Document Library

The Document Library includes Self-Study references. The list shows citations in order of first appearance.

Standard One: Mission and Purposes
Board of Trustees Votes, March 19, 2008
A Strategic Vision for UMass Amherst 
A Framework for Excellence: The Flagship Report
University Mission Statement

Standard Two: Planning and Evaluation
Guidelines for Proposals for New Investment in Faculty Hiring
A Framework for Excellence: The Flagship Report
Board of Trustees Votes, March 19, 2008
Chancellor - Budget Planning Task Force
Reorganization Task Force
Reorganization Task Force - Report
Final Report of the AdHoc Committee on Online Learning (ACOL)
Special Report of the Rules Committee concerning The Establishment of an Ad Hoc Committee on Certificates (ACERT)
General Education Task Force
Instructional Activity System (IAS)
Program Improvement - OAPA
AQAD Program Review
Annual AQAD Summaries, 1998-2008
Departmental Responses to AQAD Program Review
Instructional Benchmarks
Departmental Responses to Institutional Benchmarks for Program Improvement
Undergraduate Program Assessment
E-Series 1.a Form
Performance Measurement System
University of Massachusetts 2009 Annual Indicators Report
Voluntary System of Accountability (VSA)

Standard Three: Organization and Governance
The University of Massachusetts system
Trustee Statement - Policy on University Governance
Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 75
UMass Board of Trustees website
Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy for Trustees
Board of Trustees By-Laws 
The University of Massachusetts President’s Office
University of Massachusetts Foundation
UMass Amherst Foundation 
Five Colleges, Incorporated
Massachusetts Review
WFCR-FM
Changes in Academic Program Offerings, 1999-2008
UMass Amherst Organizational Chart
Faculty Senate website
Faculty Senate By-Laws
Graduate Student Senate website
The Constitution of the Student Government Association of the University of Massachusetts Amherst
Registered Student Organizations
Trustee By-Laws (Article IV)
University Guidelines on the Review and Evaluation of Senior Administrators
University of Massachusetts Academic Quality Assessment and Development
Workplace Learning & Development 

Standard Four: The Academic Program
Trustee Statement - Policy on University Governance
Approval Procedure Guide
AQAD Program Review
Final Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Certificates
Changes in Academic Program Offerings, 1999-2008
Continuing and Professional Education Catalog
UMass Amherst Libraries
Library services
UMass Online Academic Advising
Continuing and Professional Education Admissions
UMass Amherst Financial Aid Services
UMass Online Amherst Tech Support and Tech Requirements
Guide to Undergraduate Programs
Office of the University Registrar
Time to Degree of Entering First-Time Students
Academic Regulations
Increasing the Number of Credits for a Course
Online Prior Learning Assessment Certificate Program
The Prior Learning Portfolio
Undergraduate Admissions Office - Transfer Students
Office of the University Registrar - Transfer Credit
Code of Student Conduct
Undergraduate and Graduate Enrollment Campus Summary 1998-2008
Degree Programs Offered
Office of the University Registrar - General Education Requirements
UMass Amherst Writing Program
General Education Task Force Focus
General Education Purpose Statement
General Education website 
General Education Fellows Program
Instructor Survey Results
Special Report of the Dean of Undergraduate Education on Modifications to General Education Requirements
Doctoral Student Outcomes
UMass Amherst Graduate Student Experience Survey 2007
Graduate Teaching Assistant Peer Comparison of Stipends and Benefits, 2007-08
Graduate Appointment Trends – 10-Year History
Race/Ethnicity of Graduate Students Fact Sheet
Master of Architecture program
ICE IGERT Program
IGERT Program in Nanotechnology
Cognitive Science Graduate Certificate Program
Isenberg School of Management Part-Time/Online Master of Business Administration program
Graduate Student Placements
Doctoral Completion and Retention
Doctoral Degrees Awarded by School/College and Median Time to Degree
Assessing Student Learning: Core Measurement Components
Office of Academic Planning and Assessment
Instructional Benchmarks Report
Senior Survey
Student Response to Instruction (SRTI)
National Survey of Student Engagement
Graduate Student Assessment Activity
Academic Quality Assessment and Development (AQAD) Addendum to Guidelines — August 28, 2006
Departmental Responses to Institutional Benchmarks for Program Improvement
Student Response To Instruction (SRTI) - What's New
Program Assessment Inventory Example
E-Series 1.a Form
Undergraduate Program Assessment
Assessment Tools
Final Report from General Education Task Force 2007-2009
UMass Amherst Writing Assessment Pilot Project
Multiversity Intergroup Dialogue Research Project
Course-Based Review and Assessment
Program-Based Review and Assessment

