Governance and policy

Syracuse University’s governing bodies and University leadership work to ensure that the University policies and procedures reflect the highest possible academic and professional standards. Be sure to review important deadlines as well.

University Governance and Governing Documents

Board of Trustees
University Leadership
University Senate (Bylaws)
Syracuse University Policies
Faculty Manual
Academic rules and regulations (Undergraduate)
Academic rules and regulations (Graduate)

Policy guidance

Faculty hiring, leaves, and reviews

Search waiver template
Dual Career Network

For leaves information, visit the leave procedures summary page.

CV Update
Department chairs’ report and recommendations on non-tenured faculty
More detail on tenure and promotion review, including documents required.

Other Important Information

Office of the University Ombuds
Office of Equal Opportunity, Inclusion, and Resolution Services (EOIRS)

Campus Emergency Guide
Check Syracuse University MySlice for important reports relevant to faculty life.