Campus Bereavement -- Lowering Of The Flag

Reviewed By: Administrative Council on April 24, 1995
Approved By:
Reviewed By: Administrative Council on August 11, 2008
Approved By: Albert K. Karnig, President on October 08, 2008

Source / Authority

For interpretation of this policy, please contact the responsible department: Human Resources, 909/537-5138

Background

It has been the practice of CSUSB to acknowledge the death of employees by lowering the campus U.S. flags to half-mast on the day of the employee's funeral or memorial service.

Purpose

As a gesture of respect and in memory of service to the University, the death of an employee will be acknowledged by lowering the campus U.S. flags to half-mast on the day of the employee's funeral or memorial service.

Policy

Procedure

The death of an employee should be reported to the Human Resources Department as soon as the information becomes known. The Human Resources Department will provide the information to the Office of the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

The Vice President for Administration and Finance will notify the President of the employee's death and will coordinate the lowering of the flag to half-mast with the Facilities Services Department.