Policies By Sector

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Academic Affairs

Division Department Policy Purpose Categories
Academic Services   Academic Affairs  Commencement Ceremony Eligibility Policy for Graduate StudentsCommencement Ceremony Eligibility Policy for Graduate Students  
  • Educational Policy
  • Students
Academic Services   Academic Support  Non-Discrimination StatementDescribed is the University's Non-Discrimination Statement  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
  Library  Library Copyright PolicyDescribes library's approach to copyright issues  
  • Students
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  Library  Library Code of ConductDescribes the code of conduct for all library users  
  • Students
  • Operations and Finance
  Library  Library Collection PolicyDescribes the library's acquisition of materials for its collection  
  • Operations and Finance
Research Council   Executive Vice Presidents Office  Niagara University Research Council Committee GuidelinesDescribes the Niagara University Research Council and guidelines  
  • Operations and Finance
Research Council   Executive Vice Presidents Office  Niagara University Research Council Faculty GuidelinesDescribes the process for faculty to apply for a research support grant.  
  • Operations and Finance
Academic Services   Academic Support  Writing CenterDescribes the services and procedures provided of the Writing Center  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Library  Library Grievance PolicyExplains how patron grievances are handled.  
  • Students
  • Operations and Finance
Programs and Policy   Continuing Education  Continuing Education General GuidelinesExplains the general guidelines for Continuing Education classes.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Programs and Policy   Academic Affairs  Continuing Education General Guidelines for InstructorsExplains the general guidelines for Instructors of Continuing Education classes.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Study Abroad   Academic Affairs  Study Abroad Financial Aid Policy Explains the procedures and guidelines for students receiving financial aid for the purpose of studying abroad  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Programs and Policy   Continuing Education  NUSTEP FERPA Policy Explains the rights NUSTEP students have under FERPA  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  • Compliance
  Library  Library Privacy PolicyGoverns the confidentiality of patron records and interactions.  
  • Operations and Finance
  Library  Library Gift PolicyGoverns the libraries acceptance of gifts  
  • Operations and Finance
  Library  Library Group Study Rooms Governs the use of library group study rooms  
  • Students
  • Operations and Finance
  Academic Affairs  (Undergraduate) Repeat a CoursePolicy and procedure to re-take a course  
  • Educational Policy
  • Students
Academic Senate   Academic Affairs  Last Date of AttendancePolicy for assigning the last date of attendance at classes for withdrawal and refund purposes  
  • Compliance
  • Educational Policy
  • Students
  Library  Library Guest User PolicyProcedures for guest library access  
  • Operations and Finance
Programs and Policy   Academic Affairs  Continuing Education Fee Agreement Provides a copy of the Continuing Education Fee Agreement  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Provost   Academic Affairs  IRB Policy & Canadian rulesSet the policy for human subject research both in the US and Canada  
  • Compliance
  • Educational Policy
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
  Academic Affairs  Walking at Graduation Sets graduation and commencement requirements  
  • Students
  • Operations and Finance
Academic Integrity   Academic Affairs  Academic Integrity Sets standards and procedures for Academic Integrity  
  • Educational Policy
  • Students
  Academic Affairs  Grade Appeal Sets structure and guidelines for Grade Appeals  
  • Educational Policy
  • Students
  • Compliance
  Academic Affairs  Student-Owned Intellectual PropertySets student ownership of original works of authorship or invention  
  • Educational Policy
  • Students
  • Compliance
Study Abroad   Academic Affairs  Study Abroad Behavior ContractSets the expected behavior of students who are participating in a study abroad program  
  • Students
Study Abroad   Academic Affairs  Study Abroad Faculty GuidelinesSets the general guidelines for faculty participating in the study abroad program  
  • Operations and Finance
Study Abroad   Academic Affairs  Study Abroad Program General GuidelinesSets the general guidelines for the Niagara University Study Abroad Program.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Study Abroad   Academic Affairs  Study Abroad Policy for ROTC scholarship cadetsSets the guidelines for a ROTC scholarship recipient studying abroad  
  • Students
Research Council   Executive Vice Presidents Office  Niagara University Research Council Student GuidelinesSets the guidelines for graduate and undergraduate students participating in research supported by Research Council grants  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Research Council   Executive Vice Presidents Office  Niagara University Research Council Summer Stipend Guidelines Sets the guidelines for stipends administered by the Research Council  
  • Operations and Finance
Study Abroad   Academic Affairs  Study Abroad Credit Overload PolicySets the guidelines for students who participate in a study abroad program that has more than 16 credit hours  
  • Students
Programs and Policy   Continuing Education  NUSTEP Mid-Term PolicySets the mid-term procedures for a NUSTEP course  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Research Council   Executive Vice Presidents Office  Niagara University Research Council Mini-Grant GuidelinesSets the Niagara University Research Council's Mini-Grant guidelines  
  • Operations and Finance
Study Abroad   Academic Affairs  Study Abroad Exchange Student EligibilitySets the Niagara University study abroad exchange guidelines  
  • Students
Academic Affairs   Academic Affairs  Diploma At GraduationSets the policy for who can award a diploma at graduation (President, or other under certain circumstances)  
