Faculty Policies A selection of important policies applicable to faculty. Expand all Collapse all Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policies and procedures that address discrimination, harassment, gender-based misconduct, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws. Read the policies. Faculty Handbook The Faculty Handbook is a guide developed to present general information about the University and important policies and practices. Read the handbook. Faculty Housing Policies and Programs A collection of faculty housing policies, programs, and announcements, maintained by the Office of the Executive Vice Provost. Review the collection. International Travel Planning Policy This policy establishes a set of guidelines and requirements for planning international travel and covers international Columbia Travel. Read the policy. Recruitment Policies and Procedures Policies and Procedures for the Appointment of Officers of Instruction, Research, and the Libraries. Review the policies. Research Policies and Handbooks The Office of the Executive Vice President for Research offers numerous guides and resources to staying compliant while conducting research. Read more. Travel and Expense Policies Review policies that govern travel and expense at Columbia University. Read more. University Policy Library A growing collection of Columbia University policies. Read more.