For Faculty/Staff

  • Reopening update
    Governor Raimondo has extended Phase 1 of the “Reopening RI” plan through at least June 5, 2020. Bryant University will continue to follow guidance from the State of Rhode Island, and as we are still in Phase 1 we expect that all staff who can work from home will continue to work from home for the […]
  • Revised Grading Policy for Spring 2020 semester
    Bryant takes pride in our commitment to academic excellence.  Certainly, our faculty and students understand the University’s collective commitment to success.  However, we must acknowledge that the COVID-19 crisis has made this an extraordinary time for higher education.  We fully recognize and appreciate the diligence, hard work, and remarkable innovation and flexibility our faculty have […]
  • Facts related to employee’s positive coronavirus test
    We have learned that a Bryant employee has tested positive for the coronavirus. The employee’s test was administered on Monday, April 6 and we learned the results of the test yesterday.  Below are the important facts related to this case.  This employee last worked at Bryant during the second shift in the Unistructure on Friday, March […]
  • Withdrawal date extended
    The last date for a student to submit a request for a withdrawal “W” grade has been extended from Friday, April 3, to Friday, May 1, the last day of classes and before the final exam schedule begins on Monday, May 4.  The Registrar’s office has created a fillable .pdf that faculty and students can […]
  • Transition from Gulski to Salmanson for faculty/staff
    With the very limited number of faculty and staff on campus and frequenting the Gulski Dining Room, the following changes will be effective Monday, April 6: Coffee will be available in Gulski from 7:30-11 a.m. A limited assortment of baked goods and cereal will be available for purchase during these hours. No hot breakfast will be […]
  • Information Services updates
    We have created a new TIPS webpage based on recent helpdesk calls, and feedback from faculty and students.  The Library is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Online support is available through chat, email, text, and phone to assist with research, access to articles, data, e-books, and course materials.  Email and chat service […]
  • Bryant Campus Ministry
    During this challenging time, our Campus Ministry staff remains available to anyone who might be seeking spiritual support, or simply would like to talk to someone. All of our chaplains are available to the entire Bryant community: ·         Imam Farid Ansari, fana4647@aol.com , 401-529-4251  ·         Rabbi Steven Jablow, sjablow@bryant.edu   ·         Fr. Joe Pescatello, jpjr1189@gmail.com , 401-451-3254  ·         Pastor Kevin White, kwhite13@bryant.edu , 804-412-8203
  • Updates to Center for Teaching Excellence Transition to Online Teaching
    To assist faculty in making the transition to online teaching, Bryant has secured 24/7 support for Blackboard, Blackboard Collaborate and Zoom. You can contact this support service via the following methods: By phone: 877-889-7773 By email: bryant@edusupportcenter.com By web chat: https://chat.edusupportcenter.com/chat/websiteChat?short_name=bryant&key=bryant2217 These services are available to students as well, so please add this information to […]
  • Guidelines for staff employees
    Institutions throughout the country are working to appropriately respond to the challenges we face with COVID-19.  Bryant is no different.  Many in the Bryant community have inquired about working from home – or not coming to work – and what our approach will be in these situations.  Bryant, until situations dictate, will remain open but develop […]
  • Faculty guidelines
    In a follow-up to President Machtley’s March 10 and 12 communications regarding the University’s plan to respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this post provides faculty with additional guidance on work arrangements should you fall ill this season or need an alternative work arrangement. What should faculty do if they become ill or need to take […]
  • Resources for working from home
    The Information Services website (https://is.bryant.edu/) has details regarding many tools for working from home, such as checking voicemail remotely, sending voicemail to your email inbox, connecting via VPN, initiating a Skype call, and more.  Please visit  https://is.bryant.edu/support/teaching-learning-and-working-remotely for convenient access to the information on available resources.
  • Staff guidelines
    Dear University Colleagues, In a follow-up to President Machtley’s March 10 and 12 communications regarding the University’s plans to respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this communication provides staff with additional guidance on work arrangements should you fall ill this season or need an alternative work arrangement. Since the University will remain open, Division heads have […]
  • Resources for online classes
    1)   The Center for Teaching Excellence contains many important points and is helpful in answering FAQs that can arise. https://cte.bryant.edu/continuity-faq/ 2)   If you need equipment or tools to assist in your online learning  Audio Visual Equipment for Online Learning 3)   ZOOM Training (if needed and your professor might be using ZOOM): The fastest way to become familiar with ZOOM […]