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2015-16 Middle Georgia State University Policy Manual (New Section Number) Title 2013-15 Middle Georgia State College Administrative Policies & Procedures Manual (Old Section Number)
Overview Introduction to Policy Manual New Section
Policy Revisions Revisions Effective August 2015 New Section
Comparison Chart Comparison Between College and University Policies New Section
Section 1 Organization & General Policies New Section
1.1 Organization 0000.1501
1.1.1 Institutional Signature Authority for Agreements Under Development (Counsel)
1.2 General Policies 0001.0000
1.2.1 Academic & Business Calendar Development 0001.0302
1.2.2 Brand Identity Guidelines MarComm Guidelines
1.2.3 Continuity of Operations 0001.0301
1.2.3.1 Emergency Response Plan 0001.0501
1.2.3.2 Suspended Operations & Closure Under Development (Finance & Ops.)
1.3 Compliance 1804.0302
1.3.1 Ethics and Compliance Reporting Hotline 0001.0502
1.3.2 Whistleblower Policy New
1.3.3 Freedom of Expression Policy New
1.3.4 Minors Policy New
1.3.5 Nondiscrimination Newly Updated
1.3.5.1 Access for Students with Disabilities Disability Services Rights & Responsibilities
1.3.5.2 Reasonable Accommodations in Employment Under Development (Human Resources)
1.3.5.3 Veteran’s Guide Guidelines for Veterans
1.3.6 Sexual Harassment & Misconduct Student Handbook
1.3.6.1 Title IX Pregnancy Policy Senate Policy Statement
1.3.7 Alcohol & Other Drugs Drug and Alcohol Free Campus
1.3.7.1 Tobacco Free Campus Tobacco Free
Section 2 Governance New Section
2.1 Faculty Governance Faculty Governance Documents
2.2 Staff Governance Under Development (Counsel)
Section 3 Academic Affairs New Section
3.1 Academic Affairs Administrative Handbook Academic Affairs Handbook
3.2 Catalog College Catalog
3.3 Faculty Handbook Faculty Handbook
3.4 College of Arts & Sciences New Sub-Section
3.4.1 Media, Culture & the Arts Faculty Handbook MCA Faculty Handbook
3.4.1.1 Literary Journal Guidelines Fall Line Review
3.4.1.2 Student Media Bylaws Student Media Bylaws
3.4.1.3 Student Media Policies Student Media Handbook
3.4.1.4 Student Newspaper Handbook The Statement Handbook
3.5 School of Aviation New Sub-Section
3.5.1 Aircraft Proficiency Time 0801.0103
3.5.2 Aircraft Usage 0105.0101
3.5.3 TSA Training 2003.2001
3.5.4 Drug Testing Policy New Sub-Section
3.5.5 FAA Control Documents School of Aviation Documents
3.5.6 Aviation Standard Operating Procedures School of Aviation Documents
3.6 School of Business New Sub-Section
3.6.1 Business Student Handbook Business Student Handbook
3.6.2 Business Faculty Retention, Promotion & Tenure School of Business Documents
3.7 School of Education New Sub-Section
3.7.1 Education Faculty Handbook Education Faculty Handbook
3.7.2 Education Student Handbook Education Student Handbook
3.8 Georgia Academy of Arts, Mathematics, Engineering, and Sciences Georgia Academy Handbook
3.9 School of Health Sciences New Sub-Section
3.9.1 Health Sciences Faculty Handbook Health Sciences Documents
3.9.2 Nursing Student Handbook Health Sciences Documents
3.9.3 Nursing Faculty Course Release New
3.9.4 Occupational Therapy Student Handbook Health Sciences Documents
3.9.5 Respiratory Therapy A.S. Program Handbook Health Sciences Documents
3.9.6 Respiratory Therapy A.S. to B.S. Completion Handbook Health Sciences Documents
3.10 School of Information Technology New Sub-Section
3.10.1 IT Faculty Handbook School of IT Documents
3.11 Other Academic Policies New Sub-Section
3.11.1 Honors Program Policies Honors Program
3.11.2 Library Policies Library
3.11.3 Mathematics Tutoring M.A.R.C.
3.11.4 Plagiarism Plagiarism
3.11.5 Religious Holidays Policy Under Development (per USG)
3.11.6 Student Success Center Policies Student Success Center
Section 4 Student Affairs New Section
4.1 Athletics 0106.0001
4.2 Recreation & Wellness Wellness Center
