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2019-20 University Handbook 
2019-20 University Handbook FINAL VERSION - Closed for Revisions

2019-20 University Handbook

Welcome to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point online University Handbook!

The University Handbook contains the essential policies, procedures and general information which affect faculty, academic staff, and university staff employment at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The contents include a wide range of topics dealing with UWSP and the University of Wisconsin System operations.

The Handbook is designed to provide a logical sequence of topics that makes the volume easy to use. The first chapter provides brief background on the University of Wisconsin System, a more detailed introduction to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and information on institutional governance at UWSP. Succeeding chapters deal with departments and units, recruitment, personnel policies and procedures, polices pertaining to classroom activities, University awards, curricular and program proposals, staff benefits, and other policies.

PLEASE NOTE: For optimal results, please view this Handbook in Firefox or Chrome as Internet Explorer can be problematic.

Searching the Handbook

Searching the Handbook for keywords or phrases is available using the keyword search at the top of the left navigation (“Search Publication”). Click on “Advanced Search” to bring up more options and to limit your search to specific areas of the Handbook. For the most inclusive search, when performing an Advanced Search, please put a checkmark in all but “Courses” under “Search Locations.”

Search results can be displayed as “Alphabetical” (alphabetical order) or “Ranked” (with most relevant results displayed first), with “Ranked” being the default selection.

Utilizing the search feature within the Handbook will take you directly to the Handbook page where the word or phrase you’re searching is located. To go directly to the word or phrase within that specific page, type Ctrl + F to display a search bar at the top of the page. Type the word or phrase in that search bar to see all references on that page.

Searchable Index

In addition to the search features embedded within Acalog, there is an index: “Index (Limited Subject)” in the left-hand navigation which provides the option of searching keywords or phrases listed alphabetically. Clicking the word or phrase within the index will take you directly to the place within the Handbook where that specific word or phrase is referenced. This index is currently a work in progress and will continue to be built in the coming months.


Revised 8/8/2019 by the Office of the Provost