This policy describes the evaluation periods for Academic Staff Appointments. Initial fixed-term appointments include a period of evaluation during which the employee may be dismissed with the approval of the dean, director, or designee, and without right of appeal. The length of the evaluation period must be at least six months but no more than 12 months unless an exception is made.
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 7.01 Evaluation Periods for Academic Staff Appointments
For University Staff: No existing policy
Note: Where the policy text refers to “Classified Staff,” this reference applies to University Staff. Where the policy text refers to “Unclassified Staff,” this reference applies to Academic Staff, Faculty, and/or Limited appointees.