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Division of Human Resources


Policies and Procedures

The following list of HR Policies will allow you to access downloadable PDFs for each Policy. You can also access more detailed information about timekeeping procedures, salary and pay information and state job classifications.

The list below only contains Human Resources Policies. Please visit the USC Policies and Procedures Manual for an index of university Policies specific to other administrative divisions. You can also access faculty manuals, policy oversight and approval procedures and other useful information.

HR policy also requires the use of workplace posters.

Policy Number Policy Name Keywords
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HR 0.00 Policy Disclaimer tag 1, tag2
HR 1.01 Drug-Free Workplace  
HR 1.02 University of South Carolina Ethics Policy  
HR 1.03 Annual Leave​  
HR 1.06 Sick Leave  
HR 1.07 Family and Medical Leave  
HR 1.09 Other Leave With Pay  
HR 1.10 Leave Transfer Policy  
HR 1.12 Leave Without Pay  
HR 1.15 Holiday Leave  
HR 1.18 Hazardous Weather and Emergency Leave  
HR 1.21 Educational Leave  
HR 1.22 Telecommuting  
HR 1.24 Appointment, Reassignment, and Promotion of Classified, Research Grant, Time-Limited or Unclassified Staff Employees  
HR 1.27 Nepotism  
HR 1.30 Outside Employment  
HR 1.33 Labor  
HR 1.34 Evaluation of Officers of the University and Administrators Reporting to the President  
HR 1.36 Performance Evaluation for Classified and Unclassified Non-Academic Staff  
HR 1.37 Pay for Performance  
HR 1.39 Disciplinary Action and Termination for Cause  
HR 1.42 Grievance  
HR 1.45 Reduction-in-Force  
HR 1.48 Solicitation and Distribution  
HR 1.51 Professional Development for University Personnel  
HR 1.54 Floater Services  
HR 1.57 Separation from University Service  
HR 1.60 Lactation Support Policy  
HR 1.61 USC Tuition Assistance Policy  
HR 1.63 State Service Award Program  
HR 1.65 Employee Recognition  
HR 1.66 Worker's Compensation  
HR 1.69 Official Personnel Files and Records Release  
HR 1.77 Bonuses  
HR 1.78 Dual Employment  
HR 1.79 Salary Supplements  
HR 1.81 Summer Compensation for Faculty  
HR 1.84 Minimum Wage, Official Workweek, and Overtime Compensation  
HR 1.85 Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions  
HR 1.90 Job Reference and Background Checks  
HR 1.95 Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy  
HR 2.00 Post-TERI and Post-Retirement Employment