Academic Affairs Manual (ACD)

Table of Contents

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000  Introductory Material
100  University Overview
200  Professionalism
300  Faculty Responsibilities
400  Nondiscrimination
500  Personnel
600  Benefits
700  Leaves and Absences
800  General

000 Introductory Material - Back to Top

   001  Introduction
   002  Definitions

100 University Overview - Back to Top

   101  ASU—Purpose and Objectives
   102  Academic Administration
   110  Reporting Lines for Public Service and Research Centers/Institutes
   111  Shared Governance
          111–01  Faculty Voting Rights
          111–02  Unit Bylaws
          111–03  Faculty and Academic Professional Participation in Evaluation of Academic Administrators
   112  Faculty and Academic Professional Government
          112–01  Academic Constitution and Bylaws
   113  Administrative Councils
   114  University Standing Committees and Boards
   116  Intercollegiate Athletics
   118  Classified and Proprietary Research
   119  Drug-Free Workplace Requirements
   120  “Second-Generation” Credit
   121  Privacy Rights of Students
   122  Drug-Free Campus Environment
   123  Misuse of University Assets
   124  University Employee Recognition Program
   125  Computer, Internet, and Electronic Communications Information Management Policy
   126  Reference Check and Background Verification

200 Professionalism - Back to Top

   201  Academic Freedom
   202  Academic Responsibility
          202–01  Faculty Responsibilities
          202–02  Academic Professional Responsibilities
   203  Governance
          203–01  Faculty and Academic Professional Governance—Responsibilities
   204  Faculty and Academic Professional Ethics
          204–01  Code of Ethics
          204–02  Standards of Professional Conduct for Faculty Members and Academic Professionals
          204–03  Use of the University’s Name
          204–04  Royalties from Instructional Materials
          204–05  Sales by Faculty or Academic Professionals to the University
          204–06  Gifts and Gratuities
          204–07  “Whistle-Blowing” and Personnel Actions
          204–08  Conflict of Interest
          204–09  Violence in the Workplace
   205  Political Activity
          205–01  Political Activity and Lobbying
   206  Advanced Degrees and Graduate Study

300 Faculty Responsibilities - Back to Top

   301  Workloads
   302  Committees
   303  Effort Reports
   304  Class Duties
          304–01  Examinations and Grade Posting
          304–02  Missed Classes Due to University-Sanctioned Activities
          304–04  Accommodation for Religious Practices
          304–05  Course Enrollment/Attendance
          304–06  Commercial Note-Taking Services
          304–08  Classroom and Testing Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
          304–09  Evaluation of Teaching
          304–10  Course Syllabus
   305  Out-of-Class Academic Duties
          305–01  Planning and Seeking Approval of New Degree Programs
          305–02  Establishing an Academic Unit
          305–03  Changes in Program or College Admission Standards
          305–04  Special Class Fees and Deposits
          305–05  Reporting Date, Office Hours, and Ordering Textbooks
          305–08  Academic Advisement
          305–09  Faculty Responsibility in Credit Evaluation and Transfer
          305–10  Comprehensive Examinations for Advanced Placement
          305–11  Commencement
          305–12  Regulations for Undergraduate Academic Minors
          305–13  Establishing New Course Prefixes

400 Nondiscrimination - Back to Top

   401  Nondiscrimination, Anti-Harassment, and Nonretaliation
   402  Amorous Relationships
   405  Individuals with Disabilities
   406  Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

