The Red Binder is the policies and procedures manual for academic employment at UCSB. The Red Binder is developed, implemented, and managed by the Academic Personnel office at UCSB.
Academic Personnel Manual
The Academic Personnel Manual (APM) contains policies and procedures pertaining to the employment relationship between an academic appointee and the University of California.
The APM is developed, implemented and managed by the office Academic Personnel and Programs and the Office of the President.
Collective Bargaining Agreements
Collective Bargaining Agreements are the contracts between the University of California and the unions that represent various groups of employees.
University of California policies provide a mechanism for reporting of suspected improper governmental activities and protection against retaliation if the need arises.