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Office of the Provost
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Sheridan Hall 302
Phone: (785) 628-4241
Fax: (785) 628-4157

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon - Fri
Summer Office Hours:
May 21 through August 3
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Mon-Thu
7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Fri


Faculty and Unclassified Staff Handbook

This document is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to create additional contractual obligations or benefits.

NOTE: The provisions published in this Faculty and Unclassified Staff Handbook are for general information only. Members of the collective bargaining unit represented by the Fort Hays State University chapter of the American Association of University Professors should consult the current Memorandum of Agreement for terms and conditions applicable to bargaining unit members.

Download a complete copy of the print Handbook in pdf format (last print update January 2018).  Paper copies of the handbook are available upon request from the Office of the Provost.

Chapter 1 -- General Policies

Chapter 2 -- Academic Affairs

Chapter 3 -- Faculty: Employment, Tenure, Promotion and Merit

Chapter 4 -- Faculty: Benefits, Responsibilities and Specific Requirements

Chapter 5 -- Leaves, Insurance, and Retirement Benefits

Chapter 6 -- Business Affairs: General Regulations, Services and Procedures

Chapter 7 -- Student Affairs

Chapter 8 -- Public Affairs

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