500 Personnel - Back to Top

   501  Conditions of Faculty Service
   502  Conditions of Postdoctoral Scholar Service
   503  Conditions of Professional Service
   504  Conditions of Administrative Service at ASU
   505  Appointments and Positions
          505–01  Initial Appointment and Offer Letter
          505–02  Faculty Membership, Appointment Categories, Ranks, and Titles
          505–03  Academic Professional Status, Ranks, Titles, and Appointment Categories
          505–04  Transfer, Joint, and Affiliated Faculty and Academic Professional Appointments
          505–05  Faculty and Academic Professional Administrative Appointments
          505–06  Recruitment/Appointment
   506  Faculty Personnel Actions
          506–01  Preamble for Promotion and Tenure
          506–03  Faculty Probationary Appointments
          506–04  Tenure
          506–05  Faculty Promotion
          506–10  Annual Evaluations of Faculty
          506–11  Post-Tenure Review
   507  Academic Professional Personnel Actions
          507–01  Preamble for Academic Professional Personnel Actions
          507–03  Year-to-Year Appointments
          507–04  Multiple-Year Appointments
          507–05  Academic Professional Probationary Appointments
          507–06  Continuing Appointment for Academic Professionals
          507–07  Academic Professional Promotion
          507–08  Annual Performance Evaluation of Academic Professionals
          507–09  Post-Continuing Appointment Review
   508  Severance
          508–01  Nonreappointment
          508–03  Dismissal for Cause
          508–05  Release of Academic Professionals and Faculty
          508–06  Resignation of a Faculty Member or Academic Professional
          508–07  Retirement Age
   509  Problem Resolution
          509–01  University Ombudsperson Program
          509–02  Grievance Policy for Faculty
          509–03  Grievance Policy for Academic Professionals
   510  Supplemental Professional Activity
          510–01  Notification of Consulting or Other Outside Business Activities or Arrangements for Faculty and Academic Professionals
          510–02  Supplemental Pay
          510–03  Appointments for Summer Sessions
          510–04  Intra-University Consulting
   511  Salary Adjustments
          511–01  Salary Adjustments
          511–02  Temporary Salary Adjustments
   512  Payroll—Pay Dates and Deductions
   513  Request for a Manual Warrant
   514  Payment Options—Academic Year Appointments
   515  Nepotism
   516  Employment of Foreign Nationals
   517  Student Employment
          517–02  Employment of Nonimmigrant International Students
          517–03  English Language Competence and Employment of Teaching Assistants

600 Benefits - Back to Top

   601  Insurance Programs
          601–01  Health and Dental Coverage
          601–03  Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
          601–04  Long-Term Disability Insurance
          601–05  Short-Term Disability Insurance
          601–06  Workers’ Compensation
          601–07  Unemployment Insurance
          601–08  Automobile Insurance
   602  Employee Reduced In-State Tuition
   603  Direct Deposit of Paychecks
   604  United States Savings Bonds
   605  Credit Union Payroll Deduction
   606  Tax-Sheltered Plans
   607  Retirement Programs and Benefits
          607–01  Emeritus Status
          607–02  Contribution to Social Security
          607–03  Participation in a Retirement Plan
          607–04  Arizona State Retirement System Benefits
          607–06  Arizona Optional Retirement Plan Benefits
   608  Survivor Benefits
   609  Employee Assistance Program
   610  Flexible Spending Accounts

700 Leaves and Absences - Back to Top

   701  Responsibilities of Faculty and Leaves from Campus
   702  Health-Related Leaves
          702–02  Health-Related Leave
          702–03  Family Leave
          702–04  Bereavement Leave
   703  Report of Illness, Accident, or Death
   704  Vacation Leave
          704–01  Vacation Leave
          704–03  Compassionate Transfer of Leave
   705  Sabbatical Leave
   706  Jury Duty and Material Witness Service Leave
   707  Leave of Absence without Pay
   708  Military Leave
   710  Parental Leave with Pay

800 General - Back to Top

   801  Identification Cards
   802  Keys
   803  Library Loan Policy
   804  Tobacco-Free Campus
   805  Eating and Drinking in Academic Areas
   806  Travel for University Business
   807  University Vehicles
   808  Lost, Stolen, or Found Property
   809  Fire Alarms
   810  Registration of Faculty and Academic Professional Organizations or Groups
   811  Access to and Release of Official Personnel Records Information
   812  Records Storage and Destruction
   814  Job References

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