Flower and Gifts

Effective Date Jan 1, 2015

Applicable Employee Classes:

Revised Date:

Approved by:

Florida Tech Full-time, Part-time and Adjunct  Faculty and Staff (non-student workers)

June 2021

Dr. T. Dwayne McCay, President

Flowers and Gifts

The Office of Human Resources will send an expression of Congratulations and Condolences on behalf of the University as outlined in the policy below.

Policy

In the event of a birth or adoption of a child to a member of faculty or staff (with the exception of temporary and student employees), the Office of Human Resources will send an appropriate, congratulatory floral arrangement to the home or hospital on behalf of “Florida Tech Faculty and Staff”.

In the event of a hospitalization or death of an employee or immediate family member covered by this policy, the Office of Human Resources will send an appropriate floral arrangement or monetary contribution on behalf of “Florida Tech Faculty and Staff”.

Procedure

The employee's department is responsible for notifying the Office of Human Resources of the event requiring acknowledgment and any special requests (monetary contribution in lieu of flowers). There is a fifty dollar ($50 USD) maximum limit for both monetary contributions and floral arrangements.

For flowers, the Office of Human Resources will place the order with a local florist, providing the information from the employing department.

For monetary contributions, the Office of Human Resources will coordinate the donation to the charitable organization.