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Forms and Policies

Policies, procedures, and guidelines relevant to academic affairs, teaching, and research

Policies and Procedures

  • Academic Personnel Policy(The Red Book) This document distinguishes the roles and responsibilities of faculty and each level of university administration in personnel matters; provides detailed procedures and criteria for personnel reviews, recommendations, and decisions; and defines both the rights of faculty members and their conditions of employment.

Policies relevant to administering sponsored research and notes from the vice provost for research

Policies and guidelines issued by the Board of Trustees

View a comprehensive list of policies and guidelines issued by the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees




  • Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs