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 (December 17, 2018)

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 (February 22, 2021)
  • 07.03.01.C1 Political Campaign Events in University Facilities (March 31, 2021)

08 CIVIL RIGHTS PROTECTIONS AND COMPLIANCE

  • 08.01.01.C1 Civil Rights Compliance (May 9, 2022)
  • 08.01.01.C1.01 Student Pregnancy and Parenting Support (March 21, 2022)
  • 08.01.01.C1.02 Employee Request for Religious Accommodations (March 21, 2022)
  • 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)

09 ADMINISTRATION, LITIGATION AND OTHER

  • 09.02.01.C1 Official University Messaging (June 14, 2022)
  • 09.02.99.C0.01 University Name and Indicia Usage (September 28, 2020)
  • 09.02.99.C0.02 Branded Items (October 28, 2019*Under Review*
  • 09.02.99.C0.03 Commercial Filming, Videography, and Photography (August 16, 2021)

11 CENTERS, DEGREES, AND PROGRAMS

  • 11.03.99.C0.01 Shortened Courses and Credit Hours (December 17, 2018)
  • 11.07.99.C0.01 Granting Honorary Degrees (December 17, 2018)
  • 11.08.99.C1 Awarding of Posthumous Degrees (January 4, 2019)
  • 11.10.99.C0.01 Development of Academic Degree Programs (February 28, 2022)
  • 11.10.99.C0.02 Development of Certificate Programs (February 28, 2022)
  • 11.10.99.C0.03 Development of Courses and Catalog Revisions (February 28, 2022)
  • 11.10.99.C0.04 Distance Education Programs (February 28, 2022)
  • 11.10.99.C0.05 Substantive Change (December 17, 2018*Under Review*
  • 11.99.02.C0.01 Conduct Requirements for Admissions Applications and Transcripts (January 6, 2020)
  • 11.99.99.C0.01 Academic Minors (May 8, 2017*Under Review*
  • 11.99.99.C0.02 Co-Curricular Services to Minors (January 24, 2022)
  • 11.99.99.C0.04 Academic Calendar Approval (August 16, 2021*Under Review*
  • 11.99.99.C0.05 Certification of Degrees (January 22, 2019)

12 FACULTY

  • 12.01.01.C1 Tenure (January 21, 2020)
  • 12.01.99.C0.01 Academic Rank Descriptors for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty (April 11, 2022)
  • 12.01.99.C0.02 Academic Freedom (April 11, 2022)
  • 12.01.99.C0.03 Responsibilities of Faculty Members (April 11, 2022)
  • 12.01.99.C0.04 Descriptions of Teaching, Librarianship, Scholarship and Creative Activity, and Service (June 16, 2022)
  • 12.01.99.C0.05 Faculty Dismissals, Administrative Leave, Non-Reappointments, and Terminal Appointments (April 11, 2022)
  • 12.01.99.C0.06 Performance Reviews of Full-Time Faculty Members (April 11, 2022)
  • 12.01.99.C1 Granting Extension of Tenure Probationary Period (June 22, 2022)
  • 12.03.99.C1 Faculty Workload (January 8, 2020)
  • 12.03.99.C1.01 Assignment of Faculty Workload Credit (January 8, 2020)
  • 12.04.99.C0.01 Faculty Senate (November 26, 2018)
  • 12.06.99.C0.01 Post-Tenure Review (January 24, 2022)
  • 12.07.99.C0.01 Fixed-Term Faculty Members (June 16, 2022)
  • 12.99.01.C0.01 Faculty Development Leave (September 28, 2020)
  • 12.99.01.C0.02 External Faculty Fellowships and Awards (May 11, 2020)
  • 12.99.99.C0.01 Recruitment and Appointment of Faculty (March 2, 2020)
  • 12.99.99.C0.02 Faculty Attendance at University Commencement (March 2, 2020)
  • 12.99.99.C0.03 Designation of Graduate Faculty (March 4, 2019)

13 STUDENTS

15 RESEARCH PROGRAMS

  • 15.01.01.C0.01 Administration of the Research Enhancement Program (February 22, 2021)
  • 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 (June 15, 2020)
  • 15.02.99.C1 Export Controls (March 24, 2020)
  • 15.99.01.C1 Use of Human Subjects in Research (April 25, 2019)
  • 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)

17 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  • 17.01.01.C0.01 Faculty-Authored Textbooks and Other Educational Materials (April 27, 2020*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 (August 16, 2021)
  • 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 (August 26, 2019)
  • 21.05.01.C0.02 Endowed Faculty Positions (March 2, 2020)
  • 21.99.04.C1 Disposition of Abandoned and Unclaimed Personal Property (February 20, 2018)
  • 21.99.09.C0.01 Access to University Property for Soliciting Donations and for Sales and Rentals (August 16, 2021)

24 RISK MANAGEMENT

25 EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS

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 (November 29, 2021)
  • 32.01.01.C0.02 Faculty Ombuds (April 27, 2020)
  • 32.01.02.C0.01 Complaint and Appeal Process for Non-faculty Employees (August 16, 2021)

33 EMPLOYMENT, STANDARDS OF CONDUCT

34 SAFETY OF EMPLOYEES AND STUDENTS

41 REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT

  • 41.01.01.C0.01 Use of University Facilities (January 10, 2022)
  • 41.01.01.C0.02 Building Access and Key Control (February 21, 2022)
  • 41.01.01.C0.03 Management of Buildings, Grounds, and Other Improvements (January 10, 2022)
  • 41.01.01.C0.04 Facility Use Rental and Recovery of Rental Charges (January 10, 2022)

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 18, 2019)

61 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS

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