Standard Five: Faculty
A Framework for Excellence: The Flagship Report
Full-Time Instructional Faculty Fall 1987 - Fall 2008
Redbook - Academic Personnel Policy of the University of Massachusetts Amherst & Boston (T76-081)
Massachusetts Society of Professors/Faculty Staff Union - 2007-2008 Contract
Delaware Study
Code of Professional Ethics for the Faculty
Procedures for Dealing with Charges of Misconduct in Research and Scholarly Activities at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
Conflict of Interest in Research and Scholarly Activity Policy
Policy on Faculty Consulting and Outside Activity
Center for Teaching (CFT)
The Office of Faculty Development (OFD)
UMass Amherst 250 Plan
A Guide for Using SRTI Results to Inform Merit, Promotion, and Tenure
General Education Fellows Program
Instructional Technology Task Force
Learning Commons
Atomic Learning
Undergraduate Advising
Undergraduate Advising and Learning Communities (UALC)
New Students Orientation
UMass Amherst Research on the First-Year Experience:  Summary of Findings
National Survey of Student Engagement
UMass Amherst Non-Returner Survey
UMass Advising Survey
Components of the First-Year Experience
Six Contact Points for First-Year Advising
Sponsored Activities Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2008
UMass Amherst Building Condition Report - 2007
Research and Engagement - Office of the Vice Chancellor
TechCast at UMass
Research ACCESS Newsletter
2008 Report on Research
ScholarWorks@UMassAmherst
Research and Engagement - Policies and Procedures
Research and Engagement - Compliance
Faculty Senate - Research Council
UMass Amherst Advanced Energy Portal
UMass Amherst BioPortal
Research and Engagement - National Centers and Institutes
Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC)
UMass Amherst Emerges as a National Leader in Green Research
In the Loop - Talking Points: Campus Chosen for Multimillion Dollar Energy Frontier Research Center
Engineering Research Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA)
Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing (CHM)
MassNanoTech Institute
Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC)
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
Massachusetts Statewide Undergraduate Research Conference
Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) - Survey Results
UMass Amherst Outreach
Portraits of Community Engagement
Continuing and Professional Education Catalogue
University Without Walls
UMass Amherst Extension
WFCR-FM
Arts Extension Service
Faculty Senate Council on University Service, Public Service, and Outreach

Standard Six: Students
Guide to Undergraduate Programs - Freshman Admission
Guide to Undergraduate Programs - Transfer Admission
Guide to Undergraduate Programs
Statement of Principles and Good Practices
Select Undergraduate Statistics Factsheet (8/6/09)
Select Undergraduate Statistics Factsheet (current)
Financial Aid website
Schedule of Student Records
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life
Student Affairs Mission Statement
UMass at a Glance
Commission on Campus Diversity
UMass Amherst: A Commitment to Inclusiveness and Diversity (2006)
On Improving Campus Diversity: Action Plan  (2005)
Residential Academic Programs website 
Residential Academic Programs - List of current RAP offerings
Welcome Guide
NSO and Housing Guides
Code of Student Conduct
Alcohol and Drug Policy
Academic Honesty Policy
The Ombuds Office
NCAA Certification Letter 
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Annual Security Report - Clery Report
UMass Amherst Police Department - Daily Crime Log
Campus Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) 
UMass Amherst Police Department - Active Threat Guidelines
Student Affairs - Faculty and Staff Resources

