Policies By Categories

A list of policies by categories. Some policies are confidential and will need you to login into MyNU to view.

Compliance

Policy Purpose Sector Division Department
Model Camp Safety Plan A template to modify as needed per the Camps & Clinics for Minors Policy ; Modifications not to be used without officer approval University Operations President's Office
University Charter Records Aggregated Charters since formation of seminary and university University Provost & General Counsel President's Office
Bylaws Bylaws of the corporation University General Counsel President's Office
Investment Policy Compliance with NYPMIFA Operations and Finance VP for Administration Business Affairs
Registrar's Policy and Procedure for Transcript Notation per New York Education Law 129-B Compliance with NYS Education Law Article 129-B with regard to transcript notation University Registrar Records Office
Non-Discrimination Statement Described is the University's Non-Discrimination Statement Academic Affairs Academic Services Academic Support
Library Copyright Policy Describes library's approach to copyright issues Academic Affairs Library
Judicial Records Retention Policy Dictates the procedures and guidelines for maintaining judicial records Student Affairs Student Affairs
Administrative Search Policy Dictates the procedures and guidelines for searches of student's room Student Affairs Student Affairs
Confidentiality Assurances Medical Services Explains the confidentiality procedures that student health services uses when interacting with students. Student Affairs Health Services
NUSTEP FERPA Policy Explains the rights NUSTEP students have under FERPA Academic Affairs Programs and Policy Continuing Education
Discrimination & Harassment Forbidding harassment and discrimination and setting the procedure for reporting University Equity & Inclusion President's Office
Acceptable Use of Electronic Resources Guidance regarding use of university technology University EVP Information Technology
Petty Cash Guidelines Guidelines on the acceptable uses and procedure for Petty Cash Operations and Finance Controller Controllers Office
Conflict of Interest 2017 In conformance with the NY NFP Corporations Law and applicable HHS regulations. University General Counsel President's Office
Disability Grievance Policy Policy and Procedure for reporting a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act University University Other
Last Date of Attendance Policy for assigning the last date of attendance at classes for withdrawal and refund purposes Academic Affairs Academic Senate Academic Affairs
Student-Athlete Transfer Policy Set the policy and procedure governing student-athlete transfer from NU to another institution Appendices Athletics Athletics Office
IRB Policy & Canadian rules Set the policy for human subject research both in the US and Canada Academic Affairs Provost Academic Affairs
Private and Public Grants Policy Sets guidelines and processing for initiating and managing grant activity. University/ Overseen by Executive Vice President Grants Management Executive Vice Presidents Office
Jury Duty Policy Sets jury duty compensation and the procedure for payment to eligible employees. Executive Vice President Human Resources
University-funded Travel Sets out the terms, procedure, and forms related to travel paid for by NU University Controller Controllers Office
Temporary Medical Parking Permits Sets procedure and guidelines for anyone who require special consideration related to parking. Student Affairs Health Services
Grade Appeal Sets structure and guidelines for Grade Appeals Academic Affairs Academic Affairs
Student-Owned Intellectual Property Sets student ownership of original works of authorship or invention Academic Affairs Academic Affairs
External Funding Practice: Cost Sharing Sets the definition of Cost Sharing and details relevant procedures involving Cost Sharing. Operations and Finance Controllers Office
Health Center Emergencies Sets the emergency procedures for student patients arriving in the Health Center with urgent health conditions Student Affairs Health Services
Medical Incident Reports Sets the filing, creation, and review of incident reports completed whenever a student reports to Student Health Services for medical treatment related to an accident or incident on campus. Student Affairs Health Services
External Funding Practice: Records Management Sets the maintenance of records that are routinely generated when applying for, accepting, and fulfilling the terms of conditional funding, University/ Overseen by General Counsel General Counsel President's Office
Power Path Policy Sets the policy for use, maintenance, and coordination with NYPA regarding the Power Path University Campus Safety/Keirnan Center/Facilities/Planning Executive Vice Presidents Office
Access & Accommodations: Individuals with Disabilities Ontario Education Program Sets the procedures and guidelines for accommodating individuals with disabilities in the Ontario Education Program Academic Affairs Academic Services Academic Support
Admissions for Students with Disabilities Sets the procedures and guidelines for Admissions involving Students with Disabilities Academic Affairs Academic Services Academic Support
Snowstorms and Significant Weather Events, Assistance for Students with Permanent or Temporary Disab Sets the procedures and guidelines for assisting Students with disabilities during inclement weather Academic Affairs Academic Services Academic Support
Auxiliary Aids and Services Sets the procedures and guidelines for Auxiliary Aids and Services provided by Academic Support Academic Affairs Academic Services Academic Support
Course Substitutions and Modification Sets the procedures and guidelines for Course Substitutions and Modifications for Students with Disabilities Academic Affairs Academic Services Academic Support
