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University Closure Policy (February 2015)

As a reminder, the University closure policy has been revised. We recommend reviewing the policy at


Tags: Weather Closures, Personnel Policy

Important HR Changes (December 2014)

Holiday Calendar and E210

In response to the recent change to the University's Holiday Calendar, the ½ day holiday prep code (HP) has been removed from the E210 code drop down box and December 24 and December 31 have been changed to full day Holidays. All December 2014 timesheets submitted prior to 09/09/2014 have been reset.

Weather Closures

The changes to the closure policy redefine required attendance employees with consideration to flexible work locations and flexible work schedules to accommodate the need for business continuity while the university is closed for weather or other emergencies. (Effective 9/01/2014) More...

Tags: Emergency Closures, Calendar, Policy Manual, Personnel Policy

HR Policy Amended for Families of the Armed Forces (December 2013)

The HR Policies Manual has been amended in Section 13 to add to Item B.7, to address the Maryland law, effective October 1, 2013, providing leave for deployment or return of a family member in the armed forces. More...

Tags: Leave, Personnel Policy

H-1B Visa Sponsorship Amendment to the Personnel Policy (November 2013)

The university personnel policy Section 3: Recruiting and Employment was amended to add item G, identifying requirements for the sponsorship of an H-1B visa to include minimum qualifications for sponsorship that is consistent with United States Citizenship & Immigration Services [USCIS] regulations. The Office of International Scholars and Student Services (Homewood Campus), the Office of International Student Services (East Baltimore Campus) and the Office of Human Resources have collaborated on and confirmed the procedures and practices to support the policy. More...

Tags: Personnel Policy, Recruitment and Employment, H-1B Visa