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Virginia Tech's Faculty Handbook contains information on employment policies and procedures for all categories of faculty.

Effective August 2015

University policies are available online, as are many important procedures maintained by purchasing, human resources, and the controller’s office. These websites will be updated as policies and procedures change. Please refer to them for issues not addressed in the Faculty Handbook.

Table of Contents

1  Mission and Governance of the University
2  Employment Policies and Procedures for All Faculty
3  Employment Policies and Procedures for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
4  Employment Policies and Procedures for Faculty with Continued Appointment or on the Continued Appointment-Track
5  Employment Policies and Procedures for Non-Tenure-Track Instructional Faculty
6  Employment Policies and Procedures for Research Faculty
7  Employment Policies and Procedures for Administrative and Professional Faculty
8  Employment Policies and Procedures for Graduate Assistants
9  Instruction-Related Policies
10  Research, Creative, and Scholarly Activities
11  Faculty Benefits Program
12  Additional Information
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or political affiliation. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equity and Access.

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Faculty Handbook 2015-2016 (PDF | 3MB)