University of Michigan Dearborn

Documents & Links

Academic Integrity

1. From the Provost approved by the Council of Deans:

Statement of Academic Integrity

The University of Michigan - Dearborn values academic honesty and integrity. Each student has a responsibility to understand, accept, and comply with the university's standards of academic conduct as set forth by the Code of Academic Conduct, as well as policies established by the schools and colleges. Cheating, collusion, misconduct, fabrication, and plagiarism are considered serious offenses. Violations will not be tolerated and may result in penalties up to and including expulsion from the University.

2. From an attorney in the University of Michigan Office of the General Counsel:

At the sole discretion of the instructor, any and all written work turned in for this course may be submitted to a plagiarism detection service.

Academic Programs

  • Checklist for Creating and Revising Undergraduate Majors
    • Changes in the structure of undergraduate majors and the creation of new majors require Unit level review.  This document provides a guiding checklist in four parts: (1) quick view of process; (2) the process; (3) new major proposal, and (4) the process to alter existing majors.
  • eLearning Ad Hoc Committee Report
    • Throughout the fall 2009 semester the Committee met to investigate distance learning practices within the University of Michigan-Dearborn. As part of this investigation, the Committee invited distance learning program directors and managers of each unit to make a presentation about their distance learning program, including a demonstration of a typical/representative distance learning course, the modes of delivery, practices, course management software and so on...

Governance Publications

  • Approved UM-D Bylaws 2014
    • This document contains campus bylaws on faculty governance. This revised version was approved by The Regents, June 19, 2014.
  • The University of Michigan Faculty Handbook
    • This faculty handbook contains information about policies and procedures affecting faculty at the University of Michigan.
  • UMD Faculty Handbook Supplement 2002
    • This handbook serves as a supplement to the University of Michigan Faculty Handbook for Instructional Staff. The handbook is also complemented by the University of Michigan-Dearborn Student Handbook, which should be consulted for policies and procedures that relate to student academic and non-academic matters.

Promotion & Tenure


Faculty Evaluations of Administrators



  • Faculty Mentoring Web Site
  • Faculty Networking System
    • The Faculty Senate's Committee on Faculty Mentoring and Development is pleased to announce the launch of the Faculty Networking System (FNS). FNS is an online, searchable data base of the research and teaching interests of UM-Dearborn faculty. We hope this system will help faculty members more easily connect with others on campus with similar interests