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Banking Guidelines -- University Affiliated Organizations Policy 2003:08 2003 09 Administration and Finance  
Behavior Review Team Guide n/a 2020 08 Student Affairs  
Bereavement Days Policy 2018:03 2018 02 Human Resources  
Bloodborne Pathogen Policy 1997:47 1997 04 Administration and Finance  
Board of Trustees FSU Code Of Rules, Bylaws And Policies n/a n/a Board of Trustees  
Bond Post-Issuance Compliance for Continuing Disclosure Policy 2015:08 2015 04 Administration and Finance  
BS and BA Degree Policy for General Education Courses Policy 2008:1 2008 10 Academic Affairs  
Budget Management Policy 2014:08 2014 02 Administration and Finance  
Building Abbreviation Codes Policy 2023:03 2023 12 Administration and Finance  
Business and Special Expenses Policy 2015:10 2015 06 Administration and Finance  
Campus Violence and Weapons Prohibition Policy 2016:04 2015 09 Administration and Finance  
Capital Project Policy and Procedure 2010:10 2010 03 Administration and Finance  
Cash Handling and Deposits Policy 2016:01 2015 07 Administration and Finance  
Change Funds Policy 2016:08 2016 02 Administration and Finance  
Charitable Gift Annuity Policy n/a 2015 11 University Advancement and Marketing  
Chemical Safety Policy 2022:05 1997 09 Administration and Finance  
Clery Act Compliance Policy 2011:10 2011 05 Administration and Finance  
Code of Student Community Standards Policy and Procedure n/a n/a Student Affairs  
College of Arts, Sciences and Education Resource n/a n/a Academic Affairs  
College of Business Resource n/a n/a Academic Affairs  
College of Engineering Technology Resource n/a n/a Academic Affairs  
College of Health Professions Resource n/a n/a Academic Affairs  
College of Pharmacy Resource n/a n/a Academic Affairs  
Combined Personnel Transactions/ Individual Salary Increase Policy 2005:16 2004 10 Human Resources  
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Alcohol and Controlled Substances Testing Policy 2004:02 2004 09 Administration and Finance  
Compliance with State Regulations (Outside Michigan) Policy 2015:2 2015 04 Academic Affairs  
Computer Software Policy 2000:16 2000 09 Administration and Finance  
Computing Account and Access Management Policy 2018:01 2017 11 Administration and Finance  
Conflict of Interest Policy 2024:01 2024 01 Administration and Finance  
Conflict of Interest Policy for Investigators Policy 2015:1 2017 02 Academic Affairs  
Consignment of Equipment and Software for University Use Agreement Agreement n/a 2010 11 Administration and Finance  
Consignment of Equipment and Software for University Use Policy 2000:11 2000 09 Administration and Finance  
Consolidated Billing Policy 2016:03 2015 07 Administration and Finance  
Consulting Activities Policy 2005:48 2004 10 Human Resources  
Contracting Policy 2019:03 2019 03 Administration and Finance  
Contracting Authority Signature Delegation List Resource     Administration and Finance  
Corrective Action Guideline 2005:07 2004 10 Human Resources  
Course Scheduling Policy 2002:3 2002 10 Academic Affairs  
Credit Card Processing and Security Policy 2016:07 2016 02 Administration and Finance  
Credit Card Processing Approval / Authorization Resource n/a n/a Administration and Finance  
Credit for Non-Credit Guideline and Procedures n/a 2007 07 Academic Affairs  
Data Classification Policy 2019:05 2019 01 Administration and Finance  
Data Handling Standards for All Data Users Resource 2019:05 2019 01 Administration and Finance  
Dean's List Requirements Policy n/a n/a Academic Affairs  
Developing Graduate Program Policy n/a n/a Academic Affairs  
Developmental Courses Policy 2004:2 2004 06 Academic Affairs  
Disabled Employees and ADA Policy 2005:15 2004 10 Human Resources  
Disposal of Surplus University Property Policy 2014:01 2013 08 Administration and Finance  
Emergency Preparedness Resource n/a n/a Administration and Finance  
Emeritus Policy 2017:09 2017 04 Human Resources  
Employee Dignity / Harassment / Discrimination Policy 2005:51 2004 10 Human Resources  
Employee Performance Evaluation Policy 2014:05 2014 03 Human Resources  
Employment Background Check Policy 2013:01 2012 10 Human Resources  
