UC Davis is committed to processes for investigating and adjudicating alleged misconduct by academic appointees that are fair, timely, and transparent. This page provides links to the policies, procedures, and frameworks that guide these processes for senate faculty, and for non-senate faculty and non-faculty academic appointees. There are separate sections with information specific to allegations of sexual violence and sexual harassment, and for represented academic appointees covered by Collective Bargaining Agreements.

Misconduct Generally - Senate Faculty

  • The Faculty Code of Conduct (APM 015)
  • UC Davis Procedures for Responding to Allegations of Misconduct by member of the Academic Senate (APM UCD 015)
  • University Policy on Faculty Conduct and The Administation of Discipline (Senate Faculty) (Academic Personnel Manual 016)
  • UC Davis Procedures for Academic Senate Faculty Discipline (APM UCD 016)
  • Academic Senate Bylaw 336: Privilege and Tenure: Divisional Committees - Disciplinary Cases (Senate Faculty)
  • Academic Senate Bylaw 337: Privilege and Tenure: Divisional Committees - Early Terminiation Cases (Senate Faculty)

Misconduct Generally - Non-Senate Faculty and Non-Faculty Academic Appointees (Non-Represented)

  • The Faculty Code of Conduct (APM 015) (Faculty only)
  • Academic Personnel Manual Section 150 (Non-Senate Academic Appointees - Corrective Action and Dismissal)

Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (The following information is pertinent, in addition to what is listed above)

Additional Information Relevant to Misconduct

Represented Academic Appointees (Unit 18 Lecturers and Unit 17 Librarians)

  • The Disciplinary Process for represented academic appointees is described in the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement. For Unit 18 Lecturers, go here. For Unit 17 Librarians, go here.