The Faculty Infobook is where academic faculty can find the resources, links, and information you need for your work at CSN. It includes ways to get involved in shared governance and in the CSN community; policies and technological resources; and useful information about CSN and NSHE. If you would like to recommend that content be added, removed, or revised, please contact email@example.com.
Everything about CSN and the Nevada System of Higher Education’s governance, administration, and demographics
Mission, Vision, and Values (I-LEAD)
Schools, Departments and Divisions
CSN Institutional Research Data Dashboards
Nevada System of Higher Education
The following are ways faculty can get involved in shared governance, professional development, affinity groups, and assisting students.
CAPE - Center for Academic and Professional Excellence
African American Heritage Committee
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Committee
Military and Veterans Alliance
QICC Committee - Queer Inclusive College Committee
These following include childcare, tuition assistance, discounts, arts, athletics, safety, and other campus resources.
Childcare & Early Childhood Education Lab Program
Nevada State Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC)
Grant-in-Aid- Financial assistance for faculty & families to attend NSHE institutions
Recreation - Info on the NLV Campus Recreation Facility
GoCSN – Single sign-on portal for accessing software and technology resources
OTS - Office of Technology Services: Information on topics including password reset, computer labs, and wireless access
iService Desk – Facilities requests
Web Request Form – Request updates or changes regarding the CSN website
Gettech – Free and discounted software
Below are the policies, procedures, bylaws, and institutional resources that can help you navigate CSN and NSHE.
NFA Contract – 2022-2025 full-time academic faculty collective bargaining agreement (CBA). It is useful to familiarize yourself with the entire contract. Below is a list of key Articles that impact large numbers of faculty. When there is a contradiction between the CBA and a policy (CSN or NSHE), the CBA takes precedence.
Article 4 – Academic Freedom: Details your protections
Article 6 – Faculty Contracts and Engagement: Includes required events
Article 7 – Salary and Economic Proposals
Article 8 – Summer Teaching: Includes compensation changes and per student (pro-rata) pay rates
Article 9 – Hiring: Procedures for hiring academic faculty
Article 10 – Relocation Expenses: Eligibility and procedure for being reimbursed for moving costs
Article 13 – Reassigned Time: Procedure for receiving release time for work outside of core job duties
Article 18 – Grievance: Procedures for filing grievances for CBA violations
Article 26 – Contact Hours: Lab and clinical pay
Policies & Procedures – Often the policy you are looking for is here. It is helpful to familiarize yourself with the policies listed on this page. Below are some of the key policies that impact large numbers of faculty.
Academic Faculty Travel Policy
NSHE Handbook, Procedures and Guidelines Manual, and Policies – All NSHE policies, including the Handbook (also known as NSHE Code) are accessible here. Individual sections relevant to many faculty are linked below.
NSHE Procedures and Guidelines Manual Ch. 3: Salary Schedules (9/22 revision)
NSHE Code Title 2, Ch. 6: Rules and Disciplinary Procedures for Faculty (9/22 revision)
CSN Bylaws – Section 6 explains the procedure for non-CBA related grievances.
Institutional Equity & Title IX – The Office of Institutional Equity and CSN’s Title IX compliance information are linked to this page.
EEO/AA Institution Non-Discrimination Statement – See also Article 2 – Non-Discrimination of the CBA
CSN Human Resources – Includes information on retirement, benefits, and policies
These are some of the key policies related to instruction and student conduct.
Disruptive and Abusive Students Policy
NSHE Code Title 2, Ch. 10: Rules of Conduct and Procedures for Students of The Nevada System of Higher Education (9/22 revision) – CSN uses the NSHE-wide student code of conduct as its policy. CSN Student Conduct Procedure explains how this works.