University Rules & Procedures

University rules and procedures should be read in conjunction with related Texas A&M University System policies and regulations.

01 GOVERNANCE

  • 01.01.99.C0.01 Review and Approval of University Rules and Procedures (June 17, 2024)

02 ORGANIZATION OF SYSTEM

03 STATEMENTS OF MISSION AND OBJECTIVES

  • 03.02.99.C0.01 University Mission and Program Inventory (February 22, 2021)

07 ETHICS, CONFLICT OF INTEREST

  • 07.02.99.C0.01 Ethics Training for Staff Involved in Financial Assistance (November 27, 2023)
  • 07.03.01.C1 Political Campaign Events in University Facilities (May 5, 2023)

08 CIVIL RIGHTS PROTECTIONS AND COMPLIANCE

  • 08.01.01.C1 Civil Rights Compliance (August 22, 2022)
  • 08.01.01.C1.01 Student Pregnancy and Parenting Support (August 22, 2022)
  • 08.01.01.C1.02 Employee Request for Religious Accommodations (December 21, 2023)
  • 08.01.02.C0.01 Employee/Applicant Requests for Reasonable Accommodations Under the ADA (March 22, 2021)
  • 08.01.02.C0.02 Accommodations at University Facilities and Events (April 7, 2022)
  • 08.01.02.C0.03 Service and Emotional Support Animals (March 22, 2021)
  • 08.99.99.C1 Expressive Activity on Campus (May 14, 2020*Under Review*

09 ADMINISTRATION, LITIGATION AND OTHER

11 CENTERS, DEGREES, AND PROGRAMS

  • 11.03.99.C0.01 Shortened Courses and Credit Hours (March 4, 2024)
  • 11.07.99.C0.01 Granting Honorary Degrees (December 17, 2018*Under Review*
  • 11.08.99.C1 Awarding of Posthumous Degrees (May 28, 2024)
  • 11.10.99.C0.01 Development of Academic Degree Programs (September 11, 2023*Under Review*
  • 11.10.99.C0.02 Development of Certificate Programs (September 11, 2023*Under Review*
  • 11.10.99.C0.03 Development of Courses and Catalog Revisions (September 11, 2023*Under Review*
  • 11.10.99.C0.04 Distance Education Programs (September 11, 2023*Under Review*
  • 11.10.99.C0.05 Substantive Change (October 17, 2022*Under Review*
  • 11.99.02.C0.01 Conduct Requirements for Admissions Applications and Transcripts (January 6, 2020)
  • 11.99.99.C0.01 Academic Minors (September 11, 2023)
  • 11.99.99.C0.02 Co-Curricular Services to Minors (September 11, 2023)
  • 11.99.99.C0.04 Academic Calendar Approval (July 14, 2022)
  • 11.99.99.C0.05 Certification of Degrees (June 17, 2024

12 FACULTY

  • 12.01.01.C1 Tenure (March 6, 2024
  • 12.01.99.C0.01 Academic Rank Descriptors for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty (March 4, 2024)
  • 12.01.99.C0.02 Academic Freedom (June 17, 2024
  • 12.01.99.C0.03 Responsibilities of Faculty Members (September 11, 2023*Under Review*
  • 12.01.99.C0.04 Descriptions of Teaching, Librarianship, Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity, and Service (April 8, 2024)
  • 12.01.99.C0.05 Faculty Dismissals, Administrative Leave, Non-Reappointments, and Terminal Appointments (April 8, 2024)
  • 12.01.99.C0.06 Performance Reviews of Full-Time Faculty Members (April 11, 2022*Under Review*
  • 12.01.99.C1 Granting Extension of Tenure Probationary Period (March 15, 2024)
  • 12.03.99.C1 Faculty Workload (January 8, 2020)
  • 12.03.99.C1.01 Assignment of Faculty Workload Credit (June 26, 2023)
  • 12.04.99.C0.01 Faculty Senate (November 26, 2018*Under Review*
  • 12.06.99.C1 Post-Tenure Review (March 15, 2024
  • 12.07.99.C0.01 Fixed-Term Faculty Members (November 6, 2023)
  • 12.99.01.C0.01 Faculty Development Leave (September 25, 2023)
  • 12.99.01.C0.02 External Faculty Fellowships and Awards (September 11, 2023)
  • 12.99.99.C0.01 Recruitment and Appointment of Faculty (December 21, 2023*Under Review*
  • 12.99.99.C0.02 Faculty Attendance at University Commencement (September 11, 2023)
  • 12.99.99.C0.03 Designation of Graduate Faculty (September 11, 2023*Under Review*

13 STUDENTS

15 RESEARCH PROGRAMS

  • 15.01.01.C0.01 Administration of the Research Enhancement Program (December 11, 2023)
  • 15.01.01.C0.02 Administration of Sponsored Agreements (January 11, 2021)
  • 15.01.02.C0.01 Compliance with the Federal Procurement Integrity Act (January 11, 2021)
  • 15.01.03.C1 Financial Conflicts of Interest in Sponsored Research (April 3, 2019)
  • 15.01.05.C0.01 Facilities and Administrative Costs of Extramural Projects (September 11, 2023)
  • 15.02.99.C1 Export Control Compliance Program (August 4, 2023)
  • 15.05.04.C1 High-Risk Global Engagements and International Collaborations (February 10, 2023)
  • 15.99.01.C1 Use of Human Subjects in Research (September 25, 2023)
  • 15.99.03.C1 Ethics in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (May 15, 2018)
  • 15.99.06.C1 Use of Biohazards in Research, Teaching, and Testing (February 7, 2022)
  • 15.99.07.C1 Use of Vertebrate Animals in Research, Teaching, and Testing (February 7, 2022)