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
Instructional Support   Instructional Support  Authorization of Online Programs to Register Out-of-State StudentsSets the policy on registering online programs as required by law  
  • Educational Policy
Academic Services   Academic Support  First-Year and at Risk Student-Athlete CounselingSets the procedures and guidelines for Academic Services provided to student athletes  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Academic Services   Academic Support  Access & Accommodations: Individuals with Disabilities Ontario Education ProgramSets the procedures and guidelines for accommodating individuals with disabilities in the Ontario Education Program  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
Academic Services   Academic Support  Admissions for Students with DisabilitiesSets the procedures and guidelines for Admissions involving Students with Disabilities  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
Research Council   Executive Vice Presidents Office  Niagara University Research Council Project Award to Address PovertySets the procedures and guidelines for any faculty members who wish to apply for the poverty grant  
  • Operations and Finance
Academic Services   Academic Support  Snowstorms and Significant Weather Events, Assistance for Students with Permanent or Temporary DisabSets the procedures and guidelines for assisting Students with disabilities during inclement weather  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
Academic Services   Academic Support  Auxiliary Aids and ServicesSets the procedures and guidelines for Auxiliary Aids and Services provided by Academic Support  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
Academic Services   Academic Support  Course Substitutions and ModificationSets the procedures and guidelines for Course Substitutions and Modifications for Students with Disabilities  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
Academic Services   Academic Support  Disability-related Housing RequestsSets the procedures and guidelines for Disability-related Housing Requests  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
Academic Services   Academic Support  Satisfactory Academic ProgressSets the procedures and guidelines for Satisfactory Academic Progress  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Academic Services   Academic Support  Note taking AccommodationsSets the procedures and guidelines for students with disabilities receiving note taking accommodations  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
Academic Services   Academic Support  Academic Success ProgramSets the procedures and guidelines for the Academic Success Program  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Academic Services   Academic Support  Divisional Support ProgramSets the procedures and guidelines for the Divisional Support Program  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Academic Services   Academic Support  Peer Tutoring ServiceSets the procedures and guidelines for use of Peer Tutoring Services  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Academic Services   Academic Support  Eligibility for Services and Documentation GuidelinesSets the procedures and guidelines for verification and reception for Students with a disability  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
Academic Services   Academic Support  Accommodations for Students with DisabilitiesSets the procedures and guidelines regarding Accommodations for Students with Disabilities  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
Academic Services   Academic Support  Attendance Accommodations for Students with Disabilities Sets the procedures and guidelines regarding Attendance Accommodations for Students with Disabilities  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
  • Educational Policy
  Academic Affairs  External Funding Practice: Effort ReportingSets the procedures and reasoning behind reporting work progress.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
Academic Services   Academic Support  Elevator Breakdowns On CampusSets the procedures in place if an elevator breaks down on campus  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
Study Abroad   Academic Affairs  Study Abroad Statement of LiabilitiesSets the University's liability for students when they travel abroad  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Programs and Policy   Continuing Education  NUSTEP Withdrawal PolicySets the withdrawal procedures for a NUSTEP course  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Academic Affairs  External Funding Practice: Animal CareThe policy details procedures and compliance for the use of live vertebrate animals in research is humane and legal.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
Study Abroad   Academic Affairs  Study Abroad Crisis Plan This policy addresses the guidelines and procedures that the University has in place to help minimize risk for students studying abroad  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Study Abroad   Academic Affairs  Study Abroad Program not affiliated with Niagara UniversityThis policy dictates the guidelines for students participating in a unaffiliated study abroad program  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Provost   Academic Affairs  Graduate Repeat Course PolicyThis policy outlines the circumstances under which a graduate student may repeat a course taken at Niagara University and when this course replaces the grade for the same course previously taken at Niagara University.  
  • Educational Policy
  • Students
  Academic Affairs  External Funding Practice: Programmatic PerformanceThis policy strives to ensure the adequate performance of externally funded projects.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  Academic Support  Placement Protocol 2013To place incoming freshman students into appropriate writing and math courses.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Academic Support  Service AnimalsWith the passing and publication of the University Policy Regarding Emotional Support and Service Animals in March 2014, this policy and procedures are meant to provide additional guidance and details regarding students with service animals.  
  • Students