Disability-related Housing Requests Sets the procedures and guidelines for Disability-related Housing Requests Academic Affairs Academic Services Academic Support
Reporting Never Attended Students Sets the procedures and guidelines for reporting never attended students Executive Vice President Enrollment Management Records Office
Note taking Accommodations Sets the procedures and guidelines for students with disabilities receiving note taking accommodations Academic Affairs Academic Services Academic Support
Eligibility for Services and Documentation Guidelines Sets the procedures and guidelines for verification and reception for Students with a disability Academic Affairs Academic Services Academic Support
Accommodations for Students with Disabilities Sets the procedures and guidelines regarding Accommodations for Students with Disabilities Academic Affairs Academic Services Academic Support
Attendance Accommodations for Students with Disabilities Sets the procedures and guidelines regarding Attendance Accommodations for Students with Disabilities Academic Affairs Academic Services Academic Support
External Funding Practice: Annual Audit (external) Sets the procedures and guidelines regarding the use of external auditors to ensure compliance with all relevant regulations Operations and Finance Executive Vice Presidents Office
External Funding Practice: Biohazards Sets the procedures and guidelines that the University has in place to help ensure compliance with government regulations and minimize any risk posed by biohazardous materials. Executive Vice President Executive Vice Presidents Office
External Funding Practice: Effort Reporting Sets the procedures and reasoning behind reporting work progress. University/ Overseen by Academic Affairs Academic Affairs
External Funding Practice: University Practice Related to Allowable Costs Sets the procedures for determining allowable costs. Operations and Finance Controllers Office
Elevator Breakdowns On Campus Sets the procedures in place if an elevator breaks down on campus Academic Affairs Academic Services Academic Support
External Funding Practice: Property Management Sets the procedures in place to help the University protect, track, and report on property in which they have invested sponsored project funds. Operations and Finance Business Affairs
Students with Special Diets Sets the procedures, guidelines, and accommodations for Students who have special dietary concerns due to a medical reason Student Affairs Health Services
Sexual Misconduct Policy Sets the process for handling sexual misconduct, per Title IX, VAWA, Clery, and NY Education Law 29B University Title IX Coordinator Executive Vice Presidents Office
Confidentiality of Counseling Sets the reason for upholding a student's counseling session as confidential, as well as describes the times when confidentiality must be violated. Student Affairs Counseling Services
External Funding Practice: Insurance (Risk Management) Sets the risk management system used by Niagara University, in regards to External Funding Operations and Finance Business Services
Institutional Advancement Receipt Policy Sets who may issues receipts for certain types of gifts Institutional Advancement Donor Relations Institutional Advancement
Service & Emotional Support Animals The broadly inform community members of the procedure for respectfully addressing the needs of those who use service and emotional support animals University ADA Coordinator Human Resources
Missing Student Notification Policy & Procedure The comply with the "missing student" requirements of the Clery Act and ensure there is a routine procedure for addressing missing students Student Affairs Campus Safety Campus Safety
Students Called to Active Military Duty The following policies and procedures have been developed to assist students who are called to active military duty during a semester. Executive Vice President Records Office
Contracts Policy The policy and procedure for authorized contract signers, procedure for finalizing contracts, access to copies of contracts, and the storage of contracts University GC Office President's Office
External Funding Practice: Animal Care The policy details procedures and compliance for the use of live vertebrate animals in research is humane and legal. University/ Overseen by Academic Affairs Academic Affairs
Whistleblowing The policy for reporting suspected fraud and abuse of university resources University General Counsel President's Office
Human Resources Non-Discrimination Policy The policy states that the University's discrimination policy Executive Vice President Human Resources
External Funding Practice: Electronic Research Administration The University must have staff adequately trained and resourced to manage electronic research initiatives of the federal government and other sponsors as they are initiated. Executive Vice President Institutional Research
Lobbying Policy and Procedure This policies purpose is to ensure compliance with state and federal lobbying laws by establishing guidelines for university employees having contact with government officials. University/ Overseen by General Counsel General Counsel President's Office
External Funding Practice: Personnel This policy dictates hiring procedures for people working under external funding. Executive Vice President Human Resources
Confidentiality of Client Medical Records This policy dictates the controls in place for the access of Student Medical Information Student Affairs Health Services
Intellectual Property This policy dictates the ownership of intellectual property generated through University Research University/ Overseen by General Counsel General Counsel President's Office
