University Handbook
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Extended Outline


  1. GOVERNANCE
    1. University Administrative Committees (Administrative Committees)
      1. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Committee
      2. Calendar Committee
      3. Camps and Conferences Coordinating Committee
      4. Campus Safety Committee
      5. Chancellor's Committee on Disability Concerns
      6. Commencement Committee
      7. Competition Review Committee
      8. Essential Learning and Assessment Review Committee
      9. Fee Remission Committee
      10. Graduate Audit and Review Committee
      11. Graduate Council
      12. Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee
      13. Institutional Ethics Committee
      14. Institutional Review Board (Human Subjects Committee)
      15. International Education Committee
      16. Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual Awareness Committee
      17. Parking Appeals Committee
      18. Radio Advisory Committee (INACTIVE)
      19. Research Council (INACTIVE)
      20. Sexual Assault Prevention Advisory Committee
      21. Social Studies Council
      22. Strategic Planning & Budget Committee
      23. Student Technology Fee Advisory Committee
      24. Summer Planning Committee (INACTIVE)
      25. University Technology Committee
      26. Undergraduate Research Advisory Committee
      27. University Facility Use Advisory Committee
      28. UW Whitewater/ City of Whitewater Liason Committee
      29. Women's Issues Committee
    2. Faculty Committees
      1. Faculty Senate
      2. Academic Development Committee
      3. Admissions and Academic Standards Committee
      4. Assessment Committee
      5. Audit and Review Committee
      6. Campus Landscape Planning Committee
      7. Diversity Committee
      8. Elections Committee
      9. Faculty Appeals, Grievance, and Disciplinary Hearing Committee
      10. Faculty Budget Committee
      11. Faculty Disciplinary Hearing Committee
      12. Faculty Personnel Rules Committee
      13. Faculty Salary Committee
      14. Financial Aids Committee
      15. General Education Review Committee
      16. Honors Council
      17. Intercollegiate Athletics Committee
      18. Organization Committee
      19. Textbook Rental Committee
      20. University Curriculum Committee
      21. University Library Services Committee
      22. University Standards Committee
      23. Veterans Affairs Committee
    3. Academic Staff Committees
      1. Academic Staff Assembly
      2. Academic Staff Awards Committee
      3. Academic Staff Economic Issues Committee
      4. Academic Staff Elections/Balloting Committee
      5. Academic Staff Government Relations Committee
      6. Academic Staff Organization Committee
      7. Academic Staff Professional Development Committee
      8. Academic Staff Promotion Committee
      9. Academic Staff Review Committee
      10. Academic Staff Reward and Recognition Committee
      11. Academic Staff Title Appeals Committee
      12. Academic Staff Titling Committee
    4. Student Committees
      1. Club Sports Council
      2. Cultural Affairs Committee
      3. Gallery Advisory Committee
      4. Segregated University Fee Allocation Committee
      5. University Health/Counseling Service Advisory Committee
      6. University Center Board
  2. STUDENT AFFAIRS
    1. Academic Standards
      1. Academic Retention Standards, Probation, Suspension and Forgiveness Policies
      2. Academic Advising
      3. Academic Information Center
      4. Add/Drop Policies
      5. Course Repeat Policy
      6. Credit in Transfer or By Examination
      7. Grading System
      8. Honors Program
      9. Student Credit Load
      10. Transfer of Credit
      11. Undergraduate Academic Progress Report (APR)
    2. Degree Requirements
      1. Degrees and Graduation
      2. Graduation Requirement Catalog Statement
      3. University Degree Requirements
    3. Academic Appeals
      1. Grade Change Policy
      2. Student Grade Appeals (Academic Grievance Procedures - Grade Appeals)
    4. Student Rights & Responsibilities
      1. Accommodation of Religious Beliefs (see UWS 22)
      2. Bias Free Environment
      3. Non-Discrimination Policy (Appeals and Grievances)
      4. Student (Academic) Grievance Procedures
      5. Student Records
      6. Student Responsibility
      7. UW System Policy on Equal Opportunities in Education
      8. UWW Aids Policy
      9. UWW Policy on Alcohol Use, Abuse and Alcoholism
      10. UWW Policy on Drug-Free Workplace
