Staff Handbook: Table of Contents

Welcome to the University of San Francisco

  • History of the University
  • University Mission and Philosophy
  • Diversity Statement
  • Organizational Structure
  • Schools and Colleges of the University
  • Mission and Philosophy of the Office of Human Resources
  • Administrative Staff Definitions
  • Administrators' Responsibilities
  • Employment Policies

  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Employment of Relatives
  • Employment Opportunities
  • Proof of Work Eligibility
  • New Administrator Orientation Program
  • Evaluation Period
  • Performance Reviews
  • Outside Employment
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Personnel Records
  • Release of Information
  • Photo Identification Cards
  • Professional Associations
  • Professional Development Programs
  • Non-Faculty Staff Layoffs Policy
  • Background Check Policy and Procedure
  • Terms of Employment
  • Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Campus Policy
  • USF Service Animal Policy
  • Form I-9 Policy
  • Form I-9 for Remote Hires Policy
  • Hours Caps for Part-Time Employees Policy
  • Staff Who Teach Policy
  • Staff Telecommuting Policy
  • Workplace Violence Prevention Policy
  • Visa Policy
  • Staff Conduct

  • Conflict of Interest Policy
  • Confidentiality
  • Performance Counseling and Discipline
  • Personal Appearance
  • Safety
  • Policy Against Unlawful Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation
  • Solicitation and Distribution
  • Drug-free Workplace
  • Ending Employment
  • Benefits

    Time Away from USF

  • Holidays
  • Vacation
  • Sick Leave
  • Disability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Family and Medical Leave (FMLA/CFRA)
  • California Pregnancy Disability Leave (CPDL)
  • Jury Duty
  • Military Leave
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Professional Development Leave
  • Disclaimer

    This handbook is intended to give information to regular full-time and part-time administrative staff (herein after referred to as administrator) and academic administrators holding rank and/or tenure. Neither this handbook nor any language contained herein shall be construed as creating a contract or limiting the right of the University and the employee to end the employment relationship at any time. To the extent that any statement in this handbook is inconsistent with those in the official policies and procedures or benefit plans of the University of San Francisco, the latter shall be controlling. To the extent provided by law, administrators covered by the provisions of this handbook are considered to be exempt from the provisions of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act. 


    This handbook does not apply to Executive Officers or faculty and staff who are covered by collective bargaining agreements.