Academic Affairs/ Institutional Advancement/ Executive Vice President

Division Department Policy Purpose Categories

Administration

Division Department Policy Purpose Categories

Campus Ministry

Division Department Policy Purpose Categories
  Campus Ministry  Use of Alumni Chapel  
  • Operations and Finance

Executive Vice President

Division Department Policy Purpose Categories
Assistant to the President for Planning   Assistant to the President for Planning  Annual ReportsAnnual reports are a vehicle whereby individual departments are given an opportunity to summarize their activities and at the same time to plan for the future. This policy addresses the steps a department must go through when submitting a report  
  • Operations and Finance
  Human Resources  Bereavement LeaveDescribed is the policy concerning Bereavement Compensation and time off procedures for all eligible employees.  
  • Employment & Workplace
  Human Resources  Survivor BenefitsDescribed is the University's Policy on providing benefits to a surviving spouse and/or dependent child(ren) in the event of the death of a University employee.  
  • Employment & Workplace
  Executive Vice Presidents Office  Non-Fraternization Policy Explains both guidelines and procedures regarding Intra-University relationships  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Educational Policy
  • Employment & Workplace
Human Resources   Human Resources  Personal Days (Full-Time non-exempt)Guidance on use of personal days  
  • Employment & Workplace
Human Resources   Human Resources  Vacation PayGuidance to non-exempt full time and regular part time employees  
  • Employment & Workplace
Public Relations   Public Relations  Digital SignageGuide on composing content for digital signage  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Employment & Workplace
  Human Resources  Health InsuranceIt is the policy of the University to offer group Health Insurance benefits to eligible employees.  
  • Employment & Workplace
  Human Resources  Employee Status CodesSets Employee Status and Codes with definitions and benefit eligibilities.  
  • Employment & Workplace
Grants Management   Executive Vice Presidents Office  Private and Public Grants PolicySets guidelines and processing for initiating and managing grant activity.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  Human Resources  Jury Duty PolicySets jury duty compensation and the procedure for payment to eligible employees.  
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Compliance
  Human Resources  Confidentiality of Employment InformationSets procedures and guidelines for University positions and the maintaining of confidential information.  
  • Employment & Workplace
Enrollment Management   Admissions  First Semester Transfer StudentsSets scholarship potential for first-semester transfer students  
  • Students
  Human Resources  Accidental Death and Dismemberment Sets the Accidental Death and Dismemberment benefit, eligibility requirements and claim procedure.  
  • Employment & Workplace
  Human Resources  Exit Interview PolicySets the conducting of exit interviews with employees  
  • Employment & Workplace
  Human Resources  Leaves of AbsenceSets the guidelines and procedures for placing an eligible employee on an official Leave of Absence.  
  • Employment & Workplace
  Human Resources  Life InsuranceSets the offering of group term life insurance to eligible employees.  
  • Employment & Workplace
  Human Resources  Tuition Remission *Sets the plan, eligibility, and process for exempt and non-exempt non-faculty employees and their dependents to receive Tuition Remission and Tuition Exchange.  
  • Employment & Workplace
  Human Resources  Disciplinary Action Procedure Sets the procedures and guidelines for involuntary termination of any employee  
  • Employment & Workplace
Enrollment Management   Records Office  Reporting Never Attended Students Sets the procedures and guidelines for reporting never attended students  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  Executive Vice Presidents Office  External Funding Practice: BiohazardsSets 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.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
Operations & Outreach   Castellani Art Museum  Rental of Castellani Art Museum Sets the procedures for renting out the Castellani Art Museum  
  • Operations and Finance
  Human Resources  Long Term Disability LeaveSets the procedures if an eligible employee becomes disabled and must be off from work for an extended period.  
  • Employment & Workplace
Enrollment Management   Education  Application: B.P.S. Program offered in OntarioStudents enrolled in the Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S.) program must meet certain criteria to advance in the program.  
  • Educational Policy
  • Students
  Records Office  Students Called to Active Military DutyThe following policies and procedures have been developed to assist students who are called to active military duty during a semester.  
  • Compliance
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Human Resources  Human Resources Non-Discrimination PolicyThe policy states that the University's discrimination policy  
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Compliance
  Human Resources  Standards of ConductThe University maintains standards for the personal conduct of its employees. This policy lists some of the general rules  
  • Employment & Workplace
  Institutional Research  External Funding Practice: Electronic Research AdministrationThe University must have staff adequately trained and resourced to manage electronic research initiatives of the federal government and other sponsors as they are initiated.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
Academic Services   Academic Affairs  Educational Policy on Grade Changes and the Grade Change FormThe University recognizes that there are rare instances when an instructor may decide to change a final grade after it has been assigned. In such cases, the faculty member may change the grade by submitting the Niagara University Grade Change Form.  
  • Educational Policy
  Human Resources  Part Time Employee Benefits (>1,000 Hours) This policy addresses the benefits that part time employees, working less than one thousand hours per year, are eligible for  