4.3 Counseling Center Policies & Procedures Counseling Center
4.4 Registered Student Organizations Handbook RSO Handbook
4.5 Student Activity Fee Policies & Procedures Student Activity Fee
4.6 Student Complaint Policy 0001.1901
4.7 Student Handbook & Code of Conduct Student Handbook
Section 5 Public Service New Section
5.1 Lifelong Education New Sub-Section
5.1.1 Camps 0301.0001
5.1.2 Continuing Education Under Development (Continuing Education)
5.2 Economic Development New Sub-Section
5.2.1 Professional Sciences Center Conference Center Policies
5.3 Special Organizations New Sub-Section
5.3.1 Georgia Office of Aerospace Industry Research Under Development (GoAIR)
Section 6 Research New Section
6.1 Contracts 1608.0306
6.2 Grants Under Development (Finance & Operations)
6.3 Honorariums 1608.0801
6.4 Indirect Costs Under Development (Finance & Operations)
6.5 Intellectual Property Under Development (University Counsel)
Section 7 Finance & Business New Section
7.1 Finance & Operations 0602.0001
7.1.1 Accounting Services 0102.0001
7.1.1.1 Account Structure 0102.0101
7.1.1.2 Agency Funds 0102.0102
7.1.1.3 Cash Handling Under Development (Finance & Operations)
7.1.1.4 Expense Reimbursement 0103.0501
7.1.1.5 Invoice Routing 0103.0801
7.1.2 Budget Process Under Development (Finance & Operations)
7.1.3 Bursar 0203.0000
7.1.4 Fund Management Under Development (Finance & Operations)
7.1.4.1 Banking Under Development (Finance & Operations)
7.1.4.2 Endowment Under Development (Finance & Operations)
7.1.4.3 Investment Under Development (Finance & Operations)
7.2 Campus Store 0303.0001
7.2.1 Faculty Desk Copies 0303.0601
7.2.2 Textbook Availability 0303.2001
7.2.3 Textbook Rental 0303.2002
7.3 Food Services 0604.0501
7.4 Property Control 1604.0001
7.4.1 Annual Inventory 1604.0101
7.4.2 Donated Property 1604.0403
7.4.3 Missing or Damaged Property 1604.1301
7.4.4 Off Campus Use of State Property 1604.1501
7.4.5 Personal Equipment Used for University Business 1604.1601
7.4.6 Property Identification 1604.1602
7.4.7 Property/Equipment Received from Surplus 1604.1603
7.4.8 Surplus Property Disposal 1604.1901
7.4.9 Transfer of Property 1604.2001
7.4.10 Use of State Property 1604.2101
7.5 Purchasing 1608.0001
7.5.1 Asset Purchases 1608.0102
7.5.2 Authority to Purchase 1608.0103
7.5.3 Copy Machines 1608.0307
7.5.4 Demonstration Equipment 1608.0501
7.5.5 Furniture Purchasing Under Development (Finance & Operations)
7.5.6 Inquiries About Department Charges 1608.0901
7.5.7 Low Value Purchases 1608.1201
7.5.8 Major Purchases – Advance Notification 1608.1301
7.5.9 Non-Acceptable Purchases 1608.1401
7.5.10 P-Cards 1608.1601
7.5.11 Prepayments 1608.1605
7.5.12 Purchase Requisition 1608.1607
7.5.13 Purchases for Personal or Non-State Use 1608.1608
7.5.14 Receiving and Inspection of Supplies and Equipment 1608.1801
7.5.15 Resolution of Unauthorized Charges 1608.1802
7.5.16 Sales and Use Tax 1608.1901
7.5.17 Telephone Marketing 1608.2001
7.5.18 Vendor Relations 1608.2201
7.6 Travel 2004.0001
7.6.1 Authorization for Travel 2004.0101
7.6.2 Group/Team Travel 2004.0701
7.6.3 Home Campus 2004.0801
7.6.4 Lodging 2004.1201
7.6.4.1 Lodging – Hotel Advance 2004.1202
7.6.5 Meals 2004.1301
7.6.6 Miscellaneous Travel Expenses 2004.1302
7.6.7 Part-Time Employees Travel 2004.1601
7.6.8 Registration Fees 2004.1801
7.6.9 Student Trips RSO Handbook (page 19)
Section 8 Human Resources New Section
8.1 General HR Policies 0801.0000
8.1.1 Appearance 0801.0102
8.1.2 Employee Benefits Under Development (Human Resources)
8.1.2.1 Employee Housing 0801.0501
8.1.2.2 Tuition Assistance Program 0802.2001
8.1.3 Staff Grievance Policy Under Development (Human Resources)
8.1.4 Joint Staffing 0801.0502
8.1.5 Outside Employment Under Development (Human Resources)
8.1.5.1 Consulting & External Work Under Development (Human Resources)
8.1.6 Reductions in Force Under Development (Human Resources)
