Staff Handbook

This Staff Handbook can help guide you during your employment at Marshall University by providing practical and needed information about the workplace and the University. It serves as an overview of Marshall’s policies, procedures and employment guidelines for staff . It is NOT an employment contract or a promise of specific treatment. Full policies can be found at

Consult the Department of Human Resource Services for interpretations of the provisions stated in this handbook. These provisions are subject to change as deemed necessary by the President, the Board of Governors or legislative mandate. This handbook supersedes any previous handbooks provided by Marshall University.

NOTICE: The Marshall University Employee Handbook is an on-line, informational tool that is subject to change at any time. If you are reviewing a printed copy of this document, please visit the HR Services website to ensure that you have the most recent version of this document.

Printable Version


Office of the Obmuds

Marshall University’s Office of the Ombuds helps faculty and staff navigate processes and/or conflicts experienced  in the work environment.  Contact or schedule an appointment at:

Memorial Student Center BW14
(Walk-Ins Welcome)

Contact Us

207 Old Main
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
304-696-6455 (Main)
304-696-6844 (Fax)
Departmental Contacts