Faculty Handbook

General Statement


This section provides a broad overview of selected policies and procedures of particular relevance to faculty and academic staff. Additional information on instructional policies and procedures appears in the  MSU Catalog: Academic Programs and Descriptions of Courses . Faculty/academic staff members are urged to consult these publications.

The report on Academic Freedom for Students at Michigan State University, the Graduate Student Rights and Responsibilities document, and the Medical Student Rights and Responsibilities document contain guidelines on the rights and duties of students in matters of conduct, academic pursuits, the keeping of records, and publications, and for channeling student complaints, grievances or concerns. These documents are printed in  Spartan Life , which is available from the Division of Student Affairs and Services.