Syllabus Builder



This tool will walk you through steps to design a syllabus. Please navigate through all sections and insert proper information.

You can navigate through all of the sections using the "Next" and "Previous" buttons or by simply clicking on the desired section on the left menu.

Once you have finished entering your information, go to the last step and click the Finish button. This will allow you to save the information as a formatted word document that you can proofread, edit, and publish for your students.

Please keep this page open in your browser while you are reviewing the generated word document. When this page is open, if you are not satisfied with the generated word document, you can always come back to this page and make changes to any section, then click the Finish button and save the new version into another word document

Basic Info

Basic Course Information

Instructor Information


Course Pre or Co Requisites

Course Description

Official course catalog description should go here.

Other Details

Expected Learning Outcomes

List overall course learning outcomes here. Visit for guidance on learning outcomes.

Course Resources

List textbooks, journal articles, software, websites, etc.


Tentative Course Schedule

Week, Module, Unit TitleStart/End Date (Due Date) Lectures & assigned ReadingsAssignments & Assessments Due



Course Grading Scale

Late Assignments

Adapt to meet the college/department/program policy.

Policies - Standard

WVU Course Policies/Statement

WVU statements are optional. If you include them (noted with an asterisk) on your syllabus, you MUST use the WVU Faculty Senate approved version. Exceptions would include approved school/college, departmental or program statements. Faculty can link directly to the policies on the Faculty Senate website to avoid use of outdated or incorrect language.

Policies - Adapt

Policies to be adapted

Information below may be adapted to meet your needs, based on course and method of instruction (online, lecture, lab, etc. ), but this is a required component for online courses to meet Quality Matters.