Endowment Pool Investment Policy Policy n/a 2023 08 University Advancement and Marketing  
Energy and Water Use Policy 2012:10 2012 06 Administration and Finance  
Environmental Audit Policy 1997:46 1997 09 Administration and Finance  
Environmental Health and Safety Policy 2015:03 2014 10 Administration and Finance  
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy 2005:04 2004 10 Human Resources  
Excusing Students for University-Sponsored Functions Policy 2001:4 2004 11 Academic Affairs  
Exempt Employee Exception Time Reporting Procedure 2005:55 2004 10 Human Resources  
Facilities Use Agreement Agreement n/a n/a Administration and Finance  
Faculty Qualifications Policy 2018: 2018 10 Academic Affairs  
Faculty Residency Requirement Policy 2014:1 2014 03 Academic Affairs  
Ferris State University Seminar (FSUS) 100 Policy 2004:3 2004 06 Academic Affairs  
Ferris Trademarks and Licensing Resource n/a n/a Administration and Finance  
Ferris Website Policy and Procedure 2015:02 2014 10 Administration and Finance  
Ferris Website Guideline 2007:06 2012 08 Administration and Finance  
Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy n/a 2020 05 Student Affairs  
Fire Alarm Policy 2003:18 2003 12 Administration and Finance  
Fire Safety Policy 1997:41 1997 09 Administration and Finance  
Flextime Policy 2005:42 2004 10 Human Resources  
Football Tailgate Policy 2019:10 2019 04 Administration and Finance  
Formatting Policy Theses, Dissertations, and Capstone Projects Policy n/a 2021 04 Academic Affairs  
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Processing Policy 2019:14 2019 04 Administration and Finance  
Freedom of Speech on Campus Statement n/a 2009 11 Student Affairs  
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Policy Policy 2022:02 2022 01 Administration and Finance  
Grade Appeal Procedure n/a 2018 09 Academic Affairs  
Graduate Academic Probation / Academic Dismissal Warning Policy n/a 2016 04 Academic Affairs  
Graduate Faculty Scholarship Policy n/a 2016 12 Academic Affairs  
Graduate Program Admissions Policy n/a 2016 04 Academic Affairs  
Graduate Project Assistant Policy 2005:44 2004 10 Human Resources  
Graduate, Professional and Doctoral Tuition Policy 2015:11 2015 05 Administration and Finance  
Graduation with Honors (Commencement) Resource n/a n/a Academic Affairs  
Grant / Gift / Contract Policy and Procedure Policy and Procedure 2021:10 2021 10 Administration and Finance  
Grant Guideline for Managing Facilities and Administrative Costs Guideline 2021:10 2021 10 Administration and Finance  
Grant Cost Transfer Policy 2019:03 2018 10 Administration and Finance  
Graphic Standards Resource n/a n/a Administration and Finance  
Guidelines Governing Financial Accounting of FSU Computer-Related Acquisitions Guideline 2007:03 2006 08 Administration and Finance  
Handling of Gifts, Prizes, Award Money that is Given to Students Policy n/a 2015 05 Student Affairs  
Hearing Conservation Policy 1997:38 1997 09 Administration and Finance  
Hiring Policy 2005:05 2004 10 Human Resources  
Hiring Approval Forms (HAFs) Guideline 2018: 2018 08 Academic Affairs  
Hiring Process Exceptions Policy 2016:14 2016 06 Human Resources  
Holiday Calendar Policy 1999:6 1999 11 Academic Affairs  
Holidays with Pay Policy 2023:33 2004 10 Human Resources  
Hybrid Work Policy Policy and Procedure 2023:08 n/a Human Resources  
Hybrid Work Request Form Form n/a n/a Human Resources  
Identity Theft Prevention Program Policy 2009:08 2009 05 Administration and Finance  
Immigration/Visa Employment Policy 2008:01 2008 03 Human Resources  
Information Security Policy 2011:04 2010 12 Administration and Finance  
Information Security Guideline n/a n/a Administration and Finance  
Insurances Policy 2005:39 2004 10 Human Resources  
Intellectual Property Rights And Electronic Distance Learning Materials Policy 2004:12 2004 10 Academic Affairs  
Interfund Transfers Policy 2011:07 2011 02 Administration and Finance  
Interim Assignment Policy 2005:18 2004 10 Human Resources  
Internet Course Listing Policy 2011:4 2020 09 Academic Affairs  
Intrusion Alarm Policy 1997:25 1997 09 Administration and Finance  
Job Sharing Policy 2005:41 2004 10 Human Resources  
Jury Duty Pay Policy 2005:34 2004 10 Human Resources  
