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Policy Updates

Recent updates to official BYUH policies.

Periodically, various University policies are updated to reflect current laws and practices. The following table provides a summary of such changes over the last six months. For additional help or to identify archived policies please contact Taliana Pasi, Policy Manager at extension 53492 or email

Date of Change Policy Title Nature of Change
01/03/2023 Administrative and Staff Employee Leave Parental Leave Increased to Six Weeks
BYU–Hawaii is pleased to announce a change in the Parental Leave Policy. Beginning January 1, 2023, full-time administrative and staff employees will receive six weeks of paid parental leave for the birth of the employee’s child or for placement of a child with the employee for adoption. Full-time CFS faculty will receive paid parental leave for one semester. Faculty members should notify their dean and Yifen Beus as soon as feasible to coordinate coverage.
03/03/2023 Hosting, Retreats, And Teambuilding Hosting, Retreats and Teambuilding Policy Update
President’s Council has approved updates to the Hosting, Retreats and Teambuilding policy for Sections 3.5 | Department or Work Team Meetings and 3.6 | Gifts and De Minimis Incentives. Please review these changes as they relate to refreshments, meals for internal meetings, and gifts on a departmental or interdepartmental level. The policy can be found at: If you have any questions, please contact Grace Lee at Purchasing ( | 808-675-3953).