Project & Instructional Resources

Project & Instructional Resources staff are available to assist you with all of your instructional needs at the Davis, Sacramento and Bay Area campuses. We handle all your course materials requests including classroom needs, special instructional requests to ensure your course runs smoothly during the quarter.

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Campus Guide and Facility Information

Visit our campus guide pages to familiarize yourself with the campus you will be teaching.

Class Email Lists

Class email lists are created in Smartsite. Only those enrolled in and added to the class email list may send emails to the list via the Smartsite course page. Only email addresses are recognized in the system.

Class Composite

Class composites are pictures of students enrolled in your class. You may also access this online. Faculty must login via their UC Davis login and Kerberos password.
Please note: Visiting faculty do not have access to this system; please contact our office to obtain a copy.


Course management system for all courses are created in Smartsite by Project & Instructional Resources. All instructors will need to have a UC Davis computing account in order to access SmartSite.


Syllabi are due two months prior to the quarter in which you are teaching. Email syllabi to All syllabi will be loaded to Smartsite and the course schedule in RaPs.


Textbook orders must be submitted three months prior to the beginning of class.

Examination/desk copies and supplementary teaching materials may be ordered via our office. If the examination copy is for an upcoming class, please submit the request as early as possible.


Textpaks are a compilation of copyright materials such as academic journal articles, case studies, popular magazine articles, newspaper articles and chapters from a book. All textpaks if required are accessible online from