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Regulations FAQs


How do I find a policy under the new system that I am used to using under the old?

You have multiple options.

  • If you know the number of the policy under the old numbering system, you can click on the link on the right-hand side that says, "View All Policies by Previous Number" which will direct you to a Policy List ordered numerically by the old number.
  • If you don't know the number, just the name of the policy and you used to access it through the Policies and Procedures Manual Table of Contents; you may still access that Table of Contents through the Regulations' homepage by clicking on the link "Previous Table of Contents" which appears in the second full paragraph on that page.
  • You can also browse the Regulations homepage which has a list of all the major sections, now called Parts, with some of the more frequently accessed policies listed by subject under each Part.
  • You can also use the search engine option located in the upper right-hand corner of the page.
  • If you are still having trouble finding the policy you are looking for, you may call (801) 581-3033, or Website Feedback.
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Did any of the policies in the new system change in substance?

No. The only changes made to the policies were to the formatting, the numbering, and organization. The policies themselves have not been changed.
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Where do I send questions or comments about the new Regulations Library?

If you question or comment is technical one about the new Regulations Library itself, contact the webmaster at (801) 581-3033, or Website Feedback. If the question is in regard to a specific policy, see the question regarding specific policies.
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What was wrong with the old Policies and Procedures Manual?

The old Policies and Procedures Manual, which has been changed in form only, lacked conformity and created frustration and confusion for its users. Some policies included hyperlinks to cross-referenced policies; other policies included a cross-reference, but no hyperlink. The font differed from policy to policy, as did the general layout of the page. Moreover, many of the policies appeared in sections that were not logical locations for that particular policy, which created difficulty for a user trying to find a policy by using the Table of Contents. In short, the new Regulations Library provides a standardized format that unifies the policies and organizes the policies into the most appropriate and logical locations.
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How can I get a University policy or rule started from my office or department?

The Institutional Policy Committee can assist you with any questions you have about the process in general. Contact information for the committee is available on the Contact Us page.

A Policy format template and a Rule format template are provided to help you format your new or revised policy or rule.

Also provided is a Regulations Routing Worksheet to assist you in developing new or revised regulations.

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Where do I call if I have a question about a specific policy?

Towards the bottom of each policy is a contact list. The Policy Owner is the person to contact with any questions. The Policy Officer is the President's Cabinet member responsible for the policy.
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Last Updated: 7/13/19