University Resources, Operations and Policies

 

Students

Academic Forgiveness Readmission Policy

Core principles and standards with respect to academic forgiveness and readmission for students at Adelphi University.

 

Academic Honesty

Core principles and standards with respect to academic integrity for students at Adelphi University.

 

Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources

These rules are in place to ensure an optimal learning and working environment, and the assurance of freedom in academic pursuit.

 

Access to Campus

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

 

Account Policy

Provides direction in creating and maintaining accounts on computerized information systems operated by or on behalf of Adelphi University.

 

Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Adelphi University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination regarding all educational, student programs and employment actions and further commits not to discriminate against any individual on the basis of an individual’s race, creed, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

 

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.

 

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

It is the policy of Adelphi University to provide reasonable accommodations or academic adjustments when necessary.

 

Animal Care and Use 

This policy outlines the principles that govern the humane conduct of activities involving live animals.

 

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The University is committed to ensuring, as far as is reasonable and practicable, the security and safety of all students, staff, visitors and contractors whilst using and accessing the University campus.

 

Anti-Violence

University employees, students, affiliates, and visitors who engage in prohibited behavior shall be held accountable under University policy and local, state, and federal law. Any employee or student who commits prohibited behavior may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including, dismissal or expulsion, as well as arrest and prosecution.

 

Athletic Clearance Requirements

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

 

Attendance and Punctuality

It is the policy of the University that employees report for duty at the assigned time and place, remain on duty during scheduled work hours, and accurately report hours worked and leave taken in accordance with State and Federal law.

 

Bill Payment

Guidance to students on the tuition and fee payment procedure.

 

Bleacher Inspection Safety

Adelphi University bleachers must be inspected in order to ensure safety at university events.

 

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.

 

Change Management

Governs changes to the University’s IT environment to ensure appropriate considerations are given before changes are made.

 

Classification of Employees

This policy describes the various classifications of positions in terms of Fair Labor Standards Act employment designations (exempt or nonexempt) and employee status definition.

 

Code of Conduct

The University has developed procedures and policies to safeguard and maintain an environment conducive to the learning process.

 

Code of Ethics

We are individually responsible to each other for exhibiting in our own actions the highest ethical standards.

 

Compliance Statement

Core principles and standards with respect to compliance at Adelphi University.

 

Credit Hour Policy

Each course at Adelphi University is assigned a number of credit hours, based on the traditional Carnegie Unit, as the unit of measure of the course’s level of instruction, academic rigor, and time requirements. The Office of the Provost bears responsibility for University compliance with federal and state regulations regarding credit hours, as well as compliance with the Credit Hour Policy of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

 

Dangerous Weapons

All members of the University community, as well as visitors, are prohibited from possessing firearms, explosives or weapons (hereafter referred to as “weapons”) on the premises of the University without the explicit advance authorization of the University, regardless of whether a federal or state license to possess the same has been issued to the possessor.

 

Demonstration Policy for Students

Principles and standards with respect to governing campus demonstrations at Adelphi University.

 

Distance Learning Policy

Guidelines to assure the highest educational quality for such distributed learning.

 

Eligibility for Financial Aid

U.S. Department of Education regulations require the disclosure of general information to help students and families make better-informed decisions about higher education.

 

Email Policy

This policy outlines and defines acceptable use of the University’s email services.

 

Emergencies

This policy is intended to offer guidance in the event of an emergency condition or possible emergency condition.

 

Emergency Condition

This policy sets forth procedures for the closure of the University due to inclement weather and guiding protocols for emergencies.

 

Emergency Evacuation Procedures

Adelphi University has implemented evacuation procedures to ensure safety for all faculty, staff, students and visitors on campus.

 

Emergency Notification Policy

The University Mass Notification System enables the University to instantly broadcast urgent messages and delivery instructions to the campus community when necessary.

 

Exam/Assignment Absence Policy

The goal of this policy is to effectively balance religious holidays observed by members of the university with the regular academic schedule and requirements of faculty and students.

 

Exceptions to Full-Time Enrollment Requirement for Scholarship Policy

Students with documented/qualifying disabilities that preclude full-time attendance will be able to apply for institutional scholarships otherwise granted only to full-time students.

 

File Sharing/Download Policy

This policy outlines guidelines for all users when file sharing and downloading files on Adelphi’s network.

 

Fire Safety

Adelphi University has long been committed to maintaining a comprehensive fire safety program for all members of the Adelphi community with the assistance of our students, faculty and staff, and through the cooperative efforts of the Garden City Fire Department, Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office, and the New York State Office of Fire Prevention. Our fire safety program has contributed to what we believe is an excellent record of safety.

 

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.

 

Hazing Policy

Adelphi University opposes hazing in any form by any person or group associated with this University.

 

Health Insurance Policy

This policy sets forth core principles and standards with respect to health insurance for students at Adelphi University. Health insurance is mandatory for all residential and international students.

 

Health Services Policies

Important forms and requirements designed to make sure everyone at Adelphi stays healthy.

 

Honorary Degree Policy

Adelphi University awards honorary degrees on a selective basis to distinguished individuals who merit special recognition for outstanding achievement or leadership in a field or activity consistent with the ideals and purposes of the University. This policy sets forth the following standards and procedures for granting honorary degrees.  

