UCSF Guidelines and Policies

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Welcome to UCSF Guidelines and Policies

There are many university policies, covering a wide range of areas and topics. This website is intended to make guidelines and policy information more accessible.

Please note department-specific information is not provided on this site. If you have questions regarding your department’s guidelines, procedures, and/or policies, please contact your supervisor.


UC Presidential Policies and Manuals

These systemwide policies are maintained by the Office of the President and apply to all UC locations. Information regarding common UC policy questions can be found here . 


UCSF Campus and Health Guidelines and Policies

The following selected UCSF Guidelines and Policies apply to UCSF staff employees:


UCSF Campus Administrative Policies

The UCSF Campus Administrative Policies website communicates how University business is conducted at UCSF.


Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and UCSF Local Implementing Procedures

University of California staff employees in non-represented titles (Professional and Support Staff (PSS) and Managers and Senior Professionals (MSP)) are covered by both UC Systemwide Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and UCSF local implementing procedures. In combination, these policies and procedures are designed to inform non-represented employees about the expectations and entitlements of the University with regard to their employment. (Note: Employees represented by a union are not covered by PPSM. Please refer to the applicable collective bargaining agreement for represented employees.)

This manual contains the universitywide personnel policies that apply to staff members at the University of California

  • UCSF Implementing Procedures (for Professional and Support Staff, Managers and Senior Professionals):

These UCSF procedures correspond to Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and provide additional guidance and implementing procedures for the Systemwide Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM).  UCSF local procedures should be read in conjunction with the appropriate PPSM policy. Please note: There is not a Local PPSM Policy provided for every Systemwide PPSM Policy.


Policies for Formal Review/Employee Comment Period

  • There are no policies in formal review/employee comment period at this time (5/2/2018).


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