Office of Field Services (OFS)


OFS Commitment: As a student and a member of the Office of Field Services family, we will work together to create the best experience possible for you.  We are committed to the teaching profession and work hard to ensure your success.  Please feel free to come to us with any questions, concerns, or suggestions that you may have. 

Final Year Students

Mandatory Orientation August 22, 2024 10am - 4pm

For more information, CLICK HERE.

Alumni Information Become a CSU Alumni! Click for Information
APP for Scanning For both iPhone and Android: CamScanner APP is a great tool to scan documents.
Background checks Prior to any field placement, students are required to provide a valid BCI & FBI background checks to the Office of Field Services (JH 187). Click HERE for more information.
Boundaries & Consequences

Click here for Boundary Document

*Boundary Policy Statement

Bus Pass (U-Pass) Click for Information
Care Team The Care Team connecs students with resources on and off-campus.  Click for Care Support Services
Career Services
Career resources: resume help, interview prep, how to network


(Tech Support & Camera Equipment)

Center for Educational Technology

To Rent Camera Equipment: Click Here

Connect for Virtual Tech Support during our open zoom hours! 


CET Cannon HD Camcorder: Click for Instruction Manual

Coaching Tools CLICK HERE
Counseling Center

Union Building, Rm 220, 216-687-2277  Click for Website

Download the REACH OUT APP a “one-stop” connection point for campus and community mental health services and emergency contacts


Brief Overview of CPAST: Click to View

Locating CPAST / SPA RUBRICS Click Here

CSU Student ID


Need a CSU ID?  CLICK to start the process
CSU Support Services Click for CSU Support Services PDF icon Services Fall 2020.pdf
COVID Daily Health Assessment Complete a Social Contract and Daily health Assessment (Working Well)
Disability Services Rhodes Tower West 210
(216) 687-2015 Click for Website
edTPA Support

OFS Resources

edTPA Website

OFS Contact: Sharyn Turner

Email Support

Contact IS&T for email support: 216-687-5050

To activate your Alumni Email, Click Here for Instructions or contact IS&T.

Field Experience Hours Click for CHART
Field Guidelines Please see the Intern Handbook and go to Taskstream to mark that you have read the Handbook.
Forms Click here for forms (Attendance, Medical, Handbook, Special Match Request guidelines, Supervisor and Mentor forms, etc.)

2023-2024: Tuesdays from 2:30pm-4:30pm JOIN ZOOM

Contact: Sharyn Turner

Student Tutorials: CLICK for Tutorials

To view the Supervisor GoReact Training: CLICK HERE 

Health & Wellness CSU Health & Wellness Services CLICK HERE or 216-687-3649
InfOhio Click for InfOhio
International Students All International students must complete CPT through CISP.  Go to the website for details.  CLICK HERE
Lesson Planning Click for Resources

Applying for Licensure (ESSC Website)

Presentation and recording from Spring 2022 Conference

Lift Up Vikes


2023-2024 Emergency Fund: the Fowler Fund will be opening soon..  Apply through CampusNet.

OAE Support

OAEs must be attempted before student's last semester in the field.

Click for the OAE Website.

OAE Preparation Guides CLICK HERE

ODE Requirements: CLICK HERE


OAE Tests

What OAE tests do I need to take?

World Language - ACTFL (OPI and WPT)

ODS Office of Disability Services
OFS Handbook Click for Handbook
OFS Office Hours Tuesdays from 2:30pm-4:30pm JOIN ZOOM
Outstanding Student Teacher Application To apply CLICK HERE

One Day Parking Passes can be purchased HERE

For CSU Parking Info, CLICK HERE

PD, Training, Info Session Recordings

Click here for OFS Professional Development Sessions Calendar

Petitions For workplace and special match requests, complete a CEHS petition.
Professional Dispositions

Checklist of appropriate behaviors in communication skills, work ethic, and professionalism.

Click for Dispositions

Rec Center Weekly Online Group Classes Rec Group Fitness Schedule: Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Bodyweight Boot Camp and more CLICK HERE
Requirements for Field Experience Click here for Program Requirements
Scholarships $$$ Click for available Teacher Education Scholarships and CSU Scholarships
Semester at a Glance Click for Resources
Substitute Teaching

For information about Substitute Teaching, CLICK HERE

TaskStream Help

Tutorials and Resources

Contact: Heather Gallacher

Title IX CSU Title IX Policies
Video Consent Forms Click for Forms and Policy

For help, email:

CSU Zoom Live Help Meeting MON-FRI, 9AM-4:45PM, Join here:

Keep Learning:


You will need to apply online for each field experience you complete. Please visit our online application to complete this process. The online application is available during the following times:

FALL: Practicum, Internship, Apprentice Teaching, or Student Teaching experience December 1st through February 15th
SPRING: Practicum, Internship, Apprentice Teaching, or Student Teaching experience August 1st through September 15th
For an approved summer* experience December 1st through February 15th

*Please note that a summer experience is not guaranteed and requires appropriate approvals


We, as professionals, will be mindful of maintaining boundaries with all those we work with and teach, keeping the following guiding principles in mind:

  • Inform Supervisors ASAP, keep them in the loop, they will help guide you
  • Involve Mentor Teachers as much as possible
  • Communicate, communicate, communicate…effectively and honestly
  • Act professionally at all times….know your boundaries 
  • Remember you are mandated reporters 
  • Be mindful of new issues with this new world of technology
  • Review Boundaries and Consequences here