Appointment of Relatives or Others with Close Personal or External Business Relationships; Procedures to assure Equal Opportunity and to Avoid the Possibility of Favoritism (Nepotism)

Applies to: All Faculty and Staff
  1. Policy

    The basic criteria for appointment and promotion of all University staff shall be appropriate qualifications and performance.  Relationship to another individual employed by the University shall constitute neither an advantage nor a deterrent to appointment by the University, provided the individual meets and fulfills the appropriate University appointment standards.



Applies to: Regular, non-exempt staff with the exception of those represented by a bargaining unit
  1. Policy

    Non-exempt staff members will be paid overtime compensation at one-and one-half times the staff member's regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours in a calendar week (See Exceptions, Sec. II. D.).

  2. Regulations and Definitions

    1. Non-exempt

      Non-exempt staff members are those employees who do not meet the exemption standards of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.



Applies to: All Faculty and Staff
  1. Policy

    The University, in its employment and human resource policies and practices, will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status, except as allowed by the need for bona fide occupational qualifications. Reasonable accommodation will also be provided to persons with disabilities, to disabled veterans, and to accommodate religious practices.


Solicitations, Collections, and Donations

Applies to: All Staff Groups
  1. Policy

    In order to minimize personal inconvenience and interference with orderly operations, no employee shall sell, solicit or promote subscriptions, pledges, memberships or other types of support for any drives, campaigns, causes or organizations on University property during working time.


Work Outside the University

Applies to: All Employees
  1. Policy

    University employees may be employed outside of the University, but the outside employment must not detract from the performance of the duties and responsibilities of the University position, nor may it create a conflict of interest.



Moving and Relocation Expenses

Applies to: Regular Faculty and Staff and Visiting Faculty from other educational institutions with the exception of those represented by a bargaining unit

U-M Tax-Free Reimbursement of Relocation/Moving Expenses


Duty Off-Campus

Applies to: Instructional and Primary Staff
  1. Policy

    When a University Instructional, or Primary staff member’s duties require activities at a site away from one of the three campus locations for a period of one month or more, this shall be noted by placing the individual in a Duty Off-Campus (DOC) status for the appropriate period.


Identification, Maintenance, and Preservation of Digital Records Created by University of Michigan

Applies to: All University Employees
  1. Policy

    The University of Michigan has a responsibility to create, maintain, and preserve records that document institutional policies, procedures, and activities of the University as it performs its official functions. For the purposes of this policy, "University records" are defined as all records, regardless of their form, prepared, owned, used, in the possession of, or retained by administrators, faculty acting in administrative capacities, and staff of University units in the performance of an official function.


Indirect Costs

Applies to:

Direct costs are those costs that can be identified specifically with a particular sponsored project, an instructional activity, or any other institutional activity, or that can be directly assigned to such activities relatively easily with a high degree of accuracy.  Indirect costs are the real costs of University operations that are not readily assignable to a particular project or activity.  Indirect costs can be grouped in two broad categories: