Appendices: Contains laws, regulations and checklists that may pertain to the policy.
Contacts: Names the University office(s) that can answer specific questions regarding the policy or approve exceptions.
Definitions: Lists the terms used in the document alphabetically; defines unfamiliar terms that have a specialized meaning in the policy.
Departmental/School/Operating Unit Policy: A policy that does not have broad impact on the University community and is limited in its scope and application to a specific area.
Forms/Instructions: Lists forms the reader must use to comply with the policy, explains the purpose of each form, and may provide a hyperlink to the applicable form(s).
Policy: Is a concise statement of the Universitys position on the subject matter and may state who should follow the policy, when the policy applies, and list any major conditions or
Policy Owner: Is the responsible University official charged with the responsibility for creating, implementing, and updating University policies in his/her area of jurisdiction.
Policy Review Procedure: Review and help ensure that new or revised University policies follow an approved format and process, and are approved by the respective University officer.
Procedures: Describe the means by which policies are implemented.
Reason for Policy/Purpose: States the legitimate interests of all parties, describes the
problem or conflict the policy addresses, and cites any legal or regulatory reasons for the policy.
Responsible University Office: Under the direction of the responsible University official,
the responsible office will develop and administer a particular policy and procedures and will be accountable for the accuracy of its subject matter, its issuance, and timely
Responsible University Official: The Policy Owner. The individual charged with the
responsibility for creating, implementing, and updating University policies in his/her area of jurisdiction.
University Policy: Defined as a policy with broad application throughout the University, which helps ensure coordinated compliance with applicable laws and regulations, promotes operational efficiencies, enhances the University's mission or reduces institutional risk.