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University Handbook of Rules & Procedures

University Rules, Procedures and Statements should be read in conjunction with related
Texas A&M University System Policies and Regulations.
 
SECTION A: GOVERNANCE, ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION
01
GOVERNANCE
  Last Revision Date
 
Review and Approval of University Rules
September, 20, 1999
     
02
ORGANIZATION OF SYSTEM
 
President’s Cabinet
September 22, 2014
     
03
STATEMENTS OF MISSION AND OBJECTIVES
 
Development of New Academic Degree Programs
August 5, 2002
 
Development of New Courses and Catalog Revisions
September 20, 1999
 
Institutional Vision, Mission, Goals, and Principles
July 14, 2003
  03.03.99.C1 Youth Initiatives July 7, 2003
  03.03.99.C1.01 Procedures for Youth Initiatives July 29, 2013
     
07
ETHICS, CONFLICT OF INTEREST
07.02.01.C1.01 Ethics Training for Staff Involved in Financial Assistance September 24, 2012
  07.03.01.C1

Freedom of Speech, Assembly, and Demonstration

September 2, 2011
  07.03.01.C1.01

Freedom of Speech, Assembly, and Demonstration

June 25, 2008
  07.03.01.C2

Political Campaign Events on Property Under the Control of Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

June 18, 2014

     
09
ADMINISTRATION, LITIGATION AND OTHER
  09.02.99.C1 Use of University Name and Indicia December 16, 2008
  09.02.99.C1.01 University Identification Guidelines December 16, 2008
09.02.99.C1.02 Branded Item Guidelines May 27, 2014
 
Staff Advisory Council
August 24, 1998
     
SECTION B: ACADEMIC PROGRAM
11
CENTERS, DEGREES, AND PROGRAMS
11.03.01.C1.01 Shortened Courses and Credit Hours September 24, 2012
 
Granting Honorary Degrees
January 31, 2002
 

11.08.99.C1

Award of Posthumous Degree

December 3, 2012
 
Academic Minors
December 3, 2012
 
Guest Speakers, Lecturers & Entertainers
July 31, 2000
 
Co-Curricular Services to Minors
September 30, 2003
11.99.99.C5.01 Procedures for Co-Curricular Services September 30, 2003
  11.99.99.C6.01 Certification of Degrees April 6, 2006
  11.99.99.C7.01 Academic Calendar Approval Process May 18, 2009
     
12
FACULTY
 
 
Academic Rank Descriptors for Tenured and
Tenure-Track Faculty
May 14, 2007
 
Academic Freedom
January 20, 1995
 
Responsibilities of Full-Time Tenured and 
Tenure-Track Faculty Members
May 14, 2007
 
Descriptions of Teaching, Scholarship, and Service
February 25, 2002
12.01.99.C1.05

Promotion of Tenured Faculty Members

April 12, 2012
 
Tenure
December 22, 2011
  12.01.99.C3

Faculty Dismissals, Administrative Leave, Non-Reappointments and Terminal Appointments

July 12, 2004

  12.01.99.C4 Granting Extension of Tenure Probationary Period February 4, 2008
 
Faculty Workload
July 31, 2000
 
Assignment of Faculty Workload Credit *out of date, new procedure pending approval
December 13, 2004
 
Faculty Senate
June 24, 2013
 
Post-Tenure Review *out of date, new procedure pending approval
July 31, 2000
  12.07.99.C0.01 Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty Positions December 3, 2012
  12.99.01.C1.01 Faculty Development Leave November 26, 2012
 
Recruitment and Appointment of Faculty
December 7, 2000
 
Responsibilities of Adjunct Faculty Members
December 13, 1999
12.99.99.C2.03 Appointment, Rank, and Promotion of Professional Librarians *new procedure pending approval
  12.99.99.C3.01 Designation of Graduate Faculty  May 18, 2006
     
13
STUDENTS
 
 
Student Disciplinary Proceedings
March 22, 2013
 
Student Grade Appeal Procedures
August 6, 2012
  13.02.99.C3.01 Procedure for Academic Misconduct Cases June 11, 2012
  13.03.01.C2 Oversight of Academic Scholarships March 24, 2003
  13.03.01.C2.01 Establishing Academic Scholarships March 3, 2003
  13.03.01.C2.02 Awarding Academic Scholarships March 21, 2005
 
Oversight of Athletic Scholarships
March 24, 2003
 
Procedures for Establishing & Awarding Athletic Scholarships
November 21, 2001
  13.04.99.C1 Student Travel June 11, 2008
  13.04.99.C1.01

Student Travel Procedures

October 18, 2012

 
Students’ Role and Participation in
Institutional Decision Making
March 22, 2013
 
Student Publications
March 22, 2013
 
Incapacitation or Death of a Student
March 22, 2013
 
Final Examinations and Study Week
June 19, 2006
     
15
RESEARCH PROGRAMS
 
Externally Funded Grants and Contracts
March 24, 2003
 
Administration of Research Enhancement Program
November 27, 2006
15.01.03.C1 Financial Conflicts of Interest in Sponsored Research November 6, 2012
 Export Controls
January 21, 2014
 
Assurance of Protection of Human Research Subjects
March 7, 2005
  15.99.03.C1 Ethics in Research and Scholarship September 30, 2002
 
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
April 15, 2002
     
17
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
  17.02.02.C1 Technology-Mediated Materials and Instruction December 22, 2003
  17.02.02.C1.01 Procedures for Technology-Mediated Materials and Instruction December 22, 2003
   
18
ATHLETICS
 
Institutional Control of Intercollegiate Athletics
June 24, 2013
     
SECTION C: FINANCE AND OPERATIONS
21
GENERAL FINANCE
  21.01.02.C1.01 Credit Card Collections March 15, 2010
  21.01.02.C1.02 Online Payments March 15, 2010
21.01.04.C0.01 Guidelines for Extension of Credit May 19, 2014
  21.01.05.C1.01 University Service Departments August 2, 2011
  21.05.01.C1
Gifts, Donations, Grants and Endowments
December 7, 2000
21.01.07.C0.01
Withdrawal of Agency Funds
May 19, 2014
  21.99.05.C1.01

Accountability and Responsibility for State Property

Attachment A,   B,   C

January 31, 2012
Access to University Property for Sales and Solicitation Puposes
March 18, 2013
 
Licensed Commercial Software
October 31, 2005
     
22
ASSET MANAGEMENT
     
23
DEBT MANAGEMENT
     
24
RISK MANAGEMENT
 
Utility Cart Safety
March 24, 2008
     
25
EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS
  25.06.01.C1 Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program June 2, 2008
  25.07.03.C1.01 Purchasing Procedures March 11, 2013
  25.99.08.C1.01 Communication Allowances November 1, 2011
     
26
TUITION AND FEES
 
Tuition and Fees Procedure
May 5, 2010
     
27
FINANCIAL PLANNING AND BUDGETING
     
28
AUXILIARY ENTERPRISE, PRIVATIZATION, ETC.
     
29 INFORMATION RESOURCES
  29.01.03.C1 Network Security/Network Connectivity September 15, 2011
  29.01.03.C2 Security of Electronic Information Resources September 15, 2011
  29.01.03.C2.01 Definitions September 15, 2011
  29.01.03.C2.02 Acceptable Use February 21, 2013
  29.01.03.C2.03 Management of User Accounts
June 25, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.04 Administrator/Special Access March 19, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.05 Backup Recovery March 19, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.06 Change Management March 19, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.07 Email and Other Electronic Communications Use March 19, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.08 Incident Response March 19, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.09 Information Resource Privacy September 16, 2013
  29.01.03.C2.10 Internet/Intranet Use March 19, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.11 Intrusion Detection September 16, 2013
  29.01.03.C2.12 Malware March 19, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.13 Network Access March 19, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.14 Network Configuration Security September 16, 2013
29.01.03.C2.15 Authentication and Passwords September 16, 2013
  29.01.03.C2.16 Physical Access March 19, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.17 Portable Devices September 16, 2013
  29.01.03.C2.18 Risk Assessment and Mitigation March 19, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.19 Security Training March 19, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.20 Security Monitoring and Scanning March 19, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.21 Server Hardening March 19, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.22 Software Licensing March 19, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.23 Application Acquisition and Development October 18, 2013
  29.01.03.C2.24 Vendor Access March 19, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.25 Exceptions to Required Risk Mitigation Measures March 19, 2012
  29.01.03.C2.26 Workstation Configuration June 25, 2012
29.01.03.C2.27 Firewall Management June 25, 2012
29.01.03.C2.28 Classification and Protection of Data; Encryption June 25, 2012
29.01.03.C2.29 Mass Email Guidelines May 12, 2014
 
SECTION D: HUMAN RESOURCES
31
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
 
Non-faculty Compensation Administration
February 21, 2012
 
Salary Increases Not Awarded Through the Regular Budget Cycle
November 15, 2010
 
Temporary Salary Increases
November 15, 2010
 
Reclassifications of Nonfaculty Positions
November 15, 2010
  31.01.08.C1

Merit Pay

*NOTE: This rule is out of date and undergoing revision, Section 6 references deleted rule 31.01.01.C1 and is obsolete.

August 5, 2002
  31.01.99.C1.01 Approval Procedures for Supplemental Pay and Dual Employment April 30, 2012
 
Sick Leave
September 20, 1999
 
Faculty Sick Leave Usage
December 13, 1999
 
Faculty Consulting, External Professional Employment, and Conflicts of Interest
July 14, 2003
  31.05.02.C1.01 External Employment March 24, 2008
  31.08.01.C1.01 Faculty Emeritus Status December 13, 2010
  31.99.99.C1.01

Academic Department Chairs

April 30, 2007
  31.99.99.C2.01 Assistant and Associate Deans May 21, 2007
     
32
EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
 
Complaint and Appeals Procedure for Faculty Members
July 31, 2010
Complaint and Appeal Process for Nonfaculty Employees
February 21, 2013
     
33
EMPLOYMENT, STANDARDS OF CONDUCT
 
Reasonable Accommodation Request Under the Americans
with Disabilities Act
February 11, 2000
 
Use of University Facilities
November 28, 2012
33.04.99.C1.01

Facility Use Rental and Recovery of Rental Charges

(facility fee waiver form)

October 3, 2011
Procedures of Use of University Academic Facilties
May 6, 2013
Use of University Vehicles
July 31, 2000
  33.04.99.C3 Rules for Responsible Computing November 13, 2006
  33.04.99.C4 Incidental Computer Use April 24, 2006
  33.06.01.C0.01 Flexible Work Arrangements for Nonfaculty Employees
June 13, 2013
  33.06.99.C0.01 Hours of Work for Full-time Nonfaculty Employees June 13, 2013
  33.99.01.C1.01 Filling Staff Vacancies March 7, 2011
  33.99.03.C1.01

Performance Management for Staff and Administrators

December 19, 2011
  33.99.03.C1.03 Performance Reviews of Academic Administrators December 13, 2004
  33.99.08.C1 Student Employment June 19, 2008
  33.99.08.C1.01 Student Employment Procedures June 19, 2008
 
Graduate Teaching Assistants
July 27, 1998
33.99.14.C1 Criminal Background Checks February 27, 2009
  33.99.14.C1.01 Criminal Background Checks July 12, 2008
     
34
SAFETY OF EMPLOYEES AND STUDENTS
  34.01.99.C1  Harassment *out of date, new procedure pending approval October 21, 2002
  34.01.99.C1.01 Grievance Procedures for Harassment Complaints
*out of date, new procedure pending approval
November 12, 2001
 
Alcohol and Drugs (list of approved alcohol sites)
June 18, 2001
 
Tobacco, Smoke and E Vapor Free Environment
November 1, 2013
Firearms and/or Other Weapons
February 6, 2014
 
Bomb Threat Procedures
September 20, 1999
 
Hurricane/Tropical Storm Preparedness
October 11, 2007
34.99.99.C1.01 Vehicle/Pedestrian Sidewalk Traffic March 18 2013
34.99.99.C1.02 Non-Motorized Transportation Devices March 18, 2013
     
SECTION E: REAL ESTATE
41
REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT
 
Management of Buildings and Other Improvements
June 11, 2008
  41.05.02.C1.01 Building Access October 11, 2007
     
SECTION F: FACILITIES PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION
51
FACILITIES PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION
 
Permanent Memorials
July 29, 2013
     
SECTION G: PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND DEVELOPMENT
60
RELATIONS WITH FINANCIAL SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS
   
61
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
 
Compliance with Texas State Publications
Depository Program
July 29, 2013
 
University Information
July 29, 2013
Social Media Guidelines
May 12, 2014
 
Web Procedure
March 1, 2010
Marketing and External Communications

April 8, 2013

Please note: Rules have 8-digit numbers; procedures and statements have 10-digit numbers

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