Exempt Employee Handbook

Once you have reviewed the handbook, you must print and return the acknowledgement form to Pat Ferrey in the Office of Human Resources.

Acknowledgement Form

Full Exempt Handbook

Individual Policies:

  • 100 Introduction
    • 100.1 Allegheny College Mission Statement
    • 100.2 History
    • 100.3 Allegheny Distinctions
      • General
      • Academic Excellence
      • Hands-On Learning
      • Active Environment
      • Life After Allegheny
    • 100.4 Allegheny Organization
  • 200 General Information
    • 200.1 College-Wide Standing Committees
      • Administrative Executive Committee
      • Finance and Facilities Committee
      • Staff Advisory Committee
      • Administrative Advisory Committee
      • Council on Diversity and Equity
      • Safety and Health Committee
    • 200.2 Human Resources Office
    • 200.3 Beginning Work
      • U.S. Employment Authorization
      • Orientation
      • Parking
      • Keys
      • Employee Identification Cards
    • 200.4 Employee Categories
      • Regular Full-Time
      • Regular Part-Time
      • Temporary/Auxiliary
      • Summer Employees
    • 200.5 Exempt/Non-Exempt Classifications
      • Exempt (Salaried)
      • Non-Exempt (Hourly)
    • 200.6 Work Week
  • 300 Compensation Policies/Procedures
    • Pay Days
    • Pay Checks
  • 300.1 Direct Deposit
  • 300.2 Payroll Deductions
  • 300.3 Salary Increases
  • 300.4 Holidays
  • 300.5 Stipend Policy for Administrators

400 Employment Policies

  • 400.1 Equal Employment Opportunity
  • 400.2 Statement of Community
  • 400.3 Sexual Harassment
  • 400.4 Discriminatory Harassment
  • 400.5 Diversity
  • 400.6 Job Posting Policy
  • 400.7 Employee Recruitment and Hiring Practices
  • 400.8 Background Check Policy
  • 400.9 Personnel Files
  • 400.10 Nepotism
  • 400.11 Employee Consulting and Other Employment
  • 400.12 Performance Reviews
  • 400.13 Promotions, Transfers & Job Reclassification
  • 400.14 Reference Policy – Former Employees
  • 400.15 Solicitations
  • 400.16 Consensual Relationships
  • 400.17 Domestic Partner Benefits
  • 400.18 Intellectual Property
  • 400.19 Telecommuting Policy & Guidelines
  • 400.20 Financial Disclosure Policy
  • 500 Employee Benefits
    • 500.1 Introductions
    • 500.2 Group Insurances
      • Life Insurance
      • Medical Group Insurance
      • Long-Term Disability
      • Short-Term Disability
    • 500.3 Voluntary Insurance Offerings
    • 500.4 Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
    • 500.5 Eligibility for Benefits
    • 500.6 Retirement Plan
      • Retirement Plan Matching Contributions
      • Vesting
    • 500.7 Tuition Benefits
      • Tuition Remission
      • Tuition Exchange
      • Tuition Grant Program
      • Service
      • Coverage
      • Availability
      • Degrees
      • Eligibility
      • Termination of Tuition Benefits
      • Administration
    • 500.8 Retiree Benefits
    • 500.9 Leave Time
      • Time Off for Religious Holidays
      • Vacation Days
      • Sick Leave
      • Bereavement Leave
      • Leaves of Absence
    • 500.10 Statutory Benefits
      • Social Security/Medicare
      • Workers’ Compensation
      • Unemployment Insurance
  • 600 Facilities and Services
    • 600.1 Recreational Facilities
    • 600.2 Postal Service
    • 600.3 Bookstore Discounts
  • 700 Communication
    • 700.1 Telephone System
    • 700.2 Electronic Mail and Internet Access
    • 700.3 Access to Administrative Computing System Information
  • 800 Employee Safety
    • 800.1 On-Campus Emergencies
    • 800.2 Accident Reporting
    • 800.3 Substance Abuse Policy
    • 800.4 Smoke-Free Workplace
    • 800.5 Visitors in the Workplace
    • 800.6 Pets on Campus
  • 900 Standards of Conduct
    • 900.1 Employee Conduct
    • 900.2 Problem Resolution Procedures
    • 900.3 Disciplinary Process
    • 900.4 Attendance
    • 900.5 Handling Confidential Information
    • 900.6 Confidentiality of Student Records
    • 900.7 Personal Dress and Appearance
    • 900.8 Commencement
    • 900.9 Financial Internal Controls
    • 900.10 Employee Conflict of Interest Policy
    • 900.11 Record Retention
  • 1000 Leaving Employment
    • 1000.1 Termination of Employment
    • 1000.2 Exit Interview
    • 1000.3 Continuation of Health Insurance (COBRA)
  • 1100 Travel Policy
    • 1100.1 Automobile Usage Policy
    • 1100.2 Automobile Usage Guidelines
    • 1100.3 Travel Expense Policy
    • 1100.4 Travel Expense Guidelines
      • Allowable Expenses
      • Non-Allowable Expenses
      • Travel Arrangements
      • Travel Advances
  • Appendix A: Organizational Chart
  • Appendix B: Leave Policies / FMLA
  • Appendix C: Guidelines regarding Access to the Administrative Computing System
  • Appendix D: Drug-Free Policy
  • Appendix E: Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Policy
  • Appendix F: Policy on Privacy of Student Records
  • Appendix G: Domestic Partner Benefits Policy
  • Appendix H Intellectual Property
  • Appendix J Discriminatory Harassment and Hate Crimes Policy
  • Appendix K Financial Disclosure Policy

If you would like more information regarding any of the handbooks above, please explore the links above or contact one of our staff members:

Patricia A. Ferrey, Director
Christi A. Pendolino, Assistant Director
Andrea Cooley, Payroll/HR Coordinator