What's New

A list of the most recently updated or any new policies.

Policy Purpose Category Submit Date
Chemical Hygiene PolicyThe purpose of this Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) is to establish a written program that protects laboratory personnel from the potential hazards associated with the use, storage, and disposal of hazardous chemicals in a laboratory work area.
  • Compliance
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
2021-04-02
Paid Sick LeaveArticle 6, section 196-b of the New York State Labor Law requires Niagara University to provide paid sick leave to certain employment groups who have not received paid sick leave previously.
  • Compliance
  • Employment & Workplace
2021-03-23
PTO PolicyThis policy provides benefit eligible , non-faculty employees with an entitlement of paid days off.
  • Employment & Workplace
2021-03-23
Protection of Minors and Obligation to Report Serial Sexual AbuseThis policy memorializes Niagara University’s special commitment to the safety of minors (children under the age of 18 who are not matriculated Niagara University students) located on campus or involved in a University event.
  • Compliance
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Students
2021-01-21
Grade Appeal Sets structure and guidelines for Grade Appeals
  • Educational Policy
  • Students
  • Compliance
2021-01-11
Motor Vehicle Record VerificationThe purpose of this policy is to establish a procedure to verify motor vehicle operator records and to ensure that only eligible drivers operate university vehicles and/or operate a motor vehicle on university business.
  • Employment & Workplace
2020-11-02
University Policy Pre and Post Employment Background Checks - OntarioNiagara University (the “University”) is committed to hiring, retaining, and promoting employees in a manner that balances that best interests of the University, the academic environment, and the individuals affected by such decisions.
  • Employment & Workplace
2020-11-02
Workplace Violence Prevention Policy and Program - OntarioNiagara University (the “University”) is committed to providing a working environment that is free from violence, including threats of violence.
  • Employment & Workplace
2020-10-22
Workplace Health and Safety Policy - OntarioNiagara University (the “University”) is committed to providing a work environment that promotes the health and safety of employees by developing, implementing and maintaining safety standards.
  • Employment & Workplace
2020-10-22
Travel During COVID-19All Niagara University employees are asked to avoid high-risk travel, whether for university business or personal reasons.
  • Employment & Workplace
2020-10-05