Committees & policies


Committees of the Academic Senate: More than 30 faculty committees that participate in the shared governance of the Berkeley campus. The three below are directly involved in teaching.


Academic Policies Directory: Policies on grading; leaving, returning, and graduating; student information; repetition of courses; credit by examination; midterm and final examinations; student conduct and appeals; and more.

Campus Climate and Compliance Office: Monitors and evaluates campus efforts to meet federal legal requirements prohibiting all forms of sex discrimination (Title IX) and race discrimination (Title VI) in educational institutions that receive federal funding.

Academic Personnel Office

Committee on Courses of Instruction (COCI) Handbook (PDF)

Policy for the Evaluation of Teaching

Guidelines concerning scheduling conflicts with academic requirements (PDF)

Accommodating the academic needs of students with disabilities

Policies and procedures related to special studies courses