Handbook of Operating Procedures

What's New

New Policies

HOOP 217, Drug Screening: Employees and Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Effective January 1, 2016, the university will conduct drug screening of applicants for employment and promoted employees.

HOOP 218, Fitness for Duty/Fitness for Participation (Employees)

This policy covers fitness for duty/fitness for participation for employees, which was previously covered in HOOP 163.  For clarity, separate policies have been created for students and employees. HOOP 163 now only covers students (see below).   Revisions are intended to streamline and centralize the fitness for duty/fitness for participation process. 

Revised Policies

HOOP 14, Employment Eligibility

Revisions were made to address the consequences of failure to maintain required licenses or certifications.

HOOP 30, Sick Leave

Revisions were made to address a new state law (HB 1771) that permits employees to donate sick leave to another employee.   

HOOP 142, Real Property Capital Assets

Revisions were made to conform to current practices.

HOOP 163, Fitness for Participation (Students)

HOOP 163 previously covered fitness for duty/fitness for participation for employees and students. For clarity, separate policies have been created for students and employees.  This policy now only covers students.  Revisions are intended to streamline and centralize the fitness for participation evaluation process. 

HOOP 184, Evaluation of Academic Administrators

Revisions were made to streamline the review process and conform more closely to the Regents Rules. 

HOOP 190, Modified Service: Employment of Retirees

Revisions were made to conform to state law and Regents Rules.

Updated January 13, 2016