Letter Template: Addendum to Original Letters of Offer for Non-Tenured, Non-Tenure
Track and Exempt Positions
(NAME & ADDRESS)
This letter will serve as an addendum to your original letter of offer dated (DATE), as ___%
I am pleased to adjust your position as ________________(TITLE), (STATE THE EXACT
NATURE OF THE CHANGE, INCLUDE THE % TIME, SALARY, AND EFFECTIVE DATE
(AND LENGTH OF TIME IT WILL BE); SPECIFY IF THE NEW SALARY INCLUDES A
MERIT ADJUSTMENT). This change is made with the concurrence of the Provost or Vice
Chancellor for Academic Affairs and final approval by the Chancellor. If your appointment in
this position continues, annual pay increases, and percent of appointment are contingent upon
successful performance evaluations, availability of funding, and the (DEAN/TITLE OF
APPOINTING AUTHORITY)’s decision regarding effective use of school/college/program
If the appt. was previously and remains 50% time or greater
You will continue to receive the health, life, and retirement benefits normally provided to
members of the (FACULTY or EXEMPT PROFESSIONAL STAFF) under the standard
University of Colorado benefits program.
If the appt. falls below 50% time
Because your appointment has dropped below 50% time, group health and life insurance benefits
are no longer available to you under the University of Colorado benefits program.
If the appt. goes from below 50% time to 50% time or greater
Because this appointment has increased to 50% time or greater, this appointment may now
include eligibility for enrollment in the University’s group health/life programs. Please contact
the Payroll and Benefits Service Center (PBS) for important information regarding your benefits.
You may reach PBS at 303-735-6500 (toll free at 1-877-627-1877), locally at 262-3607 or on the
internet at www.cusys.edu/pbs.
AT WILL PARAGRAPH
The laws of the State of Colorado require that your appointment in the position of (TITLE) be
subject to termination by either you or the University at any time during your appointment and
that you be deemed to be an employee-at-will in this position. No compensation, whether as a
buy-out of the remainder of the appointment, as liquidated damages, or as any other form of
remuneration, shall be owed or may b paid to you upon or after termination except for
compensation that was earned prior to the termination prorated to the date of the termination.
Please notify me of your acceptance of this addendum by signing below and returning the
original of the letter by _______(date).
We look forward to your acceptance of this addendum offer and to your continuing contributions
to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
(APPOINTING AUTHORITY/DEAN) Provost or Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
APPROVED: _____________________________________ ________
I accept the above offer.
Signature Date Employee I.D.
I decline the above offer.