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Faculty Policies

Faculty Policy PhotoFERPA Resources

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

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Promotion and Tenure

For information on the Promotion and Tenure process at the University of Houston as well as links to the promotion and tenure processes by college.

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Childbirth and Adoption Workload Redistribution Program

The University of Houston has a vested interest in the long-term productivity and retention of its faculty. This workload redistribution program is designed to provide flexibility in the teaching obligations of tenured and tenure track faculty members at UH who are the primary or co-equal caregiver to a newborn infant, or to a newly adopted infant or child.

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Faculty Annual Performance Review

Faculty members not only deserve but should expect an open, fair, and transparent annual performance review process that, in turn, will be used to inform and guide decisions on how they should be rewarded. This policy provides a general framework applicable to all academic departments at the University of Houston. 

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Academic Honesty Policy FAQs

The University of Houston Academic Honesty Policy is posted online in the Undergraduate Studies Catalog and appears in each edition of the Student Handbook.

The FAQs are intended to clarify Academic Honesty processes, not to substitute for the complete policy. It is each faculty member's responsibility to be aware of the Academic Honesty Policy. For additional information about the rationale and importance of the policy please see the " About the UH Academic Honesty Policy" information in this site.

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Benefits and Resources at UH

For more information on the benefits and resources available to UH faculty, visit

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