16 COMPLIANCE – GENERAL

  • 16.01.02.C1 Protection of Educational Records and Personally Identifiable Information (July 14, 2023)

17 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  • 17.01.01.C0.01 Faculty-Authored Textbooks and Other Educational Materials (October 17, 2022*Under Review*

18 ATHLETICS

  • 18.01.99.C0.01 Institutional Control of Intercollegiate Athletics (October 26, 2020)

21 GENERAL FINANCE

  • 21.01.02.C0.01 Credit Card Collections (September 11, 2023)
  • 21.01.02.C0.02 Online Payments (August 16, 2021)
  • 21.01.07.C0.01 Withdrawal of Agency Funds (September 19, 2016)
  • 21.01.09.C0.01 Accountability and Responsibility for State Property (March 22, 2021)
  • 21.05.01.C0.01 Acceptance of Gifts, Donations, Philanthropic Grants, and Endowments (June 26, 2023)
  • 21.05.01.C0.02 Endowed Faculty Positions (December 11, 2023)
  • 21.05.01.C0.03 Endowed Non-Faculty Positions (December 11, 2023)
  • 21.99.04.C1 Disposition of Abandoned and Unclaimed Personal Property (May 3, 2023)
  • 21.99.09.C0.01 Access to University Property for Soliciting Donations and for Sales and Rentals (April 8, 2024)

24 RISK MANAGEMENT

  • 24.01.01.C0.01 Utility Cart Safety (October 23, 2019*Under Review*
  • 24.01.01.C0.02 Occupational Health Program (November 25, 2019*Under Review*
  • 24.01.06.C1 Programs for Minors (August 16, 2021)
  • 24.01.99.C0.01 Guest Speakers, Lecturers, and Entertainers (November 27, 2023)

25 EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS

  • 25.06.01.C1 Historically Underutilized Business Program (May 4, 2022)
  • 25.07.03.C0.01 Purchasing Administration (April 8, 2024
  • 25.07.99.C1 Contract Administration (August 14, 2020*Under Review*
  • 25.99.09.C0.01 Cellular Communication Devices & Services (November 7, 2022

26 TUITION AND FEES

29 INFORMATION RESOURCES

31 COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

32 EMPLOYEE RELATIONS

  • 32.01.01.C0.01 Complaint and Appeal Process for Faculty Members (September 11, 2023)
  • 32.01.01.C0.02 Faculty Ombuds (December 21, 2023)
  • 32.01.02.C0.01 Complaint and Appeal Process for Non-faculty Employees (June 17, 2024

33 EMPLOYMENT, STANDARDS OF CONDUCT

  • 33.04.99.C0.01 Non-Research Animals on University Property and in Facilities (May 16, 2022)
  • 33.04.99.C0.02 Use of University Vehicles (January 10, 2022)
  • 33.04.99.C0.03 Tailgating (May 16, 2022)
  • 33.05.01.C0.01 Employee Betterment Program (February 21, 2022)
  • 33.05.02.C0.01 Required Training for Employees and Affiliates (February 28, 2022)
  • 33.06.01.C0.01 Flexible Work Arrangements (September 11, 2023*Under Review*
  • 33.99.01.C0.01 Filling Staff Vacancies (March 4, 2024)
  • 33.99.03.C0.01 Performance Reviews for Non-Faculty Employees (September 11, 2023)
  • 33.99.03.C0.02 Performance Reviews of Academic Administrators (September 11, 2023)
  • 33.99.04.C0.02 Promotion of Full-Time Faculty Members (March 8, 2024
  • 33.99.08.C0.01 Student Employment (January 22, 2022)
  • 33.99.08.C0.02 Graduate Assistants (September 11, 2023)
  • 33.99.08.C0.03 Student Internships (September 11, 2023)
  • 33.99.14.C1 Criminal Background Checks (September 1, 2022)
  • 33.99.99.C0.01 Postdoctoral Research Associates (December 21, 2023)
  • 33.99.99.C0.02 Assistant and Associate Deans/Directors of Academic Units (September 11, 2023)
  • 33.99.99.C0.03 Academic Department Chairs (September 11, 2023)
  • 33.99.99.C0.05 Children and Dependent Adults in the Workplace (September 11, 2023)

34 SAFETY OF EMPLOYEES AND STUDENTS

41 REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT

  • 41.01.01.C0.01 Use of University Facilities (March 4, 2024
  • 41.01.01.C0.02 Building Access and Key Control (March 4, 2024)
  • 41.01.01.C0.03 Management of Buildings, Grounds, and Other Improvements (March 4, 2024)
  • 41.01.01.C0.04 Facility Use Rental and Recovery of Rental Charges (March 4, 2024

51 FACILITIES PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION

  • 51.06.99.C0.01 Naming of Buildings and Other Entities (June 16, 2022)
  • 51.99.99.C0.01 Permanent Memorials and Honorariums (March 4, 2024)

61 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS

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