Resources & Opportunities

The Online Proven Course Redesign Program (OPCRP) aims to support SSU academic departments in converting existing courses to online instructional formats.  This program provides direct financial support and training to SSU faculty who participate in this opportunity.  The program is supported by Academic Affairs through the Office of Academic Programs and the Faculty Center. Individual departmental awards may be considered at up to $35,000 per department.  All proposals must be submitted with the department chair and dean approval no later than April 22, 2019, for full consideration.

Deadline Date
April 22, 2019
Online Proven Course Redesign application submission deadline

Sonoma State University, in collaboration with UC Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science, is continuing another year of the Faculty Learning Program, previously under an NSF WIDER

Deadline Date
January 15, 2019
Contact The Faculty Center for more information.
Please consider joining the first cohort of a new Maker Professional Learning Community at Sonoma State, which will participate in a year-long program, during Spring 2019 and Fall 2019.
Deadline Date
December 15, 2018
Please contact Justin Lipp,, to express interest or receive more information.

The goal of the California State University Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP) is to increase the number of faculty with the qualifications, motivation, and skills needed to teach the diverse students of the CSU.

Deadline Date
February 1, 2019
Applicant & Faculty Mentor Application Deadline
Deadline Date
March 8, 2019
SSU CDIP Campus Committee Recommendation Deadline to Chancellor’s Office

Designing and delivering an Online or Hybrid course takes considerable planning and effort. The Faculty Center staff would like to help you get started. We provide custom consultations, workshops, and resources to assist any SSU instructor, whether you are experienced teaching in an online/hybrid modality or you simply wish to explore options to enhance your face-to-face courses with online resources and engaging learning activities.

Deadline Date
December 17, 2018
Online & Blended Teaching Excellence Program

In an effort to reduce educational costs for students, provide access to high-quality instructional materials and alternative resources, and recognize faculty efforts in making instructional materials freely available; Sonoma State is partnering with the CSU system on two key initiatives: the Affordable Learning Solutions program and AB 798 Textbook Affordability Act. Collectively, these efforts are intended to promote student achievement for students at SSU. SSU has convened a Steering Group with representatives from Associated Students, Faculty, Disabled Student Services, Library, Faculty Center, Information Technology, and the SSU Bookstore. 

Deadline Date
March 6, 2019
Deadlines according to term implemented.