Valdosta State University Policies

POLICY LIBRARY BY CATEGORY

AcademicFacilitiesFinancial ManagementGovernance and LegalHealth and Public SafetyHuman ResourcesInformation TechnologyOperationsStudents

Welcome to Valdosta State University’s official policies website. All officially approved university-wide policies are located on this site. The most current version of a policy will be found on this site. To the extent of any conflict between the information on this website and other University websites, the policy on this site governs. Colleges, schools, divisions, and departments of the University have additional policies that govern their operations and such policies may not all be contained in the VSU Policy Library.


POLICIES POSTED FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

  • Naming Policy - posted for public comment from 10/14/2020 to 10/27/2020 - email comments to policyadmin [at] valdosta.edu

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Policy Adoption Procedures and Template

POLICY LIBRARY BY CATEGORY

AcademicFacilitiesFinancial ManagementGovernance and LegalHealth and Public SafetyHuman ResourcesInformation TechnologyOperationsStudents


Academic

Academic and Student Affairs Handbook (USG) [external link]
Academic Catalog
Archives Collection, Usage, and Digital Preservation (Odum Library)
Board of Regents Policy Manual (USG) [external link]
Copyright (USG) [external link]
Delegation of Contract Signing Authority
Faculty Handbook
Financial Conflicts of Interest Related to Sponsored Programs
Government Documents Collection Development (Odum Library)
Handbook for Department Heads and Directors
Humane Care/Use of Laboratory Animals/Animal Welfare Assurance
Information Security
Intellectual Property
Non-Compliance: Research Participant Protection
Programs and Activities Serving Minors
Protection of Human Research Participants
Refunds and Withdrawals
Scholarly Misconduct
Security of Student Information (Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act)
Statutes of Valdosta State University
Student Rights to Educational Records and Privacy (FERPA)

Facilities

Alcohol Policy for Events
Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Balloon Release
Board of Regents Policy Manual (USG) [external link]
Environmental Management System and Plan
Facilities Rental and Use
Free Expression and Assembly
Freshman Residency Requirement
Hazard Communication Program
Lock, Key, and Electronic Access
Outdoor Lighting
Request to Serve Alcohol at Events Form (PDF)
Request to Serve Alcohol at Events Form (DOCX)
Tree Preservation and Maintenance

Financial Management

Board of Regents Policy Manual (USG) [external link]
Business Procedures Manual (USG) [external link]
Delegation of Contract Signing Authority
Finance and Business Operations
Freshman Residency Requirement
Gift Acceptance
Handbook for Department Heads and Directors
Hotline Reporting for Suspected Fraud, Waste and Abuse
Identification and On-Line Debit Card (VSU 1Card and FLEX)
Mandatory Student Fees and Waiver of Mandatory Student Fees
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Procurement
Refunds and Withdrawals
Student Financial Aid Policies
Tuition Assistance Program for Employees [external link]


Governance and Legal

Board of Regents Policy Manual (USG) [external link]
Ethics
Handbook for Department Heads and Directors
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Notice of Privacy Procedures
Hotline Reporting for Suspected Fraud, Waste and Abuse
Non-Discrimination
Policy Adoption Procedures and Template
Records Retention
Statutes of Valdosta State University
Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus
Visual Identity

Health and Public Safety

Alcohol Policy for Events
Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Balloon Release
Board of Regents Policy Manual (USG) [external link]
Campus Parking and Transportation Committee
Corrective Action Regarding Environmental and Occupational Safety
Drug Free Workplace
Environmental Management System and Plan
Free Expression and Assembly
Golf Cart/Utility Vehicle and Acknowledgement Form
Hazard Communication Program
Hazardous Materials Shipping and Transportation
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Notice of Privacy Procedures
Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Humane Care/Use of Laboratory Animals/Animal Welfare Assurance
Lock, Key, and Electronic Access
Outdoor Lighting
Parking Regulations
Programs and Activities Serving Minors
Protection of Human Research Participants
Public Safety
Request to Serve Alcohol at Events Form (PDF)
Request to Serve Alcohol at Events Form (DOCX)
Sexual Misconduct and Title IX
Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus
Violence in the Workplace
Volunteer and Volunteer Release/Agreement Form

Human Resources

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Anti-Harassment
Board of Regents Policy Manual (USG) [external link]
Classified Employee Handbook
Confidentiality and Privacy Policy under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
Disruptive Behavior
Drug Free Workplace
Ethics
Faculty Handbook
Fax Confidentiality and Security
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Notice of Privacy Procedures
Human Resources Policies (USG) [external link]
Non-Discrimination
Programs and Activities Serving Minors
Sexual Misconduct and Title IX
Shared Sick Leave Program
Tuition Assistance Program for Employees (USG) [external link]
Violence in the Workplace
Volunteer and Volunteer Release/Agreement Form

Information Technology

Board of Regents Policy Manual (USG) [external link]
Delegation of Contract Signing Authority
Email, Web, and Portal for Official Communications
Encryption
Fax Confidentiality and Security
Information Resources Acceptable Use
Information Security
Information Technology Handbook (USG) [external link]
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Procurement
Red Flag Rules Identity Theft/Fraud Prevention
Security of Student Information (Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act)
Wireless Communication Devices/Cellphones

Operations

Archives Collection, Usage, and Digital Preservation (Odum Library)
Board of Regents Policy Manual (USG) [external link]
Business Procedures Manual (USG) [external link]
Campus Parking and Transportation Committee
Confidentiality and Privacy Policy under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
Delegation of Contract Signing Authority
Email, Web, and Portal for Official Communications
Fax Confidentiality and Security
Finance and Business Operations
Golf Cart/Utility Vehicle and Acknowledgement Form
Government Documents Collection Development (Odum Library)
Handbook for Department Heads and Directors
Hotline Reporting for Suspected Fraud, Waste and Abuse
Identification and On-Line Debit Card (VSU 1Card and FLEX)
Information Security
Parking Regulations
Procurement
Programs and Activities Serving Minors
Records Retention
Security of Student Information (Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act)
Student Rights to Educational Records and Privacy (FERPA)
Visual Identity
Wireless Communication Devices/Cellphones

Students

Academic and Student Affairs Handbook (USG) [external link]
Academic Catalog
Balloon Release
Board of Regents Policy Manual (USG) [external link]
Free Expression and Assembly
Freshman Residency Requirement
Identification and On-Line Debit Card (VSU 1Card and FLEX)
Mandatory Student Fees and Waiver of Mandatory Student Fees
Parking Regulations
Refunds and Withdrawals
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
Sexual Misconduct and Title IX
Student Financial Aid Policies
Student Code of Conduct
Student Rights to Educational Records and Privacy (FERPA)