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University Handbook of Rules & Procedures

University rules and procedures 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
May 2, 2016
     
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
     
07
ETHICS, CONFLICT OF INTEREST
07.02.01.C1.01 Ethics Training for Staff Involved in Financial Assistance September 24, 2012
  07.03.01.C0.01 Freedom of Speech, Assembly, and Demonstration May 6, 2016
  07.03.01.C1 Political Campaign Events on Property Under the Control of Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

July 7, 2016

     
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
July 17, 2015
  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
 
Procedures for Co-Curricular Services
September 30, 2003
 
Certification of Degrees
January 10, 2013
 
Academic Calendar Approval Process
May 18, 2009
     
12
FACULTY
 
 
Academic Freedom
January 22, 2016
12.01.99.C0.03 Responsibilities of Full-Time Faculty Members January 22, 2016
 
Academic Rank Descriptors for Tenured and
Tenure-Track Faculty
May 14, 2007
 
Descriptions of Teaching, Scholarship, and Service
February 25, 2002
 
Tenure
December 22, 2011
  12.01.99.C3 Faculty Dismissals, Administrative Leave, Non-Reappointments and Terminal Appointments July 12, 2004
Granting Extension of Tenure Probationary Period
January 22, 2016
 
Faculty Workload
July 31, 2000
 
Assignment of Faculty Workload Credit
December 13, 2004
 
Faculty Senate
June 24, 2013
 
Post-Tenure Review
July 31, 2000
  12.07.99.C0.01 Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty Positions December 3, 2012
12.99.01.C0.02 External Faculty Fellowhips
(Application for Reassignment Time)
May 23, 2016
  12.99.01.C1.01 Faculty Development Leave November 26, 2012
Recruitment and Appointment of Faculty
March 10, 2016
Responsibilities of Part-Time Faculty Members
January 22, 2016
Appointment, Rank, and Promotion of Professional Librarians
September 28, 2015
  12.99.99.C3.01 Designation of Graduate Faculty May 18, 2009
12.99.99.C4.01 Faculty-Authored Textbooks and Other Educational Materials November 9, 2015
     
13
STUDENTS
 
Student Complaints Regarding Faculty
March 21, 2016
Student Complaints Regarding Staff Employees
March 21, 2016
 
Student Disciplinary Proceedings
March 22, 2013
 
Student Grade Appeal Procedures
August 6, 2012
  13.02.99.C3.01 Academic Misconduct Cases May 18, 2015
  13.03.01.C0.01 Academic Scholarships March 24, 2015
 
Athletic Scholarships
February 9, 2016
Student Travel November 11, 2014
Student Travel Procedures October 18, 2012
Course Examinations and Study Week
April 20, 2015
Postponing Participation in the Commencement Ceremony
May 2, 2016
 
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
     
15
RESEARCH PROGRAMS
 
Externally Funded Grants and Contracts
March 24, 2003
 
Administration of Research Enhancement Program
November 27, 2006
Compliance with the Federal Procurement Integrity Act
Federal Procurement Integrity Act Certification Form
March 23, 2015
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 Extension of Credit April 11, 2016
  21.01.05.C0.01 University Service Centers April 11, 2016
  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
Attachments: AB, 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
Youth Initiatives
July 10, 2015
 
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.C0.01 Purchasing Administration June 27, 2016
25.07.99.C1 Contract Administration Rule January 15, 2016
  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 Deletion Pending
  29.01.03.C2 Security of Electronic Information Resources September 15, 2011 Deletion Pending
29.01.99.C1 Security of Electronic Information Resources June 1, 2016
29.01.99.C1.01 IT Acceptable Use and Privacy
IT Standards for All Users
June 1, 2016
29.01.04.C1 Electronic and Information Resources Accessibility January 15, 2016
 
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
Direct Deposit of Payroll Payments
March 23, 2015
 
Merit Pay
April 22, 2016
 
Merit Pay for Faculty
April 12, 2016
 
Service Awards
March 23, 2015
31.01.10.C0.02 Staff Excellence, Engagement, and Expansion Awards May 23, 2016
  31.01.99.C1.01 Approval Procedures for Supplemental Pay and Dual Employment April 30, 2012
Wellness Release Time
March 21, 2016
 
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.C0.01 Faculty Emeritus Status November 9, 2015
31.08.01.C0.02 Administrator Emeritus January 22, 2016
  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 Vehicles
July 17, 2015
Procedures for Tailgating
January 24, 2014
  33.04.99.C3 Rules for Responsible Computing November 13, 2006 Deletion Pending
  33.04.99.C4 Incidental Computer Use April 24, 2006 Deletion Pending
  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.C0.02 Performance Reviews of Academic Administrators May 23, 2016
  33.99.03.C1.01 Performance Management for Staff and Administrators December 19, 2011
33.99.04.C0.01 Promotion, Transfer, and Voluntary Moves April 20, 2015
33.99.04.C0.02 Promotion of Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty Members June 27, 2016
  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 June 15, 2105
33.99.99.C0.01 Postdoctoral Research Associates August 27, 2015
33.99.99.C0.02 Performance Reviews of Full-Time Faculty Members July 5, 2016
     
34
SAFETY OF EMPLOYEES AND STUDENTS
  34.01.99.C1  Harassment October 21, 2002
  34.01.99.C1.01 Grievance Procedures for Harassment Complaints November 12, 2001
  34.02.01.C1
Drug and Alcohol Abuse and Rehabilitation Programs 
March 10, 2016
 
Tobacco, Smoke and E Vapor Free Environment
February 11, 2014
Firearms and/or Other Weapons
February 6, 2014
Carrying Concealed Handguns on Campus
April 27, 2016 (Effective August 1, 2016)
 
Emergency Management
April 11, 2016
34.99.99.C1.01 Vehicle/Pedestrian Sidewalk Traffic March 18 2013
34.99.99.C0.02 Non-Motorized and Self-Balancing Motorized Transportation Devices June 27, 2016
     
SECTION E: REAL ESTATE
41
REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT
41.01.99.C1 Use of University Facilities November 28, 2012
41.01.99.C1.01 Facility Use Rental and Recovery of Rental Charges
(facility fee waiver form)
June 27, 2016
Procedures of Use of University Academic Facilities
May 6, 2013
 
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
Public Information
December 11, 2014
 
University Information
July 29, 2013
Social Media Guidelines
May 12, 2014
Web Procedure
March 1, 2010
Marketing and External Communications April 8, 2013
   
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