      11. UWW Policy on Smoking
      12. UWW Statement on Drug Abuse
    5. Student Records and FERPA (Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act)
    6. Student Conduct
      1. Student Academic Misconduct (Disciplinary Procedures)
      2. Student Nonacademic Misconduct
      3. Conduct on University Land
      4. Student Responsibility for Absence Reports and Makeups
      5. Special Procedures
      6. Procedure to be Followed in the Event of the Death of a UW-W Student
    7. Student Employment and Financial Aid
      1. Employment on Campus
      2. Financial Aid
      3. Money Matters
      4. Scholarships and Awards
      5. Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy
    8. Students with Disabilities
      1. Disabled Student Services
      2. Discrimination Complaint Procedures
      3. Guidelines for Disabled Student Building Evacuation Due to Fire or Tornado
      4. Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Disability Policy
      5. Policy & Procedure for Disability Accommodation
      6. Reasonable Modifications Procedure
      7. Requesting a Disability Related Academic Substitution or Waiver
      8. Students for an Accessible Society
    9. Student Committees
  3. ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
    1. Curriculum
      1. Approval Procedures for Graduate and Undergraduate Curriculum
    2. Course Information
      1. Class Audit Policy
      2. Course Advertising
      3. Course Cancellation
      4. Credit and Contact Hours
      5. Currency of Catalog Offerings
      6. Final Examinations and Contractual Obligations
      7. Grade Change Policy
      8. Incompleted Courses
        1. Use of Grade I
        2. Use of Grade P
      9. Teaching Formats Policy
      10. Textbook Rental Guidelines
    3. Programs
      1. Academic
        1. Audit & Review Committee
      2. Camps, Conferences, Meetings
        1. Policy for sponsorship
      3. Travel Study
        1. Travel study programs policy statement
        2. Emeriti travel study policy statement
    4. Research
      1. Intramural Programs (Professional Development)
        1. State of Wisconsin Joint Solicitation of Groundwater & Related Research/Monitoring Proposal
        2. Undergraduate Teaching Improvement Grants
        3. UW System Applied Research Grant
        4. UW System Collaborative Matching Grants Program
        5. UW System Institute for Race & Ethnicity
        6. UW System Solid Waste Recovery Research Program
        7. UW System System Unified Grants Program
        8. UW-Whitewater Academic Staff Development Grants
        9. UW-Whitewater Faculty Research Grants
        10. UW-Whitewater Faculty Sabbatical Program
        11. UW-Whitewater Undergraduate Research Grants
        12. Wisconsin Sea Grant College Program
        13. Wisconsin Teaching Fellows
      2. Extramural Support
      3. Protection of Human Subjects: Policies & Procedures
          Introduction
        1. Applicable Research
        2. College Human Subjects Committee
        3. Delegation of review authority
        4. Expedited review procedures
        5. Guidelines for certification
        6. Graduate student research
        7. IRB composition & procedure
        8. IRB review of research
        9. Policies & procedures for invasive procedures and drawing of human blood
        10. Policies & procedures for human stress testing
        11. Projects requiring review and approval
        12. Summary of review process
        13. Suspension or termination of IRB approval
        14. Timing of review
    5. Teaching Formats
    6. Registrar's Policies
    7. Classroom Policies
    8. Library Policies
    9. Technology, Informational Resources, Instructional Media
      1. Campus-Wide Information Systems (CWIS) Application Support Policy
      2. Computer Software Copyright Policies
      3. Computing & Network Usage Policy
      4. Electronic Publications Policy
      5. Information on Software Ownership & Copyright Considerations
      6. Information Technology Hardware/Software Acquisitions Policy & Procedures
      7. Information Technology (IT) Standards
          Hardware Standards
          Software Standards
          Support for Operating Systems
      8. Responsibilites in Using the Internet & Network Resources at UW-Whitewater
      9. Technology & Information Resources Policies
         
  4. FACULTY EMPLOYMENT
    1. Post-Tenure Evaluation
      1. Tenured Faculty Review & Development
    2. Severence
      1. Procedures for Dismissal (see UWS 4)
