What’s New in the University of Iowa Policy Manual*

Revisions made since July 1, 2023:

I. Governance

I-2.1 Purpose and Mission (8/21/23)

I-2.8(11) Committee on Funded Retirement and Insurance Charter (7/18/23)

I-2.8(12) University of Iowa Retirees Association Charter (new 3/8/24)

II. Community

II-3 Human Rights (8/1/23)

II-7 Disability Protection Policy and Accessibility Statement (effective 8/1/23)

II-22 Extreme Weather Protocol (1/8/24)

II-27.1 Principles for Determining the Suitability of Research Done in the University (effective 7/1/23)

II-27.2 Principles Governing Access to Research Information (effective 7/1/23)

II-27.3 Process for Access to Research Information (effective 7/1/23)

II-27.7 Corporate- and Industry-Sponsored Projects (7/1/23)

II-28 Academic Review (10/3/23)

III. Human Resources

III-3.1 The Relationship of P&S Staff to the University of Iowa (effective 7/1/23)

III-3.2 Performance Review for University Staff (1/5/24)

III-9.2 Credential Check at Point of Hire (7/20/23)

III-9.3 Criminal Background Check at Point of Hire (8/1/23)

III-9.6 Affirmative Action Employment Guidelines (7/25/23)

III-9.7 Consideration of Misconduct in Prior Employment (7/1/23)

III-9.8 Employment Guidelines for Leadership Positions (formerly Diversity in Employment Guidelines)  (3/1/24)

III-10.4 Qualifications for Specific Ranks (effective 1/1/24)

III-10.9 Clinical Track Faculty (effective 1/1/24)

III-10.11 Instructional Faculty (effective 1/1/24)

III-10.12 Fixed-Term Faculty Appointments (effective 1/1/24)

III-11.7 Emeritus Status for Retirees (effective 7/1/23)

III-12 Termination of Appointment (7/18/23)

III-22.1 Definitions (Paid Absences) (effective 8/1/23)

III-22.3 Sick Leave Policy (8/1/23)

III-22.8 Parental Leave Policy ( 8/1/23)

III-23.2 Vacations (7/18/23)

III-30 Grievance Procedure for Biweekly Student Employees (8/1/23)

IV. Students

IV-8 Absences from Class (7/27/23)

V. Administrative, Financial, and Facilities Policies

V-11.22 Items That May Not Be Purchased (2/14/24)

V-11.25 Food, Beverage, Flowers, Gifts, and Similar Incidental Expenses (2/14/24)

V-40 Bicycle and Electric Mobility Device Regulations (formerly Bicycle Regulations) (5/28/24)

VI. Services

VI-1 Campus Safety (formerly University Department of Public Safety) (7/1/23)

VI-32 University of Iowa Threat Assessment Team (7/1/23)

 

* Effective November 3, 2023, the Operations Manual has been renamed the Policy Manual.


For previous years’ revisions, see: 

Policy Amendments 2018–19

Policy Amendments 2017–18

Policy Amendments 2016–17

Policy Amendments 2015–16

Policy Amendments 2014–15

Policy Amendments 2013–14

Policy Amendments 2012–13


For archived editions of the Operations Manual, see:

PDF icon 2018 University of Iowa Operations Manual

PDF icon 2017 University of Iowa Operations Manual

PDF icon 2016 University of Iowa Operations Manual 

PDF icon 2015 University of Iowa Operations Manual

PDF icon 2014 University of Iowa Operations Manual

PDF icon 2013 University of Iowa Operations Manual 

PDF icon 2012 University of Iowa Operations Manual 

PDF icon 2011 University of Iowa Operations Manual 

PDF icon  2010 University of Iowa Operations Manual 

PDF icon 2009 University of Iowa Operations Manual