and Tenure guidelines.

Tuition Waiver is available for full-time faculty, their spouses and their children under the age of twenty-five if the members have at least one semester of service (see Article 13.13 of the AAUP/BOT Collective Bargaining Agreement). You must complete a Tuition Waiver form, obtained and approved in the Human Resources Office, and presented to the Bursar's Office when registering. This waiver may be used only on the four CSU campuses.

Please visit the policy on the Academic Affairs webpage.

You can use Navigate, a platform that provides a way for faculty and staff to organize services and communication to support student success. To set up your office hours in the system, you will only need to get into Navigate one time. The appointment will show up in your Outlook synced calendar and the student’s calendar and you both get a reminder of the appointment. All faculty and students (UG and G) already have access to Navigate. The way you hold your office hours is up to you. Many faculty are using a “virtual office” via WebEx, via video calls in Teams, or talking with students by phone.  Please visit the Office of Online Learning webpage for more information on different platforms you might use for virtual office hours.

See video tutorials on how to use Navigate.