Faculty and Staff Policies
The following policies are those applicable to Hamline University Faculty and Staff.
Click here to see an alphabetical list of all Hamline University policies.
Alcohol Policy: Serving Alcohol at Events
The following policy covers alcohol use at certain events on the university premises.
Classroom and Space Reservations - Campus Wide Scheduling Blackout Policy
This policy is to minimize conflicts when large campus-wide events happen.
Classroom and Space Reservations - Department Conference Rooms
This policy is to define and identify the use of “department” conference rooms and how they are scheduled.
Classroom and Space Reservations - Priority Booking Policy
The purpose of this policy is to establish a Priority Booking List that
enables the office of Classroom and Space Management to effectively
schedule and prioritize space usage of large event and student
learning/activity spaces on campus.
Classroom and Space Reservations - Rental Fee Policy
This internal document is to establish policy and guidelines in
determining a consistent approach to fees for the use of Hamline
University property, partially excluding venues such as Sundin Music
Hall, the Anne Simley Theatre and Athletics Facilites, each of which set
their own fees.
Computer Lab Software Policy
In order to ensure the reliability and performance of software applications running in the computer labs, ITS has adopted this policy for all discipline-specific software applications needed.
Drug Free Work Place Policy
Hamline University is committed to promoting an environment that rejects substance abuse as an acceptable lifestyle, to helping individuals obtain help for substance abuse problems, and to encouraging individuals to make health decisions about alcohol and other drugs.
Email Policy (Employees)
All faculty and staff members are required to use their Gmail email account for Hamline-related correspondence.
An ergonomic program addressing workstation evaluations is a part of the university’s commitment to our safety and health.
Hamline University Faculty Handbook: CLA, GLS, HSB, HSE
Faculty Handbook: School of Law
These faculty policies apply to all faculty members of the Hamline University School of Law.
Faculty Rank, Tenure, and Evaluation Policy
Hamline University seeks to sustain and improve its academic stature. Maintaining and improving the quality of the faculty is a critical means of achieving these ends.
Google Apps for Education Groups Policy
To establish the approach Hamline University will use in the administration and management of Google Groups and to establish the appropriate use of Google Groups by the Hamline user community.
Google Apps: Terms of Service for Education Use
This policy describes Hamline University's terms of service for the use of the Google Apps for Education services.
Release of Phone/Email
Faculty telephone numbers and email addresses will only be released with permission from the faculty member. Faculty members should inform their school or program office of their preference for release of telephone numbers and email addresses.
Religious Holiday Observance Policy
Hamline University acknowledges that students follow many different religious faiths and practices, which occasionally require that students need to miss classes for holidays on dates when the university remains open.
This document is intended to assist university employees in managing restricted funds. Always refer to specific funding agreements, proposals, and university policy for clarification.
Since social media is relatively new to many employees, here are some “best practice” guidelines to help you use these forums effectively, protect your personal and professional reputation, and follow university policies.
Social Media: Official
If your department is interested in creating an official user account for Hamline University on a social networking site, such as a “Hamline English Department” fan page on Facebook, the chair of the department (or a faculty or staff member with permission from the chair of their department) must contact the Public Relations department.
Social Media: Personal
Hamline University has adopted the following policy related to faculty and staff personal use of social media.