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Curriculum Materials Center

Resources for all SEHS students, faculty & staff

UD Curriculum Materials CenterThe Curriculum Materials Center (CMC), located on the 6th floor of Fitz Hall, offers resources for all students, faculty & staff in the University of Dayton School of Education and Health Sciences. It's named in honor of Brother Louis Faerber, who served as Dean of the UD School of Education from 1958-65. His portrait is on display at the CMC.

Our collections/resources

  • Anatomical models: Special collection for Health and Sport Science students (2-day checkout) and Physical Therapy students (*date TBD*, for use in CMC only). A small number of older anatomical models are also available for students of all majors (3-week checkout).
  • Children’s books: Diverse collection of award-winning picture books and chapter books (fiction and nonfiction). Most items are available for a 3-week loan to undergraduate students and an 8-week loan to graduate students.
  • K-12 textbooks: Broad selection of both textbooks and teacher manuals (available for checkout).
  • Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) study guides: CMC staff members can help locate the tests you need and direct you to other study sources if the test study book you need is checked out.
  • Online enrichment resources: The University of Dayton partners with TeachingBooks.net to offer online access to enrichment resources for PK-12 books. Type in a book's title to discover lists of resources gathered from around the web, including author websites, book guides, lesson plans, apps, activities and more.
  • Professional literature and journals: Books on pedagogy, content areas, and special topics in education (available for checkout). Items from the print journal collection cannot be checked out, but articles can be scanned or copied.
  • Standardized tests: Practice assessment skills with test kits like KeyMath, Woodcock Reading Mastery Test, Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (available for checkout).
  • Swivl robot devices: Use with your smart phone or tablet to film yourself giving a presentation/student teaching (1-week loan; user manual included). How does Swivl work? (video) >>
  • Teaching aids, models, kits, puppets: Explore items to help enhance your classroom lessons. View available items on Pinterest >>

Our services

  • Study space: Tables, chairs and whiteboards.
  • Reference and reserve service: CMC staff can help locate reading materials, place reserves on items that are currently checked out, or help locate copies in other libraries.
  • Makerspace: Ellison die-cut machine, laminator, comb binder. Bring your own paper for the die cuts or use paper from the CMC’s supply.
    • Student cost: Laminator sheets (prices vary); all other services are free.
    • Faculty/staff cost: Free.
  • Printing/copying/scanning: Print from any CMC workstation, your laptop, or from a thumb/flash drive.
    • Student cost: $0.05 per page (payment with FlyerCard only); scanning is free.
    • Faculty/staff cost: Free.
  • Large-format (poster) printing: Print on a paper roll or single sheets using print-ready files from your thumb/flash drive.
    • Student cost: $20 per poster (payment with FlyerCard only); make arrangements in advance.
    • Faculty/staff: Free.

  • Amazon book/materials orders: Order items for instructional use via the CMC's Amazon Prime membership. Restrictions apply; see details here >>
  • Extended loan periods: Borrow items for up to two semesters.
  • Roesch Library and OhioLink returns: Return items that were checked out from UD's Roesch Library or via OhioLink.
  • Faculty reserves: CMC staff can place faculty personal copies, or materials from the CMC's collection (books, DVDs, CDs) on reserve for your students to use exclusively at the CMC.

FAQ

Check out materials from the CMC with a valid University of Dayton ID card. Take materials you want to borrow to the CMC Service Desk, and a staff member will check them out for you.


The CMC offers automatic renewals of eligible books and media. You will receive an email with a new due date for each item.

Note: Items can be renewed as long as they do not have a restricted loan period, or do not have a hold request.


  • During normal operating hours: Return materials to the CMC Service Desk (located inside the CMC).
  • After hours: Return materials to the CMC book drop (located to the left of the CMC entrance).

CMC materials can also be returned to Roesch Library.


The CMC does not charge users for overdue library materials. Please continue to return materials in a timely manner, though, so fellow students, faculty and staff can use them.

Note: There are replacement fees for unreturned materials.


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  • Click the Advanced Search tab
  • Change the Location field from "ANY" to "Fitz Hall - CMC"
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CONTACT

Curriculum Materials Center

Fitz Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2965
937-229-3140
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