Faculty, please use this page when you have questions or need to know who to contact for specific things.

General How-Tos Document

This document has general information about department contacts, building and parking access, office needs, etc., as well as helpful links for policies and procudures. If you have a question that cannot be answered from this document, please reach out to Jordanne Schwitzgebel in the School of Science Dean's office and she will be able to assist you.


Common Questions:

How do I look up someone in the directory?

The Campus Directory will give you email, phone, RCS id, department, and address for most faculty and staff. If you login with your RCS id and password, you can see limited student info also, including class year, email, department, and RCS id.

How do I use Registration Overrides in SIS?

Follow this document for instructions: Registration Overrides

How do I get special keys or card access?

Keys and card access requests go through your department. You can contact your department administrator to see what access you are eligible for and then allow a few days for the access to be granted.

How do I obtain a guest parking permit?

Parking permits are now handled by AIMS which your department administrator will have access to. Specify the date(s) needed for the pass and an email address for the guest to accept the permit invitation, your administrator will take care of the rest!

How do I change or update my faculty profile?

Faculty can login at faculty.rpi.edu/cas with their RCS id and password. When you get to your profile page, there will be an edit button at the top. Adding or editing content is self-explanatory.


Common Forms:

Authorization Form for closed or restricted courses

Graduate Student Independent Study Form

Undergraduate Student Independent Study Form

Graduate Level Course Request for Undergrads

Late Add/Drop

Export Control Mailing Form


Helpful Links:

Concur Login - Direct Travel – 1-866-492-9839 or cttravel@dt.com

Proposal Resources and Forms

Program Specific Suggested Courses Templates

Department Flyers and School of Science One Pager

Room Requests

HelioCampus (formerly AEFIS) Support Resources

DegreeWorks Resources

Style Guide


Student Resources:

Student Handbook

Academic Integrity

Report a Concern

Bias Assessment and Response (BART)

Mental Health Resources

Excused Absenses

Transfer Credit Process

Advising HUB