Course Buyouts

Course buyout guidelines

To encourage faculty to seek external funding and to provide them with additional time for research while still meeting its instructional mission, The Media School will permit course buyouts from external funds.

Faculty may buy out one course per academic year at the rate of 18 percent of their academic year salary, plus fringe benefits. One additional course may be bought out in that same academic year at the rate of 25 percent of the academic year salary, plus fringe benefits. A course buyout must be used in the year in which it is paid; it may not be banked for future use.

For full consideration, make your buyout request for the next academic year to the associate dean no later than Feb. 15.