 

Information Security Incident Handling Policy

The purpose of this policy is to provide the framework in which information security incidents will be handled.

 

Institutional Review Board

Facilitating research and ensuring compliance with requirements.

 

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.

 

Libraries Conduct Policy

University Libraries and its community of users observe a relationship of reciprocal rights and responsibilities.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Lodging Policy

Travel Policies are to provide clear directions on how to plan and organize travel with the safety of the students, sports teams, educational groups, faculty, staff and administrative representatives in mind.

 

Logo Usage Policy

Our single most identifiable and important asset is our logo. Adelphi University’s logo shape, color and usage need to be protected and honored. This guide will help you use it correctly.

 

Network Connection Policy

This policy outlines usage of the Adelphi network connection and authorizations for who may connect and disconnect equipment.

 

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).

 

Political Participation

Adelphi University, as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, is prohibited from participating or intervening in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

 

Possession of Dangerous Articles

Adelphi University is committed to providing a safe and secure environment in which to study, research, live, work and visit.

 

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.

 

Privacy and Release of Student Education Records

Adelphi University is committed to protecting the privacy of student records and to providing notifications to students of their rights.

 

Protected Information Handling Policy

This policy describes a set of requirements that apply to all persons who use information that has been designated as protected information.

 

Protocol for Student Complaints Concerning the Actions of Members of Faculty

Adelphi University is responsible for fully and fairly addressing complaints concerning conduct by faculty while acting in the context of affiliation with the University.

 

Protocols for Contact from Immigration and Customs Enforcement

It is essential for the university to have a consistent set of protocols to serve as a guide when responding to government inquiries.

 

Public Safety Policies

Adelphi University has developed and implemented policies and emergency plans to keep the campus community safe and secure.

 

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.

 

Purchasing Policy

Procurement policies guide purchases of goods or services for funds administered by the University.

 

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.

 

Reasonable Accommodations in Housing Assignments

This document sets out policy and procedures for students with disabilities seeking reasonable accommodations in University housing assignments.

 

Reduced Course Load Policy

Depending on the nature and functional limitations of a student’s documented disability, he or she may be eligible to take less than a full time course load, as governed by this policy.

 

Refund Policy

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance for students on the refund procedures of the University.

 

Refund Policy

The University’s policy is to resolve eligible credit balances in student accounts as promptly as possible—in compliance with all applicable regulations and by the end of the term in which the credit balance is created— by issuing refunds to the student.

 

Refund Policy (Tuition and Fees)

Understand what to expect with our tuition refund policies.

 

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.

 

Requirements for a Medical Leave of Absence

The purpose for this policy is to establish the requirements for a medical leave of absence at the University.

 

Research Financial Conflict of Interest  

To ensure the highest quality research free from bias and financial conflict of interest (FCOI), Adelphi University has designed and implemented the following policy based upon federal guidelines.

 

Residence Hall Agreement

This policy sets forth core principles and standards with respect to the residence hall agreement for students at Adelphi University.

 

Room Refund Policy

This policy sets forth core principles and standards with respect to room refunds for students living on campus at Adelphi University.

 

Room Reservations

Auxiliary & Event Services manages room reservations for the University Center, Campbell Lounge, Alumni House, and select Nexus Building rooms.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Speakers Policy for Students

This policy exists with respect to guest speakers that will result in a maximum exchange of ideas and opinions.

 

Special Events

Adelphi University seeks to create a campus culture that generates intellectual excitement and lifelong learning. This includes supporting campus activities that further individual development. Such events are either sanctioned by the University or sponsored by external groups requesting use of University facilities and services.

 

Student Access Office (SAO) Policies

The policy defines the University’s stance position on student access and provides links the various policies related to student access across the University.

 

Student Access Office Forms and Policies

Formerly the Office of Disability Support Services, the SAO encourages students with disabilities to effectively advocate for themselves within the University community while providing cost-free assistance and services.

 

Student Disclosure

The federal government requires institutions of higher education to disclose certain information to all enrolled students.

 

Student Immunization

Immunizations offer protection against illnesses that can seriously affect your health and the safety of the community at large.

 

Student Protection Program

The Department of Public Safety and Transportation has arranged for a number of merchants in the immediate Garden City area to post stickers in their windows, identifying them as safe places for student assistance in the case of an emergency.

 

Study Abroad Policies

Adelphi grants qualified students the option to live and study in a variety of approved international destinations for at least one semester during their studies.

 

Survey Registration Requirements

All surveys should be coordinated by the Office of Research, Assessment and Planning.

 

Transfer Credit Policy

Your transcript will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis by an admissions counselor to determine course equivalencies, as well as exemptions from the general education requirements.

 

Travel Expenses and Reimbursements

The university supports appropriate and legal uses of Adelphi funds for travel in furtherance of the university’s mission.

 

Tuition Payment Policies

Stay on top of your payments by reviewing our tuition policies.

 

University ID Cards

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

 

Use of Software Not Managed by Adelphi IT

This policy outlines the usage of software not managed by Adelphi IT, and outlines requirements and exceptions.

 

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.

 
 

For further information, please contact:

Laura Kern
Office of Finance and Administration
Levermore Hall, Room 310
p – 516.877.3176
e – lkern@adelphi.edu

 
 
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