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General Employment Policies

Recognition & Awards

Employers can show appreciation or recognition to student employees in a variety of ways. This can include certificates of achievement, tangible items, monetary gifts, etc. New and existing recognition programs must adhere to the policy on Gifts, Gratuities, and Recognition (III.B.5) and carried out following the operating procedures set forth by the policy.

Operating Procedures for Gifts, Gratuities, and Recognition can be found at:


Student employees are subject to Purdue’s nepotism policy. 

No person is permitted to be employed by or continue employment with Purdue University in any position that places him or her under the Administrative Supervision of another employee to whom he or she has a Personal Relationship. An exception to this policy may only be granted in the event the employment of an individual under the above circumstances would be for the benefit of the University or serve a useful purpose consistent with the mission of the University (see Responsibilities section for approval authority).

(Reference: University Policy Office, Nepotism (III.B.3) -

Use of Vehicles for University Business

Student employees who operate a vehicle for University business must meet the driver qualifications and adhere to the policy and procedures for operating a vehicle on University business. Students operating University vehicles must also complete a Request for Authorization Form RM01.

Additional information regarding this policy can be found at:

Programs Involving Minors

Student employees of programs that involve the participation of minors are subject to the operating procedures for Programs Involving Minors. Program staff must pass minimum background check requirements and receive training.

Operating Procedures for Programs Involving Minors can be found at:

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