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Saybrook Academic Commons

Welcome to the Academic Commons!
In a singular shared space, the Academic Commons connects members of the Saybrook community and supports the advancement of academics and research. The support from this multi-layered network is seamless. The integrated, collaborative, and interactive experience enhances our university community.

If you have a question about the Academic Commons or need to report an issue with this site, email the Academic Commons team.

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Center for Writing and Academic Success

Develop your writing skills through our online resources or working with a writing coach and learn about the dissertation finalization process.


Access scholarly information resources, schedule a reference consultation with a librarian, and improve your information literacy skills.

Dissertation Services

File and review dissertation committee petitions, report dissertation milestones, and review the university's dissertation policies and procedures to learn more about the dissertation process and timeline.

Department of Research

Access information on research courses, locate course syllabi, and learn how to find a methodologist through the Department of Research office hours and special events.

Sponsored Programs

Locate grant funding for research and other academic activities and programs and get support with your research grant through the grant lifecycle.

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Develop and submit applications for IRB review and learn about how to design ethically responsive research to protect human participants.

Online Learning and Teaching

Get help with Canvas and explore resources on effective learning and teaching.