      2. Layoff and Termination for Reasons of Financial Emergency
        1. Faculty Consultative Committee
        2. Definition of seniority
    3. Promotions Guidelines
    4. Professional Responsibilities
      1. Faculty Load
      2. Office Hours
      3. Student Advising
      4. Course Outlines & Goals
      5. Instructional Time
      6. Absences
    5. Conditions of Employment
      1. Outside Activities (Institutional Responsibilities and Outside Activities)
      2. Conflict of Interest
      3. Teaching Responsibilities
      4. Unclassified Staff Code of Ethics (see UWS 8)
      5. Professional Ethics Committee
    6. Faculty Development (Professional Development)
      1. Faculty Retraining, Renewal & Development
        1. State of Wisconsin Joint Solicitation of Groundwater & Related Research/Monitoring Proposal
        2. Undergraduate Teaching Improvement Grants
        3. UW System Applied Research Grant
        4. UW System Collaborative Matching Grants Program
        5. UW System Institute for Race & Ethnicity
        6. UW System Solid Waste Recovery Research Program
        7. UW System System Unified Grants Program
        8. UW-Whitewater Faculty Research Grants
        9. UW-Whitewater Faculty Sabbatical Program
        10. UW-Whitewater Undergraduate Research Grants
        11. Wisconsin Sea Grant College Program
        12. Wisconsin Teaching Fellows
      2. Sabbaticals
      3. Faculty Exchanges
      4. Other Leaves
        1. Paid leaves
          1. Jury duty
          2. Military leave of absence
        2. Unclassified leave of absence without pay
    7. Compensation
      1. Summer Compensation
      2. Off-Campus Credit Course Compensation
      3. Payment of Training-Related Travel
      4. Change of Status Policy - Overload Scheduling
    8. Grievance and Complaint Procedures (see UWS 6)
      1. Complaints Against Faculty
        1. General Principles
        2. Definitions
        3. Complaint Procedures
        4. Hearing Procedures
      2. Complaints of Misconduct in Science
        1. Definition and policy
        2. Initial inquiry and evaluation or other evidence of possible misconduct
        3. Investigation of reported misconduct in science
        4. Other action following completion of investigation
      3. Grievances of Faculty Members
        1. Definition
        2. Responsibility for initial investigation
        3. Presentation, investigation, resolution of grievance
        4. Investigation and effort at resolution
        5. Duties and authority of responsible officer
        6. Referral of a grievance to the University Grievance Committee
        7. University Grievance Committee
        8. Investigation and effort at resolution by University Grievance Committee
        9. Recommendation of University Grievance Committee
        10. Final report of University Grievance Committee
        11. Appeal of final report to the Chancellor by the aggrieved faculty
           

  5. ACADEMIC STAFF EMPLOYMENT
    1. Compensation
      1. Summer Compensation
      2. Off-Campus Credit Course Compensation
      3. Employee Educational Assistance Program
    2. Academic Staff Professional Development Program (Professional Development)
      1. State of Wisconsin Joint Solicitation of Groundwater & Related Research/Monitoring Proposal
      2. UW System Applied Research Grant
      3. UW System Collaborative Matching Grants Program
      4. UW System Institute for Race & Ethnicity
      5. UW System Solid Waste Recovery Research Program
      6. UW System System Unified Grants Program
      7. UW-Whitewater Academic Staff Development Grants
      8. UW-Whitewater Undergraduate Research Grants
      9. Wisconsin Sea Grant College Program
      10. Wisconsin Teaching Fellows
         
  6. PERSONNEL & BENEFITS
    1. Classified Employee Procedures
      1. Overtime-Classified Employees
      2. Work Rules & Payroll Procedures-Classified Employees
    2. Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy
    3. Employment Conditions
      1. Emergency and Transportation Policies
      2. Leave of Absences
        1. Classified-Leave of absence without pay
        2. Faculty Exchanges
        3. Jury duty
        4. Military leave of absence
        5. Unclassified-Leave of absence without pay
      3. Legal Liaison Policy
    4. Fringe Benefits & Salary
      1. Award Policy
      2. Employee Educational Assistance Program
      3. Retirement
        1. Unclassified Personnel Retirement
        2. Employment of Retired Unclassified Personnel
