University of California, Riverside

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PPSM/Corresponding Local Procedures/Guidance


UC Policies and UCR Local Procedures

In accordance with UCR Campus Policy Number: 350-11, HR will utilize the Daily Digest to communicate proposed new policies and changes to existing University of California, Office of the President (UCOP) and University of California, Riverside (UCR) policies. Proposed and actual changes will also be posted on the Human Resources (HR) website at:  

New and Recently Revised Policies and Procedures

Recent UCOP and UCR HR policy updates:
  • Effective, December 10, 2018 UCOP made technical edits to fifteen (15) UC policies. The technical edits ensured gender pronouns were removed from the policies listed below and replaced with gender neutral language.
    • PPSM-21: Selection and Appointment; PPSM-22: Probationary Period; PPSM-23: Performance Management; PPSM-30: Compensation; PPSM-34: Incentive and Recognition Award Plans;  PPSM-35: Uniforms and Safety Apparel; PPSM-50: Professional Development; PPSM-60: Layoff and Reduction in Time from PSS; PPSM-62: Corrective Action; PPSM-64: Termination and Job Abandonment; PPSM-70: Complaint Resolution; PPSM-80: Staff Personnel Records; PPSM-84: Accommodation for Nursing Mothers; PPSM-II-42: Disability Leave; and PPSM-II-71: Senior Management Supplemental Benefit Program.
  • Effective November 20, 2018, UCOP issued revisions to PPSM-20: Recruitment and Promotion, PPSM-21: Selection and Appointment, and PPSM-30: Compensation.
  • Local Procedure 80:  Staff Personnel Records was revised and published on October 23, 2018.
  • Local Procedure 20: Recruitment and Promotion was revised and published on October 8, 2018.

Policy/Procedure Title

  UC Policy

UCR Local Procedure

Personnel Policies for Staff Members UC  
Introduction UC  
1 General Provisions UC  
2 Definition of Terms UC  
3 Types of Appointment UC

Contract   Partial-Year Limited 

Student On-Campus Employment Guidelines



 Discrimination, Harassment and Affirmative Action in the Workplace

Employment Related Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Complaint and Resolution




20 Recruitment and Promotion UC UCR
21 Selection and Appointment UC UCR
22 Probationary Period UC UCR
23 Performance Management UC UCR


30 Compensation UC UCR
34 Staff Recognition Awards UC UCR
35 Uniforms and Safety Apparel UC UCR
36 Classification of Positions UC UCR


2.210 Holidays UC  
2.210 Vacation UC  UCR Local Procedure - Maximum Vacation Accrual
2.210 Sick Leave UC  
2.210 Leave of Absence UC UCR
2.210 Work-Incurred Illness and Injury UC  

Military-related Leaves

Supplement to Military Pay

Extended Military Leave FAQ




 Military-Related Leaves & Benefits Presentation
2.210 Administrative Leave UC UCR
2.210 Catastrophic Leave UC UCR

Employee Development

50 Professional Development UC UCR
51 Reduced Fee Enrollment UC UCR

Separation Actions

60 Layoff & Reduction in Time from Professional & Support Staff Career Positions (Sample Letters) UC  UCR
62 Corrective Action--Professional & Support Staff UC  UCR
63 Investigatory Leave UC  UCR
64 Termination and Job Abandonment UC UCR
66 Medical Separation UC UCR

Complaint Resolution

70 Complaint Resolution UC UCR
140 APM 140 Complaint Resolution (Non-Senate Non-Represented Appointees) UC  UCR


80 Staff Personnel Records UC UCR
81 Reasonable Accommodation UC UCR
82 Conflict of Interest


UC Supplement

83 Death Payments UC  
84 Accommodations for Nursing Mothers UC UCR
Senior Management Personnel Policies UC UCR

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