College of Design

Faculty Resources





Video: Breaking Boundaries: Graduate Student Perspectives on Cultural and Ethnic Identity in the Academy


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Dealing with Graduate Student Absences


Difficult Conversations: A Coaching Guide


Difficult Conversations: Counseling a Student Out of a Program


Dignity Project: Responsible Conduct in Graduate and Professional Education


Graduate Advising & Mentoring: Worst Practices


Graduate Student Advising Guide


Managing Collaborative Publications


Orientation Planning Guide


Strategies for Improving Advising and Mentoring of Graduate and Professional Students


Success for Faculty Mentors



Conflict Resolution




Preparing for a Difficult Conversation


Reducing Course-Related Complaints


Resources for RA's and Research Supervisors


Responding to Harassment


Strategies for Dealing with Academic Incivility


Tips for Dealing with Difficult Behavior



Faculty Development


Faculty are invited to take advantage of the University's membership in the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD).


Click here to learn more.



For more information regarding

conflict resolution, please visit

one of the websites below.


Office for Conflict Resolution


Student Conflict Resolution Center


Student Counseling Services





















Staff Resources


CDes Web Style Guide - A very useful resource to help you ensure that you are creating quality content that complies with both University and College standards.

CSBU Assembly - A resource for Civil Service and Bargaining Unit staff that contains policies, contracts, and various tools and communications.

Contact Information

College of Design

Saint Paul Offices

32 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-1922

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Minneapolis Offices

101 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-7525

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