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Policies help keep the University of Rochester a safe, respectful, productive, and positive academic and health care workplace. On this page, you can explore, access, and review policies relevant to your current or future needs.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

Policy Number: 165

The University is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for all employees, students, patients, and visitors. This policy (#165) outlines COVID-19 vaccination requirements for employees and others covered by this policy.

Human Resources

COVID-19 Healthcare Provider Vaccination Policy

Policy Number: 164

Pursuant to the August 18, 2021 New York State Order for Summary Action, Covered Personnel shall be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with a minimum first dose of a vaccination by no later than September 27, 2021. 

Compensation & Benefits, Human Resources, Wage & Salary Administration

Remote Work Policy

Policy Number: 175

The University establishes and maintains remote working arrangements which are compatible with the needs of its diverse operating units and in compliance with government laws and regulations.

Human Resources

Time Off to Receive a COVID-19 Vaccine

Policy Number: 329

In accordance with New York State law, eligible employees are entitled to take up to four hours of protected time off from work, with pay, to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

Compensation & Benefits, Human Resources, Wage & Salary Administration

Long-Term Disability Plan

Policy Number: 265

The Long-Term Disability (LTD) Plan provides a monthly income benefit when an individual is totally disabled for more than six months.

Human Resources

Compliance Education

Policy Number: 114

This policy provides Medical Center employees with education and information about the Medical Center Compliance Program, certain laws that relate to the submission of claims to Medicare and Medicaid and protections for individuals who report potential billing problems.

Records & Compliance

Sick Leave Plan

Policy Number: 337

This policy outlines guidelines and procedures for the University's sick leave plan for all eligible employees in accordance with the New York State Sick Leave Law.

Human Resources

Financial Aid Code of Conduct and Policy on Private Lending

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This Code of Conduct describes the policies and rules relating to student loans. The University is committed to allowing students complete freedom of choice in how they pay for their education.

Finance, Budgets, and Purchasing
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