  • Employment & Workplace
  Human Resources  Emergency Pay and Unscheduled Call-in PayThis policy addresses the manner in which Emergency Pay/Unscheduled Call-in pay is calculated.  
  • Employment & Workplace
  Human Resources  Sick Days for Regular Full Time EmployeesThis policy addresses the nature, number and process for sick days for eligible employees.  
  • Employment & Workplace
  Human Resources  Salary Continuation Plan This policy addresses the payment of salary when an employee is unable to work due to injury or illness for a period greater than five (5) consecutive workdays.  
  • Employment & Workplace
  Human Resources  HolidaysThis policy addresses the procedures for paid holidays  
  • Employment & Workplace
  Human Resources  Introductory Period for Non-Faculty EmployeesThis policy defines the introductory period for newly hired, rehired, promoted or transferred non-faculty employees.  
  • Employment & Workplace
  Human Resources  Length of Service Non-Faculty EmployeesThis policy defines the length of service for non-faculty, benefit eligible employees of the University.  
  • Employment & Workplace
  Human Resources  External Funding Practice: PersonnelThis policy dictates hiring procedures for people working under external funding.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  Human Resources  Applications for Positions on CampusThis policy dictates the acceptance of applications and resumes  
  • Employment & Workplace
Operations & Outreach   Executive Vice Presidents Office  Process for Initiating and Managing Grant ActivityThis 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.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
Enrollment Management   Records Office  Administratively Withdrawing StudentsThis policy discusses the procedures for administratively withdrawing students who have not attended classes  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Human Resources  Administrative and Professional Employees Performance Appraisals*This policy discusses the purpose, results, and procedures regarding administrative and professional employee performance appraisals.  
  • Employment & Workplace
Enrollment Management   Records Office  Undergraduate students not in 4 + 1 programs taking graduate coursework.This policy enables qualified undergraduate students not in an approved 4 + 1 program to take up to two graduate courses in their senior year.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  • Educational Policy
  Human Resources  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).  
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Compliance
Enrollment Management   Records Office  BBA/MBA - Undergraduate students taking graduate coursework.This policy outlines which undergraduate students are entitled to take graduate courses under the approved 5-year BBA/MBA program in professional accountancy.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  • Educational Policy
Enrollment Management   Records Office  BS/MS Criminal Justice Undergraduate students taking graduate coursework.This policy outlines which undergraduate students are entitled to take how many graduate courses under the approved 5-year BS/MS program in criminal justice.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  • Educational Policy
Assistant to the President for Planning   Assistant to the President for Planning  Surplus FurnitureThis policy provides a cost effective, timely, and efficient process to relocate resources within Niagara University  
  • Operations and Finance
  Human Resources  Equal Employment OpportunityThis policy was created to communicate our commitment to the principles of Fair Employment Practices and Equal Employment Opportunity.  
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Compliance
  Executive Vice Presidents Office  Smoking PolicyThis policy, in compliance with the New York State Public Health Law, dictates the University's smoking policy  
  • Students
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Compliance
  • Operations and Finance
Campus Safety   Campus Safety  Kerry Rose LawTo comply with NYS Education Law 6348  
  • Compliance
  • Operations and Finance
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
Enrollment Management   Admissions  Semester Credit Hour Policy and ComplianceTo define the University's policy on the assignment of semester credit hours and the method by which the University’s compliance with credit hour assignment is assured.  
  • Educational Policy
  • Students
Enrollment Management   Admissions  Incoming Transfer Credit Acceptance PolicyTo define the University's policy on the recognition of academic credits earned at other institutions and applying same towards the completion of Niagara University degree programs.  
  • Educational Policy
  • Students
PR   Public Relations  Web Page Administrator PolicyTo ensure clarity regarding responsibility for individual department and sector web pages  
  • Compliance
  • Operations and Finance
  • Employment & Workplace
Human Resources   Human Resources  Family Medical Leave ActTo ensure compliance with FMLA  
  • Employment & Workplace
Human Resources   Human Resources  University Policy on Pre- and Post-Employment Background ChecksTo establish how pre and post-employment background checks are conducted  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Employment & Workplace
Human Resources   Human Resources  Retirement PolicyTo guide non-faculty employees through the process of initiating retirement  
  • Compliance
  • Employment & Workplace
Human Resources   Human Resources  Worker's CompensationTo provide guidance regarding workers' compensation claims  
  • Employment & Workplace
Public Relations   Public Relations  Trademark PolicyTo set the terms for protecting and using all University-owned Trademarks  
  • Compliance
  • Operations and Finance
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
Enrollment Management   Admissions  Admission Evaluation for Applicants with a Criminal RecordUniversity 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.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
Enrollment Management   Education  University Policy on Maintaining eligibility in the B.P.S. programUniversity Policy on Maintaining eligibility in the B.P.S. program  
  • Educational Policy
  • Students

