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University Handbook of Rules & Procedures

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Table of University Rules and Procedures
SECTION A: GOVERNANCE, ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION
01 
GOVERNANCE
  Last Revision Date
 
Review and Approval of University Rules and Procedures
December 17, 2018
     
02 
ORGANIZATION OF SYSTEM
 
President’s Cabinet
January 22, 2019
     
03 
STATEMENTS OF MISSION AND OBJECTIVES
 
University Mission and Program Inventory
May 13, 2019
     
07 
ETHICS, CONFLICT OF INTEREST
07.02.99.C0.01 Ethics Training for Staff Involved in Financial Assistance January 22, 2019
  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 10, 2019
  08.01.01.C1.01 Student Pregnancy and Parenting Support September 10, 2019
  08.01.01.C1.02 Student Sexual Assault Incident Coordination September 10, 2019
  08.01.01.C1.03 Employee Request for Religious Accommodations September 10, 2019
  08.01.02.C0.01 Employee/Applicant Requests for Reasonable Accommodations Under the ADA September 10, 2019
Accommodations at University Facilities and Events
September 10, 2019
  08.01.02.C0.03 Service and Emotional Support Animals September 10, 2019
     
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 December 17, 2018
 
Granting Honorary Degrees
December 17, 2018
  11.08.99.C1 Awarding of Posthumous Degrees January 4, 2019
11.10.99.C0.01 Development of Academic Degree Programs December 17, 2018
11.10.99.C0.02 Development of Certificate Programs December 17, 2018
11.10.99.C0.03 Development of Courses and Catalog Revisions December 17, 2018
11.10.99.C0.04 Distance Education Programs December 17, 2018
Substantive Change
December 17, 2018
 
Academic Minors
May 8, 2017
 
Co-Curricular Services to Minors
November 3, 2016
 
Academic Calendar Approval
February 6, 2017
 
Certification of Degrees
January 22, 2019
     
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
April 10, 2019
 
Faculty Workload
January 10, 2019
 
Assignment of Faculty Workload Credit
January 10, 2019
 
Faculty Senate
November 26, 2018
 
Post-Tenure Review
November 26, 2018
  12.07.99.C0.01 Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty Positions December 3, 2012
12.07.99.C0.02 Fixed-Term Faculty Librarians December 17, 2018
12.99.01.C0.02 External Faculty Fellowships May 23, 2016
  12.99.01.C0.01 Faculty Development Leave February 12, 2018
Recruitment and Appointment of Faculty
March 10, 2016
Responsibilities of Part-Time Faculty Members
January 22, 2016
  12.99.99.C0.03 Designation of Graduate Faculty March 4, 2019
12.99.99.C4.01 Faculty-Authored Textbooks and Other Educational Materials November 9, 2015
     
13 
STUDENTS
 
Student Complaints Regarding Faculty
April 22, 2019
Student Complaints Regarding Staff Employees
April 22, 2019
 
Student Grade Appeals
May 13, 2019
  13.02.99.C0.04 Student Academic Misconduct May 13, 2019
13.02.99.C0.05 Students’ Role in Institutional Decision Making April 1, 2019
  13.03.99.C0.01 Academic Scholarships December 17, 2018
 
Athletic Scholarships
December 17, 2018
Student Travel May 8, 2019
Student Travel May 8, 2019
Course Examinations and Study Week
April 20, 2015
Postponing Participation in the Commencement Ceremony
May 2, 2016
 
Incapacitation or Death of a Student
November 26, 2018
Midterm Grades
November 26, 2018
     
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 April 3, 2019
Facilities and Administrative Costs of Extramural Projects
March 4, 2019
Export Controls
June 11, 2018
 
Use of Human Subjects in Research
April 25, 2019
  15.99.03.C1 Ethics in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity May 15, 2018
Use of Biohazards in Research, Teaching, and Testing
November 17, 2016
 
Use of Vertebrate Animals in Research, Teaching, and Testing
November 15, 2016
     
18 
ATHLETICS
 
Institutional Control of Intercollegiate Athletics
April 22, 2019
  18.03.99.C0.01 Post-Season Athletics Competition February 8, 2018
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
Acceptance of Gifts, Donations, Philanthropic Grants, and Endowments
August 26, 2019
21.05.01.C0.02
Endowed Faculty Positions
December 17, 2018
21.01.07.C0.01
Withdrawal of Agency Funds
September 19, 2016
21.01.09.C0.01 Accountability and Responsibility for State Property February 12, 2018
21.99.04.C1 Disposition of Abandoned and Unclaimed Personal Property February 20, 2018
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
24.01.99.C0.01 Guest Speakers, Lecturers, and Entertainers October 8, 2018
25 
EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS
  25.06.01.C1 Historically Underutilized Business Program March 6, 2017
  25.07.03.C0.01 Purchasing Administration July 2, 2018
25.07.99.C1 Contract Administration October 26, 2018
  25.99.09.C0.01 Communication Devices December 17, 2018
     
26 
TUITION AND FEES
 
Tuition and Fees
December 18, 2017
     
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
IT Standards for All Users
IT Standards for Owners and Custodians (login required)
August 28, 2018
 
SECTION D: HUMAN RESOURCES
31 
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Employee Compensation Administration
July 30, 2019
 
Temporary Salary Increases
July 22, 2019
 
Reclassifications of Non-faculty Positions
July 30, 2019
Direct Deposit of Payroll Payments
February 20, 2017
 
Merit Pay
May 10, 2019
 
Merit Pay for Faculty
May 10, 2019
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
Parental Leave
December 18, 2017
 
Faculty Consulting, External Professional Employment, and Conflicts of Interest
April 25, 2019
  31.05.02.C0.01 External Employment February 6, 2017
  31.08.01.C1 Faculty and Staff Emeritus April 23, 2018
     
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
August 26, 2019
     
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 April 10, 2019
33.99.04.C0.04 Promotion of Fixed-Term Faculty Librarians April 10, 2019
  33.99.08.C0.01 Student Employment September 28, 2017
 
Graduate Assistants
June 17, 2019
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 May 7, 2019
  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
May 13, 2019
 
Tobacco, Smoke, and E-Vapor Free Environment
May 22, 2017
Carrying Concealed Handguns on Campus
April 27, 2016
 
Emergency Management
April 22, 2019
34.07.01.C0.02 Academic Continuity Planning May 13, 2019
34.99.99.C0.01 Recreational Transportation and Self-Balancing Devices December 17, 2018
     
SECTION E: REAL ESTATE
41 
REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT
41.01.01.C0.01 Use of University Facilities May 13, 2019
41.01.01.C0.02 Building Access and Key Control June 22, 2018
41.01.01.C0.03 Management of Buildings, Grounds, and Other Improvements May 14, 2018
41.01.01.C0.04 Facility Use Rental and Recovery of Rental Charges May 13, 2019
     
SECTION F: FACILITIES PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION
51 
FACILITIES PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION
Naming of Buildings and Other Entities
June 17, 2019
 
Permanent Memorials and Honorariums
March 18, 2019
     
SECTION G: PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND DEVELOPMENT
61 
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
Public Information
May 13, 2019
Collection of Archival State Records
February 4, 2019
 
University Information
March 18, 2019
Web Presence
February 20, 2017
Compliance with Texas State Publications Depository Program
March 4, 2019
Social Media Guidelines
May 12, 2014
Marketing and External Communications March 18, 2019
 
COLLEGE FACULTY HANDBOOKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
     

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