Academic Staff Layoffs

This policy provides uniform criteria and procedures in the event it becomes necessary to reduce the number of Academic Staff positions or to restructure the Academic Staff workforce due to loss of funding or a budget/program decision.

About this Policy

The Office of Human Resources (OHR) is currently reviewing this policy. OHR is consolidating and updating the format of policies to reflect changes in state law that took effect on July 1, 2015. Until this policy has been revised, please refer to the existing policy or policies:

For Academic Staff, Faculty, and/or Limited appointees: UPPP 19.02 Academic Staff Layoff

Note: Where the policy text refers to “Unclassified Staff,” this reference applies to Academic Staff, Faculty, and/or Limited appointees.

Supporting Tools

Academic Staff Layoff Review Form

Academic Staff Sample Layoff Letter (Unable to Provide Proper Notice of Nonrenewal)

Academic Staff Sample Layoff Extension Letter

Academic Staff Partial Layoff Letter

Referral Priority Brochure