Policy Template

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Your Policy Title Goes Here

For Office Use Only:

DATE: MM/DD/YY Policy ID: TBD Status: Status

 

Contact Office:

This is the office responsible for monitoring compliance with the policy and taking any corrective actions necessary.

  • Update the policy as necessary
  • Provide Training

 

Oversight Executive:

This is the administrator with responsibility to create and implement University policies related to their area of jurisdiction and who is accountable for the subject matter.


 

Applies to (scope):

Any combination of the following: Academic Division, the Medical Center, the College at Wise, University-related Foundations


 

Table of Contents (optional):


 

Reason for Policy:

A statement(s)that encapsulates why the policy exists. This statement usually describes the problem or conflict the policy will resolve and may include any legal or regulatory reasons for the policy.

  • Cite University’s commitment to value or mission

 

Definitions (cf. Glossary):

Those words unique to the policy that gives the reader clarification.


 

Policy Statement:

A statement that encapsulates what is the policy’s purpose. It usually identifies who should follow the policy, under what conditions it applies, and may include mandated actions or constraints. Sub Section: Responsibilities: For those units/departments named in the policy (or specific position)

  • Summarizes major responsibilities required to comply

 

Procedures (link? body? access? forms? internal controls):

Outlines specific actions required to comply/Correlates with the responsibilities.


 

Related Information (Related Policies etc.; also Published in…):

Background (includes Revision History + Approval Date + Review Date + Retired Date, Supersedes, Superseded By…):