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University Resources, Operations and Policies

Welcome to Adelphi University’s Policy Library

Why do we have a University Policy Library?

Goal Five of our Momentum strategic plan requires the University to demonstrate financial and operational strength. In response, the University began the process of making our administrative policies open, transparent, clear and easily accessed by all within our community—as well as visitors to our site, contractors and others around the country and the world. The University researched best practices at other institutions with regard to policies, and this policy library reflects that research.

Why do we need University policies?

A University policy clearly states the University’s position on a particular issue. It connects the University’s mission to the everyday actions of its community and clarifies the expectations of all our members. For more information, see What Is a University Policy?

We understand that these policies become a reflection of who we are and what we do, and this requires a commitment to keep them updated. We now have a format for new policy development as well as a way to update and change policies based on feedback from the community. We welcome your comments, suggestions and thoughts on how to make the policy library as helpful as it can be.

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Academic Forgiveness Readmission Policy Academic Freedom
Academic Honesty Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources
Acceptance of Gifts of Real Property Access to Campus
Access to Personnel Files Account Policy
Adjunct Faculty Adoption Leave
Advances Policy Advertising for Employment
Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Air Quality / Mold Testing
All-Gender Accessible Restroom Policy and Procedures for All Adelphi University Buildings Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Animal Care and Use  Annual and Special Giving
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: Collecting, Classifying, and Publishing Anti-Discrimination, Harassment (Including Sexual Misconduct, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, Stalking) and Retaliation Policy
Anti-Violence Appearance
Appointment and Reappointment of Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty Appointment Letters
Asbestos Management Program At Will Employment
Athletic Clearance Requirements Attendance and Punctuality
Auctions Award Management and Closeout

Background Check Benefit Insurance Plans
Bereavement (Funeral) Leave Bill Payment
Bleacher Inspection Safety Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan
Budget Preparation Budgeting Policy for Sponsored Program Awards

Campus Protest and Free Speech Campus Security Authority (Clery Act): Identifying and Training CSAs
Capital Assets, Purchasing and Initiating a Purchase Capitalization Policy
Cash Receipts Change Management
Changing an Employee’s Classification Chemical Hygiene
Classification of Employees Code of Conduct
Code of Ethics Commercial Driver License (Bus Drivers)
Compliance Statement Compliance with the Clery Act
Comprehensive/Capital Campaigns Confidentiality
Conflict of Interest Constituent Fundraising
Construction and Alteration to Physical Space Approval Consultant Services
Continuing Review of Faculty Contract Review
Copyrights Costing Policy
Credit Card Acceptance and Processing Credit Hour Policy

Dangerous Weapons Defensive Driving Class
Defined Contribution Retirement Plan 403(b) Demonstration Policy for Students
Dependent Care Spending Account Distance Learning Policy
Distribution of Literature Docking an Exempt Employee’s Pay
Donor Bill of Rights  

Effort Reporting Policy Effort Reporting Policy for Sponsored Programs Policy
Eligibility for Financial Aid Email Policy
Emergencies Emergency Condition
Emergency Evacuation Procedures Emergency Notification Policy
Emeritus Status Employee HIPAA Privacy Policy
Employee Information Changes Employee Recognition
Employees Taking Classes During Working Hours Employment of Minors
Employment Verification Endowments
Establishing and Maintaining Bank Accounts at Financial Institutions Policy Exam/Assignment Absence Policy
Exceptions to Full-Time Enrollment Requirement for Scholarship Policy Exit Interview

Faculty Disciplinary Action Family and Medical Leave
Federal Grant Subrecipient Monitoring Policy File Sharing and Downloading
Final Annual and Special Giving Processes Fire Safety
Fleet Management  

General Rules of Conduct Gift Announcement
Gift Solicitation, Acceptance, and Valuation Gifts of Cash, Checks, and Charge Cards
Gifts of Securities Governance of Gifts and Donations
Grants and Award Management and Closeout Grievance Procedures and Arbitration

Hate Crimes Hazard Communications Program
Hazardous Waste Management Plan Hazing Policy
Health Insurance Policy Health Services Policies
Healthcare Spending Account Holidays
Honorary Degree Policy Hours of Work

Identification Cards Illicit Drugs and Alcohol
Information Classification and Protection Policy Information Security Incident Handling Policy
Institutional Review Board Investment Policies
IRS Form 8300  

Jury Duty  


Laser Safety Protocol Legal Defense and Indemnification
Libraries Conduct Policy License Event Notification System (LENS)
Lock out-Tag-out for the Facilities Management Department Lockdown Procedures or Shelter in Place
Locksmith Services Lodging
Logo Usage Policy Lunch Breaks

Mail and Personal Safety Mass Email
Military Leave Minimum Wage
Missing Students  

Naming Policy Nepotism
Network Connection Policy New Employee Onboarding
New York Paid Family Leave Policy New York State Family Paid Leave
Non-Cash Charitable Contributions Nursing Mothers in Workplace

Outside Employment Overtime Pay

Parking and Traffic Patents  
Pay Periods and Checks Personal Days
Personal Leaves of Absence Personnel Records
Pet Policy for Live-in Staff Physical Access Policy
Planned Giving Pledges Policy
Political Participation Possession of Dangerous Articles
Post-Issuance Compliance Tax Exempt Bond Financings Posting of Positions
Prevention and Security Privacy and Release of Student Education Records
Privacy vs. Confidentiality Protected Information Handling Policy
Protocol for Student Complaints Concerning the Actions of Members of Faculty Protocols for Contact from Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Public Safety Policies Public Safety Safeguards for Personal Information

Radiation Safety Raffles
Re-Employment of Former Employees Reasonable Accommodations in Housing Assignments
Recruitment and Hiring Reduced Course Load Policy
Reduction in Force Refund Policy
Refund Policy Refund Policy (Tuition and Fees)
Registered Sexual Offenders Religious Affiliate Policy
Religious Holidays Reporting a Crime
Requirements for a Medical Leave of Absence Research and Data Management Procedure
Research Financial Conflict of Interest   Residence Hall Agreement
Resignation from Employment Respiratory Protection Policy
Restroom Use Guidelines Retiree Health Insurance Benefits
Room Refund Policy Room Reservations

Salaries for Faculty Returning From Administrative Positions to Faculty Short-Term Disability
Sick Days Skill Testing of Applicants
Smoking Policy Smoking Policy
Social Media Social Security Number
Solicitation Speakers Policy for Students
Special Events Spread of Hours Pay
Stages of Cultivation Statement of Investment Policies and Objectives
Stewardship Procedure and Process Student Access Office (SAO) Policies
Student Access Office Forms and Policies Student Disclosure
Student Employment Student Immunization
Student Protection Program Study Abroad Policies
Survey Registration Requirements  

Taxes on Unrelated Business Income Taxpayer Identification Number Form (W-9) Requirement
Teaching by Administrators Telecommunications Policy
Telecommuting Tenure
Time Sheets Timely Warning Notice [TWN] / Safety Alert
Title IV Code of Conduct Requirements Transfer Credit Policy
Travel Expenses and Reimbursements Tuition Credit Voucher Policy
Tuition Exchange Tuition Payment Policies
Tuition Remission  

Unemployment Insurance University Vehicles
Use of Software Not Managed by Adelphi IT Use of Temporary Agencies

Vacations Violent Offenses

Whistleblower Hotline Whistleblower Policy
Work Life Programs  

Year End Gifts