      4. Vacation-Faculty and Academic Staff
    5. Employment Contracts
      1. Limited  Appointments
    6. Disability Accommodation Policy & Procedures
      1. Discrimination Complaint Procedures
      2. Employee Disablility Accomodation Request Form
      3. Policy for Employment of W-2 (Wisconsin Works) Recipients
      4. Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Disability Policy
      5. Policy & Procedure for Disability Accommodation
      6. Reasonable Modifications Procedure
    7. Sexual Harassment Policy
      1. Consensual Relationships Policy & Procedures
      2. Sexual Harassment
          Definition by UW System
          Procedures
          Role of Assistant Vice Chancellor for Equal Opportunity
    8. Drug Free Work Place Policy (UWW)
      1. Smoking Policy
          State of Wisconsin
          UW-Whitewater
          Warhawk Stadium
  7. ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE
    1. Payroll Regulations
    2. University Travel
      1. Travel Approval Policy and Procedures
      2. Field Trips
      3. Group Travel Advance Account
      4. Request to be Absent from Campus Form
      5. Reimbursement of Expenses for Visiting Guests
      6. Vehicle Regulations (University)
        1. Regulations regarding use of all vehicles
        2. Transportation Department Rental Fleet
        3. Special policies & regulations regarding Transportation Department vehicles (Rental Fleet)
        4. Special policies & regulations regarding departmental vehicles
        5. Van policy
        6. Vehicle Accident Reporting Procedure
        7. Who can use a state vehicle
    3. University Facilities - Access and Use
      1. Alcohol Beverage Service Policy
      2. Assemblies, Rallies, Parades and Demonstrations Policy
      3. Campus Sales & Solicitation Policy
      4. Facilities & Ground Use Policy
      5. Facility Use for Political Purposes Policy 
      6. Flag Lowering Policy
      7. Gift-in-Kind Policy
      8. Gifted Services for Facilities Policy
          Unskilled Labor Gifts
          Skilled Technical Service Gifts
      9. Instructional Media & Related Services for New Buildings and/or Facilities, or Remodeling, or Renovation
      10. Mobile Stage Use Policy
      11. Public Posting Policy
      12. Special Events Policy
      13. Sponsorship & Advertising Policy
      14. Universal Design Policy 
      15. University Closure
    4. Insurance & Risk Management Policies
      1. About Risk Management
      2. Accident Reports-Worker's Compensation
      3. Agent (Non-Employee) Liability Protection
      4. Campus Violence Policy
      5. Concealed Carry
      6. Crisis Communication Plan
      7. Fire Drill Policy
      8. Fire Safety Policy
      9. Holiday Decorations in UW-Buildings
      10. Insurance Coverage on Borrowed Items
      11. Medical Insurance Coverage for Accidental Injuries at Camps or Clinics
      12. Non-Employee/Non-University Student Transport Policy
      13. Safe Operation of Cushman & Cushman-type Vehicles
      14. Safety Mission
      15. Service Vehicle/Off-Road Vehicle Operation Policy
      16. Skating and Bicycling Policy
      17. Surveillance Cameras Policy [pdf]
    5. Contract Management Policy
      1. Background and Purpose
      2. Principles
      3. Statement of Policy
    6. University Insignia & Logo (Wordmark & Seal)
      1. University Licensing Program
    7. Administration of Extramural Support
      1. University Relations-Basic Policies & Procedures
      2. Requests for Special Events or for Funding of a Project or Program
    8. Records: Access & Disposition
      1. University Records-Access
      2. University Records-Disposition
    9. Open Meetings Policy
      1. Open Meetings
    10. Campus Services
      1. Duplicating & Printing
        1. Printing Services
        2. Business Card policy
      2. Postal Services
      3. Telecommunications Services
      4. Police Policy Statements (University)
      5. Notary Public Services Policy
    11. Acquisition & Disposal of University Property & Services
      1. Acquisition Procedures of Materials & Services
          Types of Orders
          Additional Guidelines
          Precautions
      2. Authorized Signatures
      3. Disposal & Sale of University Property
      4. Work Order Policy & Procedures
    12. Media
      1. Media Reported Events
      2. Crisis Communication Plan
    13. Auditor Relationships
      1. Policy for University & External Fiscal Auditors Relationships
    14. Auxiliary Transfer Policy

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