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Teaching Equivalencies


Teaching Equivalency Calculator

Contact hours:


TE = [faculty contact hours] / [basis] * 15

The formula is based on
UHCCP #9.237 Teaching Equivalencies

"Teaching Equivalencies" are a unit of measurement for determining faculty compensation that allows for differences in types of classes: studios, labs, lectures, etc.

The policy is based on the UHCCP policy #9.237 - Teaching Equivalencies (PDF).

The policy does not apply to lecturers, who are still paid according to credit hours.


Assigned Time

Faculty assigned time is classified as either established and applied for. Applications are not required for an established assigned time.

The established assigned times are:

  • Department Chairs receive 6 credits per semester
  • Faculty Senate Chair receives 3 credits per semester
  • Curriculum Committee Chair receives 3 credits per semester

Incidental assigned time allocations are intended allow specific faculty to performs specific, short term tasks in support the college's mission.



page last updated: February 6, 2014

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