Table of Contents


Categories of Handbook Content and Procedures for Modification


College History, Mission, and Administration

Introduction to St. Olaf College

Aims and Objectives
History and Heritage of the College
Memberships and Affiliations

Administration of the College

Board of Regents
President’s Leadership Team
Provost and Dean of the College
Advancement and College Relations Division
Business and Finance Division
Enrollment Division
Student Life
Associate Deans of the Faculties
Department Chairs
Program Directors
Faculty Athletic Representative

College-wide Committees on which Faculty Participate

Academic Computing Policy Board
Artist Series Committee
Benefits Advisory Committee
Institutional Review Board
Library Committee
Kierkegaard Library Committee
Public Art Committee
Safety Committee

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Policies and Procedures

Faculty Responsibilities and Policies Applying to Faculty

Academic Calendar
Academic Integrity
Academic Procession
Conflict of Financial Interest Policy for Employees
Conflict of Financial Interest Policy for Grant-Funded Research or Other Academic Projects
Continuous Reporting System
Copyright: Basic Information & Guidelines
Daily Class Schedule
Discrepancies in Class Lists
Evening Classes
Exceptions to Curriculum Requirements
Grade Reporting
Grant Proposals
Guidelines on Out-of-Class Requirements
Honor Council Adviser
Human Subjects Protection
Individual Professional Activity & Travel (IPAT) Accounts
Intellectual Property Ownership
Quiet Week for Advising
Release of Student Information
Research Misconduct Policy
Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct Policy
Student Absence for Organized Activities
Student Evaluations of Courses and Instructors
Student Rights and Academic Freedom
Summer School
Travel to Professional Meetings

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Student Academic Policies

Academic Advising
Academic Integrity
Academic Probation
Academic Records and Transcripts
Academic Regulations
Appeals Board
Grading and Policies
Grievance Procedures
Student Records and Privacy
Withdrawal from the College; Readmission

General Policies

Access to Personnel File
AIDS Policy
Alcohol and Illegal Drugs
Animal Policy
Bicycle Registration
Campus Demonstrations
Code of Conduct
Confidential Information
Consensual Relations
Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act (Clery Act)
Distributions, Sales, and Expression
Emergency Procedures
First Report of Injury
Inclement Weather Policy
Information Technology (IT) Policies
Misuse of Computers
Motor Vehicle Policy
Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
Parking Permits
Personal Telephone/Fax Use
Privacy of Employee Electronic Files
Travel Guidelines
Weapons on Campus

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Faculty Employment Information

Continuation of Benefits after Termination (COBRA)
Employee Information Changes
Employment Verification
Equal Employment Opportunity
Fair Labor Standards Act
I-9 Employment Eligibility
Immigration Status Assistance
Reasonable Accommodation
Voluntary Affirmative Action Plan
Voluntary Retirement Plan for St. Olaf Faculty

Payroll Information

Payment of Wages
Payroll Deductions and Reductions

Faculty Benefits

General Information
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)
Dental Insurance
Employee Assistance and Wellness Support Program
Group Term Life Insurance
Health Insurance
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Reimbursement Accounts
Retirement Benefits
Sick Pay
Social Security
Tuition Benefit
Voluntary Accident Insurance (AD&D)
Worker’s Compensation Insurance

Faculty Leaves of Absence

General Conditions and Understandings
Bone Marrow Donation Leave
Childbearing Leave
Child-Rearing Leave
Disability Leave
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Leave
Jury Duty Leave
Medical Leave
Military Service Leave
Parental Leave
Special Leave

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College Services and Activities

Chapel Services
Christmas Festival
College Vehicles
Food Service
Identification Cards
Instant Cash
Notary Public Services
Passport Services
Post Office
Print Center
Recreation/Tostrud Center
Room Scheduling
Safe Ride Escorts
Telecommunications Services

Supporting Documents

Continuation Coverage (COBRA)
FLSA Safe Harbor
The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)

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