8.1.7 Retiree Information Under Development (Human Resources)
8.1.8 Non-Employee/Student Volunteer Policy 0801.2201
8.2 Hiring Process 2014-15 Procedures
8.2.1 Criminal Background Check Under Development (Human Resources)
8.2.2 Probationary Period Under Development (Human Resources)
8.3 Leave New Sub-Section
8.3.1 Leave – Annual or Vacation 0802.1201
8.3.2 Leave – Educational and Professional 0802.1203
8.3.3 Leave – Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) 0802.1205
8.3.4 Leave – Military 0802.1204
8.3.5 Leave – Miscellaneous 0802.1206
8.3.6 Leave – Sick 0802.1202
8.3.7 Leave Without Pay 0802.1207
8.4 Pay New Sub-Section
8.4.1 Faculty Summer Pay Summer Pay Policy
8.4.2 Salary Guidelines Under Development (Finance & Operations)
8.5 Training 2003.001
8.5.1 Ethics Training 2003.0501
8.5.2 Sexual Harassment & Misconduct Training New
8.5.3 Other Mandatory Training Under Development (Human Resources)
8.5.3.1 Aviation Campus 2003.2001
8.5.3.2 Motor Vehicle 2003.1301
8.5.3.3 Right to Know 2003.0801
Section 9 Facilities New Section
9.1 Facilities Master Plan Under Development (Finance & Operations)
9.2 Space Usage New
9.2.1 Filming & Photos on Campus New
9.2.2 Space-Room Usage Change 0601.1901
9.2.3 Reservation of Macon Campus Wellness Center 1310.1801
9.2.4 Use of Outdoor Bodies of Water New
9.3 Key Issues & Access Control Under Development (Finance & Operations)
9.3.1 Replacement Card 0302.1801
9.4 Motor Vehicle Use 1804.1301
9.4.1 Externally Provided Vehicles 1302.0501
9.5 Naming of Places, Colleges, and Schools New
Section 10 Records New Section
10.1 Enrollment Management 0502.0001
10.1.1 Financial Aid New
10.1.1.1 Petition for Independent Student Status Form
10.1.1.2 Special Circumstances Appeal Form
10.1.1.3 MGA Students Registered as Transient or Independent Study Form
10.1.2 Registrar New
10.1.2.1 Change of Student Record Under Development (Registrar)
10.1.2.2 Diploma Replacement New
10.1.2.3 Holds on Student Records Under Development (Registrar)
10.1.2.4 Learning Support Policy Under Development (Registrar)
10.1.2.5 Transient Permission Form
10.1.2.6 Veteran’s Certification Information
10.1.2.7 Withdrawal Policy Under Development (Registrar)
10.2 FERPA 0502.0601
10.3 Records Management 1802.0001
10.3.1 Open Records Requests 1802.1501
10.3.2 Records Disposal 1802.1801
10.3.3 Records Retention 1802.1802
10.3.4 Records Retrieval 1802.1803
10.3.5 Records Disaster Recovery Plan 1802.1804
Section 11 Technology New Section
11.1 Access to IT for People with Disabilities Under Development (Student Affairs)
11.2 Office of Technology Resources OTR Policies
11.2.1 Antivirus Policy Antivirus
11.2.2 Appropriate Use Policy Appropriate Use
11.2.3 Campus Downloading Policy Downloading
11.2.4 Email Policy Email
11.2.5 Firewall Access Policy Firewall
11.2.6 Incident Response Procedures Incident Response
11.2.7 Linux Policy Linux
11.2.8 Password Policy Password
11.2.9 Security Updates Policy Security Updates
11.2.10 Software Policy Software
11.2.11 Software Request Software Request
11.2.12 Vulnerability Assessment Policy Vulnerability
11.2.13 Windows Filesharing Policy Windows Filesharing
11.2.14 Wireless Access Policy Under Development (Technology Resources)
11.3 Social Media Guidelines New
Section 12 Pubic Safety & Risk Management New Section
12.1 Alcohol at Events Hosted on University Property 0001.0101
12.2 Animals on Campus 0001.0102
12.3 Campus Police Standards of Practice Under Development (Campus Police)
12.3.1 Police Escorts 1606.1601
12.3.2 Special Event Security 1606.1901
12.4 Lost and Found 0001.1201
12.5 Parking 1601.001
12.6 Risk Management 1804.0001
12.6.1 Comprehensive Loss Control Program 1804.0301
12.6.2 Environmental Policy Risk Management EMS
12.6.3 Fire Alarms 1804.0601
12.7 Weapons on Campus 0001.2301
12.7.1 Workplace Violence Under Development (Campus Police & HR)
Section 13 Changes New Section
13.1 Process for Changes to Policy Manual New