Carnegie Mellon University

HR Policies

Carnegie Mellon's policies ensure fair treatment of all individuals and encourage the free exchange of ideas and opinions.

University Policies

University Policies — Rules that have been officially sanctioned by the president of Carnegie Mellon University and that generally have university-wide applicability

Staff Handbooks

Staff handbooks are maintained by Human Resources and contain rules and guidelines pertinent to staff members. Some Carnegie Mellon campuses have their own Staff Handbooks or Addenda to address location-specific exceptions and regulations.

Carnegie Mellon's Staff Handbook: A Human Resources Guide [pdf]

Carnegie Mellon University in California Staff Handbook [pdf]

Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda Staff Handbook (coming soon)

Addenda to the Staff Handbook

Colorado Addendum to the Staff Handbook [pdf]

Maryland Addendum to the Staff Handbook [pdf]

New York Addendum to the Staff Handbook [pdf]

Texas Addendum to the Staff Handbook [pdf]

Washington, D.C. Addendum to the Staff Handbook [pdf]

Faculty Handbook

Faculty Handbook — Policies of the university, as well as administrative and faculty organization policies, recorded and maintained by the Faculty Senate

Guidelines for Employees

Statement of Understanding of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) [pdf]

Drug and Alcohol Policy for Department of Transportation (DOT)-Covered Employees [pdf]

Compliance Posters

Government employment-related posters that the university is required by law to post are listed below. In addition, these posters are displayed in physical locations throughout campus and in our other U.S. locations.

Federal Posters

State Posters

Other Posters