1.2 Compliance

Added: 08/28/2014
Revised: 07/08/2015
Last Reviewed: 07/31/2018
Effective: 08/07/2015






Middle Georgia State University strives to comply with all applicable Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations and complies with the USG BOR Policy 7.16 – Compliance.

Ultimately the president of MGA is responsible for ensuring that the University complies with all laws, rules and regulations. The campus Internal Auditor is the designated MGA compliance officer. Each department/unit head of MGA is responsible for identifying and documenting applicable federal and state laws specific to the functions of their department/unit and for the development of policies and procedures to ensure compliance. If needed, the department/unit head should seek assistance from the compliance officer with the interpretation of and compliance with laws, rules and regulations.

The following compliance officers have been appointed for the specific areas due to the large number of high risk policies, procedures, laws and regulations.

Area Compliance Officer
Athletics Director of Athletics
Clery Act Assistant VP for Risk Management & Police Services
Environmental Regulations Assistant VP for Facilities
FAA Regulations Executive Director for Aviation Operations
Federal Financial Aid Director of Financial Aid
Intellectual Property University Counsel
Nondiscrimination in Employment Director of Human Resources
Open Records Act University Counsel
Students with Disabilities Director of Accessibility Services
Title IX Title IX Coordinator/Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion