15 Communicating with Faculty

In many cases, you will be communicating directly with faulty and instructors about their projects. This communication needs to be professional, clear, and prompt.

Inappropriate Appropriate
Salutation Hey There, Dear Prof. Jones,  or Dear Jim,
Request So whadda you wanna do? If you could please let me know which of the two images you prefer, I will add it to your PressBook.
Closing See ya’ Thank you OR Sincerely

The steps to communicating with faculty should go as follows:

  1. Inform your supervisor (Stefanie and Mark) what you need to contact the faculty about.
  2. Draft an email around the information approved by (Stefanie/Mark) using the above information.
  3. Send the email and BCC Stefanie and Mark on all communications.


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