Standard Practice Guide & Policies
The Standard Practice Guide, or SPG, is furnished to provide University of Michigan employees with convenient access to the operating policies and practices of the various departments, facilities, and services that are available. Normally internal procedures within an office or department are not included in the SPG. To view these documents, you will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader , a free download from Adobe. Commonly used SPGs are listed below.
Handbooks and Other Policies:
Faculty Handbook - For all University tenure track Faculty.
Staff Handbook - For all non-bargained-for University staff.
Conflict of Interest and Conflict of Committment (COI/COC) - For all faculty, staff and temporary employees.
Campus Code of Conduct for Student Loans - For all staff/faculty who work with private student loan information.
May 2009, University Year Changes - Information on the recent switch to University Year Pay cycle I (tenure track faculty members).
Fair Labor Standards Act - Information regarding the changes in the Fair Labor Standards act.
Personnel Paperwork Retention Information - Guide to department responsibilities and regulations when storing specific paperwork.
Office Hours & Business Hosting Guidelines - Guide to UM-Flint Office Hours, Holiday Parties/Seasonal Gatherings and Business Meals and Retreats.
REMOTE WORKING TOOLS
New Maternity and Parental Leave Policy Information
Effective September 1, 2018, the University of Michigan has offered new paid leaves of absence to support faculty and staff who welcome children by birth, adoption, foster care or legal guardianship. In addition, eligibility for extended sick time will be reduced from two years of service to one year for faculty and staff, which applies to all uses of extended sick time, including those not related to pregnancy or childbirth.
For more information, please visit www.hr.umich.edu/parental-leave.
Please contact Human Resources at (810) 762-3150 if you have any questions.
Children on Campus Policy:
For questions on policies or procedures contact: Tonja Petrella, Assistant Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 810-424-5417.
Visting Scholar Policy:
Departments, programs and other academic units of the University of Michigan-Flint may invite faculty researchers from other universities or relevant academic entities as Visiting Scholars. This status is reserved for scholars who are invited to pursue a program of research during a limited term of residence.Visting Scholar Process Visiting Scholar Application J-1 Invitation Letter - Sample Non J-1 Invitation Letter - Sample