Michigan Historical Collections – Reference

Applies to:

1.  Use

The Michigan Historical Collections is a non-circulating, closed stack, research library. Materials are available for use to University personnel, students and the general public for scholarly research. All materials must be used on the premises of the library and all donor-imposed restrictions of unique materials observed. It is expected that appropriate citations will be used in finished research projects indicating which materials consulted were in possession of the Michigan Historical Collections.


Work Schedules

Applies to: All staff with the exception of those represented by a bargaining unit

I.  Policy

A.  Work schedules are designed to:


Notice of Non-reappointment

Applies to: Instructional faculty with the exception of those covered by a collective bargaining agreement
  1. Policy

    The purpose of this policy is to define the minimum requirements for giving notice of non-reappointment to non-bargained-for instructional faculty. A school or college may establish written procedures to provide for earlier notice.


Research Subject Incentives

Applies to: All Faculty, Staff and Research Subjects using HSIP System


Research Subject Incentives are those payments made to individuals to compensate them for participation in research projects.  The University pays a human subject an agreed upon amount to participate in a project.  The amount paid may be subject to Federal income reporting requirements.  The Human Subject Incentive Program (HSIP) Office is responsible for the distribution, reporting, and monitoring of subject incentives.



Sabbatical Leave (Instructional)

Applies to: Regular Instructional Staff (Professorial Ranks Only)
  1. Policy

    Sabbatical leaves of absence may be granted to provide the faculty member an opportunity for an intensive program of research and/or study, thus enhancing his or her effectiveness to the University as a teacher and scholar.


Policy Statement on the Integrity of Scholarship

Applies to: Faculty, students, other trainees, staff, and all other members of the University of Michigan’s academic community

A.  Introduction

Integrity in scholarship and research is a fundamental value upon which the University is founded. Without integrity, we cannot justify the privilege of academic freedom intrinsic to scholarship and research, nor can we provide to society the advancements of knowledge that derive from free and open inquiry.


U. S. and Campus Mail Procedures

Applies to: All Regular Faculty and Staff

University Mail Service is located at 1919 Green Rd., Ann Arbor, MI  48109-2564

Office hours are from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.

Customer service phone line is 734-764-9227; FAX 734-763-2589

Complete operational procedures and services are provided online at https://mbiz.bf.umich.edu/mailsvcs/index.htm



Division of Public Safety and Security

Applies to: All Departments and Units of the university; All Faculty, Staff, and Students


The Division of Public Safety and Security(DPSS) encompasses all police, emergency management, safety, and security functions on the University of Michigan Ann Arbor campus.  The Division is comprised of the University of Michigan Police Department, Hospitals and Health Centers Security and Safety Services, Housing Security and Safety Services, Emergency Management, and University Security Services. 


Policy for Research with Human Participants

Applies to: All Human Research Sponsored by the University, performed by or under the direction of University faculty, staff, students or other trainees in connection with their University affiliations; or involving use of non-public individually identifiable information created or maintained by the University; in University facilities or using University resources

All human research conducted by members of the University community, using University facilities or resources, or involving use or disclosure of identifiable private information created or maintained by the University will be guided by the ethical principles of the report of the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research entitled Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research (the “Belmont Report”) and performed in compliance with applicable federal and state law.