UNH/USNH Policy Updates

Policy updates approved by UNH/USNH that are applicable to employees will be listed here.  Recent policy updates will remain listed here for at least 12 months.  If you have any questions about these policy changes or need additional information, please contact your HR Partner.



What Changed?

October 2018 USNH Amorous Relationship Policy

USNH adopted policy using UNH's Consensual Amorous Relationship policy as the foundation.  The USNH policy applies to all the USNH institutions and provides more certain guidance.  View Highlights of the policy update.

January 2018 USNH Tuition Policy The USNH BOT approved the change to  support employer paid tuition benefits for children of deceased faculty/staff who were employed in a status position for at least one year prior to their death. (Was previously five years). This change now mirrors the eligibility for dependents of active USNH employees.
September 2017 Protection of Minors Reflects changes in NH State law, and Policy and Procedures were streamlined and clarified.
June 2017 Bereavement Leave

USNH’s definition of "immediate family" for bereavement leave now includes a grandparent or grandchild.