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MnSCU # Policy Name RCTC # Last Review Next Review Custodian
Academic Affairs and Standards Council (AASC) Administrative Team Membership 4.10. Feb-04 2013 Academic Affairs
Academic Program Accountability 3.11 Jul-97 2013 Academic Affairs
Academic Program Inventory 3.2 Feb-05 2013 Academic Affairs
3.36 Academic Programs 3.36 Apr-09 2014 Academic Affairs
3.36.1 Academic Programs - Procedure 3.36.1 –  MnSCU
3.34 Academic Semester Start Dates MnSCU
3.34.1 Academic Semester Start Dates - Procedure 3.34.1  MnSCU
Academic Standards 3.17.3 Sep-13 2018 Academic Affairs
2.9 Academic Standing and Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress MnSCU
5.22 Acceptable Use of Computers and Information Technology Resources MnSCU
5.22.1 Acceptable Use of Computers and Information Technology Resources (Also see Code of Ethics) - Procedure 5.22.1  MnSCU
1B.4 Access and Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities MnSCU
7.3.1 Accounting and Payroll - Procedure 7.3.1  MnSCU
7.6.2 Accounts Receivable Management - Procedure 7.6.2  7.6.2.2 Nov-04 2013 Finance/Facilities
Achievement Award Policy/Procedures - Jul-97 2013 Human Resources
6.7.1 Acquisition and Disposition of Real Estate - Procedure 6.7.1  MnSCU
3.15 Advanced Placement 3.15 Mar-10 2015 Academic Affairs
3.15.1 Advanced Placement Credit - Procedure 3.15.1  MnSCU
Advanced Standing for Intensive Care Paramedic Program 3.15.1 May-99 2013 Academic Affairs
Advanced Standing for Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges 3.17.9 Sep-03 2013 Academic Affairs
Advanced Standing for Tech Prep (Southern Minnesota Existing Tech Prep Articulations) 3.15.2 Sep-11 2016 Academic Affairs
1B.2 Affirmative Action in Employment 1B.2 Jul-97 2013 Human Resources
5.18.1 Alcohol Use and Controlled Substances on Campus - Procedure 5.18.1  MnSCU
5.18 Alcoholic Beverages or Controlled Substances on Campus 5.18 May-14 2016 Finance/Facilities
Animals on Campus 6.4.3.1 Oct-05 2013 Finance/Facilities
5.23.1.8 Anti-malware Installation and Management - Guideline 5.23.1.8 MnSCU
4.2 Appointment of Presidents MnSCU
Apprenticeship Elective Credits 3.15.6 Sep-06 2013 Academic Affairs
3.3 Assessment for College Readiness 3.3 Mar-05 2013 Academic Affairs 
3.3.1 Assessment of Course Placement Procedure 3.3.1  MnSCU
7.3.2 Auxiliary Operations - Procedure 7.3.2  MnSCU
Awarding Credits 3.17.1 Jul-97 2013 Academic Affairs
5.9 Biennial and Operating Budget Planning and Administration Including Revenue Fund MnSCU
Bloodborne Infectious Disease 6.4.4 Jun-99 2013 Finance/Facilities
4.11 Board Early Separation Incentive Program MnSCU
1A.2 Board of Trustees MnSCU
1C.1 Board of Trustees Code of Conduct MnSCU
5.23.1.13 Breach Notification - Guideline 5.23.1.13  MnSCU
7.6 Business Activities MnSCU
Campus Activity Board 2.8.1 Sep-13 2018 Student Affairs 
Campus Posting 6.4.2.1 Nov-03 2013 Student Affairs
2.1 Campus Student Associations and Student Senate Constitution and Bylaws 2.1 Sep-13 2018 Student Affairs 
7.3.6 Capital Assets - Procedure 7.3.6  7.3.6.1 Mar-04 2013 Finance/Facilities
6.5 Capital Program Planning MnSCU
3.38 Career Information MnSCU
3.38.1 Career Information - Procedure 3.38.1 –  MnSCU
6.7.4 Carpentry Program Administration - Procedure 6.7.4  MnSCU
5.22.2 Cellular and Other Mobile Computing Devices - Procedure 5.22.2  MnSCU
3.24.1 Chancellor’s Procedures and Guidelines for System and Institutional Missions - Procedure 3.24.1 MnSCU
3.28 Charter School Sponsorship MnSCU
3.28.1 Charter School Sponsorship - Procedure 3.28.1  MnSCU
Children on Campus 6.4.3.2 Oct-05 2013 Finance/Facilities
1A.11 College and University Names and Permanent Locations MnSCU
3.29 College and University Transcripts MnSCU
3.29.1 College and University Transcripts - Procedure 3.29.1  MnSCU
3.32 College Faculty Credentialing 3.32 Sep-06 2013 Academic Affairs 
3.32.1 College Faculty Credentialing - Procedure 3.32.1  3.32.1 Sep-06 2013 Academic Affairs 
College Level Examination Program (CLEP) 3.15.7 Jan-12 2017 Academic Affairs
8.3 College- or University- Related Foundations 8.3 Jul-97 2013 President
3.30. College Program Advisory Committees MnSCU
8.3.1 College-, University-, and System Office-Related Foundations Procedure - Procedure 8.3.1  MnSCU
3.33 College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) Credit MnSCU
3.33.1 College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) Credit - Procedure 3.33.1  MnSCU
5.12.3 Common Framework of Key Payment Related Dates - Procedure 5.12.3  MnSCU
3.30.1 Community and Technical College Advisory Committees - Procedure 3.30.1 MnSCU
7.6.1 Competition with Private Sector MnSCU
Complaint Procedure for Students with a Disability 1B.4 Mar-07 2013 Academic Affairs 
5.14.2 Consultant, Professional or Technical Services MnSCU
Continuing Education and Customized Training 3.99 Jul-97 2013 Academic Affairs
3.27.1 Copyright Clearance - Procedure 3.27.1 MnSCU
3.27 Copyrights MnSCU
7.3.4 Cost Allocation - Procedure 7.3.4  MnSCU
Course Readiness 3.3.1 Apr-01 2013 Academic Affairs 
Course Repetition 3.17.4 Mar-04 2013 Academic Affairs
Course Standards 3.17.2 Jul-97 2013 Academic Affairs
3.22 Course Syllabi MnSCU
3.22.1 Course Syllabi and Course Outlines - Procedure 3.22.1 3.22.1 Feb-07 2013 Academic Affairs
Credit by Examination 3.15.8 Sep-13 2018 Academic Affairs
3.35 Credit for Prior Learning MnSCU
3.35.1 Credit for Prior Learning - Procedure 3.35.1 –  MnSCU
Credit for Prior Learning 3.15.3 Sep-13 2018 Academic Affairs
5.23.1.11 Data Backup - Guideline 5.23.1.11 MnSCU
5.23.1.3 Data Sanitization - Guideline 5.23.1.3 MnSCU
1A.2.2 Delegation of Authority - Procedure 1A.2.2 MnSCU
Developmental Studies 3.3.2 Jul-97 2013 Academic Affairs
5.19.3.1 Driver’s License Record Check - Procedure 5.19.3.1 MnSCU
7.3.17 Electronic Payments - Procedure 7.3.17  MnSCU
4.8 Emeritus Status MnSCU
1C.0.1 Employee Code of Conduct - Procedure 1C.0.1 MnSCU
Employee Communication 5.22.1.1 Sep-04 2013 Technology
Employee Emeritus 4.8.1 May-11 2016 Human Resources
4.9 Employee Evaluation MnSCU
Employee Evaluation Procedure (Classified and Unclassified Professionals/Supervisory) 4.9.2 Jun-05 2013 Human Resources
Employee Evaluation Procedure (Faculty Evaluation) 4.9.1 Aug-08 2013 Human Resources
5.23.1.2 Encryption for Mobile Computing and Storage Devices - Guidelines 5.23.1.2 MnSCU
Equipment Use 5.22.2 Jan-07 2013 Technology
6.5.5 Facilities Construction Contracts - Procedure 6.5.5  MnSCU
6.6 Facilities Maintenance and Repair Including Revenue Fund Facilities MnSCU
6.4 Facilities Planning MnSCU
7.3.16 Finance Exception Reporting - Procedure 7.3.16  MnSCU
7.3 Financial Administration MnSCU
2.9.1 Financial Aid Satisfactory Progress - Procedure 2.9.1 MnSCU
7.1 Financial and Administrative Authority of Board, Chancellor and President MnSCU
7.5 Financial Institutions and Investments MnSCU
7.4 Financial Reporting MnSCU
1C.2 Fraudulent or Other Dishonest Acts MnSCU
Fresh Start 3.17.7 Oct-13 2018 Academic Affairs
5.15 Fund Raising (See Resource Development 7.7) 5.15/7.7 Nov-00 2013 Finance/Facilities
General Education 3.17.1.1 May-02 2013 Academic Affairs
General Harassment 1B.1.1 Jul-97 2013 Human Resources
5.10.1 General Operating Fund Reserve - Procedure 5.10.1  MnSCU