Kendall College of Art and Design Technology Requirements Resource n/a n/a Kendall College of Art and Design  
Key Policy 2006:02 2006 03 Administration and Finance  
Lease/Installment Purchase Agreement Review Policy 1997:26 1997 09 Administration and Finance  
Leaves of Absence - FMLA Policy 2011:21 2010 11 Human Resources  
Leaves of Absence - Jury Duty Leave Policy 2005:26 2004 10 Human Resources  
Leaves of Absence - Medical Leave Policy 2005:22 2004 10 Human Resources  
Leaves of Absence - Military Leave Policy 2005:24 2004 10 Human Resources  
Leaves of Absence - Political Leave Policy 2005:25 2004 10 Human Resources  
Leaves of Absence - Sabbatical Leave Policy 2005:20 2004 10 Human Resources  
Leaves of Absence - Unpaid Personal Policy 2005:23 2004 10 Human Resources  
Legal Representation and Indemnification Policy 1999:10 1999 06 Administration and Finance  
Management and Use of University Instructional Space Policy 1999:2 1999 11 Academic Affairs  
Medical Waste Management Policy 1997:44 1997 09 Administration and Finance  
Medical Withdrawal from the University Policy 18:2 2018 01 Academic Affairs  
Mercury Minimization Policy 2015:06 2015 06 Administration and Finance  
Message Center Request Form n/a n/a Administration and Finance  
Michigan College of Optometry Resource n/a n/a Academic Affairs  
Military Duty Pay Policy 2005:35 2004 10 Human Resources  
Mobile Application Privacy Policy 2018:05 2018 03 Administration and Finance  
Mobile Communication Devices Policy 2014:04 2013 09 Administration and Finance  
Motor Vehicle Parking and Traffic Regulations Resource n/a n/a Administration and Finance  
Moving Expenses Policy 2016:13 2016 05 Human Resources  
Nepotism And Favoritism Policy 2005:19 2004 10 Human Resources  
Network Operating Systems Policy 1999:14 1999 10 Administration and Finance  
Non-Discrimination Statement Resource n/a n/a Diversity and Inclusion  
Operations of Motor Vehicles on Sidewalks and Lawns Policy 2007:02 2006 08 Administration and Finance  
Overtime and Compensatory Time for Non-Exempt Employees Policy 2014:03 2013 08 Human Resources  
Paid Personal Days Policy 2005:30 2004 10 Human Resources  
Part-Time Employment Policy 2014:01 2013 07 Human Resources  
Personal Assignment of University Vehicles Policy 2003:15 2003 10 Administration and Finance  
Personal Use of University Equipment Policy 2014:05 2014 01 Administration and Finance  
Personal Use of University Technology Policy 1997:55 1997 12 Administration and Finance  
Facilities Management Safety Manual Resource n/a n/a Administration and Finance Physical Plant, Facilities Management
Policy Review Process Process n/a 2020 06 Ferris State University  
Political Activities of Employees Policy 2005:28 2004 10 Human Resources  
Portable Outdoor Event Structures Policy 2004:04 2005 01 Administration and Finance  
Posting and Quad Sign Policy n/a 2020 01 Student Affairs  
Post Tenure Review Policy and Procedure n/a 2007 11 Academic Affairs  
Preferred First Name Policy 2022-1 2022 08 Student Affairs  
Prioritization and Coordination of University Fundraising Activities Policy 2013:07 2013 07 Administration and Finance  
Privacy Policy for the Ferris State website (ferris.edu) Policy 2021:02 2021 02 Administration and Finance  
Probationary Period for Non-Bargaining Employees Policy 2005:06 2004 10 Human Resources  
Procedures for Implementation of Faculty Qualification Standards Policy 2018: 2018 10 Academic Affairs  
Program Academic Minors Policy 2018:1 2018 01 Academic Affairs  
Prohibited Romantic Relationships Policy 2021:01 2020 12 Human Resources  
Capital Project Request Form Form n/a n/a Administration and Finance  
Promotions and Transfers Policy 2005:17 2004 10 Human Resources  
Proper Use of Information Technology Resources Policy 2017:04 2017 10 Administration and Finance  
Public Safety - HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE PSBL Policy 2004:01 2004 10 Administration and Finance  
Purchasing Policy 2020:01 2018 07 Administration and Finance  
Readmission to the University After Academic Dismissal Policy 4:10 2004 10 Academic Affairs  
Recruitment Budget Policy 2001:2 2001 05 Academic Affairs  
Refunds for Students Called to Active Military Duty Policy 2016:09 2016 02 Administration and Finance  
