Standard Practice Guide
June 28, 2023
The university has created a new policy, effective Jan. 1, 2024, setting expectations and guidance for research data stewardship, focusing on issues of ownership, sharing and retention.
January 9, 2023
The Tobacco-free University Premises policy has been revised to clarify the cultural practice of smudging, a historical ritual of some Indigenous or Native American people, that is considered exempt from new restrictions.
October 25, 2022
U-M has revised elements of its international travel policy that supports faculty, staff and students traveling abroad for university-related purposes.
August 15, 2022
U-M has developed a new robust process to identify, notify, train and track employees who have responsibility under federal regulations to report certain crimes to the university.
June 20, 2022
The university has adopted a new Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standard Practice Guide to ensure technologies on all three campuses and Michigan Medicine are inclusive and accessible to the entire U-M community.
January 27, 2022
The U-M Senate Assembly is pushing back against a policy that requires current university employees to disclose felony charges and convictions.
November 11, 2021
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.
September 23, 2021
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.
September 14, 2021
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.
July 15, 2021
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.