• Faculty and Staff Policies

    The following policies are those applicable to Hamline University Faculty and Staff.

    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.

    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.

    Ergonomics Policy
    An ergonomic program addressing workstation evaluations is a part of the university’s commitment to our safety and health.

    Faculty Handbook
    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.

    Restricted Funds
    This document is intended to assist university employees in managing restricted funds. Always refer to specific funding agreements, proposals, and university policy for clarification.

    Social Media
    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.

    TechSelect Mobile Device Policy
    To establish the parameters of a technology acquisition program (TechSelect) that constitutes Hamline University’s official and required process of end-user technology hardware, device, and service acquisition and to stipulate the conditions under which Hamline-owned or personally-owned mobile devices may be used at Hamline University within the confines of said TechSelect program.

    Vacation Policy
    Hamline University's staff vacation policy. All vacation leave must be approved in advance of taking the time off by the employee’s supervisor.

    See an alphabetical list of all Hamline University policies.