Columbia University

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Chair Resources

This section serves as a resource for chairs to locate information on appointment procedures, finance and budgeting matters, promotion and tenure and leave and sabbatical guidelines. 


Instructional Appointments

Find information here about each rank, hiring authorizations, the search process and supporting forms..

Financing and Budget

For staff who work with financial processing at Columbia, this section provides an overview to the systems, information on gaining access, P-card details and links to various related forms. .

Promotion and Tenure

Information on the tenure review and promotion process.

Leave and Top-up Policy

Policies on various leaves and sabbatical guidelines

Research Appointments

Find information here about each rank, the search process and supporting forms. 

Staff Appointments

Find information for hiring officers of administration, administrative support staff, union and non-union employees.

Student Appointments

Find information here about the various types of student appointments and hiring procedures.

Global Resources

This section provides information, guidance and resources to help facilitate international activities, travel and program administration.


Information about University space planning with respect to its development, use and management.


Work Life

The Office of Work/Life provides resources, workshops and individual consultation on a variety of topics.

Other Faculty Reviews

Find review guidelines for lecturer, professor of professional practice, language lecturer, full professor and professors of practice


Faculty Mentoring Plans

Information on mentoring plans for each division and other Junior Faculty Resources. 

A&S Department Course Listings

The A&S department course listing provides information all courses taught by faculty in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

A&S Chairs Meetings

Find A&S Chairs meeting dates and agendas, as well as meeting minutes and reports from past meetings.

A&S Faculty Development & Diversity

The office for Faculty Development & Diversity was created in 2015 in order to promote and support an inclusive climate in Arts and Sciences where all faculty thrive


Arts & Sciences IT provides select A&S faculty and staff with computing services and support. We deploy workstations, build websites, consult on research computing needs, assist with erooms, and handle all desktop support needs.