Personnel Policies
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Employee Discounts

Policy: PG-45

Subject:  Staff Basic Educational Opportunities

Approval Date: 02/24/89
Revision Date:

PURPOSE:

To provide regular full-time staff members an opportunity to advance their education by taking adult basic education classes without cost.

COURSE LIMITS:

A regular full-time staff member may take classes up to a maximum of three (3) hours each week. The class work must be approved through the University's Adult Learning Center.

GED TEST FEES:

The University will pay the cost of an eligible staff member's GED test fee. Any regular full-time staff member who has completed the probationary period, if applicable, is eligible to request a GED test fee voucher from the Adult Learning Center.

The payment of the GED test fee by the University must be approved by the supervisor and appropriate vice president. A copy of the form shall be forwarded to the Office of Personnel Services.

COURSES AND EXAMS DURING WORK HOURS:

Permission may be granted by a supervisor upon written or oral request to take classes and exams during working hours. If the staff member and supervisor cannot agree on suitable rescheduling arrangements, the matter shall be resolved by the appropriate vice president.

KET's/GED ON TV:

Staff members may choose to enroll in KET's/GED on TV Program. If selected for this program, permission must be granted by a supervisor and appropriate vice president to participate in the program during working hours.

ADDITIONAL COURSES:

Additional classes beyond the three (3) hours maximum may be taken outside normal working hours.