University Resources, Operations and Policies

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    Appearance


    Policy Statement

    University employees should dress appropriately to their duties, with no negative impact on the University’s image – and whenever possible, with a positive impact on that image.


    Reason for Policy

    The purpose of policy is to provide standards of dress and appearance for University staff and faculty that are reasonable, fair, consistent, and are based upon the requirements of each individual job and the nature of the University and the students and many other clients and customers it serves.


    Who Is Governed by this Policy

    Faculty and Staff


    Policy

    Employees are expected to dress and maintain personal grooming and attire appropriate for their position and department. The exercise of good judgment in attire and self-presentation is required to meet the business and academic needs of the University. Supervisors set appearance standards for their employees.

    On Fridays, a department head/supervisor may allow business casual attire which excludes clothing such as, but not limited to jeans, shorts, halter tops, flip-flops, sneakers, etc.

    Casual attire such as jeans, shorts, halter tops, sneakers, etc. should not be worn on other days, even during the summer or non-school days.

    Supervisors should communicate the dress code to all employees and enforce the standard consistently throughout the year.


    Definitions

    This policy does not have definitions associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.


    Forms

    This policy does not have forms associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.


    Related Information

    This policy does not have related information at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.


    Contacts

    Anthony Maldonado
    p – 516.877.3223
    e – amaldonado@adelphi.edu

    Maria Birch
    p – 516.877.3227
    e – birch@adelphi.edu


    Document History

    • Last Reviewed Date: September 17, 2018
    • Last Revised Date: September 17, 2018
    • Policy Origination Date: Not Known        

    Who Approved This Policy

    Jane Fisher, Director of Employment, Employee and Labor Relations

     

    Schools/Departments:

  • Office of Human Resources
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  • Employment/Human Resources
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