This library contains University-wide policy and procedures for the University of Maryland, Baltimore, including University System of Maryland policies.

Additional information regarding School Resources can be found here.

Policies and procedures are organized in the Policy Library following the University System of Maryland policy structure and numbering system.

  • Each category includes lists of all approved policies and procedures that fall within the functional area. 
  • Each individual UMB policy and procedure includes links to other relevant policies and procedures.

Enhanced search features allow multiple ways to find the policy and procedure relevant to your needs.

  • A Library Search is available to search for keywords throughout policy and procedure content.
  • The Index Search searches by the titles and tagged keywords, and also allows users to sort by approval date, category, type, or responsible leadership.

For any questions or comments on the policies and procedures included in this library, please contact the Office of University Policy and Procedures or use the feedback boxes available on all individual policy and procedure pages.

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I. Councils and Boards

Constitutions, Systems, Councils, Boards


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II. Faculty

Appointments, Credentials, Tenure, Leave, Compensation


Academic Affairs

III. Academic Affairs

Conflict of Interest, Faculty Affairs, Faculty Librarians, Graduate Assistants, Records, Registration, Scholarly Misconduct, Student Affairs

Policies | Procedures


IV. Research

Copyrights, Human Subjects Research, Patents, Sponsored Projects

Policies | Procedures

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V. Student Affairs

Housing, Employment, Immunization



VI. Administration

Equal Opportunity, Facilities, Lactation, Public Records, Public Safety, Risk Management

Policies | Procedures

Human Resources

VII. Human Resources

Benefits, Compensation, Employment, Leave, Recruitment, Substance Abuse, Termination, Tuition Remission

Policies | Procedures

Financial Affairs

VIII. Financial Affairs

Audit, Budget, Capital Improvements, Ethics, Procurement, Property, Travel, Tuition and Fees

Policies | Procedures

External Affairs

IX. External Relations

Alumni Associations, Foundations, Fundraising, Government Relations


Information Technology

X. Information Technology

Authorized Use, Email, Privacy, Security

Policies | Procedures

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XI. Public Safety

Smoking, Weapons, Threats

Policies | Procedures