Standard Seven: Library and Other Information Resources
UMass Amherst Libraries
Library Partnerships
Library at a Glance
UMass Amherst Libraries Organization
Activities and Accomplishments
UMass Amherst Libraries Three-Year FY Plan, 2009-2011
“Focusing on Undergraduates” Self-Study Team Initial Report
Association of Research Libraries
“Serving the Graduate and Research Mission” Self-Study Team Initial Report
Digital Quadrangle Series
ScholarWorks@UMassAmherst
Learning Commons
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
UMarmot
Development and Communication Department - Giving to the Library 
UMass Amherst Libraries Annual Report 2008
LibQUAL+™ Survey 
ClimateQUAL+™ Survey
UMass Amherst Libraries Three-Year Plan. 2005-2007
External Review Team Report 2007
UMass Amherst Libraries - Association of Research Libraries Statistics 2001 – 2008
A Framework for Excellence: The Flagship Report
Office of Information Technologies - Copyright Issues
Office of Information Technologies - Policies

Standard Eight: Physical Resources
State Procurement and Construction Regulations
University of Massachusetts Building Authority (UMBA)
American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment
Summary of Acreage and Buildings as of December 31, 2008
Structures Added at UMass Amherst Campus 1998-2008
Campus Oversight Groups
A Framework for Excellence: The Flagship Report

Standard Nine: Financial Resources
Resident Tuition Rates
UMass Amherst Fee Schedule
Fiscal Year 2010 Operating Budget
Financial Indicators Report
UMass Fiscal and General Administrative Procedures
UMass Personnel Policies and Guidelines
UMass Board of Trustees website
Facility Indicators
Report to the Trustee Oversight Task Force, Aug. 25, 2009
Update on Campus Budget

Standard Ten: Public Disclosure
UMass Amherst Homepage
UMass Amherst Admissions
About UMass Amherst
Office of Institutional Research
Public Disclosure
Budget Office
Office of the Chancellor
Admissions Office Fast Facts
Guide to Undergraduate Programs
Graduate Bulletin
Stockbridge School of Agriculture
Continuing and Professional Education Catalog
Academic Regulations
Graduate School Handbook
Guidelines for Master's Theses and Doctoral Dissertations
UMass Amherst Financial Aid Services
Bursar's Office
Code of Student Conduct
Board of Trustees Members
Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Members
Continuing and Professional Education Programs
Continuing and Professional Education Student Services
Office of the University Registrar
In the Loop
Arts & Events
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass at a Glance 2008-2009
Office of Institutional Research - Retention and Graduation Rates of Undergraduate Students
Office of Institutional Research - Common Data Set
Doctoral Completion and Retention
UMass Amherst Magazine
The Cost of UMass Amherst Education
Guide to Financial Aid
Financial Aid Facts & Figures
University of Massachusetts Amherst Program Accreditation List
UMass NEASC Website
A Framework for Excellence: The Flagship Report
Campus Communicators 
Creating the Momentum The Foundation, Development, Alumni and University Relations
U.S. Department of Education College Navigator
Voluntary System of Accountability (VSA)

Standard Eleven: Integrity
Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy for Trustees
Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination Policy Statement
Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity
Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan: July, 2008 Update
Fair Information Practices Regulations (T77-059)
Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures
Academic Regulations
Guide to Undergraduate Programs
Graduate School Bulletin
Graduate School Handbook
Code of Student Conduct
Academic Honesty Policy
The Ombuds Office
The Faculty Guide
Code of Professional Ethics for the Faculty
Redbook - Academic Personnel Policy of the University of Massachusetts Amherst & Boston (T76-081)
Office of Research Affairs - Policies
Division of Human Resources mission statement
Affirmative Action Plan 2008-2009
Massachusetts Society of Professors/Faculty Staff Union 
Professional Staff Union, Massachusetts Teachers Association 
University Staff Association
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees 
Graduate Employee Organization Policies
Resident Assistant Union 
International Brotherhood of Police Officers Contract
Professional Staff Salary Administration Program
Principles of Employee Conduct (T96-136)
Policy on Fraudulent Financial Activities (T00-051)
Grievance Policy and Procedures
Department of Environmental Health and Safety
Workplace Learning & Development 
Registered Student Organizations
Diversity and Inclusion at UMass Amherst: A Blueprint for Change
On Improving Campus Diversity: Action Plan  (2005)
Continuing a Focus in Diversity and Positive Climate: An Update of the Actions Indicated in the Campus “Action Plan”
Office of Institutional Research
Race/Ethnicity of Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity of Entering First-Year Undergraduates
Race/Ethnicity of Graduate Students Fact Sheet
Historical Workforce Comparison by Job Category, 1998-2008