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.



Applies to: Regular Employees
  1. Policy

    When staff members are furnished maintenance of significant value, such as room and board, wages paid will be reduced from the regular rate by the fair market value of the maintenance.
  2. Regulations and Definitions

    1. Staff members living in University-owned structures as a part of their job must have a perquisite determined on an annual basis.

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:


Vacation (Instructional Staff)

Applies to: Instructional Staff

I.  Policy

The University provides regular instructional faculty with time off from work with pay for rest and personal convenience.

II. Regulations and Definitions

A.  Eligibility and Definitions


Employment of Non-U.S. Citizens

Applies to: All faculty and staff
  1. Policy

     The International Center is responsible for the approval of all employment related immigration application documents before submission to government agencies, and provides assistance to hiring units in applying for the proper employment related immigration status for faculty and staff.


International Services, Programs and Responsibilities

Applies to: All faculty and staff on the Ann Arbor, Flint and Dearborn campuses


In carrying out their mission and assigned responsibilities, the international services offices on the three campuses promote and facilitate international education and intercultural learning at the University of Michigan (U-M) by providing information, services, and programs for:


Termination of Employment

Applies to: Regular Faculty and Staff


The termination date is the day after the last day on which a staff member worked.  If the staff member is on a leave of absence, the termination date is the date of cancellation or expiration of that leave, whichever occurs first.

Unused Vacation/Paid Time Off (PTO) time: