The Faculty Handbook is the official statement of Iowa State University policy governing the rights, responsibilities, and performance of faculty. This handbook contains information on state and federal policies, Iowa Board of Regents policies, administrative policies, and policies approved by the Faculty Senate on behalf of the faculty. The Faculty Handbook also contains information about procedures that are not readily available elsewhere and links or references to other sources for further information.

The Faculty Handbook is updated twice annually. Maintenance of the Faculty Handbook is the responsibility of both the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost and the Faculty Senate Governance Council. 

Current Faculty Handbook (PDF) [uploaded July 2, 2024]

Previous handbooks: