University Policies

This section contains basic information about and links to some key University Policies. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all University Policies.


Administrative Policy Library

This library is a repository for policies administered by the departments reporting up to the Senior Executive Vice President and other select departments.

Faculty Handbook

The Faculty Handbook provides essential information about the organization and governance of the University; the appointment of faculty and officers of research; and the obligations and responsibilities of academic personnel. It also describes the way visitors to the University may be accommodated.

Essential Policies

This website contains valuable information to help students, faculty and staff understand the policies and regulations of the University.

The information available on this website replaces the policies formerly published in the appendix of FACETS (Facts About Columbia Essential to Students).