In order to effectively represent the University when interacting with students, visitors, and other employees, please see the University's policy on Attendance and Appearance.
In order to comply fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state disability discrimination laws, the University will make reasonable accommodations when appropriate. For more information please see the Requests for Accommodation page.
The University welcomes the applications of employee relatives (defined here as a spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, grandchild, uncle, aunt, cousin, niece, nephew, or "step" relationships of the employee or employee's spouse) and considers them based on qualifications for openings that are outside the direct or indirect supervision of a relative. Due to operational needs, departments may implement more restrictive policies regarding the employment of relatives.
In cases of inclement weather, the University will make the decision to close or delay the opening of school by 6 a.m. that day. For more specific information, see the Emergency closure page.
When necessary, the University may choose to enact certain disciplinary procedures. For possible causes of disciplinary action, types of action, and any further information, see the Disciplinary Procedures page.
In order to deal with any personnel problems that may occasionally arise, the University offers methods and suggestions of handling such situations. For more information, visit the Workplace Concerns and Grievances page.
In order to provide a campus environment free from all forms of verbal, physical, and visual harassment, as well as violence and HIV/AIDS discrimination, the University has developed a harassment policy. For more detailed information, please visit the Harassment Free Work Environment page.
All members of the University community who use the University's computing and information resources must assume responsibility for legal and ethical computer and network use. Responsible use includes respect for the rights of others, respect for both physical and intellectual privacy, using only authorized access, respect for sensitivities of others, and not purposefully doing harm to or denying service to others. For further information see the Acceptable Use Policy.
The University of Portland holds strong policies concerning the use and abuse of smoking, drugs, and alcohol. For more information on these policies, visit the Smoking, Drugs, and Alcohol page.
The human resources and payroll offices maintain up-to-date personnel and payroll records for all current employees. Please notify the human resources office of changes that affect employment or benefit status, such as marriage, divorce, new addresses, childbirth, adoption, etc. by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on personnel files, visit the Personnel Files page.