CLASS Online Manual

Advising Information
Petition for Grade Dispute
Student Directions for Grade Challenge
Graduation Information


Budget Monitoring
Budget Transfers
Budget Transfers Request Form
Checks and Cash Received
Year-end encumbrances
Funding request Form
Journal entries
New faculty commitments
Telecommunications statements
Lab and Miscellaneous Fees Policy
Communications Requests
CLASS Brand Style Guide
CSU Event Calendar Submission


CSU Computer Usage Policy
Off-Campus Use of University Equipment
Computer Security Policy and Critical Data
Instructions: Off-Campus Use of University Equipment


Course Scheduling
Responsibilities and contact information and forms


Curriculum and Instruction
Program Review
Curricular Approval Structure
CLASS Curriculum Committee (CCC) Submission Deadlines


Current Workshops
Tools for Building Courses and Course Content
Quality Matters
Suggestions for those setting up a new on-line course


Employee Contracts
Part-time and intersession Instruction
     Part-time Hiring Form
      Part-time Contract Processes
     Part-time Funding

      Summer Hiring Form
      Summer Contract Processes
      Summer Funding
  Full Time Employees
            Full Time Employees Hiring Form (See Faculty Search)
      Full Time Employees Contract Processes
            Full Time Employees Funding (See Faculty Search)
Professional staff
Contract preparation checklist Form
New employee procedures and Form (checklist)
Post-retirement compensation (Coming Soon)
Visiting & Term faculty summer compensation


CLASS Bylaws
Consulting and Extramural Activities Form and Rules
Tips for EFAAR Completion
Tips for EFAAR Administrative Review
Part-time faculty hiring Procedure
Overloads for full-time faculty (memo)
Course release policies and procedures Forms
Instructional Workloads for Part-time Faculty
Term Faculty Course Assignments
Outside Employment Report Form
Faculty Position Request Form
Faculty Position Search Approval Form
Guidelines Fulbright Research Leave: Core Program
CLASS Workload Guidelines – April 2020
Dossiers and Related Issues for Tenure/Promotion and Reappointment Reviews

CLASS Review Process and Dossier Materials for Probationary or Reappointment of Lecturers & Professors of Practice


Faculty Searches

General Comments
     Procedural Steps
     Checksheet Form
     Affirmative Action Guidelines
               Role of Chair of Search Committee
               Role of Search Committee
               Interview Suggestions
               Recommendations from Referees
               Potentially Discriminatory Questions

Preliminary Paperwork
     Faculty Vacancy Form
     Advertising Guidelines 
     Request for Advertising Form
     Sample Advertisement Text
     Vacant Position Search Approval Form and Guidelines
     Position Number Request Form

Evaluation of Applicants
     Affirmative Action Screening Report
     Affirmative Action Form (Preliminary Review / Final Review)

Authorization to Interview
     Guidelines for Recruitment Expenses 
     Anticipated and Actual Recruitment Expense Forms 
     Budget Transfer Request Form

     General Guidelines
     Interviewing Courtesy

     Relocation Expenses
     Computer System
     Professional Development Funds
     Start-Up Resources
     Grant Cost-Share-Matching, Course Release, Summer Teaching

Hiring Decision
    General Comments
    Draft Letter Regarding Declaration on Terrorism
    Declaration Regarding Material Assistance/Nonassistance to a Terrorist Organization
    US Department of State Terrorist Exclusion List

Letter of Intent – Offer of Employment
     General Comments
     Credit for Prior Service
     Review-Approval of Letter
     Verification of Credentials
     Social Security Information
     I-9 Form Information
     Sample Letters
            Term Appointment
            Visiting Appointment
            Tenure-Track Assistant Appointment
            Tenure-Track Instructor Appointment

Contract Packet
General Comments
Contract Preparation Form
Employment Eligibility Verification (I-9 Form)
     Social Security Form
     Personnel Action Worksheet
     Personal Data Worksheet


General Forms
Ohio Ethics Law Acknowledgement: For all university employees other than non-supervisory or non-administrative faculty
Ohio Ethics Law Acknowledgement: For non-supervisory or non-administrative faculty
FERPA Statement of Confidentiality


Computer purchases
House Bill/Tech Fee purchases
Purchase Requisitions/ Small Order forms
Refreshment approval request process
Refreshment approval request guildlines


Separation from University
Separation worksheet
Summer Benefits for Resigning
Fringe Benefits & Resignation


Space Allocation
Priority guidelines


Course evaluations
Syllabi expectations


Tenure and Promotion/ Lecturer Review
Academic year 2019-2020 key contract dates/calendar
Dossier Tips
PRC Responsibilities
External Referees
Dossier Guidelines from Vice Provost
Lecturer and Professor of Practice Review Guidelines
Provost Memo on Tenure/Promotion and Reviews


CSU-AAUP Travel Funding Instructions
CSU-AAUP Travel Form Guidelines
Travel Supplement Information Form
Travel approval process
Funding Request Form
Requests for funding from the CLASS Dean’s Office should be submitted to Jody Milkie, using a Funding Request Form. 
Student Travel Waiver of Liability Form

Automobile Travel/Vehicle Rental Information
Please See Policies, Forms, And General Information Located On The Insurance/Risk Management Website:


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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2121 Euclid Avenue, RT 1822
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
Rhodes Tower, Room 1822
1860 East 22nd Street
Phone: 216.687.3660

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