|Policy Category||Policy No. & Title||Policy Owner||Version No.||Effective Date||Review Cycle||Last Reviewed|
|VI Administration||*VI-10.01 Development and Administration of University Policies and Procedures||VP & General Counsel||v.2||Sept. 1, 2022||Every 5 years||Dec. 9, 2014|
The University of Maryland Global Campus (“UMGC” or “University”) formulates University policies and procedures to comply with state and federal laws and regulations, University System of Maryland policies, and other regulatory requirements, align operations, implement strategic goals, and establish roles and responsibilities.
The purpose of this policy is to provide the University community a framework for a consistent approach to the Development and Administration (as defined below) of University policies and procedures, and to provide a mechanism for University-wide collaboration and input into policy actions.
Scope and Applicability
This Policy applies to all individuals involved in the Development and Administration of University policies and procedures.
Policies subject to this Policy are those policies that are or are intended to be published in the University’s Online Policy Manual or are legally required to be official university policies. Procedures subject to this Policy are those that are related to policies published in the University’s Online Policy Manual.
Policy Development and Administration
Procedures related to the following policy actions can be found on the University’s intranet site under “Procedures”:
Exceptions or Suspensions to University Policies
Unless indicated otherwise within a particular policy, University employees who wish to implement an exception or waiver of a University Policy shall follow the procedures outlined in UMGC VI-10.04-P Procedures for Requesting a Policy Exception or Suspension, which can be found on the University intranet site.
Development and Administration of Procedures
Individuals responsible for developing procedures related to policies within the scope of this Policy shall follow the procedures outlined in UMGC VI-10.05-P Procedures for Developing University Procedures, which can be found on the University’s intranet site.
*formerly Policy 000.01