Institutional Advancement

Division Department Policy Purpose Categories
N/A   Institutional Advancement  Naming OpportunitiesGuidelines on naming opportunities and memorials  
  • Operations and Finance
Donor Relations   Institutional Advancement  Institutional Advancement Receipt PolicySets who may issues receipts for certain types of gifts  
  • Compliance
Institutional Advancement   Institutional Advancement  Institutional Advancement Code of EthicsThe provide guidance and best practices regarding the solicitation and acceptance of gifts to the university  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Employment & Workplace
  Institutional Advancement  Fund Development PolicyThis policy dictates the procedures required to secure a fund raising project  
  • Operations and Finance
  Institutional Advancement  Advancement Database InformationThis 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.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  Institutional Advancement  Gift Acceptance Policy This policy governs the acceptance of gifts to the University and provides guidance to prospective donors and their advisors when making gifts to the University.  
  • Operations and Finance
  Institutional Advancement  Solicitation of Potential DonorsThis policy regulates the contacting of potential donors  
  • Operations and Finance
N/A   Institutional Advancement  Gift Acceptance PolicyTo set the terms and considerations of accepting gifts  
  • Compliance
  • Operations and Finance

Mission & Development

Division Department Policy Purpose Categories
Campus Ministry   Campus Ministry  Camus Ministry Policies and Procedure for NU St. Vincent de Paul Soup KitchenTo set the Policy and Procedure for NU St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen  
  • Employment & Workplace

Student Affairs

Division Department Policy Purpose Categories
  Student Affairs  Judicial Records Retention PolicyDictates the procedures and guidelines for maintaining judicial records  
  • Students
  • Compliance
  Student Affairs  Administrative Search PolicyDictates the procedures and guidelines for searches of student's room  
  • Students
  • Compliance
  Health Services  Confidentiality Assurances Medical ServicesExplains the confidentiality procedures that student health services uses when interacting with students.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  • Compliance
  Health Services  Suggestions, Complaints, and Grievances Medical ServicesExplains the procedures and guidelines for anyone making a suggestion, complaint, or grievance regarding medical services.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Academic Senate   Academic Affairs  Incomplete Grade Policy for Undergraduates and GraduatesIncomplete Grade Policy for Undergraduates and Graduates  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Counseling Services  Mandated CounselingSets Counseling Services' view on mandated counseling.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Health Services  Temporary Medical Parking PermitsSets procedure and guidelines for anyone who require special consideration related to parking.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
  • Employment & Workplace
  Health Services  Health Center EmergenciesSets the emergency procedures for student patients arriving in the Health Center with urgent health conditions  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
  Health Services  Medical Incident ReportsSets 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.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  Health Services  Campus Visitors Emergency Medical CareSets the kind of emergency care that a campus visitor is eligible to receive from Sleasman Administration & Operations  
  • Operations and Finance
  Counseling Services  PHQSets the practices surrounding depression screening.  
  • Operations and Finance
  Health Services  Refusal of Medical Advice and TreatmentSets the procedures and guidelines if someone refuses service  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Health Services  Appointments at Student Administration & OperationsSets the procedures for making appointments at student Administration & Operations.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Health Services  Crisis Management for Health-Related IssuesSets the procedures for recommending measures to prevent, as well as deal, with health crisis.  
  • Operations and Finance
  Counseling Services  No Show Counseling AppointmentsSets the procedures taken when students, do not cancel and do no show up to an appointment.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Health Services  Students with Special DietsSets the procedures, guidelines, and accommodations for Students who have special dietary concerns due to a medical reason  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
  Counseling Services  Confidentiality of CounselingSets the reason for upholding a student's counseling session as confidential, as well as describes the times when confidentiality must be violated.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
  Counseling Services  Scope of ServicesSets the types of concerns for which counseling services can and cannot provide mental Administration & Operations  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Student Affairs  Alcohol PolicySets the University's procedures and guidelines regarding Alcohol  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Student Affairs  Drug/Illegal Substance policySets the University's procedures and guidelines regarding Drugs and Illegal Substances  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Student Affairs  Hazing PolicySets the University's procedures and guidelines regarding Hazing  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Student Affairs  Parent/Guardian NotificationSets the University's procedures and guidelines regarding parental notification  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Student Affairs  Student Disciplinary Sets the University's procedures and guidelines regarding student disciplinary matters  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Student Affairs  SanctionsSets the University's procedures and guidelines regarding Student sanctions  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Campus Safety  Building Access for Non-Resident SpaceThe Building Access Policy is developed to ensure the safety and security of our students, staff, and faculty as well as to safeguard Niagara University's assets and personal property  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  • Employment & Workplace
Campus Safety   Campus Safety  Missing Student Notification Policy & ProcedureThe comply with the "missing student" requirements of the Clery Act and ensure there is a routine procedure for addressing missing students  
  • Compliance
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Health Services  "No Show" Appointments Administration & OperationsThis policy addresses the procedure to cancel a Health Services appointment. It also addresses the repercussions when appointments are not kept.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Health Services  Confidentiality of Client Medical RecordsThis policy dictates the controls in place for the access of Student Medical Information  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  • Compliance
  Health Services  After Hours Care for EmergenciesThis policy dictates the procedures and guidelines for students who need care when the health center is closed  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Health Services  Hours of Operation and Accessibility of Student HealthThis policy dictates the procedures and publication of the Niagara University Student Health Center  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Health Services  Transportation for Medical ReasonsThis policy discusses the University's transportation of Students for non-emergency medical reasons.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Counseling Services  MMPI-2 Malaise Scale (MLS) PolicyThis policy discusses the use of an MMPI-2 scale to promote retention by the identification of physical health concerns  
  • Operations and Finance
  Health Services  Physician, Alternate Physician & Residents Yearly Practicing RequirementsThis 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.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  Health Services  Availability of Services at Student Administration & OperationsThis policy exists to make Students aware of the existence, location, and services available through the Student Health Center  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Health Services  Eligibility for Student Health ServicesThis policy helps to provide a list of students that are eligible to use University Administration & Operations  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Campus Safety  Weapons on Campus PolicyThis policy is designed to identify and prevent unauthorized weapons on campus.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Health Services  Campus Illness and Accident Emergencies Administration & OperationsThis policy is to ensure that students, who have illnesses or injuries outside of the Health Center, but on campus, will have access to quality emergency care.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
  Health Services  Seizure ProtocolThis policy provides guidelines to help accommodate student's suffering from seizures.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
  • Employment & Workplace
  Health Services  CPR Policy Student Administration & OperationsThis 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  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
Financial Aid & Student Affairs   Student Affairs  Athletic Aid Appeal BoardTo ensure student athletes have an NCAA-compliant method to appeal the loss of athletic aid or denial of a one-time transfer  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Dean of Students   Student Affairs  Dean of Students Judicial Records Retention PolicyTo ensure students are aware of the retention of their judicial records  
  • Compliance
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students

