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Faculty & Staff Handbook

The Faculty and Staff Handbook is published to give current, new and prospective staff members a convenient guide to useful information about the University and its policies, the use of various services, and staff duties and responsibilities. It is, however, only a guide. The official policies and procedures of the University will govern the topics addressed.

The handbook supersedes any prior Faculty and Staff Handbook and does not create an express or implied contract or guarantee employment for any term.

The information contained in this handbook is subject to change as a result of action by federal and/or state governments, the trustees of Purdue University and the administration of Purdue University. Questions concerning the contents of this handbook should be directed to the appropriate University department or official.

Additional information is conveniently available at:
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For questions about the content of this publication, please contact Human Resources: erofficer@purdue.edu.
Information related to graduate staff employment can be found in the Graduate Staff Employment Manual.

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