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Faculty Handbook

  1. Academic Matters
  2. Miscellaneous
  3. Music Library
  4. Operations
  5. School Business
  6. School Organization
    Appendices

Last updated September, 2010

The School of Music is guided by the NASM Code of Ethics in all matters


I. Academic Matters

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  1. Admissions
  2. Admission to Upper-Level Applied Study
  3. Applied Faculty Jury Participation
  4. Auditions
  5. Awards

  6. Change of Grade
  7. Class Rolls
  8. Commencement
  9. Course Syllabi

  10. Ensemble Audition Criteria
  11. Extra Rehearsals

  12. Final Examinations and Grades

  13. Grade Appeal
  14. Graduate Assistantships

  15. Incompletes
  16. Independent Studies
  17. Internships

  18. NIU Grading System

  19. Off-Campus Concerts
  20. Office Hours

  21. Prerequisites and Corequisites

  22. Reading Day
  23. Recruiting
  24. Research Involving Human Subjects

  25. Scholarships
  26. Sponsored Admission and Transfer Review
  27. Student Privacy and the Posting of Grades

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II. Miscellaneous

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  1. Benevolence Fund
  2. Campus Guests
  3. Faculty Bulletin Board
  4. Media Equipment
  5. Policy on Smoking, Food, Drinks and Alcohol
  6. Radio Stations
  7. Summer Address

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III. Music Library

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  1. About the Music Library
  2. Circulation of Materials
  3. Guidelines for Placing Materials on Reserve
  4. Ordering New Materials
  5. Orientation/Instruction

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IV. Operations

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  1. Calendar
  2. Ensemble Programs
  3. Stage Extensions
  4. Renting music for ensembles
  5. Equipment Removal from Campus
  6. Harpsichord Use Policy and Request Form
  7. Organ Request Form
  8. Keys
  9. Large Ensemble Office
  10. Office Operation
  11. Office Supplies 
  12. Piano Tuning
  13. Recording Services
  14. Recital Dates
  15. Recital Programs
  16. Tornado Alerts

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V. School Business

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  1. Absence Policy
  2. Applied Fund Guidelines

  3. Budget Allocations

  4. CD Collection in Music Office
  5. Committees
  6. Contractual Period/Pay Periods
  7. Convocations & Honors Convocaton

  8. Equipment Purchased Through Grants
  9. Expenditures by, and Reimbursement to, Faculty

  10. Facsimile Transmissions (fax)
  11. Faculty Meetings
  12. Faculty Personnel Files

  13. GroupWise WebAccess (off-campus e-mail)

  14. Hiring Procedures

  15. International Student Employment

  16. Mail
  17. MUSC 220 Concert Series Funding

  18. Office Computers & Virus Protection
  19. Office Hours

  20. Personnel Evaluations

  21. Student Evaluations
  22. Student Organization Advisors

  23. Telephone Service

  24. Work Loads

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VI. School Organization

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  1. Administration and Staff
  2. Faculty Area Coordinators
  3. Faculty

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Appendices

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  1. Applied Studio Enrollment Confirmation Form
  2. Copyright Information
  3. Curriculum Proposal - Catalog Change Form
  4. Curriculum Proposal - New Course Form
  5. CVPA Change of Grade Form
  6. FERPA Guidelines for Faculty and Staff
  7. Graduate School Change of Grade Form
  8. Grade of I (incomplete) Report Form
  9. Independent Study Request Form
  10. Honors Convocation Program Information Form
  11. Music Literacy Assessment Tool
  12. Music 220 Concert Fund Application Form
  13. NIU and the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act
  14. Procedures for Appealing Allegedly Capricious Semester Grades of Graduate Students
  15. Procedures for Appealing Allegedly Capricious Semester Grades of Undergraduate Students
  16. Request for Authorization to Travel and/or Absence from Regular Duties
  17. Sophomore Competency Confirmation Form
  18. Student Organization Faculty Advisor Memorandum of Understanding
  19. Syllabus Guidelines
  20. Syllabus Outline
  21. University Policies for Grades of Incomplete
  22. Waiver of Prerequisite or Corequisite Request Form

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