University

Division Department Policy Purpose Categories
General Counsel   President's Office  Tax Exemption Status  
  • University Corporate Documents & Mission
Operations   President's Office  Model Camp Safety PlanA template to modify as needed per the Camps & Clinics for Minors Policy ; Modifications not to be used without officer approval  
  • Compliance
  • Administration & Operations
  • Employment & Workplace
Provost & General Counsel   President's Office  University Charter RecordsAggregated Charters since formation of seminary and university  
  • Compliance
  • Educational Policy
  • University Corporate Documents & Mission
General Counsel   President's Office  BylawsBylaws of the corporation  
  • Compliance
  • University Corporate Documents & Mission
Registrar   Records Office  Registrar's Policy and Procedure for Transcript Notation per New York Education Law 129-BCompliance with NYS Education Law Article 129-B with regard to transcript notation  
  • Compliance
  • Educational Policy
  • Administration & Operations
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
Student Affairs   Campus Safety  Enforcement of ParkingEnforcement of university parking regulations  
  • Administration & Operations
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
Athletics   Athletics Office  Athletics' Concussion ManagementEstablish concussion management protocols  
  • Students
  Executive Vice Presidents Office  Non-Fraternization Policy Explains both guidelines and procedures regarding Intra-University relationships  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Educational Policy
  • Employment & Workplace
Equity & Inclusion   President's Office  Discrimination & HarassmentForbidding harassment and discrimination and setting the procedure for reporting  
  • Compliance
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
EVP   Information Technology  Acceptable Use of Electronic ResourcesGuidance regarding use of university technology  
  • Compliance
  • Operations and Finance
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
General Counsel   President's Office  Conflict of Interest 2017In conformance with the NY NFP Corporations Law and applicable HHS regulations.  
  • Compliance
  • University Corporate Documents & Mission
  • Administration & Operations
  • Employment & Work
General Counsel   President's Office  NU Survey (Map) 2015Official Survey and Map of NU property, including the Main Campus and Parkway Lands  
  • University Corporate Documents & Mission
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
Operations & Finance   Center for Events & Mgmt Dev.  Dining Commons Use PolicyPolicy and guidance for arranging events in the Clet Dining Commons  
  • Administration & Operations
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
University   Other  Disability Grievance PolicyPolicy and Procedure for reporting a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act  
  • Compliance
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
Grants Management   Executive Vice Presidents Office  Private and Public Grants PolicySets guidelines and processing for initiating and managing grant activity.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  President's Office  Mission StatementSets Niagara University's Mission Statement, a core document which influences every action the University takes  
  • University Corporate Documents & Mission
Controller   Controllers Office  University-funded TravelSets out the terms, procedure, and forms related to travel paid for by NU  
  • Compliance
  • Administration & Operations
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
President's Office   President's Office  Board Policy on Faculty StatusSets the board policy on Faculty Status   
President's Office   President's Office  Board Policy: Academic FreedomSets the board policy regarding Academic Freedom  
  • Educational Policy
  • University Corporate Documents & Mission
President's Office   President's Office  Board Policy: Instructional Organization of the UnviersitySets the board policy regarding instructional organization   
President's Office   President's Office  Board Policy: Termination of FacultySets the board policy regarding termination of faculty   
President's Office   President's Office  Board Policy on Academic SenateSets the board policy regarding the Academic Senate  
  • Educational Policy
General Counsel   President's Office  External Funding Practice: Records ManagementSets the maintenance of records that are routinely generated when applying for, accepting, and fulfilling the terms of conditional funding,  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
Human Resources   Human Resources  Motor Vehicle Record Check PolicySets the policy for checking MVR's  
  • Employment & Workplace
Human Resources   Human Resources  Employee Military Leave PolicySets the policy for employees taking military leave  
  • Employment & Workplace
Human Resources   Human Resources  Vacation and Personal Days for FLSA-exempt employeesSets the policy for the accrual of vacation and personal days by FLSA-exempt employees  
  • Employment & Workplace
Campus Safety/Keirnan Center/Facilities/Planning   Executive Vice Presidents Office  Power Path PolicySets the policy for use, maintenance, and coordination with NYPA regarding the Power Path  
  • Compliance
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
  President's Office  Usage of St. Vincent's Hall 4th FloorSets the procedures and guidelines to use the facilities on the fourth floor of St. Vincent's Hall  
  • Operations and Finance
  Academic Affairs  External Funding Practice: Effort ReportingSets the procedures and reasoning behind reporting work progress.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
