P&A Program Curtailment Termination of Appointment Letter Checklist

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

  1. Indicate that University employment is being terminated for program curtailment and, if appropriate, describe briefly.
  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. Note: Notice shall be provided in compliance with the notice requirement set forth in the Administrative Policy: Academic Staff Non-Renewal of Appointment, unless there are compelling reasons to the contrary. Employees on continuous appointments either receive one-year's notice or comparable severance.
  9. Reference termination is in accordance with Board of Regents and University policy.
  10. Referral to Employee Benefits for questions regarding benefit continuation and also to other resources within and outside the University.
  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.