Index

15: Index

A · B · C · D · E · F · G · H · I · J · K · L · M · N · O · P · Q · R · S · T · U · V · W · X · Y · Z

A

AA - See Affirmative Action
Abandonment of position, 7.5
Absenteeism, 4.4.6
Absent without approved leave (AWOL), 10
Academic programs, 13
ADA - See Americans with Disabilities Act
Address changes, 13
Adverse weather, 3.13
Affirmative Action (AA), 3.1
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 3.2
Annual leave, 10.1.1
   accrual schedule, 10.1.1
Athletics, 13
Automatic teller machines (ATM), 14.2.1
AWOL - See Absent without approved leave

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B

Behavior at work, 4.4.3
Benefits
   child care, 9.2, 13
   disability insurance, 9.4
   education
      for employees, 9.6.2
      for spouses or domestic partners, children, 9.6.3, 9.6.4
      taxability of, 9.6.6
   elder care, 9.7, 13
   flexible spending accounts, 9.2
   health insurance, 9.1
   life insurance, 9.3
   office location, 13
   retirement, 9.5
   social security, 9.8
   unemployment compensation, 9.10
   workers' compensation, 9.9
Benefits Division, 13. See also Benefits
Bereavement leave, 10.1.3
Bicycles, 14.1.4
Birthday leave, 10.1.7
Books and supplies,
   location, 13
Bookstore, 13, 14.2.3
Burns Law Library, 13, 14.5

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C

Capital Care, 9.1,
Carpool information, 13, 14.1.5
Cashier, 14.2.1
Catalogs for courses, 13
Center for Career Education, 5
Check cashing services
   locations, 13
Child care
   center, 13
   counseling services, 9.2, 13
Children
   child care, 9.2
   educational benefits, 9.6
   sick leave for care of, 10.2.2
Class schedules, 13
Code Governing Librarians at the Melvin Gelman Library, The, 8.2
Collective bargaining agreements, 1, 8.6
College Retirement Equity Fund (CREF), 9.5.2
Colonial Express, 4.5.2, 14.1.2
Columbian College, 2
Columbian University, 2
Communication
   employee.supervisor, 4.4.1.4
Compensation Policy, 11.1
Compensatory time, 11.3
Complaints and Resolutions, 6.2
Computer purchases, 13
Computer-related issues, 3.9
Computer supplies, equipment, 14.2.4
Conduct and work rules, 4.4.2
Conflict of Interest, 3.10
Conflict of Interest Questionnaire, 3.10
Continuing Engineering Education Program, 5
Court appearance leave, 10.1.5
Credit Union, 13, 14.2.2
CREF - See College Retirement Equity Fund

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D

Dental services, 9.1.3
Development programs, 5
Dining, 14.4
Disabilities
   employees with, 3.2
   temporary leave for, 10.2.3
   insurance for, 9.4
Disciplinary procedures, 4.4.7
District of Columbia
   Human Rights Act, 3.1
   Parental Leave Act, 10.2.6
   Workers' Compensation Act, 9.9
Domestic Partners
   tuition benefits for, 9.6.3
Dorothy Betts Marvin Center Theatre, 14.2.7
Dress code, 4.4.4
Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (1989), 3.11
Drug-Free Workplace Act (1988), 3.11
Duplicating services, 13

