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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 and Procedures
December 15, 2016
     
02 
ORGANIZATION OF SYSTEM
 
President’s Cabinet
May 2, 2016
     
03 
STATEMENTS OF MISSION AND OBJECTIVES
 
University Mission and Table of Programs
July 31, 2017
     
07 
ETHICS, CONFLICT OF INTEREST
07.02.01.C0.01 Ethics Training for Staff Involved in Financial Assistance August 29, 2016
  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

     
08 
CIVIL RIGHTS PROTECTIONS AND COMPLIANCE
08.01.01.C1 Civil Rights Compliance September 27, 2016
  08.01.01.C1.01 Reasonable Accommodation Request for Employees and Applicants Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. September 27, 2016
  08.01.01.C1.02 Student Title IX Pregnancy and Parenting Support September 27, 2016
  08.01.01.C1.03 Student Title IX Sexual Misconduct (assault/violence) Incident Coordination September 27, 2016
  08.01.01.C1.04 Requests for Religious Accommodations September 27, 2016
  08.01.01.C1.05 Service and Assistance/Emotional Support Animals on Campus February 3, 2017 *Under Review*
     
09 
ADMINISTRATION, LITIGATION AND OTHER
  09.02.99.C0.01 University Name and Indicia Usage December 9, 2016
09.02.99.C0.02 Branded Items December 9, 2016
Commercial Filming, Videotaping, and Photography
December 9, 2016
     
SECTION B: ACADEMIC PROGRAM
11 
CENTERS, DEGREES, AND PROGRAMS
11.03.99.C0.01 Shortened Courses and Credit Hours May 8, 2017
 
Granting Honorary Degrees
July 17, 2015
  11.08.99.C1 Award of Posthumous Degrees November 29, 2016
11.10.99.C0.01 Development of Academic Degree Programs September 8, 2017
11.10.99.C0.02 Development of Certificate Programs September 8, 2017
11.10.99.C0.03 Development of Courses and Catalog Revisions September 8, 2017
11.10.99.C0.04 Distance Education Programs September 8, 2017
Substantive Change
September 8, 2017
 
Academic Minors
May 8, 2017
 
Co-Curricular Services to Minors
November 3, 2016
 
Academic Calendar Approval
February 6, 2017
 
Guest Speakers, Lecturers & Entertainers
July 31, 2000
 
Certification of Degrees
January 10, 2013
     
12 
FACULTY
 
 
Academic Rank Descriptors for Tenured and
Tenure-Track Faculty
February 27, 2017
 
Academic Freedom
November 6, 2017
12.01.99.C0.03 Responsibilities of Full-Time Faculty Members January 22, 2016
 
Descriptions of Teaching, Scholarship and Creative Activity, and Service
February 27, 2017
  12.01.99.C0.06 Faculty Dismissals, Administrative Leave, Non-Reappointments, and Terminal Appointments February 2, 2017
Granting Extension of Tenure Probationary Period
January 22, 2016
 
Tenure
September 8, 2017
 
Faculty Workload
April 4, 2017
 
Assignment of Faculty Workload Credit
April 4, 2017
 
Faculty Senate
May 8, 2017
 
Post-Tenure Review
May 23, 2016
  12.07.99.C0.01 Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty Positions December 3, 2012
12.99.01.C0.02 External Faculty Fellowships May 23, 2016
  12.99.01.C0.01 Faculty Development Leave September 8, 2017
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 *Revision/Renumbering Pending*
  12.99.99.C0.03 Designation of Graduate Faculty May 8, 2017
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 Grade Appeals
June 5, 2017
  13.02.99.C0.04 Student Academic Misconduct Cases June 5, 2017
  13.03.01.C0.01 Academic Scholarships March 24, 2015
 
Athletic Scholarships
February 9, 2016
Student Travel November 11, 2014
Student Travel November 6, 2017
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
 
Administration of Research Enhancement Program
May 8, 2017
Administration of Sponsored Agreements
October 9, 2017
Compliance with the Federal Procurement Integrity Act
(Federal Procurement Integrity Act Certification Form)
December 9, 2016
15.01.03.C1 Financial Conflicts of Interest in Sponsored Research November 23, 2016
Export Controls
January 21, 2014
 
Use of Human Subjects in Research
January 30, 2017
  15.99.03.C1 Ethics in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity January 24, 2017
Use of Biohazards in Research, Teaching, and Testing
November 17, 2016
 