Registered Student Organization Handbook n/a n/a Student Affairs  
Registration and Academic Guide Resource n/a n/a Student Affairs  
Release of Information About Students Form n/a 2007 07 Student Affairs  
Release Time Guideline and Procedures 2018: 2018 02 Academic Affairs  
Release Time for Training and Professional Development Policy 2015:01 2014 11 Human Resources  
Religious Holidays Policy 1999:6 1999 11 Academic Affairs  
Repeating an Undergraduate Course Policy 2008:2 2008 12 Academic Affairs  
Requirements for a Grade of "Incomplete" Policy 2001:9 2008 03 Academic Affairs  
Research Misconduct Policy and Procedure 2015:2 2017 09 Academic Affairs  
Residence Life Policy 2012:01 2012 03 Administration and Finance  
Residence Life Policy Letter - Overnight Visitation Program RLP Policy 2011:01 2011 02 Administration and Finance  
Resignation Policy 2005:45 2004 10 Human Resources  
Respiratory Protection Policy and Procedure 1997:42 1997 09 Administration and Finance  
Retention and Student Success Tutoring Policies Resource n/a n/a Academic Affairs  
Retention of Student Work, Grade Records, and Grade Appeals Policy 2010:3 2010 07 Academic Affairs  
Retirement Policy 2019:02 2019 06 Human Resources  
Retirement Plans Investment Policy 2017:03 2016 07 Human Resources  
Review and Disposal of Surplus Real Estate Policy 2004:06 2004 10 Administration and Finance  
Rights and Permission Form for Electronic Thesis, Dissertation, or Capstone Project Policy n/a 2013 04 Academic Affairs  
Risk Management Policy 1997:29 1997 09 Administration and Finance  
Risk Management and Insurance Policy 2004:09 2004 10 Administration and Finance  
Sabbatical Leave Application and Guideline n/a n/a Academic Affairs  
Salary Increase Policy 2023:06 2004 10 Human Resources  
Satisfactory Academic Progress (FASAP) (Financial Aid) Resource n/a n/a Financial Aid  
Sexual Harassment Policy and Title IX Grievance Procedures Policy n/a 2020 08 Student Affairs  
Sick Time and Short Term Disability Policy 2019:01 2019 03 Human Resources  
SLA Program Attendance and Workshop Policies Resource n/a n/a Academic Affairs  
Smoking Policy 2022:01 2002 01 Administration and Finance  
Social Media Policy 2020:04 2020 10 University Advancement and Marketing  
Social Security Number Privacy Policy 2007:04 2006 09 Administration and Finance  
Staff/Administrator Compensation for Adjunct Instruction Guideline 2018: 2018 08 Academic Affairs  
Student Accounts Receivables Write-Off Policy 2016:05 2016 03 Administration and Finance  
Student Community Standards - General Policy 2004:15 2004 10 Academic Affairs  
Student Complaint Policy Policy n/a 2020 03 Ferris State University  
Student Fee Policy 2017:02 2016 10 Administration and Finance  
Student Financial Services Administrative Withdrawal University Policy 2016:02 2015 07 Administration and Finance  
Student Financial Services Student Refund Policy 2019:15 2019 06 Administration and Finance  
Student Internship Full-Time Financial Aid Status Policy n/a 2018 11 Academic Affairs  
Student Use Of Respirators Policy 1997:39 1997 09 Administration and Finance  
Study Abroad Policy n/a 2023 09 Academic Affairs  
Sunset Policy on Fulfilling Undergraduate Degree Requirements Policy 2017:2 2016 08 Academic Affairs  
Tax Sheltered Annuities Policy 2005:49 2004 10 Human Resources  
Technical Standards Resource n/a n/a Administration and Finance  
Temporary Employees Policy 2005:03 2004 10 Human Resources  
Termination Appeal Procedure 2005:09 2004 10 Human Resources  
Termination of Employment Policy 2005:08 2004 10 Human Resources  
Textbooks And Instructional Materials Policy 2013:1 2013 10 Academic Affairs  
The Ferris Foundation Bylaws Bylaws n/a 2017 11 University Advancement and Marketing  
Time and Effort Certification Policy and Procedures Policy 2019:04 2018 10 Administration and Finance  
Time Reduction Policy 2005:43 2004 10 Human Resources  
Total Withdrawal and Refunds (Student Financial Services) Resource n/a n/a Student Financial Services  
Trademark Licensing Program Policy 2021:03 n/a Administration and Finance  
Transfer Credit Policy 2001:6 2020 05 Academic Affairs  
Transport of Sick and Injured Policy 2008:10 2008 03 Administration and Finance  