Title IX Coordinator   Executive Vice Presidents Office  Sexual Misconduct PolicySets the process for handling sexual misconduct, per Title IX, VAWA, Clery, and NY Education Law 29B  
  • Compliance
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
ADA Coordinator   Human Resources  Service & Emotional Support AnimalsThe broadly inform community members of the procedure for respectfully addressing the needs of those who use service and emotional support animals  
  • Compliance
  • Operations and Finance
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
  Academic Affairs  External Funding Practice: Animal CareThe policy details procedures and compliance for the use of live vertebrate animals in research is humane and legal.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
General Counsel   President's Office  WhistleblowingThe policy for reporting suspected fraud and abuse of university resources  
  • Compliance
  • Educational Policy
  • Administration & Operations
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
General Counsel   President's Office  Lobbying Policy and ProcedureThis policies purpose is to ensure compliance with state and federal lobbying laws by establishing guidelines for university employees having contact with government officials.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
General Counsel   President's Office  Intellectual Property This policy dictates the ownership of intellectual property generated through University Research  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
  • Students
  Executive Vice Presidents Office  Smoking PolicyThis policy, in compliance with the New York State Public Health Law, dictates the University's smoking policy  
  • Students
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Compliance
  • Operations and Finance
  President's Office  External Funding Practice: Prior ApprovalsThis 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.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Compliance
General Counsel   President's Office  Clery Compliance PolicyTo clarify the various roles and responsibilities for Clery and Campus Security law compliance  
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
General Counsel   Campus Activities  Credit Card Marketing on CampusTo comply with NYS Education Law 6437  
  • Compliance
  • Operations and Finance
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
EVP   Executive Vice Presidents Office  Commitment to Ethical Business PracticesTo confirm the University's commitment to Ethical Business Practices  
  • Administration & Operations
  • Employment & Workplace
  President's Office  2013 Road, Building, and Space Names and NumbersTo convey the authorized names, numbers, and street addresses on the Campus; effective June 1, 2013  
  • Operations and Finance
PPRC   President's Office  Faculty-Lead Student TripsTo coordinate the resources and policies needed to assist faculty in leading student trips  
  • Compliance
  • Administration & Operations
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
CEMD and GC Offices   Presidents Office  Camps Clinics & Events for MinorsTo ensure compliance and best practices for camps clinics and events for minors operated by NU  
  • Compliance
  • Employment & Workplace
NA   Business Services  Chemical Hygiene Policy 2014To ensure compliance with applicable regulations  
  • Compliance
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
General Counsel   President's Office  Student Status DefinitionsTo ensure consistent use of the terms defining a student's status at NU  
  • Compliance
  • Operations and Finance
Athletics   Atheltics Office  2014-15 Student Athlete Code of ConductTo ensure student-athlete awareness of the behavior expectations of being a student-athlete  
  • Compliance
  • Students
Human Resources   Human Resources  Relocation ReimbursementTo establish guidelines for the reimbursement for relocation of new employees to Niagara University. Its principal goal is to establish criteria and an approval process for use of relocation funds.  
  • Operations and Finance
  • Employment & Workplace
  Business Services  Procurement (Business Services)To establish the guidelines for procurement and ensure compliance with OMB Circular A-110  
  • Compliance
  • Operations and Finance
  • Students
Public Relations   Public Relations  Communications with MediaTo inform employees as to how to handle media inquiries and press appearances  
  • Employment & Workplace
Human Resources   Human Resources  Trustees' Policy on Ethical Treatment of Students in Fiscal TransactionsTo provide guidance on the fiscal transactions involving students and staff, administrators and faculty.  
  • Employment & Workplace
NA   President's Office  Document Retention GuidelinesTo provide the various offices with common guidelines for document retention and destruction  
  • Compliance
  • Operations and Finance
Dean of Students   Student Affairs  Student Leave of Absence PolicyTo set the policy and procedure for medical and personal leaves of absence by students. Military leave is covered by a separate policy.  
  • Compliance
  • Administration & Operations
  • Students
Student Health Services   Student Affairs  Narcan Policy To set the policy and procedure for on-campus administration of Narcan to fight opiate overdose  
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
Sustainability Committee   Facility Services  Energy PolicyTo set the policy for energy-saving measures and comply with the Presidents' Climate Commitment  
  • Administration & Operations
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
General Counsel   President's Office  Enterprise Risk ManagementTo set the policy regarding the use of ERM at NU  
  • Compliance