Information in this section includes benefits, compensation, employment, leave, recruitment, substance abuse, termination, tuition remission, and more.  

Accident Leave for Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-7.40  |  Amended October 2015

Administrative Leave for Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees
USM Policy VII-7.20  |  Amended October 2015

Annual Leave for Regular Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees
USM Policy VII-7.00  |  Amended June 2014

Associates of the Chancellor and Presidents (PDF)
USM Policy VII-5.10  |  Amended February 2016

Call-Up to Active Military Duty During a National or International Crisis or Conflict for Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-7.24  |  Amended October 2015

Criminal Background Checks for Faculty and Staff Employees
USM Policy VII-1.15  |  Approved April 2016

Disclosure of Misconduct for Nonexempt and Exempt Employees and Applicants for USM Staff Positions (PDF)
USM Policy VII-2.30  |  Amended October 2015

Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace for Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-1.10  |  Amended October 2015

Employee Development for Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-3.10  |  Approved October 2015

Employee Files for Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-6.02  |  Amended October 2015

Employment of Members of the Same Family (PDF)
USM Policy VII-2.10  |  Amended October 2015

Establishment and Assignment of Staff Job Groups and Employment Status Groups (PDF)
USM Policy VII-9.31  |  Amended October 2015

Family and Medical Leave for Faculty (PDF)
USM Policy II-2.31  |  Approved October 6, 1995

Family and Medical Leave for Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-7.50  |  Amended October 9, 2015

Five-Year Review of USM Presidents (PDF)
USM Policy VII-5.01  |  Amended April 2017

Grievances for Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees
USM Policy VII-8.00  |  Amended October 9, 2015

Holiday Leave for Regular Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees
USM Policy VII-7.30  |  Amended October 2015

Impact of Changes in the Minimum Qualifications of Nonexempt Job Class Specifications (PDF)
USM Policy VII-9.80  |  Amended October 2015

Jury Service for Regular Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees
USM Policy VII-7.21  |  Amended October 2015

Layoff and Recall of Regular Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-1.32  |  Amended October 2015

Layoff for Nonexempt Staff Employee (PDF)
USM Policy  VII-1.30  |  Amended October 2015

Leave of Absence Without Pay for Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-7.12  |  Amended October 2015

Leave for Disaster Service for Regular Status Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-7.26  |  Amended October 2015

Leave for Legal Actions for Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-7.22  |  Amended October 2015

Leave For Service As Election Judge for Regular Status Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-7.25  |  Amended October 2015

Leave Reserve Fund for Regular Status Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-7.11  |  Amended October 2015

Military Leave with Pay for Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-7.23  |  Amended October 2015

Modified Duty (PDF)
USM Policy VII-7.41  |  Amended October 2015

On-Call and Call-Back for Nonexempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-4.62  |  Amended October 2015

Pay Administration for Exempt Positions
USM & UMCP Consolidated Policy VII-9.11(A)  |  Approved March 2000

Pay Program for Nonexempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-9.10  |  Amended October 2015

Pay Administration for Regular Nonexempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-9.20  |  Amended October 2015

Performance Evaluation of the Chancellor and Institution Presidents (PDF)
USM Policy VII-5.00  |  Amended October 2015

Performance Review and Development Process
USM & UMCP Consolidated Policy VII-5.20(A)  |  Amended October 2015

Personal Leave for Regular Exempt Employees
USM Policy VII-7.10  |  Amended October 2015

Probation for Regular Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-1.21  |  Amended October 2015

Professional Conduct of Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-8.05  |  Amended June 2017

Reassignment for Regular Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-9.51  |  Amended October 2015

Recruitment and Selection (PDF)
USM Policy VII-1.01  |  Amended October 2015

Reemployment and Reinstatement for Regular Status Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-9.61  |  Amended October 2015

Requesting a Position Classification Review for Nonexempt Staff Positions (PDF)
USM Policy VII-9.70  |  Amended October 2015

Salary Advances for USM Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-4.30  |  Amended October 2015

Separation for Regular Exempt Employees
USM Policy VII-1.22  |  Amended October 2015

Separation of a Nonexempt Staff Employee (PDF)
USM Policy VII-1.23  |  Approved October 2015

Shift Differential for Nonexempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-4.60  |  Amended October 2015

Sick Leave for Exempt and NonExempt Staff Employees
USM Policy VII-7.45  |  Amended February 2014

Soliciting Personnel During Working Hours (PDF)
USM Policy VII-2.20  |  Amended October 2015

Staff Parental Leave and other Family Supports
USM & UMCP Consolidated Policy VII-7.49(A)  |  Approved January 1, 2013

Telework Policy
USG Policy  |  Approved December 2015

Temporary Assignments and Acting/Interim Appointments for Regular Status Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-9.50  |  Amended October 2015

Termination with Prejudice (PDF)
USM Policy VII-1.24  |  Approved February 2014

Tuition Remission for Regular and Retired Nonexempt and Exempt Staff and Faculty Employees
USM and UMCP Consolidated Policy VII-4.10(A)  |  Amended October 2015

USM Human Resources Management Program (PDF)
USM Policy VII-1.00  |  Amended October 2015

Vesting of Certain Rights Upon Implementation of Phase I Nonexempt of the USM Pay Program (PDF)
USM Policy VII-9.00  |  Amended October 2015

Vesting of Certain Rights Upon Implementation of Phase II Exempt of the USM Pay Program (PDF)
USM Policy VII-9.01  |  Amended October 2015

Wellness Programs (PDF)
USM Policy VII-3.00  |  Approved October 9, 2015

Workplace Violence Reporting and Risk Assessment Procedures
USM Policy VII-11.00A  |  Approved August 2010

Work Schedules for Regular Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees (PDF)
USM Policy VII-6.10  |  Amended October 2015