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Administrative Documents


All faculty members are governed by the policies of the university in addition to those of their respective schools. University policies are outlined in the Appendix of the AS&E Faculty Handbook. For additional policies, please click here.

The following are among the policies that apply to faculty members in the Schools of Arts and Sciences and of Engineering.

Policy Regarding Retention of Tenure and Promotion Files
This document relates to the retention and destruction of documentation from tenure and promotion cases.

Records Policy, Academic Departments and Programs, School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering (Version 2.0, effective 7/1/13. updated 4/7/17)
This document provides guidelines for A&S&E staff and faculty with administrative responsibilities to create, store, and destroy university records properly. It also gives instructions for transferring records of enduring value to the Digital Collections and Archives (DCA). It includes a schedule defining how long A&S&E faculty and staff should retain certain defined "record types" they create and/or manage, and what they should ultimately do with them.

Policy Regarding E-List Mail Requests
This document provides guidelines for A&S&E staff and faculty to submit e-list requests for approved categories of information and the rationale for limiting e-list announcements.

Policy Regarding Snow Cancellation for A&S, GSAS, and Engineering
This document provides protocols and procedures that will be enacted if classes are cancelled due to snow.

Work/Life Policies
The A&S&E Task Force on Work/Life Balance published a wiki that outlines all of the policies and supports that are currently in place at Tufts University.