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Policies

Academic

Academic Policies

AC17 Sabbatical Leave (Formerly HR17)
AC25 Emeritus Status (Formerly HR25)
AC61 Faculty Contracts (Formerly HR61)
AC64 Academic Freedom (Formerly HR64)

Academic Guidelines

Administrative

Administrative Policies

AD33 A Drug-Free Workplace – Under Review
AD82 Classroom Scheduling – Under Review

Administrative Guidelines

Financial

The implementation of SIMBA requires the evaluation of all University Financial Policies and Guidelines.  After consultation with key constituencies, work will be underway to update, consolidate, and improve our policies to better serve you. Please be aware that due to volume, all policies may not be updated to reflect changes which have been communicated; however, policies will be updated with appropriate and applicable effective dates. Thank you for your patience as we work through this process.

Financial Policies

FN05 Operating Cash Funds – Under Review
FN08 Refunds – Under Review
FN09 Scholarships – Under Review

Financial Guidelines

Human Resources

Notice Regarding HR Policies & Guidelines

Many of the University's HR Policies and Guidelines are currently under review. After consultation with key constituencies, work will be underway to update, consolidate, and improve our policies to better serve you. As part of this effort, policies which are no longer in use have been removed from the list below. Please be aware that due to volume all policies may not be updated to reflect changes which have been communicated, however, policies will be updated with appropriate and applicable effective dates. Thank you for your patience as we work through this process.

Human Resources Policies

HR02 Employment of Minors – Under Review
HR04 Personnel Actions Presented to the Board of Trustees – Retired
HR07 University Appointments without Remuneration – Retired
HR08 Establishment of a Staff or Technical-Service Position – Retired
HR14 Forms to be Filled Out by and for each New Regular Employee – Retired
HR15 Procedure for the use of University Distribution Lists in Releasing Written Information within the University – Retired
HR31 Determination of Payroll Classification Categories – Retired
HR33 Help-Wanted Advertising – Retired
HR41 Setting Hourly Wage Payroll Rates for Part-Time and Casual Employees – Retired
HR63 Faculty and Staff Transfers within the University – Retired
HR67 Periods of Overlap – Under Review
HR71 Committing Employment for a Wage Payroll Job – Retired
HR86 Special Procedures for Establishing Short-Term Staff Support Jobs for Research Projects in Academic Units – Retired

Human Resources Guidelines

HRG03 Charging Sick Leave for an Absence for an Employee who Reports He/She is Emotionally Ill – Retired
HRG12 Publicizing Retirements or Departures from the University in the Penn State Intercom – Retired

Payroll

Notice Regarding Payroll Policies & Guidelines
The implementation of WorkLion requires the evaluation of all University Payroll Policies and Guidelines.  After consultation with key constituencies, work will be underway to update, consolidate, and improve our policies to better serve you. Please be aware that due to volume, all policies may not be updated to reflect changes which have been communicated; however, policies will be updated with appropriate and applicable effective dates. Thank you for your patience as we work through this process.

Research

Research Administration Policies

Research Protections Policies

Research Administration Guidelines

Research Protections Guidelines

Safety

Safety Policies