7.7 Gift and Grants Acceptance (Also see Fundraising 5.15) 7.7 Nov-00 2013 Student Affairs 
7.7.1 Gifts and Grants Acceptance Reporting Form - Procedure 7.7.1  MnSCU
Grade Appeal 3.8.1.1 Feb-08 2013 Academic Affairs
3.31 Graduate Follow-up System MnSCU
Graduation Requirements 3.17.8 Mar-09 2014 Academic Affairs
Health and Physical Education Requirements 3.3.4 Mar-04 2013 Academic Affairs
3.18.1 Honorary Degree - Procedure 3.18.1 MnSCU
3.18 Honorary Degrees MnSCU
Immunization Record 3.4.1 April 13 2017 Academic Affairs 
7.3.7 Impairment of Capital Assets - Procedure 7.3.7 MnSCU
Independent Study 3.17.10 Feb-02 2013 Academic Affairs
5.23.1.4 Information Security Incident Response - Guideline 5.23.1.4 MnSCU
5.13 Information Technology Administration MnSCU
3.26 Intellectual Property MnSCU
2.6 Intercollegiate Athletics 2.6 Apr-09 2014 Student Affairs 
3.16 International Baccalaureate Credit 3.16 Jul-97 2013 Academic Affairs
3.16.1 International Baccalaureate Credit - Procedure 3.16.1 MnSCU
Inventory 5.14.1.1 Jul-97 2013 Finance/Facilities
6.7.2 Leasing College or University Property for Non-College and University Activities - Procedure 6.7.2  MnSCU
8.5 Local Advisory Committees MnSCU
7.5.1 Local Cash and Investments MnSCU
1A.10 Long-Term Emergency Management MnSCU
Military Credit 3.15.5 Sep-04 2013 Academic Affairs
5.12.1 Military Service and Disabled Veterans - Procedure 5.12.1  MnSCU
3.37 Minnesota Transfer Curriculum MnSCU
3.37.1 Minnesota Transfer Curriculum - Procedure 3.37.1 –  MnSCU
1A.1 MnSCU Organization and Administration MnSCU
6.8 Naming Buildings, Sites and Common Areas MnSCU
6.8.1 Naming Buildings, Sites and Common Areas - Procedure 6.8.1  MnSCU
3.23 Naming Colleges and Universities MnSCU
4.10. Nepotism MnSCU
4.10.1 Nepotism - Procedure 4.10.1  MnSCU
1B.1 Nondiscrimination in Employment and Education Opportunity 1B.1 Jul-97 2013 Human Resources
1D.1 Office of Internal Auditing MnSCU
Official Student Communication 2.15 Jul-03 2013 Student Affairs 
Official Student Communication Procedure 2.15.1  2.15.1 Jul-03 2013 Student Affairs 
Parking Fees and Enforcement  5.11.2 Jun-11 2016 Finance/Facilities
5.23.1.1 Password Usage and Handling - Guideline 5.23.1.1 –  MnSCU
3.26.1 Patent Inquiry Procedure - Procedure 3.26.1  MnSCU
5.23.1.10 Payment Card Industry – Technical Requirement - Guideline 5.23.1.10  MnSCU
5.12.5 Payment Plans - Procedure 5.12.5  MnSCU
4.1 Personnel Plan for Excluded Administrators MnSCU
Placement/Transfer Follow-Up 2.13 Jul-97 2013 Student Affairs 
5.21 Possession or Carry of Firearms  (Also See:  Zero Tolerance of Workplace Violence – 1B.1.3) MnSCU
3.5.1 Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Program - Procedure 3.5.1  MnSCU
Post-Season Travel 2.6.1 Mar-09 2014 Student Affairs 
3.5 Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Program 3.5 Aug-99 2013 Student Affairs 
7.3.3 Procedure 7.3.3 Credit Cards 7.3.3 Mar-10 2015 Finance/Facilities
5.14 Procurement and Contracts MnSCU
Publications 2.8.3 Aug-09 2014 Student Affairs 
5.14.5 Purchasing 5.14.5 Jul-97 2013 Finance/Facilities
6.7 Real Estate Transactions MnSCU
1B.0.1 Reasonable Accommodations in Employment - Procedure for 1B.0.1 MnSCU
4.6 Re-Employment of Early Retirees MnSCU
5.12.4 Refund of Tuition and Fees - Procedure 5.12.4  MnSCU
5.12 Refunds, Withdrawals, and Waivers 5.12 Mar-12 2017 Finance/Facilities
1B.1.1 Report/Complaint of Discrimination/Harassment Investigation and Resolution Procedure 1B.1.1 MnSCU
5.10. Reserves and Year-End Balances MnSCU
Return to Title IV Refund 7.4.1 Jul-11 2016 Student Affairs 
7.3.5 Revenue Fund Management - Procedure 7.3.5  MnSCU
5.16 Risk Management and Insurance MnSCU