Advancement Database Information This policy dictates the release of Institutional Advancement's database and hard-copy files of biographical, gift and development information of Niagara University's alumni, parents, friends as well as various corporations and foundations. Institutional Advancement Institutional Advancement
Process for Initiating and Managing Grant Activity This policy dictates the solicitation of; private and public grant makers (private and corporate foundations; corporate giving programs; government agencies) and the need for these actions to be coordinated and managed to best serve the needs of Niagara University. Executive Vice President Operations & Outreach Executive Vice Presidents Office
Physician, Alternate Physician & Residents Yearly Practicing Requirements This policy establishes a framework that identifies roles and responsibilities for yearly management of practicing requirements for the primary physician, alternate physician, and residents at SHS. Student Affairs Health Services
American With Disabilities Act and Employment This policy is in place to communicate our commitment to the principles of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). Executive Vice President Human Resources
Seizure Protocol This policy provides guidelines to help accommodate student's suffering from seizures. Student Affairs Health Services
CPR Policy Student Administration & Operations This policy provides that all will be certified as competent to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). This certification will be renewed according to the certifying agency's regulations Student Affairs Health Services
External Funding Practice: Programmatic Performance This policy strives to ensure the adequate performance of externally funded projects. Academic Affairs Academic Affairs
Equal Employment Opportunity This policy was created to communicate our commitment to the principles of Fair Employment Practices and Equal Employment Opportunity. Executive Vice President Human Resources
External Funding Practice: Cash Management This policy, complying with federal, internal, and state regulations details the procedures and guidelines for cash management Operations and Finance Controllers Office
Smoking Policy This policy, in compliance with the New York State Public Health Law, dictates the University's smoking policy University/ Overseen by Executive Vice President Executive Vice Presidents Office
External Funding Practice: Prior Approvals This policy, in keeping with federal regulations, provides procedures by which prior approvals may be requested where required; all prior approvals requested and required must be maintained. University President's Office
Kerry Rose Law To comply with NYS Education Law 6348 Executive Vice President Campus Safety Campus Safety
Credit Card Marketing on Campus To comply with NYS Education Law 6437 University General Counsel Campus Activities
Faculty-Lead Student Trips To coordinate the resources and policies needed to assist faculty in leading student trips University PPRC President's Office
Web Page Administrator Policy To ensure clarity regarding responsibility for individual department and sector web pages Executive Vice President PR Public Relations
Camps Clinics & Events for Minors To ensure compliance and best practices for camps clinics and events for minors operated by NU University CEMD and GC Offices Presidents Office
Chemical Hygiene Policy 2014 To ensure compliance with applicable regulations University NA Business Services
Student Status Definitions To ensure consistent use of the terms defining a student's status at NU University General Counsel President's Office
2014-15 Student Athlete Code of Conduct To ensure student-athlete awareness of the behavior expectations of being a student-athlete University Athletics Atheltics Office
Dean of Students Judicial Records Retention Policy To ensure students are aware of the retention of their judicial records Student Affairs Dean of Students Student Affairs
Controller's Office Policy on Acceptable Expenses for University Credit Cards and Reimbursement To ensure there is clear direction regarding Acceptable Expenses for University Credit Cards and Reimbursement Operations and Finance Controller's Office Business Affairs
Procurement (Business Services) To establish the guidelines for procurement and ensure compliance with OMB Circular A-110 University Business Services
Retirement Policy To guide non-faculty employees through the process of initiating retirement Executive Vice President Human Resources Human Resources
Document Retention Guidelines To provide the various offices with common guidelines for document retention and destruction University NA President's Office
Student Leave of Absence Policy To set the policy and procedure for medical and personal leaves of absence by students. Military leave is covered by a separate policy. University Dean of Students Student Affairs
Enterprise Risk Management To set the policy regarding the use of ERM at NU University General Counsel President's Office
Gift Acceptance Policy To set the terms and considerations of accepting gifts Institutional Advancement N/A Institutional Advancement
Trademark Policy To set the terms for protecting and using all University-owned Trademarks Executive Vice President Public Relations Public Relations
Data Breach Policy To set the terms of meeting the requirements of NY GBL Article 39-f Operations and Finance Information Technology Information Technology
Admission Evaluation for Applicants with a Criminal Record University Applicants with a prior criminal record can present several unique legal situations to the university. This policy provides the criteria to prevent the problems that can arise in this situation. Executive Vice President Enrollment Management Admissions