|Title:||Academic Course Work Taken by Faculty or Non-Teaching Professionals|
|Policy Owner:||Provost & Office of Faculty and Staff Labor Relations|
|Applies to:||Faculty, Staff|
|Campus Applicability:||Storrs and branch campuses|
|Effective Date:||September 25, 2014|
|For More Information, Contact||Office of Faculty and Staff Labor Relations|
|Contact Information:||(860) 486-5684|
Background and reasons for the Policy:
To provide guidance to faculty and non-teaching professionals on the circumstances under which they may take a course for credit during the employee’s regular work hours.
Purpose of Policy:
To support the University’s need to ensure effective delivery of instructional and other services for which faculty and non-teaching professional staff are hired and to mitigate against conflicts of commitment.
Expected Institutional Outcome:
To support uninterrupted delivery of programs, instruction and services.
Applicability of Policy:
Faculty and Non-Teaching Professionals.
No member of the faculty or non-teaching professional staff may take for credit any academic work at this institution or elsewhere during the employee’s normal work time/days, without written approval of his or her Dean or Director. The Dean or Director may consult with the Office of Faculty and Staff Labor Relations regarding flexible schedule options.
The Provost, Deans and Department Heads and other supervisors have a responsibility to support compliance with this policy by faculty and staff in their units.
Supersedes version of policy effective 06/23/2008