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Program Chair Resources

Welcome to the GCE resource page for program chairs! As a graduate or undergraduate program chair, you fulfill an essential role. You serve the needs of our GCE students and promote the overall success of the academic programs at Fitchburg State University.

We wanted to provide these resources to you as a new or returning academic leader for GCE programs to support your work and the ultimate success of our students. If there are any additional resources you would like to see on this page, please let us know so we can provide those for you.

Thank you for your work to support the graduate and continuing education students and the academic programs offered through GCE!

Job Descriptions


Degree Works Advising

Degree Works is a student degree audit program. Use this user-friendly tool to review your students’ progress toward degree completion. Includes videos and instructions.

Slate log-in page

Slate is for Graduate Chairs reviewing applicants in the admissions process. Training is available through the Admissions office. For more information, please read the Slate training directions (MS Word).

Student Success Collaborative (SSC)

The SSC is a powerful advising and communication tool, soon available to chairs and advisors for use with graduate students!

Web4 Self Service

Web4 Self Service includes directions for entering grades, viewing advisee info, and more.


The online catalogs includes “how to” videos, search capability, academic program information, course descriptions, policies, student support services information, and much more.
For the annual review and updating of program information, please refer to the Catalog editing instructions (MS Word) and the Instructions with Images (MS Word).

Course Scheduling Center

The Course Scheduling Center has everything you need for course planning and scheduling, including access to enrollment data, two-year course rotations, and course scheduling forms. For more information, please refer to the Course Scheduling Process Instructions (MS Word).

Forms and Reference Documents

Includes faculty evaluation forms, payroll forms, and syllabus guidelines.