Faculty Handbook

Academic Credentials:

Academic Clemency:

Academic Integrity

Adjunct Faculty

In addition to the policy links above, policies pertaining to all University faculty are located on this Faculty Handbook page.  Please check these individual policies for their applicability to Adjunct Faculty.  Also, consult your School’s faculty policies for School-specific information relevant to Adjunct Faculty.

Grievance Procedures:  The UMB Faculty Grievance Policy and Procedure applies to Adjunct Faculty at UMB.

Shared Governance:  Adjunct Faculty who are interested in participating in the establishment of an Adjunct Faculty Advisory Committee are invited to contact the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (X6-1850) by October 1, 2011 for an opportunity to be involved in the University’s shared governance structure.

Promotion from Adjunct Faculty I to Adjunct Faculty II:  All Adjunct Faculty should consult their School’s academic administration regarding eligibility for Adjunct Faculty II status.


Conflict of Interest



Copyrights (see also Patents):

Disclosure of Student Records:

Discontinuance of Programs:

Drug-Free Workplace:

Employment of Non-Tenure Track Instructional Faculty

Employment of Members of the Same Family:

NOTE: UMB Procedures are pending.  Please contact the Assistant Vice President for Human Resources to obtain more information or to request approval to maintain a supervisor/subordinate relationship between family members

Employment of Persons with Disabilities:

Evaluation of Faculty:

Extension of Tenure Track Period:

Faculty Appointments:

Faculty Senate By-Laws:

Family and Medical Leave:

Federal Classified Research:



Grievances, Faculty:

Human Subjects:

Infection Prevention and Management:

Intellectual Property:

Jury Service:

Leave, Annual:

Leave, Disaster Service:

Leave, Holiday [applicable to faculty]:

Leave, Military:

Leave, Sick:

Leave without Pay:

Librarians and Tenure:


Medical Leave:

Military Leave:

Non-tenure Track, Selection of:

Outside Teaching:

Part-time Tenure-Track Faculty:

Part-time Librarians:

Patents (see also Copyrights):

Performance Evaluation:

Policy Development:

Post-Tenure Review:

Professional Leave (Librarians):

Professional Commitment:


Proprietary Work:

Religious Observances:



Risk Management:

Sabbatical Leave:

Scientific Misconduct:

Sexual Assault:

Sex-Based Discrimination:

Sexual Orientation:

Sick Leave:


Sponsored Projects:

Student Records:

Teaching Outside UMB:

Ten Month Contracts


Tenure Track, Selection of:

Tenure Track Period, Extension of:

Terminal Leave:

Termination, Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty

Termination, Non-Tenure Track Faculty:

Textbook Affordability 

University of Maryland Baltimore Code of Ethics