Support for Your Course

There are multiple forms of support at CCS. To address your concern chooses one of the following areas where you require assistance.

Technical Support/Helpdesk

Are you having an issue with campus technology?

Submit a ticket by visiting or call 313.664.7818.

Instructional Design

Are you revamping an existing course or responsible for designing a new course for the upcoming term?  If so, it’s highly recommended that you work with an instructional designer to help you develop course learning objectives, instructional material that aligns with your course modalities, assessments, and activities that will help facilitate a lasting and memorable experience for your students.  

Submit a request for instructional design support.


The mission of CCS Libraries is to foster the relationship between research, critical thinking, artmaking, and design ideation. To achieve that end, the Library staff is committed to developing distinctive collections, curating relevant electronic resources, and providing high-quality instruction and patron services. Print and electronic books are available through the Library’s catalog. Our vast electronic resources are discoverable through the A-Z database list.

CCS Libraries can acquire resources for your course or help you select appropriate resources as needed. Please use the Course Reserves Request Form available on the Library’s website (under the “Services” tab) to submit resource requests. 

Library staff are available to provide instruction sessions for you and your students. Instruction sessions can cover a range of subjects including topic selection, information evaluation, visual literacy, material collections and more. For more information on instruction support, please visit our For Faculty page on the Library’s website. 

The How-To Videos page provides helpful information for utilizing library resources. The How-to Videos page also includes the faculty training video for your review. 

For quick questions, you can email or find us on chat (staffed during open hours).  Library Director Becca Pad is available for individual consultations to discuss how to integrate the Library into your course. Please email her at

Canvas Help

The Canvas support page offers a great deal of detailed information. Visit and search topics for more information.