The purpose of these policies is to create and maintain a safe and respectful environment for the entire University community and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. All IUP employees are expected to review, understand, and comply with University policies. Signed copies of IUP policies are on file in the Office of Human Resources.

Visit the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Policies, Procedures, and Standards website to view all Board of Governors Policies and State System Procedures and Standards.

Posters summarizing federal and state laws are located on the bulletin board near the Office of Human Resources and are also viewable on this site.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion.

Annuitant Hiring Policy

Provides guidelines to request the hire of a retiree from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Background Investigation Policy

University policy written to ensure a consistent level of pre-employment background investigations for candidates in all positions at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Class Attendance Policy for IUP Personnel

Class attendance policy for IUP personnel enrolled in courses at IUP.

Communicable Disease Policy

University policy establishing operating procedures for all appropriate university departments.

Compensation for Sponsored Activities

Policy for all PASSHE Universities, issued February 18, 2009, by the Office of the Chancellor.

Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act

Information on the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 (Public Law 101-226)

Hiring Requirements for Managers

Outlines the hiring requirements for managers at IUP.

Inclement Weather Policy and Procedures

Establishes guidelines and procedures in the event of inclement weather or extreme disaster situations for Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Protection of Minors Policy

University policy dedicated to promoting the safety and security of minors who visit its campus or participate in its programs.

Research Misconduct Policy

Defines the ethical code which governs research conducted by IUP managers, administrators, and staff, defines misconduct in research, establishes procedures for holding an inquiry and, if necessary, an investigation into any allegation of possible misconduct.

Right-to-Know Policy

The Pennsylvania Right to Know Law (“Right to Know Law” or “Act”) provides that every public Record of a Commonwealth agency shall, at reasonable times, be open for examination and inspection.

Sexual Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct Policy

IUP is committed to providing a safe and positive living, learning and work environment that is free from sexual discrimination and other prohibited sexual misconduct. The Sexual Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct Policy provides definitions and reporting and complaint resolution procedures. It is applicable to all students and employees of the University, as well as designated volunteers, contractors, and vendors. 


Policy regarding smoking in IUP buildings and facilities

Surveillance Camera Policy

University policy to regulate the use of surveillance cameras in order to protect the legal and privacy interests of the university and the university community.

Telecommuting Policy

University policy to permit telecommuting work arrangements when it is in the best interests of the university and when it will enhance the productivity of the employee.

Volunteerism Policy

Includes the PASSHE Board of Governor's policy on Volunteerism and the procedure to become a volunteer.