Employee Handbook

  1. History, Mission, General Information
    1. Welcome to the University of St. Thomas
    2. Purpose of this Handbook
    3. Mission, Vision, and Convictions statements
  2. Employment
    1. Client Customer Relations
    2. Conflict of Interest
    3. Consenting Relationships
    4. Employee Recognition
    5. Employee Records
    6. Employer-Employee Relationships
    7. Employment At Will
    8. Equal Employment Opportunity
    9. Grievance Procedure
    10. Hiring
    11. Hours of Work
    12. Outside Employment
    13. Separation of Employment
    14. Types of Appointments
    15. Work Schedule Options
  3. Benefits
    1. Benefit Eligibility
    2. Cafeteria Plan
    3. College Savings Plan
    4. Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
    5. Employee Assistance Program - Lifebalance
    6. Health Care Reimbursement Account
    7. Health Savings Account (HSA)
    8. Holidays
    9. Legal
    10. Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
    11. Long Term Care (LTC) Insurance
    12. Long-Term Disability (LTD)
    13. Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
    14. Paid Leave Time (PLT)
    15. Retirement Plans
    16. Short Term Disability (STD)
    17. Tuition Remission and Educational Assistance Programs
    18. Vacation Time
  4. Compensation
    1. Compensation Program
    2. Payroll
    3. Time Reporting
    4. Performance Assessment and Management
  5. Training and Development Opportunities
    1. Class Offerings
    2. Department Funds
    3. Orientation
    4. Training and Seminar Leave Policy
    5. Tuition Remission
  6. Absences from Work
    1. Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
    2. Family Emergency / Parental Leave (See Family Medical Leave Act)
    3. Funeral Leave
    4. Hourly Employees Purchased Leave Time Program
    5. Inclement Weather Closing
    6. Jury Duty
    7. Maternity Leave
    8. Military Leave
    9. Religious Observances
    10. School Conference Leave
    11. Sick Leave
    12. Unpaid Leave
    13. Voluntary Unpaid Leave of Absence
    14. Voting Leave
  7. Personal Conduct
    1. Attendance and Punctuality
    2. Computing Resources, Responsible Use Of
    3. Confidential Nature of University Affairs
    4. Conflict of Interest
    5. Drugs and Narcotics
    6. Harassment and Workplace Violence
    7. Hate Crimes and Bias-Motivated Incidents Policy and Procedures
    8. Off-Campus Travel
    9. Personal Appearance of Employees
    10. Personal Behavior
    11. Personal Phone Calls and Mail
    12. Possession Of Weapons and Firearms
    13. Professional Conduct, Code of
    14. Sexual Harassment
    15. Sexual Violence
    16. Whistleblower Policy
    17. Consenting Relationships
    18. Inclement Weather Closing Policy
    19. Vision Trip and Study Abroad Program
  8. Safety and Health
    1. Crisis Response Team (CRT)
    2. Emergency Call Boxes
    3. Employee Right-to-Know
    4. Escort Service
    5. Fire Alarm and Evacuation
    6. Injuries / Medical Emergency
    7. Personal Property
    8. Security and Identification Passes
    9. Tornado Warnings
    10. Use of Tobacco
  9. Resources and Services
    1. Athletic Facilities
    2. Athletic Events
    3. Auxiliary and Food Services
    4. Banking & Mortgage Programs
    5. Bookstores
    6. Campus Events
    7. Child Development Center
    8. Credit Union
    9. Express Identification Card
    10. Health Services
    11. Lost and Found
    12. Luann Dummer Center for Women
    13. Memorials
    14. Parking and Transportation
    15. Shuttle Bus Service