Transportation and Travel Policy 2012:15 2023 12 Administration and Finance  
Treatment of Students Injured in Class Policy 1997:17 n/a Administration and Finance  
Tuition Benefits Program Policy 2013:40 2013 05 Human Resources  
Tuition Waiver and Tuition Specific Awards Policy 2016:11 2016 02 Administration and Finance  
Undergraduate Academic Probation / Academic Probation Warning Policy 2009:02 2009 02 Academic Affairs  
University Catalog Policy 2004:14 2004 11 Academic Affairs  
University Closing or Canceling of Classes Policy 202301 202301 Administration and Finance  
University Exclusive Beverage Policy 2019:07 2019 02 Administration and Finance  
University Programs and Activities Involving Minors Policy n/a 2018 04 Academic Affairs  
University Rate Schedule 2023 - 2024 Resource 2023 - 2024 2023 11 Administration and Finance  
University Records Management Policy 2010:06 2010 01 Administration and Finance  
Unmanned Aircraft System (Drone) Policy 2018:02 2017 09 Administration and Finance  
Unrestricted Funds and Other Temporary Funds Policy n/a 2010 03 University Advancement and Marketing  
Use of Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Policy 2018:04 2017 11 Administration and Finance  
Use of Electronic Signs Policy 2011:01 2010 10 Administration and Finance  
Use of Grounds Guideline n/a 2019 07 Student Affairs  
Use of Grounds and On Campus Posting Forms Resource n/a n/a Administration and Finance  
Use of Interdepartmental Requisitions to Transfer Funds Policy 2005:01 2005 07 Administration and Finance  
Use of University Email Policy 2017:06 2016 09 Administration and Finance  
Use, Rental, and Lease of University Facilities Policy 2012:14 2012 07 Administration and Finance  
Use, Storage, and Disposal of PCB Equipment Policy 1997:43 1997 09 Administration and Finance  
Vacant Position Salaries Policy and Procedure 2000:4 2000 05 Academic Affairs  
Vacation Policy 2005:32 2004 10 Human Resources  
Volunteer Firefighters / Emergency First Responder Time Off Policy 2006:01 2006 05 Human Resources  
Wage Assignment Policy 2007:05 2006 09 Administration and Finance  
Waste Minimization Program Policy 2002:04 2002 09 Administration and Finance  
Workers' Compensation Policy 2014:02 2013 07 Human Resources  
Acquisition and Lease of Real Estate by the University Policy 2004:07   Administration and Finance  
Animals in University Facilities Policy 2011:03 2010 10 Administration and Finance  
Antivirus Software Requirement for Computing Devices Policy 2015:05 2014 12 Chief Technology Officer, Information Technology Services (ITS)  
Asbestos Policy 2022:04   Administration and Finance  
Asset Capitalization Minimum Value Policy 2001:04   Administration and Finance  
Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) Policy 2005:09   Administration and Finance  
Equipment Transactions Form 2021:08   Administration and Finance  
Employee or Independent Contractors Policy 2021:01   Administration and Finance  
Residence Life Policy Letter - Student Housing Policy 2012:01   Administration and Finance  
Additional Compensation Policy 2005:37   Human Resources  
Advanced Degrees Policy 2013:38   Human Resources  
Alcohol and Drug Use Policy 2005:50   Human Resources  
Job Share Policy 2005:41   Human Resources  
Academic Affairs Review, Revision, and Removal of Existing Policies Procedure     Academic Affairs  
CHP Steam and Distribution System Start-up Policy and Procedure     Administration and Finance Central Heating Plant, Physical Plant, Facilities Management
Intent to Contract Policy and Procedure     Administration and Finance Physical Plant, Facilities Management
Handling and Disposal of Salvaged / Scrap Materials Policy and Procedure     Administration and Finance Physical Plant, Facilities Management
Management of Overtime Policy     Administration and Finance Physical Plant, Facilities Management
Operation of Motor Vehicles on Campus Policy and Procedure     Administration and Finance Physical Plant, Facilities Management
Student Employee Work Guidelines Policy     Administration and Finance Physical Plant, Facilities Management
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) Resource     Administration and Finance Physical Plant, Facilities Management