Summary: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM
SECTION: Human Resources NUMBER: 02.A.40
SUBJECT: Staff Attendance and Punctuality
April 2, 1996; Revised November 30, 2010 Page 1 of 2
Staff employees are responsible for maintaining regular attendance sufficient to perform
the duties and responsibilities of their positions productively and efficiently, with
minimal disruption to the work schedules of their respective work groups. This document
describes the attendance and punctuality standards expected of staff employees.
2.1. The University of Houston System encourages good attendance habits and
punctuality on the part of its employees to carry out the academic, student, and
business support activities of each component university.
2.2. All staff employees are expected to report for work and be prepared for duty at
the beginning of the work period.
2.3. A staff employee who must be absent or tardy is expected to observe component
university or work group notification standards.
2.4. Punctuality and regular attendance are important factors in consideration for job