3240 - Hours of Operation and Rest Periods
Last updated: March 01, 2020
PREAMBLE: This section was original to the 1979 Handbook and had only minor changes until 2019, when it was substantially revised. 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. Further information may be obtained from the Provost's Office, the Office of the Faculty Secretary), and the offices of the vice presidents.
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. (Rev. 1-20)
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. (Ed. 1-20)