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Individual Consultations

The CTL provides individual consultations for faculty and graduate student instructors at Columbia to discuss curriculum planning; learning activities and teaching techniques; scholarly tools and resources at Columbia and elsewhere; crosscurrents between research and teaching; and other teaching and learning topics.

For Faculty

For faculty seeking professional development, curricular design, and other teaching-related support, email To set up a consultation on the purposeful use of educational technologies, and hybrid and online education, browse our directory of learning designers.

Syllabus Tune-Ups

Syllabus tune-ups are offered as part of our orientation programming. Looking for feedback on your syllabus? Walk-in with your syllabus and engage in discussion with a CTL staff member. Any faculty member may attend.

Monday, August 28
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Butler Library Room 212

Thursday, August 31
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Butler Library Room 212

If you are unable to make our Syllabus Tune-Up hours, schedule a consultation with us by emailing

For Graduate Students

For graduate students seeking consultation on teaching statements, professional development, preparing for the job market, and other teaching-related support, email

School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) Office Hours

In addition to individual appointments in our Butler Library offices, the CTL offers drop-in office hours for graduate students at SEAS. Stop by Mudd 530 on Tuesdays from 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm for one-on-one support from CTL staff. Email Christopher Chen at for more information.


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