University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources

P&A Just Cause Termination of Appointment Letter Checklist

A just cause termination letter for a P&A position must include each of the following provisions:

  1. Indicate that University employment is being terminated for just cause, and describe the reasons
  2. University job title and corresponding job code
  3. Employee ID
  4. Specific University of Minnesota college/campus/administrative unit and, if applicable, department/division for this position
  5. Percent time of appointment
  6. Appointment type
  7. Appointment term (length of appointment)
  8. Actual end date of the appointment
  9. Reference termination is in accordance with the Administrative Policy: Early Termination of Appointment for Academic Professional and Administrative Employees at
  10. Referral to Employee Benefits for questions regarding benefit continuation
  11. Signature of responsible administrator

Note: Must obtain approval for action from Senior Vice President, Academic Health Center or Senior Vice President and Provost; Office of Human Resources; and Office of the General Counsel.