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Policy Points

The Integrity and Compliance Office is pleased to bring you Policy Points, a quarterly notification bringing awareness to all universitywide policy updates. All universitywide policies are located in the policy library, providing centralization and data normalization.

This edition of Policy Points reflects updates from April 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020. Questions? Comments? Please do not hesitate to email policy@vcu.edu or call 828-3982 to reach Tony Rapchick, Program Manager, Policy and Regulatory Compliance.

Please visit www.policy.vcu.edu to access current versions of all universitywide policies.

NEW POLICIES:

Administration & Operations

Animals on University Property - This policy provides the requirements and limitations for individuals seeking to bring an animal on university property. The policy covers service animals, service animals in training, emotional support animals, pets, working animals, therapy and program animals, and excludes university-owned animals for education and/or research purposes. The policy outlines the responsibilities of animal owners and handlers and discusses enforcement and sanctions.

SUBSTANTIVE REVISIONS:

There were no substantively revised policies during this period.

MINOR REVISIONS:

Classified Employee Separation, Discipline and Layoff

Honorarium

Missing Student Notification

Office Closings Due to Weather or Unexpected and Extraordinary Circumstances

University Business-Related Travel

 

REMOVED FROM POLICY LIBRARY:

[Removals are due to consolidation with other policies; streamlining to meet operational plans; or retirement through the governance process. The Integrity and Compliance Office assures the integrity of this process.] 

No policies were retired or removed from the Policy Library during this period.

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DID YOU KNOW?

The Policy Program has developed a number of resources to aid policy development and drafting. These resources are available on the Policy Program website and include the current approved policy template, executive summary template, policy writing guide, policy glossary and other helpful resources.  

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