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Policy 404 - Professional Organizations

404. Professional Organizations


The University will support employees who wish to join and participate in career-related organizations when:


An employee may request the University to sponsor membership in an appropriate organization by submitting a request to the immediate supervisor. The request should include:

The supervisor will review the request and forward it with a recommendation to the department head. The department head will promptly approve or disapprove the request and inform the employee and supervisor. Membership payments must be processed according to the University’s fiscal procedures.


Department heads are responsible for approving or disapproving requests for University-sponsored memberships in career-related organizations based on the benefit to the University. Employees are responsible for prudent use of University time and resources in their connection with and participation in career relation professional organization.


For more information concerning this policy, contact Human Resources.

Policy Approved: October 23, 1998

Last Updated: October 28, 1998

Last Reviewed: June 30 2022

Maintainer: Human Resources

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