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Employee Handbook

Download the Employee Handbook.

The handbook is intended for use by staff employees of the University of Chicago. It is presented for information purposes only. The policies stated in the handbook are subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of the University.

Your unit may have additional specific procedures for many of the general policies stated in the handbook. You are expected to learn your unit's procedures and comply with them. You are also expected to conform to the professional standards of your occupation. Please direct any questions to your supervisor, department head, or to the Human Resources (HR) - Employee Relations located at 6054 S. Drexel Avenue.