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Human Resources

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  • Access to and Confidentiality of Personnel Records Files

  • Anti-discrimination Policies and Procedures

  • College Sponsored Community Service

    Full-time and part-time staff may request leave with pay to voluntarily participate in any of the civic or charitable-related trips or activities sponsored by Colorado College. The college offers this paid leave as a benefit to full-time and part-time staff scheduled to work during the college-sponsored community service event but does not request or require them to participate in these civic or charitable...

  • Drug-Free Campus and Workplace

    As a condition of receiving federal financial assistance, institutions of higher education must certify that they have adopted and implemented a program to prevent the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol by its students or its employees on its campus or as part of any of its activities. Colorado College complies with this requirement and, equally importantly, believes...

  • Education Assistance Program

    Colorado College provides four different education assistance programs for eligible employees, retirees and their dependents. An Education Assistance Program Application form must be completed to participate in any of the four programs; forms are available on the human resources website

  • Family Medical Leave

  • Inspections, Searches, and Confiscation

    Colorado College respects the privacy of its students, faculty, staff, and students. However, in order to provide a safe academic, living, and working environment, the college may engage in inspections and perform searches of college property. These activities may be necessary for reasons of health, safety, or when there is reasonable belief that violation of college policy or state/federal law has...

  • Leave Policy: Personal Time for Non-Exempt Staff

  • Long-Term Disability

  • Nepotism in Employment

    College employment should be based solely on human-resource needs and individual qualifications, skills, and performance. Therefore, the college maintains that employment should be free from familial relationships that may create the appearance of conflicts of interest (real or perceived), introduce uncertainty in regard to loyalty, or hint at favoritism*.

  • Nursing Mothers/Break Time

  • Outside Employment for Staff

  • Parental Leave and Parental Medical Leave

    Eligible employees will be granted paid leave after the birth or adoption of a child. • The purpose of Parental Medical Leave is to provide a birth mother with time off for childbirth and to bond with the child. • The purpose of Parental Leave is to provide a mother, father, domestic partner, or adoptive parent with time off to bond with a newborn or newly adopted child. • It is the intent of this...

  • Pets Policy

    Persons with pets on the Colorado College campus must assume complete responsibility for the pet’s behavior.

  • Privacy and Release of Student Education Records (FERPA)

    Under the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), otherwise known as the Buckley Amendment, the privacy of educational records are protected. As such, Colorado College has expectations in place regarding access to those records and release of information from those records.

  • Procurement and Purchasing

    Procurement and purchasing activities support the educational and research objectives of the college. Accordingly, individuals across campus are involved in purchasing goods and services as well as entering into contracts on behalf of the college. This policy and these procedures provide assurance that purchases are made in the best interests of Colorado College and in compliance with any external ...

  • Sexual Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, and Sexual Violence Policies and Procedures

    The Colorado College believes that students, faculty, and staff have the right to be free from unwanted sexual harassment, sexual misconduct and sexual violence, including but not limited to: unwanted verbal or written conduct of a sexual nature; unwanted physical conduct of a sexual nature; and sexual assault. The College believes that students, faculty, and staff have the right to be free from ...

  • Sick Leave and Supplemental Leave for Staff

  • Student Fundraising

    Students may only raise funds in the college’s name using the college’s 501(c)(3) IRS determination for purposes that are appropriate to the mission and needs of the college. This document defines college policy for students’ fundraising appeals to donors external to campus in the college’s name.

  • The Colorado College Notice of Non-Discrimination

  • Vacation Leave and Accrual

  • Victim Protection Time

    Colorado law requires employers to permit an employee to take up to three working days of leave from work in any 12-month period, with or without pay if the employee is a victim of domestic abuse, stalking, sexual assault, or any other crime having an underlying factual basis of domestic violence. The college has an obligation under this statute to keep all information related to this leave confidential...