The University of Oregon no longer prints a faculty handbook. The last printed handbook was issued in 2001 and was updated periodically online until 2007. The Office of Academic Affairs website is the primary resource for current, faculty-related policies and procedures. You may also consult the UO Policy Library Website and Human Resources.
Orientation for New Faculty and Officers of Administration
The Office of Academic Affairs holds orientation every fall to introduce new officers of administration, officers of instruction, and officers of research to the University of Oregon. The two day event gives new faculty an overview of the university structure and function, and insight into the many support and development resources available. More information is available on the New Faculty Orientation website.
Technology Resources for Faculty and Researchers
The Office of Information Technology offers many resources especially for faculty and researchers. Learn how to incorporate technology into your teaching, researching, and collaborating at the IT website.
Implications & Consequences for Faculty/Student Relationships
University policy strongly urges faculty members not to engage in sexual or romantic relationships with students. The Office of Academic Affairs, together with the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, has developed a resource to to highlight the reasons why relationships between faculty members and students are problematic. The website provides examples of some of the associated unintended consequences, and relevant information that can help guide your decisions should you find yourself involved in such a relationship. Please visit workplacerelationships.uoregon.edu for more information.
UO Policy Prohibiting Sexual Harassment, Including Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner/Relationship Violence, and Gender-Based Stalking and Bullying
The University of Oregon is committed to ensuring that all students have access to a quality learning experience and the opportunity to pursue their academic goals in a safe, supportive learning environment. Any form of sexual harassment or sexual assault that interferes with a student’s ability to be an engaged learner is contrary to the community values of the institution. Learn more about this policy at the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity website.