Department of English at Illinois State University

Graduate Teaching Assistants' Resource Guide

Departmental Resources

  • Digital Reserve - The English Department offers Graduate Assistants a password-protected digital space to securely hold scanned documents and other materials for classes they teach.
  • Graduate Student Commons - The Graduate Student Commons is a central repository for departmental forms and documents and also offers a collaborative work space for online meetings.
  • Department Calendar - Major Departmental events and deadlines are posted on the Calendar.
  • University Academic Calendar - University events are posted on this calendar.
  • Funds for Professional Travel - The English Department has a limited amount of funds available to graduate students to support travel to conferences, presentations, and other professional events.

Edit Your Department Online Profile

Graduate Asssistants can securely update their departmental profile pages, upload class syllabi, and upload grades for secure student viewing through the CAS-IT web server.

University Resources for Teaching Assistants

Resources at Milner Library

Through Milner Library, Graduate Assistants can reserve articles, inter-library loan materials not owned by ISU, and gain access to electronic texts and databases. Milner Library offers a variety of online resources for teachers, see their website for details or contact Jean MacDonald, the English Studies Librarian.


CAS-IT Tech Support

The College of Arts & Sciences Information Technology Team (CAS-IT) is a university technology service that offers desktop and classroom support. CAS-IT offers support for office computers, lab computers, and specialty equipment and software.

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