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Administration

COVID-19 Health and Safety Policy

Purpose/Rationale:

The Health and Safety of Evergreen’s Campus is a shared responsibility, and requires that everyone do their part to maintain a campus environment that offers a healthy learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.  The COVID-19 is a public health hazard. A COVID-19 Health and Safety Policy and adherence to the Evergreen’s COVID-19 Campus Safety Plan reduces the risk of spread of the virus, contributes to a healthier learning and work environment, and is key to Evergreen’s ability to continue operations. 

Web Accessibility

The Evergreen State College (Evergreen) is committed to providing access to all individuals seeking information on Evergreen’s website, including persons with disabilities. This policy is intended to assist Evergreen in meeting its obligations under state and federal law to provide persons with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, services, programs, or activities provided by Evergreen, unless in creates an undue burden on the institution.

Title IX

A. Purpose

The Evergreen State College (Evergreen) is committed to maintaining and strengthening an educational and employment environment founded on civility and mutual respect without regard to a person’s sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. While Evergreen’s ultimate goal is to prevent sexual harassment through education and the development of a sense of community, Evergreen acknowledges that these prohibited behaviors can occur.

Interim Voluntary Temporary Layoff or FTE Reduction

Policy Statement

In accordance with the End of Appointment for Exempt Non-Faculty Staff policy, the President, reporting Vice President and/or designee, in consultation with the Associate Vice President for Human Resource Services and/or designee, will consider and may authorize temporary voluntary layoffs/furloughs or reduction in FTE. 

Special Class/Course Fees

Purpose

This policy applies to all special class/course fees charged to students.

Authority

Special Class/Course Fees are governed under RCW 28B.15.031 and the Delegation of Authority of the Evergreen Board of Trustees.

Establishing Fees

Class/Course Fees that support academic work are limited to:

Shared Leave

This policy applies to:

This policy applies to all non-represented classified and non-represented exempt, non-faculty employees of The Evergreen State College.

This policy does not apply to College faculty, represented classified staff, represented exempt employees in the Student Supports Services Staff Union (SSSSU), temporary hourly employees, or student employees.

A.  Purpose

Telework Policy - Interim

Definition: Telework is a work arrangement in which some or all of the work is performed at an off-campus work site such as the home or in office space near home. Communication may be by one of several means, such as phone, basecamp, web conference, email, etc. Equipment may be owned and maintained by the employee or by the College.

Applies to:  This policy does not apply to employees traveling for college business purposes. This policy does not apply to employees whose job description requires work from off-campus sites.   

Weapons Prohibited

WAC 174-136-043 Weapons Prohibited.

(1)   Possession or use of firearms, explosives, dangerous chemicals or other weapon is prohibited on the college campus, college owned property, and at college sponsored events, unless prior written approval has been obtained consistent with subsection (6).

(2)   Firearm means a weapon or device from which a projectile or projectiles may be fired by an explosive such as gunpowder, whether loaded or unloaded.