6.11.2—Full Off-Semester Period (Summer) Appointment Request

Effective: 03/01/2010
Senate Proposal: No
Responsible University Officer: Vice President for Administration
Responsible Office: Human Resources


If a summer appointment period is for the full off-semester, there must be a clear understanding that no time is available for time-off/downtime, and the faculty member signs a request indicating they will forgo time-off/downtime between semesters.


Prior to the summer work being performed, the faculty member requesting to work the full off-semester period does the following:

  1. Complete the following on a Full Off-Semester (Summer) Appointment Request and Certification Form available available from Human Resources, Forms and Information, Academic Human Resources Forms' web site mtu.edu/hr/forms/ or by calling 7-2281:
    1. Enter the name of their department chair or school dean.
    2. Enter the date of the request.
    3. Indicate whether or not immigration authorization is needed by selecting Yes or No.
    4. Sign the form certifying no time-off/downtime will be taken between semesters and confirm obligations for the upcoming academic year will be met.
  2. Forward the signed form to the hiring department to attach to the Employee Status Change form.


This procedure supports the following policy:


Forms and Instructions

In support of this policy, the following forms/instructions are included:



3/19/2018 To reflect current practice, fixed grammar mistakes and removed the Employee Status Change Form from the webpage.
04/10/2017 Transfer of policy page from HTML to CMS. Business and Finance numbers renamed from "2.6000" to "6. Human Resources". Specifically from "2.6011.2—Full Off-Semester Period (Summer) Appointment Request" to "6.11.2—Full Off-Semester Period (Summer) Appointment Request".