Faculty Policies

All university policies apply to faculty & students (distance learning or not), unless specifically stated otherwise. A few helpful resources for locating university policies are listed below.


The University's official Distance Learning Policy can be found here

University Policies


The President's Office oversees all official university policies and regulations. A complete listing can be found here.

All faculty policies can be found in the Faculty Handbook, including but not limited to:


  • Code of Conduct and Ethics 
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Academic Freedom and Responsibility
  • Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks and Other Intellectual Property
  • Duplicating of Copyrighted Materials
  • Syllabi



Student policies can be found in the Student Handbook, including but not limited to:

  • Student Code of Conduct
  • Dean's Certifications
  • Student Ombudsman's Office
  • University Policies


Academic Policies

The University Registrar maintains an extensive list of all academic policies, including but not limited to:

  • Registration policies
  • Petitioning policies & regulations
  • Appealing academic decisions (like grades, for example)
  • Grade & Term forgiveness
  • Student records
See the Registrar's Policy page for a full policy listing, and detailed information about each.