Use of Vertebrate Animals in Research, Teaching, and Testing
November 15, 2016
     
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.C0.01 Credit Card Collections September 19, 2016
  21.01.02.C0.02 Online Payments September 19, 2016
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.C0.01
Gifts, Donations, Grants, and Endowments
October 3, 2016
21.01.07.C0.01
Withdrawal of Agency Funds
September 19, 2016
21.99.04.C1 Disposition of Abandoned and Unclaimed Personal Property August 4, 2016
  21.99.05.C1.01 Accountability and Responsibility for State Property
(Attachments: AB, C)
January 31, 2012
Access to University Property for Soliciting Donations and for Sales and Rentals
September 28, 2017
     
24 
RISK MANAGEMENT
Youth Initiatives
July 10, 2015
 
Utility Cart Safety
October 9, 2017
  24.01.01.C0.02 Occupational Health Program October 9, 2017
25 
EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS
  25.06.01.C1 Historically Underutilized Business Program March 6, 2017
  25.07.03.C0.01 Purchasing Administration June 27, 2016
25.07.99.C1 Contract Administration January 20, 2017
  25.99.08.C1.01 Communication Allowances November 1, 2011
     
26 
TUITION AND FEES
 
Tuition and Fees Procedure
May 5, 2010
     
29  INFORMATION RESOURCES
29.01.04.C0.01 Electronic and Information Resources Accessibility July 31, 2017
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
IT Standards for Owners and Custodians (login required)
June 1, 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 Non-faculty Positions
November 15, 2010
Direct Deposit of Payroll Payments
February 20, 2017
 
Merit Pay
April 22, 2016
 
Merit Pay for Faculty
April 12, 2016
Overtime
June 5, 2017
 
Service Awards
October 3, 2016
  31.01.99.C0.01 Approval of Supplemental Pay and Dual Employment October 9, 2017
Wellness Release Time
March 21, 2016
 
Sick Leave
October 9, 2017
 
Faculty Consulting, External Professional Employment, and Conflicts of Interest
March 7, 2017
  31.05.02.C0.01 External Employment February 6, 2017
  31.08.01.C1 Faculty and Staff Emeritus June 21, 2017
     
32 
EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
 
Complaint and Appeal Process for Faculty Members
March 6, 2017
Faculty Ombuds
March 6, 2017
Complaint and Appeal Process for Non-faculty Employees
July 31, 2017
     
33 
EMPLOYMENT, STANDARDS OF CONDUCT
Non-Research Animals on University Campus and in Facilities
December 15, 2016
Use of University Vehicles
June 5, 2017
Tailgating
March 20, 2017
33.05.01.C0.01 Employee Betterment Program October 9, 2017
  33.06.01.C0.01 Flexible Work Arrangements for Non-Faculty Employees April 10, 2017
  33.99.01.C0.01 Filling Staff Vacancies June 5, 2017
  33.99.03.C0.01 Performance Management for Staff and Administrators March 6, 2017
33.99.03.C0.02 Performance Reviews of Academic Administrators May 23, 2016
33.99.04.C0.01 Promotion, Transfer, and Voluntary Moves April 10, 2017
33.99.04.C0.02 Promotion of Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty Members September 8, 2017
  33.99.08.C0.01 Student Employment September 28, 2017
 
Graduate Assistants
March 6, 2017
33.99.08.C0.03 Student Internships March 6, 2017
33.99.14.C1 Criminal Background Checks August 13, 2017
33.99.99.C0.01 Postdoctoral Research Associates August 27, 2015
33.99.99.C0.02 Performance Reviews of Full-Time Faculty Members August 1, 2016
  33.99.99.C0.03 Academic Department Chairs September 28, 2017
33.99.99.C0.04 Assistant and Associate Deans September 28, 2017
34 
SAFETY OF EMPLOYEES AND STUDENTS
  34.02.01.C1
Drug and Alcohol Abuse and Rehabilitation Programs 
Report on Sites of Permitted Use of Alcohol
March 10, 2016
 
Tobacco, Smoke, and E-Vapor Free Environment
May 22, 2017
Carrying Concealed Handguns on Campus
April 27, 2016
 
Emergency Management
April 11, 2016
34.07.01.C0.02 Academic Continuity Planning February 20, 2017
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 June 27, 2016
Procedures of Use of University Academic Facilities
May 6, 2013
Accommodations at University Facilities and Events
October 10, 2016
 
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
Naming of Buildings, Other facilities, and Outdoor Spaces
January 23, 2017
 
Permanent Memorials
July 29, 2013
     
SECTION G: PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND DEVELOPMENT
61 
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
 
Compliance with Texas State Publications Depository Program
July 29, 2013
Public Information
October 3, 2016
 
University Information
July 29, 2013
Web Presence
February 20, 2017
Social Media Guidelines
May 12, 2014
Marketing and External Communications April 8, 2013
 
COLLEGE FACULTY HANDBOOKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
     

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