Governing Documents

Contracts, Policies, and Governing Documents

The following University documents are available from the Office of Human Resources. A full list of College of Design governance documents can be found here. For your convenience, commonly used documents are linked below.

University Governing Documents

AFSCME Clerical Unit 6 Contract
AFSCME Technical Unit 7 Contract
Civil Service Rules
Faculty Tenure Policy
Student Employment Rules

College of Design Governance

College of Design Constitution
College of Design Bylaws
College of Design Governance Structure

University Policies

Sexual Harassment
University of Minnesota Code of Conduct
University of Minnesota Student Code of Conduct
Managing Nepotism and Personal Relationships
Other University HR Policies

College of Design Policies

Faculty and Staff Searches Policy (PDF) (Word doc)
Indirect Cost Recovery (ICR) Distribution Policy (PDF) (Word doc)
Investments in New Initiatives Policy (PDF) (Word doc)
PA and Contract Faculty Start-up Package Policy (PDF) (Word doc)
Requesting Faculty Position(s) from the College of Design Position Reserve Fund (PDF) (Word doc)

Requests for Visiting Research Scholar Sponsorship (PDF)

Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Start-up Package Policy (PDF) (Word doc)


College Committees

Curriculum Committee

Curriculum Committee Documents

Faculty Leadership Committee

FLC Documents / Faculty Assembly Documents

College Assemblies

College Assemblies Documents


2019-2020 Assemblies

College Assembly
Friday, October 11, 2019 8:30 -10:00 am, McNeal Hall, Room 33 (Auditorium)

Faculty Assembly
Friday, November 22, 2019 8:30 - 10:00 am, McNeal Hall, Room 274

Staff Assembly
Friday, November 22, 2019 2:30 - 3:30 pm, McNeal Hall, Room 225

Faculty Assembly
Friday, February 7, 2019 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Rapson Hall, Room 225

Staff Assembly
Friday, February 7, 2019 2:30 - 3:30 pm, Rapson Hall, Room 225

College Assembly
Friday, April 3, 2019 11:30- 1:00 pm, Remote via Zoom