Keep in mind any holidays and breaks for class and due dates: Academic Calendar
Include any Attendance, Participation, Cell Phone Usage, Late Assignment, etc. policies you may have.
End with a Disclaimer Statement reminding students that the information included there is tentative, and may be subject to change based on the course's progress.
I offer individual consultations on all facets of instructional design, including course design in Canvas for both face to face and online courses, including:
"Some faculty members are now using graphic illustrations as part of their syllabi to illustrate the flow of their course. These three graphic syllabi from Mark Smillie at Carroll College (Helena, MT) give a great idea of what is meant. Basically, the idea is to include a "concept map" as part of the syllabus. There are a number of advantages to supplementing a traditional print syllabus with some graphic elements:
--Author: John Immerwahr from http://www.teachphilosophy101.org/Default.aspx?tabid=150