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Northeastern Illinois University Policy Library

Northeastern Illinois University's Policy Library was created to allow the University community easy access to University policies, procedures, guidelines and forms. Construction of this site is an ongoing process. Please be aware this site does not contain all University policy information. Individual departments throughout the University may also have internal policies specific to their office.

Policies for Review

As part of the policy development process, the University will post final draft policies to this web page for comments from the University community. The deadline to submit comments is 30 days from the final draft posted date. Please send any questions or comments regarding University policy to

The following policies have been granted an extension to the 30 day public comment period. The public comment period will now end Thursday, January 15, 2015.

    Removal of Department Chairs

    Student Death Response and Reporting

    Sexual Assault REVISION

    Acceptable Use of Information Technology REVISION 

If you would like to share your comments/feedback on these, or any of the policies previously posted, please email them to  Once the public comment period is over, the comments and feedback will be considered by the author before final approval by the Policy Working Group. For more information on the University's policy process, please see policy G1.1 Formulation and Issuance of University Policies which can be found under the Governance category in the menu to the left of this page.

New Policies Posted

Two new policies have been approved and are effective as of September 24, 2014: Background Checks and Direct Payment Vouchers  You can find these policies by clicking on the appropriate category in the menu on the left side of the page: Employment/Hiring for Background Checks and Finance for Direct Payment Vouchers.


Policy Categories

University Policies fall into the following categories that correspond with the menu to the left.


Policies related to alumni relations, development, public relations, and publications.


Policies related to academic curriculum, faculty, library, research, and general academic functions.


Policies related to employee benefits, compensation, ethics, grievances, student employment, records, job postings, and civil service employment.

Environment, Health, Safety, and Security

Policies related to University safety and emergency protocol.

Enrollment Management

Policies related to registration, financial aid, recruitment, and admissions.

Event Planning and Space Management

Policies related to University events and non-academic space management.


Policies related to accounting, budget, disbursements, grant administration, payroll, purchasing, sponsored programs, and travel.

Facilities Management

Policies related to facilities management.


Policies related to business ethics, and risk management.

General Administrative

Policies related to all other general administrative functions.

Information Technology

Policies related to acceptable use, data security, electronic communications, neiuport, world wide web, voice communications, and technical training.

Student Affairs

Policies related to student activities, student services, campus life, and the student union.

Student Financial Aid

Policies related to student financial aid.


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