Sac State University Policy Manual

Faculty Office Hours

Policy Administrator: Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs
Authority: FS 15/16-61
Effective Date: January 14, 2016
Index Cross-References:
Policy File Number: UMF04360.htm


Faculty with full-time appointments (regardless of re-assigned time) are required to schedule three (3) office hours each week plus reasonable opportunities for students and colleagues to make appointments. The methods of holding office hours shall be determined by department policy. Office hours shall be stated in course syllabi and be made available through the department office.

For faculty with less than full-time appointments, this policy has been interpreted as requiring 45 minutes of scheduled office hours each week for each three (3) units of instructional assignment, not to exceed three (3) hours per week.