IPFW maintains additional administrative policies specific to the needs of the structure of the campus. In consultation with Human resources, departments may adopt distinct practices, standards or guidelines, all of which must be consistent with system-wide policies and campus policies.
REVISED POLICIES: Effective March 1, 2014: Anti-Harassment (III.C.1)
Effective March 1, 2014 the policy on Anti-Harassment (III.C.1) was updated to incorporate language to comply with the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 and allow for modification of certain disciplinary actions for students.
Effective April 2, 2014, IPFW will be a tobacco and smoke-free campus. Full details are outlined under the IPFW Tobacco & Smoke-free Campus Policy. As the university transitions into a tobacco and smoke-free campus, employees can find information and resources on how to quit smoking or to stop using tobacco products by contacting the IPFW Center for Healthy Living and Wellness at 260-481-5748 or visiting the Health and Wellness website.
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) will conduct a confidential criminal background records check on all faculty, staff, limited-term-lecturer, and temporary employee hires as part of the employment process per the Purdue Background Check policy. Click here for policy details.
Review the policy on Conflicts of Commitment and Reportable Outside Activities to determine when and what outside activities should be disclosed. If a disclosure is necessary, submit the Disclosure of and Application for Permission to Engage in a Reportable Outside Activity Form. Click here for full policy details.
A new Purdue system-wide interim policy for Volunteers has been approved and is effective July 1, 2012. The provisions of the policy on Volunteers, Interim (VI.B.2), include registration of all volunteers with the department or unit in which they are volunteering and a screening of each volunteer against both the state and national sex and violent offender registries. Click here for policy details and information.