Standard Practice Guide

  1. November 11, 2021

    Revamped protections against retaliation take effect

    Revamped protections for U-M faculty, staff and students who report wrongful conduct are effective immediately. The program is part of a comprehensive approach to address retaliation and better ensure accountability.

  2. September 23, 2021

    U-M adopts policy, procedures for addressing misconduct

    U-M has finalized a policy and procedures for addressing sexual and gender-based misconduct that will add consistency by applying to all students, faculty, staff and third parties across the university community.

  3. September 14, 2021

    A reminder of U-M’s policy for dealing with children on campus

    With more on-site activities and events taking place, the university community is being reminded about the importance of the Children on Campus Standard Practice Guide — SPG 601.34.

  4. July 15, 2021

    U-M overhauls its approach to addressing sexual misconduct

    Revisions to how U-M will address sexual misconduct include the creation of the new Equity, Civil Rights and Title IX Office, with significant new resources for support, education and prevention.

  5. July 15, 2021

    Policy prohibits most supervisor-employee relationships

    U-M has put in place a best-in-class policy that prohibits a supervisor from initiating or attempting to initiate an intimate relationship with anyone they supervise.

  6. July 15, 2021

    Revised policy adds process for revoking emeritus status

    The university has revised its policy on emeritus and emerita status for retired faculty members to include, for the first time, a process to revoke that status for misconduct or other compelling circumstances.

  7. June 3, 2020

    New policy governs short-term furloughs and reduced hours

    U-M is creating a policy for short-term layoffs and reductions in hours to meet temporary budget or operational needs, allowing units to take temporary actions, if needed, without eliminating positions.

  8. August 12, 2019

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.

  9. August 6, 2019

    New Standard Practice Guide provides more clarity around student fees

    In an effort to increase clarity, transparency and the accessibility of student fee information, U-M recently added to its Standard Practice Guide to clarify the process for reviewing and approving student fees.

  10. February 20, 2019

    Updated U-M policy allows web access limitations in narrow circumstances

    A revised U-M policy allowing, in limited circumstances, the blocking of websites that may contain offensive or pornographic content has been implemented by Michigan Medicine in clinical areas.