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 and Procedures for Investigating Allegations of Misconduct in the Pursuit of Scholarship and Research

Applies to:
  1. Policy Statement on the Integrity of Scholarship

    1. Integrity in scholarship and teaching is a fundamental value upon which the University is founded.

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.


General Accounts Receivable

Applies to: All Departments of the University of Michigan
I. Services Provided by Shared Services Center-Accounts Receivable
Shared Services Center (SSC) -Accounts Receivable provides external customer invoice processing, collection, payment application, accounting, and reporting services for both general receivables and for those sponsored programs receivables that are not included in the Letter of Credit system.

External Auditors and Audit Reports

Applies to: All Departments of the University of Michigan

 Policy Content:

I.   Background / Definition

Because of the diverse and complex nature of the university’s business, external audits are often conducted at various levels within the institution. External auditors are from outside the University instead of U-M’s own Audits Department. External auditors may include:



Applies to: All Faculty and Staff
PURPOSE: To provide definitions to terms used in Human Resource policies, procedures and practices.
ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION: Pay, whether in money or in-kind (awards, prizes, gifts, etc.), that is in excess of the base monthly salary or hourly rate of pay, inclusive of premiums and differential payments.  Overtime compensation is excluded.