In order to fulfill this educational mission, Koç University depends on its faculty members who are dedicated to excellence in teaching. Teaching includes advising in addition to classroom instruction. Seeking excellence in teaching requires demonstrating expertise in subject knowledge, setting clear expectations for student learning, developing shared ownership for educational values, caring attitudes towards student learning and seeking continuous improvement for achieving high standards in learning and teaching. Section 5 presents important information on teaching related activities and policies of Koç University. The guidelines are designed for the undergraduate program in mind. However, similar guidelines apply to ELC and graduate courses as well. Please refer to Section 5 to learn more about teaching at KU.