New and Recently Updated Policies

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NOTICE: CHALKING

In response to questions about the new chalking policy, the university is providing the following information:

Facility Planning and Management crews clean areas of campus, including sidewalks, on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis. The schedule varies by location and also may be dictated by factors such as weather, availability of resources, the volume of pedestrian traffic, events, and campus safety. At no time is the sidewalk cleaning schedule based on the content of chalked messages or the viewpoint of individuals or groups chalking on university sidewalks. The public areas of campus are also available to campus community members for other types of expression including presentations, demonstrations, dialogues, forums, speeches, and protests.

ACCEPTABLE USE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES

This update, effective February 17, 2020, clarifies section 4.5 Misuse of Electronic Communications of this policy.

CHALKING ON CAMPUS

Chalking on campus sidewalks is permitted subject to the specific restrictions detailed in this new policy, effective February 17, 2020. A campus map showing areas where chalking is prohibited can be found in the Resources section below the policy. 

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL REGISTRATION

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The new International Travel Registration policy defines types of ISU-sponsored international travel and requires centralized registration of international trips prior to departure. Central registration allows the university to coordinate resources to best support travelers, promote safety, and to comply with regulations.

Policies in Development

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REVISION OF FOUR TRAVEL POLICIES

Revisions are proposed for the four travel policies listed here. The purpose of the revisions is to provide consistency in travel policies and their application across the university. Please review these proposed revisions and submit your comments and questions to policy@iastate.edu by June 19, 2020. 

REVISION OF TWO P&S COMPENSATION POLICIES

With the implementation of the P&S Classification and Compensation Review, an update of two related policies is needed to bring them into alignment with the new structure and to facilitate pay administration. These policies are--

Please review these proposed policies and submit your comments and questions to policy@iastate.edu by June 5, 2020.