Recently Updated Policies

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Occupational Health and Safety
Last Revised Revision Description

New Policy: The Occupational Health and Safety Policy is intended to assure that everyone working at the University is informed about the chemical, biological, and physical hazards in their workplace and how to minimize risk of harm, and to promote a culture of safety consciousness and accountability that achieves a safe work environment. By identifying and defining safety and health responsibilities, it will also foster compliance with occupational health and safety regulations and laws.

This policy is needed to formalize and demonstrate the University’s commitment to the health and safety of its employees, as well as formally identify roles and responsibilities around occupational health and safety.

Educational Materials Conflict of Interest: Twin Cities, Crookston, Morris, Rochester
Last Revised Revision Description

Comprehensive Review. Updated policy contact information and minor clarification in Statement.

Academic Probation and Suspension for Undergraduate Students: Twin Cities, Morris, Rochester
Last Revised Revision Description

Comprehensive review. Updates include:

  1. Edits for clarity and grammar
  2. Added FAQ about whether academic probation or suspension is on the transcript
  3. Added definition of academic standing
  4. Update to student services information in the Appendix
Academic Unit Authority over the Curriculum and Major: Twin Cities, Crookston, Morris, Rochester
Last Revised Revision Description

Comprehensive Review. Updates include:

  1. New link for Leave of Absence and Reinstatement for graduate students
  2. Clarification of FAQs that apply to undergraduate students
  3. Updated policy contact information
Promoting Timely Graduation by Undergraduates: Twin Cities, Crookston, Morris, Rochester
Last Revised Revision Description

Comprehensive Review changes. Updates include

  1. Updated the policy statement for clarity
  2. Added information about the expected graduation term
  3. Added minor grammatical edits to improve or clarify language
Transfer of Undergraduate Credit: Twin Cities, Crookston, Morris, Rochester
Last Revised Revision Description

Comprehensive review. Updates include:

  1. Clarification on when transfer credit appears on a student’s record
  2. Added FAQ regarding removal of transfer coursework for purposes of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  3. Made minor grammatical edits to improve or clarify language
Resolving Alleged Student Conduct Code Violations
Last Revised Revision Description

Comprehensive review.

  • Educational & DEI updates - Updated the usage of the term “disciplinary process” with “student conduct process” to focus on a more educational, as opposed to punitive, response. Ensure any non-inclusive language is removed. Identify if any new definitions need to be added to aid in readability and understanding.
  • Clarification - This Administrative Policy applies where an outcome is sought for an alleged violation of Board of Regents Policy: Student Conduct Code, except that alleged violations of Section IV, subdivision 9, of the Student Conduct Code are governed by Administrative Policy: Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Stalking and Relationship Violence.
  • Campus procedure updates - Ensure the correct provisions of the updated Student Conduct Code are referenced as well as the correct campus wide student conduct hearing bodies, processes, and procedures.
  • Technology updates - Ensure the policies reflect today’s updated technology standard in regard to record keeping.
Smoke and Tobacco Free Campus: Crookston, Duluth, Rochester, and Twin Cities
Last Revised Revision Description

Comprehensive review. Changes to the policy are limited to resource updates for accuracy (i.e. updating tobacco cessation resource listings) and a few minor language changes to increase the accuracy of the policy language and promote inclusivity through language choice.

Family and Medical - FMLA Leave
Last Revised Revision Description

Minor revisions. Changes are due to OHR centralizing the leave of absence administration process.

Paid Medical Leave and Disability Benefits for Faculty and Academic Professional and Administrative Employees
Last Revised Revision Description

Minor revisions. Changes are due to OHR centralizing the leave of absence administration process.

Military, Court Appearance, or Civic Duty Leaves
Last Revised Revision Description

Minor revisions. Changes are due to OHR centralizing the leave of absence administration process.

Unpaid Personal Leaves for Faculty and Academic Professional and Administrative Employees
Last Revised Revision Description

Minor revisions. Changes are due to OHR centralizing the leave of absence administration process.

Parental Leave for Employees
Last Revised Revision Description

Minor Revision. Changes are due to OHR centralizing the leave of absence administration process.