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Alcohol and Drug Abuse

          Texas A&M International University considers the abuse of alcohol and/or illicit drug use by its faculty, staff and students to be unacceptable. The unlawful manufacture, distribution, sale, possession, or use of illicit drugs or alcohol and the abuse of alcohol are strictly prohibited and will not be tolerated. Any employee found in violation of this policy shall be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal, and may be required to participate in an appropriate abuse assistance or rehabilitation program.

Bulletin Boards

          Bulletin boards are provided at several campus locations. Faculty members may use these bulletin boards for appropriate and approved general communications.

Communicable Diseases

          In accordance with federal and state laws and regulations regarding health and safety, measures will be taken to protect the health and safety of students, faculty, employees and visitors to the University.

Emergency Closing

          In the event of emergency, appropriate notice will be provided via radio and/or television and/or electronic mail and/or other public broadcast media.


          Keys will be issued to faculty through the various academic administrators. Keys remain the property of the University and will be returned upon request or separation. Keys are not to be duplicated.

Leave of Absence

          Information concerning, but not limited to, vacation leave, sick leave, emergency leave, parental leave, family and medical leave, civic duty leave, and military leave is available from the University's Department of Human Resources.

Mail and Email

          Faculty members may expect the University to provide normal mail services to facilitate the accomplishment of the faculty members' professional responsibilities. It is assumed that mail services provided by the University will be protected by appropriate federal and state law, and the privacy of the faculty member's mail, both electronic and paper, will be respected by the University.

Purchase Orders / Requisitions

          Faculty members may initiate purchase requisitions. Complete purchasing policies and procedures are available through the Purchasing Office.


          Telephone service is provided to the faculty to permit and facilitate the accomplishment of the faculty members' professional responsibilities. Abuse of telephones and/or long distance access will not be tolerated. More information regarding faculty use of telephones is provided in TAMUS Policy 33.04 Sections 1 and 2.


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