The Ohio State University at Mansfield


Faculty & Staff Handbook

This Faculty & Staff Handbook contains information about policies and procedures at OSU Mansfield. The documents in the Handbook are arranged by topic. In addition, every form is listed under the heading "Forms."

The Handbook does not contain office numbers, phone numbers, or names of faculty or staff; consult the current Directory for that information. For other helpful links, including links to university-wide resources, go to the Faculty & Staff section of the campus webpage.

For further information about a particular document in the handbook, refer to the individual or committee named at the bottom of the document. This person or committee is responsible for keeping the document current. If you are in charge of a document and want to post a revised version, send the document to the campus webmaster.

All policies and procedures contained within the Handbook must comply with the laws of the State of Ohio and University policy. Should there be a conflict, the former will always prevail.

Administration & Governance

Administration
Mansfield Campus Framework Plan
Strategic Plan Regional Campus Cluster
Mansfield Campus Pattern of Administration
Ohio State University Mansfield Board of Trustees Mission Statement
Development Campaign and Gifts

Faculty Governance
Constitution of Faculty Assembly
List of Standing Committees
Standing Committee Charges
Minutes of the Faculty Assembly and E.C.
University Senate
Mansfield Staff Advisory Council

Appointments, Duties, and Review

Appointments, Promotion & Tenure
Faculty Appointments and Reviews Procedures(APT)
Off-Duty Appointment for Nine-Month Faculty

Duties
Tenure-Track Faculty Workload Policy
Tenure-Track Faculty Service Rubric

Reviews
Annual Review of Tenure-Track Faculty
Associated Faculty Annual Reviews
Evaluation of Teaching
Peer Evaluation of Teaching Report Form
Annual Reviews of Staff

Compensation and benefits

Compensation
Faculty Supplemental Compensation
Staff Supplemental Compensation
Faculty Salary Appeals
Staff Salary Appeal Process

Benefits
Benefits
Fee Authorization for Employees
Tuition Assistance for Dependents

Teaching

Basic duties
Course Descriptions
Syllabus Guidelines
Bookstore and Textbook Orders
Class Rosters
Class Cancellations
Course Cancellation Policy

Exams & grades
Grades
Exams

Support & retention
Academic Support and Retention
Learning Support Services
Disability Services
Conduct/Behavioral Report Form

Academic enrichment
Field Trips
Request to Participate and Release from Liability Form
Independent Studies
Independent Study Permission Form
Student Travel Grant Guidelines
Student Travel Grant Application Form
Student Research
Undergraduate Research Application Form
Student Reseach Grant Application Form

Miscellaneous
Summer Teaching
Online instruction
Retention and Return of Course Materials
Academic Misconduct

Support services

Secretarial & office
Secretarial Support and Supplies
Telephone & voice mail
Duplicating

Library & tech services
Bromfield Library & Information Commons(BLIC)
Library Instruction Request Form
Library Classroom Reservation Request Form

Technology services
Computer and Technology Services
Computer Replacement Policy
Computer Replacement Request
Computer Security
E-mail Guidelines
Mailing lists

Student Life
Student Life
Student Organization Registration Form

Student assistants
Student Assistants
Student Workers
Student Workers Request Form

Professional Development

Travel & reimbursements
Purchases and Reimbursements
Travel Policy for Faculty
Conference Travel Application Form
Travel/Mileage Reimbursement for Staff
Travel Release of Liability Form
PDC Supplementary Travel Form
PDC International Travel Form

Professional Development opportunities
PDC Description and Deadlines
Professional Development Support (Staff)
Staff Professional Development Application Form

Leaves & special assignments
Leave Policies
Leave Request Form (Application for Leave)
PDC Faculty Professional Leave (FPL) and Special Assignment (SA) Guidelines
PDC Faculty Professional Leave (FPL) Application Form
PDC Special Assignment (SA) Application Form

Course reductions
PDC Course Reduction Guidelines
PDC Course Reductions Form
Course buyout policy
Course buyouts from grants

Grants
PDC Grant Guidelines
Mansfield Campus Professional Development Grant Application Form
Non-Competitive Grant Application Form (includes Publication Costs)
PDC Quick Start Grant Application Form
Mansfield Campus Seed Grant Guidelines
PDC Seed Grant Application Form
PDC Professional Development Grant Application Form
PDC Travel Grant Guidelines

Awards
Award for Excellence in Scholarship
Award for Excellence in Teaching
Award for Service (Faculty)
Award for Service (Staff)
Outstanding Staff Award

Policies

Absence from Duty
Absence from Duty Approval form
Conflict of Interest
Consulting
Contracts
Copyright
Death Announcement Prodedure
Distressed, Dangerous, and Disruptive Individuals
Drug and Alcohol Policy
Faculty Supervision of Staff
Grievances
Life Events Acknowledgement Guidelines
Misuse of University Resources
Posting Policy
Public Record and Disposition of Records
Retired Faculty Reemployment Policy
Sexual Harassment Policy
Solicitations
Tobacco Free Ohio State Policy

Facilities/Events/Emergencies

Security & emergencies
Campus Closings
Safety and Security
Emergency Procedures

Facilities
Lost and Found
Maintenance Work Orders
Office Assignments
Parking

Events
Room Rentals
Room Scheduling
Event Setup Form
Campus Publicity Guidelines
Event Publicity Checklist
Tickets
Usage Policy for BLIC

Forms

(These forms are also arranged by topic above.)
Absence from Duty Approval Form
Conduct/Behavioral Report Form
Event Setup Form
Independent Study Permission Form
Library Classroom Reservation Request Form
Library Instruction Request Form
Leave Request Form
Mansfield Campus Professional Development Grant Application Form
Non-Competitive Grant Application Form (includes Publication Costs)
PDC Course Reductions Form
PDC Faculty Professional Leave (FPL) Application Form
PDC International Travel Form
PDC Professional Development Grant Application Form
PDC Quick Start Grant Application Form
PDC Special Assignment (SA) Application Form
PDC Seed Grant Application Form
PDC Supplementary Travel Form
Peer Evaluation of Teaching Report Form
Request to Participate and Release from Liability Form
Staff Professional Development Application Form
Student Organization Registration Form
Student Research Grant Application Form
Student Travel Grant application Form
Student Workers Request Form
Travel Release of Liability Form
Undergraduate Research Application Form