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 Senate (Bylaws)
Syracuse University Policies
Academic rules and regulations
- Important Syllabus Reminders from the Office of Academic Affairs
- FERPA: What Instructors Need to Know [PDF]
- Guidance on government relations (Fall 2022)
Faculty hiring, leaves, and reviews
Search waiver template
Dual Career Network
For leaves information, visit the leave procedures summary page.
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.