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3240 - Hours of Operation and Rest Periods


  • Position: Vice President Finance and Administration
  • Name: Brian Foisy
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Last updated: January 01, 2020

A. Hours of Operation. During the academic year, the hours of operation for UI offices are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. During the summer (beginning on the Monday following spring commencement and until the day before the beginning of fall semester) hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Some offices may be closed for a lunch hour.

B. Rest Periods. Employees may take a 15-minute rest period during each four-hour period worked, provided the supervisor determines that work conditions permit it. The breaks are to be taken at times approved by supervisors and cannot be accumulated. Expenditure of UI funds to provide refreshments for breaks is not permitted.

Version History

Amended January 2020. The policy on office hours was moved to FSH 1565, policy on faculty workloads was moved to FSH 3120, and policy in FSH 3240 on hours of operation was updated. Minor editorial changes were made.

Adopted 1979.

Campus Locations

Physical Address:
Bruce M. Pitman Center
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Phone: 208-885-6111

Fax: 208-885-9119