Syllabus Clearinghouse

The syllabus clearinghouse provides an open access resource for faculty looking to develop courses and/or improve a current course structure. The syllabi provided in the clearinghouse have been provided with the permission of the faculty member to be shared on this site as a resource.

Proper citation of material from the clearinghouse:

By downloading this syllabus or instructional activity, you agree to cite the author should you utilize or adapt any assignments, readings, or activities for your own use.  Appropriate citation should include the author/instructor’s name, institutional affiliation, title of work, and reference to the ACPA syllabus/activity clearinghouse.  An example appears below.  

Adapted From [or Taken From] Instructor Last name, X. X.  (Date, term). [Course number and Syllabus title, University name and location.] Retrieved from ACPA Syllabus Clearinghouse, Washington, DC.  

Syllabus Clearinghouse – The Syllabus Clearinghouse is an open source resource.

  • You can access the clearinghouse by going to: http://bit.ly/2zTmYmc
  • Please assist the Commission for Professional Preparation in developing this resource by submitting your own syllabi. To add syllabi to this resource, please email a PDF copy to CSPsyllabi@gmail.com

The syllabi are organized in topical folders, and are continually updated. Additional resources for faculty can be found at:

Faculty Resource Library, a one-stop shop for faculty resources related to teaching, learning, and program coordination. The sharing of updated syllabi is of critical importance to the preparation of future higher education and student affairs professionals and the field at large.

The Faculty Resource Library is a joint project facilitated by NASPA’s Faculty Council and ACPA’s Commission on Professional Preparation.

Video Resources - Higher Ed Student Affairs Live

In addition to syllabi, YouTube video links are available within the clearinghouse as a resource for faculty to include within their courses. 

Technical difficulties related to the clearinghouse may be directed to Chris McRoberts, ACPA International Office - cmcroberts@acpa.nche.edu