Forms & Policies

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Academic Leave Guidelines (pdf)

information regarding academic‐year and semester leave

Affiliated Faculty Appointments Guidelines (pdf)

information regarding primary, joint, and affiliated appointments

Alternative Work Schedules

information regarding work hours and requests for alternative schedules

ArtSci Website Guide

learn how to create, edit, and share content in the new ArtSci web theme

Branding & Logo Policies

review WashU branding and logo policies

Budgetary Assistant Guide

summary of BA responsibilities & financial policies

Chair's Calendar (pdf)

a month-by-month guide for department chairs

Competitive Fellowship Leave Application (pdf)

form to be submitted ahead of Competitive Fellowship Leave

Competitive Fellowship Leave Guidelines (pdf)

program promoting the award of selected prestigious fellowships

Computer Replacement Program

policy on routine replacement of Arts & Sciences computers

Curriculum Proposal Forms

includes new course proposal form, cultural diversity proposal form, and more

Digital Accessibility

learn how to create accessible web content, media, & documents

Disability Resources

where you can request accommodations or find out how

Faculty Appointments at Other Educational Institutions

policy regarding faculty appointments outside of WashU

Faculty Information Handbook

collection of university-wide policies affecting faculty

Full-Time Teaching Track Policy (pdf)

document defining the nature of teaching appointments

Grant Application Information for Faculty with Chair or Director Appointments

language for chairs and directors to add to budget proposal justification narratives

H1-B Premium Processing Fee Exception (pdf)

form regarding expedited processing of H1-B visa applications

Honorary Appointment Policy (pdf)

standards and procedures for honorary appointments to persons who are not employed by Washington University

Institutional Biological & Chemical Safety Committee

The IBC oversees research involving recombinant DNA, infectious or potentially infectious agents, and/or hazardous chemicals

Joint Appointments Procedures for Faculty

procedures for hiring, promotion, tenure, and workload

Manual of Procedures for Faculty (pdf)

summary of current procedures for the governance of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences

New Chairs and Directors Guidebook (pdf)

includes important dates and policies

Parental Leave for Full-time Faculty (pdf)

policy on paid parental leave

Postdoctoral Appointments

information regarding types of appointments, titles, research and teaching, funding, and more

Postdoctoral Education Policy

appointment classifications, statement on compensation and benefits, and more

Professor of Practice Policy

appointments and terms for POPs

Raises Statement

expectations regarding the timing and amount of salary increases

Research Professor Guidelines (pdf)

regulations applicable to appointments of research professors of all ranks

Residency Policy

expectations for faculty to be physically present and available to students and colleagues

Salary Caps, N.I.H.

salary cap summary from the National Institutes of Health

Severe Weather Policy

Siteimprove Guide

learn how to test for broken links, misspellings, and web accessibility

Social Media Guide and Policies

review WashU's guide and policies for social media

Teaching and Learning Best Practices (pdf)

outlines expectations and responsibilities of both faculty and students, prepared by the Undergraduate Council

Telecommuting policy

Tenure and Promotion

policies, forms, and instructions related to tenure and promotion

Finance Cluster Policies

Engagement Strategies

Tools for engaging students remotely

Assessing Remotely

Tips and tools for assessing student knowledge in a hybrid or remote environments.

First-Year Program Resources

find forms and resources for creating or updating a first-year program

Teaching-track performance evaluation guidelines and template

document outlining guidelines for evaluating performance of teaching-track faculty

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