Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Syllabus Design Template

New Yale Syllabus Template Available

In collaboration with the Yale Registrar’s Office, the Poorvu Center has developed a customizable, accessible, and fully optional syllabus template for Yale instructors. This downloadable Word document includes syllabus fields commonly used at Yale, with direct links to writing guidance and course design resources. This template may an especially helpful as a starting point for new faculty or new courses.

Click here to download the syllabus template. (link is external)


We welcome feedback from Yale instructors on this newly developed Yale syllabus template. Please contact the Teaching Development Initiatives Team (link is external) with any syllabus template questions or suggestions.