P&A Just Cause Termination of Appointment Letter Checklist

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.
  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.