Proposed Policies

06-11-2019

  The University has developed a new policy relative to Electric Vehicles. Barring any objections, it will become effective on July 12, 2019.

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MGA Policy Update

04-02-2018

A number of edits and additions to the University Policy Manual have been made over the course of the past several months, with more to come as the University System of Georgia completes its ongoing policy review initiative. The following ...

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New Weapons Policy Effective July 1, 2017

06-30-2017

Following passage of House Bill 280 during the 2017 Legislative Session, the University has updated its Weapons Policy. The new policy, effective July 1, 2017, can be found here.

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Changes to Freedom of Expression Policy

04-10-2017

In an effort to strengthen First Amendment rights on campus, a revision to the University Freedom of Expression Policy has been proposed. The new policy will be effective May 10, 2017. Proposed changes: Are based on new USG ...

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New Policy on Use of Space by Outside Parties

03-31-2017

The University has developed a new policy on Use of Space by Outside Parties, based on recommendations from Campus Affairs and best practices in the USG. It includes a new Request for Reservation, as well as sample Facilities Use Agreement and ...

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New Intellectual Property Policy Proposed

08-31-2016

The University has developed a new Intellectual Property policy, based on discussions by the IP Committee and best practices in the USG. Barring any objections, it will become effective on September 30, 2016.

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Parking Policy to Be Updated

08-31-2016

Our Parking Policy will be revised by University Police, adding a $100 fine for Tailgating (or Gate-Running) to deter vehicles from entering or exiting a parking area, lot, structure, or deck by driving directly behind a valid vehicle ...

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Minors Policy Updated

08-31-2016

The University has updated its Minors Policy. Following several meetings of a working group on Minors on Campus, we updated our policy following USG guidance issued in August. Barring any objections, it will become effective on September 30, 2016.

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New Policy Regarding Working Animals on Campus

08-31-2016

The University has developed a new Working Animals on Campus policy that was presented to Faculty Senate at its August meeting. In collaboration with Disability Services, University Police, and Residence Life, we have added a policy on service ...

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New Policy on Agreement Review & Approval

08-31-2016

The University has developed a new Agreement Review & Approval policy that was presented to Faculty Senate at its August meeting. It is based on other similar policies in the USG, but tailored to our needs and ...

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New Staff Grievance Policy

06-01-2016

The University has developed a new Staff Grievance Policy that was presented to Staff Advisory Council at its May meeting. Barring any objections, it will become effective on July 1, 2016.

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Updated Student Conduct Policy to go into effect July 1, 2016

05-06-2016

The University’s Student Code of Conduct has been updated pursuant to USG-recommended best practices. A copy of the Revised Student Code of Conduct (Academic Year 2016-17) and MGA Crosswalk of BOR-recommended Policy on Student ...

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Updated Sexual Harassment & Misconduct (Title IX) Policy to go into effect July 1, 2016

04-20-2016

The University's Sexual Harassment & Misconduct (Title IX) Policy has been updated pursuant to USG-recommended best practices. Barring any objections, it will become effective on July 1, 2016.

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New Sexual Harassment & Misconduct Training Policy

04-20-2016

A new Sexual Harassment & Misconduct Training Policy for Middle Georgia State University’s has been proposed.  Barring any objections, it will become effective on May 20, 2016.

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New Suspended Operations & Closure Policy

04-05-2016

A new Suspended Operations & Closure Policy for Middle Georgia State University’s has been proposed.  Barring any objections, it will become effective on May 5, 2016.

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Provisional Ban on Use of Self-Balancing Scooters (Hoverboards) on Campus

01-05-2016

12.6.4 Provisional Ban on Use of Self-Balancing Scooters (Hoverboards) on Campus Last Update Approved: January 5, 2016 Effective: January 11, 2016 Middle Georgia State University prohibits the possession and the use of self-balancing ...

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New Recruitment & Hiring Process

08-21-2015

Updates to Middle Georgia State University’s Recruitment & Hiring Process have been proposed.

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Newly Updated Nondiscrimination Policy

07-08-2015

Updates to Middle Georgia State University's nondiscrimination policy, which reflect recent Supreme Court rulings and statutory requirements, have been proposed.

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New Minors Policy

07-08-2015

A new policy proposed to safeguard minors on campus.

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New Freedom of Expression Policy

07-08-2015

A new Freedom of Expression policy proposed based on best practices across the University System of Georgia (USG).

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New Whistleblower Policy

07-08-2015

A new Whistleblower policy for MGA based on model policies from the National Association for College and University Counsel (NACUA).

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New Branding and Social Media Guidelines

07-08-2015

The Office of Marketing and Communications has issued new guidelines for the university's brand and use of social media.

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New Diploma Replacement Policy

07-08-2015

A new policy on diploma replacement was developed in late June 2015.

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New Policy Regarding Filming & Photos on Campus

07-08-2015

A new policy regarding Filming & Photos on Campus (Section 9.2) was proposed on July 8, 2015.

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New Policy on Use of Outdoor Bodies of Water

07-08-2015

A new policy on Use of Outdoor Bodies of Water (Section 9.2) was proposed on July 8, 2015.

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New Policies on Public Service Proposed

07-08-2015

New policies on Public Service through Lifelong Education, Economic Development, and Special Organizations have been added to the Middle Georgia State University Policy Manual pursuant to Section 5 of the BOR Policy Manual.

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New Policy on Process for Changes to Policy Manual

07-06-2015

A new policy on Process for Changes to Policy Manual (Section 13.1) was proposed on July 8, 2015.

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