4.7 Sabbatical Leaves MnSCU
Safety and Security 6.4.3 Jul-97 2013 Finance/Facilities
Satisfactory Progress – Academic 2.9.1 Mar-11 2016 Student Affairs 
Satisfactory Progress – Financial Aid 2.9.2 Jul-11 2016 Student Affairs 
7.3.12 Scholarships - Procedure 7.3.12  MnSCU
5.23 Security and Privacy of Information Resources MnSCU
5.23.1.5 Security Patch Management - Guideline 5.23.1.5 MnSCU
1.B.3 Sexual Violence Policy 1.B.3 Mar-12 2017 Human Resources
1B.3.1 Sexual Violence Procedure - Procedure 1B.3.1 MnSCU
5.20. Special Expenses and Chancellor/Presidential Expense Allowances MnSCU
5.20.1 Special Expenses and Chancellor/Presidential Expense Allowances - Procedure 5.20.1.2  MnSCU
2.2.1 State Residency - Procedure 2.2.1  MnSCU
2.2 State Residency Requirements 2.2 Jun-07 2013 Student Affairs 
3.7 Statewide Student Association MnSCU
Student Activities/Clubs 2.8.2 Sep-13 2018 Student Affairs 
3.8 Student Complaint and Grievances 3.8 Jul-97 2013 Academic Affairs
3.8.1 Student Complaint and Grievances - Procedure 3.8.1 MnSCU
3.6 Student Conduct 3.6 Oct-11 2016 Student Affairs 
3.6.1 Student Conduct - Procedure 3.6.1 MnSCU
Student Data Practices 2.14 Dec-13 2018 Student Affairs 
4.5 Student Employees 4.5 Apr-06 2013 Human Resources
Student Excused Absences 2.8.4 May-08 2013 Academic Affairs 
Student Health Service 2.12 Mar-01 2013 Academic Affairs 
2.10. Student Housing MnSCU
2.3 Student Involvement in Decision-Making 2.3 Sep-13 2018 Student Affairs 
2.3.1 Student Involvement in Decision-Making - Procedure 2.3.1  MnSCU
2.8 Student Life 2.8 Sep-13 2018 Student Affairs 
Student Life Awards 2.8.5 May-06 2013 Student Affairs 
3.1 Student Rights & Responsibilities 3.1 Jul-97 2013 Academic Affairs 
7.3.13 Surplus Personal Property/Building Disposal - Procedure 7.3.13  MnSCU
5.17 Sustainability, Resources Conservation and Recovery, and Environmentally Responsible Practices MnSCU
1A.4 System Administration Appointment of Administrators MnSCU
1A.3 System Administration, Chancellor MnSCU
3.24 System and Institutional Missions 3.24 Jan-99 2013 Strategic Operations (Weber)
3.23.1 Tagline Procedure under Policy 3.23 - Procedure 3.23.1 MnSCU
Technical Education Guarantee 3.17.6 Jul-97 2013 Academic Affairs
Tobacco Use and Sale (Smoking) 5.18.2 May-12 2017 Finance/Facilities
3.39 Transfer Rights and Responsibilities MnSCU
5.19 Travel Management 5.19 Nov-00 2013 Finance/Facilities
5.19.3 Travel Management - Procedure 5.19.3  MnSCU
5.11 Tuition and Fees 5.11 Dec-13 2018 Finance/Facilities
5.11.1 Tuition and Fees and Fee Amounts -  Procedure 5.11.1  MnSCU
5.12.2 Tuition Waiver for Persons Under the Guardianship of the Commissioner of Human Services - Procedure 5.12.2  MnSCU
UCR Facilities Use 6.4.2 Jul-97 2013 Finance/Facilities
3.4 Undergraduate Admissions 3.4 May-08 2013 Student Affairs 
3.4.1 Undergraduate Admissions Procedure 3.4.1 MnSCU
3.21.1 Undergraduate Course Credit Transfer - Procedure 3.21.1 MnSCU
3.21 Undergraduate Credit Transfer 3.21.1 Feb-11 2016 Academic Affairs
6.7.3 Use of Non-College and University Facilities (College or University as Lessee/Tenant) - Procedure 6.7.3  MnSCU
4.0.1 Use of Volunteers Procedure and Volunteer Coaching Release of Liability Form - Procedure – 4.0.1 MnSCU
Vendor Policy 6.4.2.2 Apr-06 2013 Student Affairs
5.23.1.6 Vulnerability Scanning - Guideline 5.23.1.6  MnSCU
8.3.2 Waiver to College-, University-, and System-Related Foundations - Procedure 8.3.2  MnSCU
4.4 Weather/Emergency Closings 4.4 Dec-10 2015 Finance/Facilities
Zero Tolerance of Workplace Violence 1B.1.3 Dec-98 2013 Human Resources

 

 

 

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