University Resources, Operations and Policies

Service Catalog


Operations and Environmental Safety

Access to Campus

University faculty, staff and employees have the right to access and use campus facilities during specified times.


Air Quality / Mold Testing

Adelphi University is committed to providing each employee a safe place of employment. AU will take actions to keep the workplace free of recognized hazards that cause, or are likely to cause, death or serious physical harm and, when available, will employ feasible means that will eliminate or materially reduce the recognized workplace hazard.


All-Gender Accessible Restroom Policy and Procedures for All Adelphi University Buildings

Guidelines and procedures related to the implementation of inclusive facilities in all Adelphi University buildings.


Asbestos Management Program

It is the policy of Adelphi University to maintain a safe and healthy work environment for employees, faculty, students, contractors and visitors.


Athletic Clearance Requirements

Medical clearance requirements for student athletes at Adelphi University to participate in intercollegiate sports.


Campus Protest and Free Speech

An atmosphere of mutual trust, respect and responsibility is vital to the University’s existence and the achievement of its objectives.


Campus Security Authority (Clery Act)

According to a federal law known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act , Adelphi University is required to disclose “statistics concerning the occurrence of certain criminal offenses reported to local law enforcement agencies or any official of the institution who is defined as a “Campus Security Authority.”


Commercial Driver License (Bus Drivers)

Most University bus drivers are required to have a Commercial Driver License.


Defensive Driving Class

All university personnel that are permitted to operate a university owned, non-owned or rented vehicle must take a NYS sanctioned 6 hour Defensive Driving Class.


Fleet Management

The Finance Office monitors all maintenance on university vehicles.


Hate Crimes

Investigation of hate-motivated crimes and incidents are a priority at Adelphi University. The Department of Public Safety and Transportation’s response is necessary to assure the community that hate-motivated crimes and violence will not be tolerated, and that perpetrators of such crimes will be brought to justice.


Human Resources Policies

Stay informed about University policies and procedures that help you make the most of your employment here at Adelphi.


Laser Safety Protocol

Adelphi University strongly believes that every care possible should be taken to
prevent accidents and hazards to the safety of all its personnel that include the
students, the faculty, and the staff. With this goal in mind, Adelphi University
Safety Committee prepared this report for safe handling of lasers. It is
mandatory that all the students, the faculty, and the staff follow the procedures
detailed in this report while handling the lasers.


License Event Notification System (LENS)

All university personnel that operate a motor vehicle as part of their employment are required to undergo a Motor Vehicle Department background check. Their credentials are submitted to NYSDMV to obtain a driving abstract thru LENS.


Lock out-Tag-out for the Facilities Management Department

All Adelphi University employees will be protected from injuries caused by
unexpected energizing or starts up of machines or equipment, or release of stored energy during service, repair, maintenance, operation, and associated activities. This policy establishes minimum performance requirements for the control of such potentially hazardous conditions. This will be accomplished by locking out and tagging out energy isolating devices, and otherwise disabling machines or equipment to prevent unexpected energizing, start-up or release of stored energy.


Lockdown Procedures or Shelter in Place

Over the past several years, there have been a number of violent acts committed against university communities across the country. While Adelphi University has been fortunate not to have experienced such an occurrence, it is prudent and responsible to set forth guidelines to address the response and management of a hostile intruder incident or other event that would require to LOCKDOWN or SHELTER IN PLACE order. Although the probability of such incidents occurring on campus is minimal, preparedness is important for survival in a hostile intruder encounter or other event requiring the community to shelter in place.


Locksmith Services

The locksmith maintains the efficient and effective operation of all door-locking hardware across the Adelphi campuses to provide a safe and secure environment for students, University personnel and visitors.


Parking and Traffic

Parking regulations apply to all students, faculty, staff, visitors and vendors and their vehicles using campus-parking facilities, including parking field #9 (Garden City Pool).


Prevention and Security

Representatives of the University join together at freshman, transfer and employee orientations to provide information on services offered by the University. Presentations include a Campus Safety 101 video, information relative to personal safety on and off campus, the most common crimes that do occur on and around the campus such as thefts, and information on the numerous pamphlets, and security alerts available to the community.


Public Safety Safeguards for Personal Information

The Department of Public Safety and Transportation has in place safeguards to assure that all personal information that we have access to is adequately secured and not provided to any individual without authorization from the Executive Director or designee.


Radiation Safety

Adelphi University is committed to supporting the educational mission of the institution through efficient information storage and retrieval, appropriate auditing procedures, professional personnel services, and a safe environment.


Registered Sexual Offenders

The “Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act” (Section 106 of Public law 106-38) is a federal law that provides for the tracking of convicted sex offenders enrolled at or employed by institutions of higher education.


Reporting a Crime

If you are the victim of a crime, including sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking you are encouraged to report the crime to public safety or the police. If you do not want to pursue action within the University system or the criminal justice system you may still want, and are encouraged, to consider making a confidential report.


Respiratory Protection Policy

Respiratory Protection Policy Policy Statement                                                                This policy references the Respiratory Protection program for the university. This policy shall cover all Adelphi University employees who are required to wear respiratory protection during work activities. » View full policy (login required) » View OSHA Respirator Medical Evaluation Questionnaire Reason for Policy                                                                     The purpose of the Respiratory Protection […]


Smoking Policy

Adelphi University is committed to the improvement of the health and safety of students and employees, and to full compliance with New York State and local laws that limit smoking.


University ID Cards

This policy sets the policy regarding University ID Cards at Adelphi University.


Violent Offenses

This policy furthers the university’s commitment to creating a learning, living, and working environment free of bias, discrimination, harassment, and sexual and related misconduct, and to meeting applicable legal requirements.