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Policies are typically developed by the head of each area listed below. Policies may be vetted by institutional committees, the vice president for finance and administration, the President, the board of trustees, and/or groups affected by them.

Compliance and Risk Management

Bus: Chartering/Renting
Candle/Open Flame Policy
Contracts and Contracting
Copyright Issues: Video
Field Trips: Mandatory/Academic (Field Trip Guide for Faculty)
Field Trips: Voluntary
Guidelines for Student Group Food Handling and Serving
No Cell Phones or Texting While Driving
Records Retention Policy
Unlicensed Off-Road Vehicles
Vehicle Use

Environmental Health and Safety

Art Barn Use
CFL Use and Disposal
Chemical Donations
Emergency Notification
Employee Safety Programs
Evacuation Plan
Hazardous Materials Security
Hot Works
Laboratory Safety
Mercury Disposal
Vehicle Idling

Facilities and Grounds

Cooling Policy and Procedures
Heating Policies and Procedures

Finance and Administration

Conflict of Interest Policy for Faculty and Staff (pdf)
Document Retention and Destruction Policy and Schedule (pdf)
Identify Theft Policy
Travel Reimbursement Policy

Human Resources

Hampshire College Policy Manual (pdf)
Confidential Reporting Whistleblower Policy (pdf)

Information Technology

Master List of IT Policies and Guidelines
Account Policy
After Hours Support Policy
Announcements, Lists, and Discussions Policy
Computer Resources for Faculty and Staff
Computer Support Policy
Data Encryption Policy and Instructions
Data Security Policy
Electronic Door Access Records and Retention Policy
Employee Computing Acceptable Use Policy
Information Security Policy
Password Policy
Security Breach Policy
Streaming Video Policy
Student Computing Acceptable Use Policy
URL Shortening Policy
VPN Policy
Web Copyright Policy

Stay In Touch
With Finance and Administration
Snail Mail
Vice President for Finance and Administration
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Phone + Email
Fax: 413.559.5639