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The purpose of university policy is to provide operational standards for the various functions within the University of West Georgia.  Policies have been established to ensure a more compliant, efficient, and quality system.

University Policies

 

SACS Accreditation-Related Policies 

 

 

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3.2.2.1

Governing Board Control -
Institution’s Mission

Bylaws of the Board of Regents - Section I, Paragraph 2

Board of Regents Policy Manual, 2.10

3.2.2.2

Governing Board Control - 

Fiscal Stability of The Institution

 

BOR Business Procedures Manual

BOR Policy Manual- Section 7.0- Finance and Business

UWG Delegation of Authority Matrix

3.2.2.3

Governing Board Control -
Institutional Policy

BOR Policy Manual, Section 3.1

3.2.3

Board Conflict of Interest

BOR Bylaws II 2

BOR Bylaws V 2

3.2.5

Board Dismissal

By Laws of the Board of Regents, Article 1, Section 4

3.2.6

Board/ Administration Distinction

Bylaws of the Board of Regents – Article I, Section 2

Bylaws of the Board of Regents – Article VI

Board of Regents Policy Manual, 3.1

Policies and Procedures for the University of West Georgia

Statutes of the University of West Georgia

 3.2.9  Personnel Appointment BOR Policy Manual Section 8.0 (Personnel)

BOR Academic and Student Affairs Handbook Section 4.0

BOR Human Resources Administrative Practices Manual

UWG Specific Polices and Procedures

BOR Specific Policies and Procedures (HR Handbook)

Employee Handbook 

UWG Human Resources Manual

Faculty Handbook 

3.2.14

Intellectual Property Rights

UWG Property Policy  - will be updated soon

Board of Regents Policy Manual, Sec. 6.3

3.4.3

Admissions Policies

UWG Admission Policies - Undergraduate Catalog

BOR Admissions Policies

Graduate Catalog - Admissions

3.4.4

Acceptance of Academic Credit

Board of Regents Policy Manual, Section 3.4.1 (“750 Minutes Rule”)

750 Minutes Rule (BOR)

UWG Undergraduate Catalog- Transfer Policies

UWG Registrar’s Office- Transfer Policies

Board of Regents Policy Manual, Transfer Policies, Sections 4.2.1.3, 4.2.1.4, and 4.2.1.6

UWG Academic and Student Affairs Handbook

3.4.5

Academic Policies

Undergraduate Catalog

Graduate Catalog

Student Handbook

Academic Policies - Distance Learning

3.7.4

Academic Freedom

University Statutes Article 5, section 1A

University Statutes Article 5, section 1B

Faculty Handbook Section 109.01

3.7.5

Faculty Role in Governance

University Policies and Procedures

Faculty Handbook

Faculty Senate

3.9.1

Student Rights

UWG Connection and Student Handbook

Registered Student Organizations Handbook

3.12.1

Substantive Change

UWG Shared Governance Procedures for Modifications to Academic Programs

4.3

Publication of Policies

Undergraduate Catalog

Graduate Catalog

4.5

Student Complaints

Student Handbook

Ombudsperson Office

Alternative Dispute Resolution

 4.8.2  Distance and Correspondence Education
- Privacy
The Registrar's Office (FERPA)

UWG Undergraduate Catalog Privacy of Information

UWG Graduate Catalog Privacy of Information 

UWG Student Handbook, Appendix H 

UWG Registrar (FERPA)

UWG Acceptable Use Policy

UWG Information Technology Security Plan

4.8.3

Distance and Correspondence Education  - Notification

UWG Bursar’s Office Website, Tuition and Fees

4.9

Credit Hours

Will be posted after the next Faculty Senate Meeting