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E

Educational benefits
   for employees, 9.6.2
   for spouses or domestic partners, children, 9.6.3, 9.6.4
   taxability of, 9.6.6
   tuition exchange program, 9.6.5
EEO - See Equal Employment Opportunity
Elder care services, 9.7, 13
Elimination of position, 7.4
Emergency conditions, 3.13
Employment-at-will, 1, 8.1
Employee health, 13
Employee
   communication with supervisor, 4.4.1.4
   orientation, 4.1, 13
   records, 3.7
      viewing, updating, 3.7
Employee Relations Division
   complaints and resolutions, 6.2
   grievance procedures, 6.2
   office location, 13
Employee Training & Development (ETD)
   employee development and training programs, 5
   office location, 13
Employment
   abandonment of position, 7.5
   full-time positions, 1
   introductory period, 4.4.1.1, 7.6, 10.1.1
   misconduct and disciplinary procedures, 4.4.7
   part-time positions, 1
   position classification plan, 3.6.1
   termination, 7
   work hours, 4.4.5
Employment Eligibility and Verification Form (I.9 Form), 3.5
   office location, 13
Entertainment, 14.3
Equal Employment Activities (EEA), 3.1
   grievance procedures, 6.2
   office location, 13
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), 3.1
Equipment
   unauthorized use of, 4.4.8
Escort services, security, 4.5.2
Evaluation of performance, 4.4.1.3
Exempt positions, 3.6.4
Exit interview, 12
Expiration of appointment, 7.3

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F

Faculty Code, 8.2
Faculty/Employee Assistance Program (F/EAP), 3.11, 6.3, 13
Faculty Handbook, 8.2
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 3.6.4
   and compensation policy, 11.1
Family and medical leave, 10.2.2
Family and Medical Leave Acts (FMLA), 10.2.2
Financial Procedures Handbook, 8.4, 13
Fire safety, 4.5.4
FlexFund, 9.2
Flexible spending accounts, 9.2
   Health Care, Dependent Care, 9.1
FLSA - See Fair Labor Standards Act
FMLA - See Family and Medical Leave Acts
Food Court, 13
Full-time positions, 1

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G

Gelman Library, 13, 14.5
George Washington University, The
   history, 2.1
   mission, 2.2
   organization of, 2.3
   Web site, 1
George Washington University Health Plan (GWUHP), 9.1.1
Grievance procedures, 6.2
GWorld Card, 4.2 . See also Identification cards and dining, 14.4

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H

Handbook for Sponsored Programs, 8.3, 13
Hazardous Materials Information, 13
Health insurance
   available health plans, 9.1.1
   dental services, 9.1.2
Health maintenance organizations (HMO), 9.1
Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, 5, 13, 14.5
Holiday leave, 10.1.6
Hours of Work, 4.4.5
Housing, 14.2.6
Human Resource Services. See Benefits Division; Employee Relations
HRIS Department, 3.7
   location, 13
Compensation Department    Web site, 9
Human Rights Act, 3.1

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I

I-9 Form - See Employment Eligibility and Verification Form
Identification cards, 4.2, 13
Information security policy, 3.8
Information Technology Services (ITS), 5
   location, 13
   Web site, 3.9
Introductory employment period, 4.4.1.1
   and annual leave, 10.1.1
   and termination, 7.6
ITS - See Information Technology Services

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J

Jury duty, 10.1.4

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L

Leave programs
   absent without approved leave (AWOL) 10
   annual, 10.1.1
   bereavement, 10.1.3
   birthday, 10.1.7
   to care for dependents, 10.2.2
   family and medical, 10.2.2
   for court appearances, 10.1.5
   holidays, 10.1.6
   jury duty, 10.1.4
   leaves of absence, 10.2.5
   maternity, 10.2.4
   military duty, 10.2.1
   parental, 10.2.6
   sick leave, 10.1.2
   temporary disability, 10.2.3
Leaving the University, procedures, 12
Legal matters, 3.14
Libraries, 13, 14.5
Life insurance, 9.3
Lisner Auditorium, 14.3
Long-term disability insurance, 9.4.1
Lost and Found, 4.5, 13

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M

Supervisor's Guide for the use of Supervisory Staff, 1, 3.10, 4.4.1.4, 8.1, 13
Marvin Center, 14.2.7
Maternity leave, 10.2.4
Meal periods, 4.4.5.2
Medical Center
   adverse weather, emergency conditions, 3.13
   computer learning programs, 5
   employee orientation, 4.1
   fire safety, 4.5.2
   grievance procedures, 6.2
   safety measures, 4.5.3
Metrobus, Metrorail, 14.2.5
Military duty leave, 10.2.1
Misconduct
   disciplinary procedures, 4.4.7
Monroe, James, 2.1

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N

Nonexempt positions, 3.6.4

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O

Orientation for new employees, 4.1, 13
Overtime, 3.6.4
Overtime pay, 11.2

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P

Parental leave, 10.2.6
Parental Leave Act, 10.2.6
Parking, 13, 14.1.1
Part-time positions, 1
Pay, 11.5
   compensatory time, 11.1
   overtime, 11.2
   pay procedures, 11.5
   Time Reporting System, 11.4
Paychecks
   direct deposit, 11.5
   lost, 11.6
   pickup, delivery, 11.5
Payroll Services, 13
Performance evaluation programs, 4.4.1.3
Personnel locator, 13
Photography, 13
Police - See University Police Department
Poor work performance/habits, 4.4.1.2, 7.7
Position classification plan, 3.6.1
Position-specific descriptions, 3.4
Potomac Company, The, 2.1
Probation periods, 4.4.1.1, 4.4.1.2

Q

Quality Management Resources (QMR) - See Employee Training and Development (ETD)

R

Recreation, 13
Religious accommodation, 3.4
Religious life, 13
Resident Manual, 6.2, 8.5
Resignations, 7.1
Resource guide, 13
Retirement, 7.1, 9.4
   eligibility for, 9.5.1
   plans, 9.5.2, 9.5.3, 9.5.4
Rice, Luther, 2.1

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S

Safety, 4.5, 4.5.3, 13
Salary Review Program, 4.4.1.3
Security, 4.5.1, 13
   security escort services, 4.5.2
Select Preferred Provider Organization (PPO), 9.1
Self-evaluation, 4.4.1.3
Sexual harassment, 3.3
   reporting, 3.3
   response coordinator, 3.3, 6.2, 13
Shuttle services, 13, 14.1.2
Sick leave, 10.1.2
Smith Center, 13, 14.2.8
Smoking policy, 3.12
Social security, 9.8
Sponsored Research, office 13
Spouses
   sick leave for care of, 10.2.2
   tuition benefits for, 9.6.3
Staffing and Compensation Services Division
   eligibility for overtime pay, 11.2
   full-time positions, 1
   office location, 13
   part-time positions, 1
   position classification plan, 3.6.1
Student Center, 13, 14.2.7
Student Handbook, 13
Substance abuse policy, 3.11
Supplies, 13, 13
   unauthorized use of, 4.4.8
Suspension, 4.4.7

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T

TACS - See Time Attendance Collection System
Tardiness, 4.4.6
TE - See Tuition Exchange, Inc.
Teachers Insurance and Annuity
Association (TIAA), 9.5.2
Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD), 13
Temporary Disability
   insurance, 9.4.2
   leave, 10.2.3
Temporary positions, 1
Termination
   types of, 7.1
   work behavior, 4.4.3
TIAA - See Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association
Time and Attendance Collection System (TACS), 11.4
Time Reporting System (TRS), 11.4
Training information, 13
Training programs, 5
Transcripts, 13
Transfer probation periods, 4.4.1.1
   and termination, 7.6
Travel services, 14.2.5
TRS - See Time Reporting System
Tuition benefits
   for employees, 9.6.2,
   for spouses or domestic partners, children, 9.6.3, 9.6.4
   taxability of, 9.6.6
Tuition Exchange, Inc. (TE), 9.6.5

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U

Unemployment compensation, 9.10
University Police Department (UPD), 4.5
Use of University equipment and supplies, 4.4.8

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V

Virginia Campus at Ashburn, Weather/Information Line, 3.13

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W

Weather. See Adverse weather
Wellness Program, 13, 14.2.8
Work
   behavior, 4.4.3
   conduct, 4.4.2
   hours, 4.4.5
   probation for poor performance/habits, 4.4.1.2
Workers' compensation, 9.9
Workers' Compensation Act, 9.9
Workshop schedules, 13

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