Policies & Procedures

RIT and Human Resources Policies and Procedures are found here. Please use the links posted here for the most up-to-date versions.

University-Level Governance and Administrative Policies

Quick Start Guide for Managing Current Employee Jobs and Pay


Human Resources Policies and Procedures


Required Notifications

Required Benefits Notices


Pre-hire and Hiring Practices

Background Screening Criteria

Background Screening FAQs

Hiring Temporary Employees 

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action

Employment of Foreign Nationals

Establishing Eligibility to Work in the United States (The I-9 Form)

Internal Posting Procedures

Reference Checks

Re-Employment and Adjusted Length of Service


Management of Current Employees Job and Pay

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Employment and Wage Verification

Faculty Repayment of Pre-paid Salary

Hours of Work

Length of Service Recognition

Non-Exempt Employee Voluntary Participation in University Events

Pay Transparency

Performance Improvement Process and Procedure for Staff

Position Classification, Re-classification and Job Evaluation

Position Control

Premium Pay Practices

Salary Determination

Staff Grievance Procedures (Policy E30.0)

Staff Performance Appraisal Policy and Procedures

Voluntary Separation/Termination

Wage and Salary Administration

Workers' Compensation


Accommodation Policies

Disability Accommodation Request

Nursing Mother Accommodation Policy


Taking Time Off

Bereavement Leave

Absence Reporting

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Jury Duty

RIT New Parent Leave

New York State Paid Family Leave (effective 1/1/2018)



Biennial Review of RIT's Alcohol and Other Drug Programs and Policies 2013-2015

Drug Free Workplace

Off-campus events with students, faculty and staff


Legal and Other Administration

Change of Name

Emergency Response Procedures (Exclusive of Weather Related Emergencies)

Marriage/Civil Union

Procedures for Handling Claims or Lawsuits

Solicitation Procedures

Subpoenas – Responding to Obligation to Appear