Human Resources


All policies can be found in the Staff/Administrator Guidelines book on Blackboard.
Click on the link below for instructions on how to access the Human Resources Organization on Blackboard.

For Faculty employees, you can view the faculty handbook at

Intellectual Property

Dispute Resolution

Holiday Policy

The following is a list of approved UIW/IWHS/SACHS holidays:

Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Friday after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve thru New Year's Day (Days inclusive)
Martin Luther King Jr.
Good Friday
1/2 Day Battle of Flowers
Memorial Day

  • Click on the link for the 2014-2015 Holiday Schedule:Holiday Schedule 2014-2015
  • If a holiday occurs on a Saturday, it will be observed the preceding Friday.  If the holiday occurs on Sunday, it will be observed the following Monday. 
  • As many employees as possible will be given each holiday off, consistent with the need to maintain essential UIW/IWHS/SACHS services.  Employees who are required to work on a holiday will be paid for that day at their normal rate of pay.                                     
  • An employee who is absent without paid leave on the day immediately preceding or following a holiday will not be paid for the holiday.

Leave of Absence - Personal, FMLA, and Military Leave

Tuition Waiver



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Vacation & Sick Leave

Please see the University Faculty Handbook or Administrator/Staff Guidelines for specific details. The policy was amended effective August, 2007.  New employees may not take vacation during the first 6 months of employment.

Workers' Comp



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