University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources

251.000 Workload

The content of this page applies to UEA employees on the University of Minnesota, Crookston campus.

251.100 Professional Responsibility.

Professional activities such as instruction, scholarly research, academic advising, creative activity, and outreach/service to the institution, the academic discipline, and the community shall be components of a Member’s professional responsibility.

251.110 Contact Hour.

“Contact Hour” means an hour of instructional contact with students per week. A fifty minute class period shall constitute one (1) Contact Hour. For purposes of computation, laboratories, activity courses, team teaching, studio courses, individual instruction and student teaching and internship supervision shall be calculated using UMC- protocols. The Employer shall provide a written definition and prescription for use of each protocol. Annually, each Member shall be given a copy of such protocols, along with their definitions and prescriptions for use, which pertain to h/her work assignment.