Definition of Policy
A policy is a document that has been through the official approval process and has university-wide application.
All policies that have university-wide application shall be posted in the Policy Repository. Policies related to faculty may be separately maintained in the Faculty Manual (pdf - 677 kb). Policies related to students also may be posted in specific publications, i.e. catalog, student handbook.
Policies in the Policy Repository are organized by administrative division. Each university division will designate a representative who will be considered the “responsible officer” for the development and implementation of that administrative division’s university policies.
Procedures for approval of a new, substantially revised or repealed policy: