Dept Policies and Guidelines

Department By-Laws

By-laws – PSYC(2021 rev.)

Contract Renewal, Promotion, and Tenure

Adjunt Policies

Adjunct Yearly Review Policy


Mentoring Plan for Junior Faculty – April 2023 

New Faculty Handbook – PSYC (2022)

Graduate Faculty Guidelines – UMGSB

Mentoring Resources


Merit Policy with Instructions

Psychology Merit Form for CY 2021

Promotion and Tenure

Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty – Promotion and Tenure – April 2023 

Full-Time Senior & Principal Lecturers – April 2023 

Full-Time Lecturers – April 2023 

Contract Renewal for Full-Time Faculty other than TT and Lecturer – April 2023 

Psychology P&T Resource Pack – All P&T Docs – May 2019

P&T, Contract Renewal, and Promotion – Full-time Faculty Classroom Observation Procedures and Rubrics

P&T, Contract Renewal, and Promotion – PSYC Teaching Portfolios Overview

P&T, Contract Renewal, and Promotion – Teaching Portfolio Review Rubric – March 2019

Post Tenure Review – Sample Report

Post Tenure Review – Psychology Post-tenure Review Policy

Post Tenure Review – UMBC Policy on Annual and Post-Tenure Review 2015

Grad Student

Admissions Addendum 2022

Funding (EXPIRED) – 12 credit Memo 2018

Funding – 2022-2023 Funding Dates and Amounts

Funding – 2022-2023 Grad Student Funding – Apr 2022

Funding – Clinical Travel support increase 2021

Funding – Conference Travel Award 2022

Funding – GA Fees Memo-2019

Funding – Guidelines for 5-year GA funding

TA Residency Guidelines – 2020

Unfunded Research Hours Policy – April 2020 Final


Link to Search Documents referenced in Standards doc

Procedures for Faculty Searches Approved 4-18-11

Standard Faculty Search Guidelines (2022)


Undergraduate Course Scheduling Guidelines – PSYC

Required Elements of 400-level courses_LR AB2

Syllabi Elements and Required Statements 2022-2023 8.1.22

UMBC Policy III.6.10.01 Credit Hour Policy

Workload Policy – PSYC (Spring 2016)

UMBC Records

Policy on Records Management – Interim

Record retention policy


UMBC Travel Policy (Fall 2021)