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Rules and Standard Administrative Procedures

These rules and standard administrative procedures should be read in conjunction with related Texas A&M University System Policies and Regulations.  Please direct questions and comments regarding specific University Rules and SAPs to the contact office provided in the respective rule and/or SAP.  Questions regarding the creation or revision of University Rules and SAPs should be directed to the Compliance Officer.

* Currently Under Review for Potential Revision

Rules and Standard Administrative Procedures
Policy Title PDF Version Last Revision
01. Governance
01.01.99.D1.01 Distribution and Interpretation of System Policies and Regulations PDF 12/3/2015
01.01.99.D1.02 Development and Publication of Texas A&M University – Central Texas Rules and Procedures PDF 12/3/2015
01.03.99.D0.01 Appointment of Academic Administrators with Faculty Rank PDF 10/27/14
3. Statements of Mission and Objectives
03.02.02.D1.01 Approval of Substantive Changes including the Establishment of New Academic Programs PDF 3/5/2013
7. Ethics
07.02.99.D0.01 Texas Higher Education Fair Lending Practices PDF 3/20/2013
07.03.01.D1 Political Events PDF 8/22/2013
08.01.01.D1.01 Civil Rights Complaint Procedure PDF 11/17/2014
08.01.01.D1.02 Reasonable Workplace Accommodations PDF 3/14/2014
9. Litigation and Administration
09.02.99.D0.01 Licensing and Use of University Names, Logos, and Trademarks PDF 10/22/2015
11. Centers, Degrees and Programs
11.03.99.D0.01 Awarding Credit Hours PDF 6/28/2013
11.07.99.D1 Granting of Honorary Degrees from Texas A&M University – Central Texas PDF 6/17/2013
11.08.99.D1 Granting and Awarding Degrees Posthumously PDF 6/17/2013
11.99.99.D0.01 Designation of Writing Intensive Courses PDF 9/03/2014
12. Faculty
12.01.99.D1.02 Academic Freedom and Responsibility PDF 6/28/2013
12.02.99.D0.01 Institutional Procedures for Implementing Tenure PDF 6/17/2013
12.02.99.D0.02 Fourth Year Review for Tenure-Track Faculty PDF 9/8/2014
12.03.99.D1 Faculty Workload PDF 3/14/2014
12.03.99.D1.01 Faculty Workload PDF 3/14/2014
12.04.99.D1.01 Faculty Senate PDF 6/17/2013
12.06.99.D0.01 Post Tenure Review PDF 5/29/2015
12.99.01.D0.01 Faculty Development Leave PDF 9/03/2014
13. Students
13.04.99.D1.01 Student Travel PDF 3/24/2014
13.04.99.D1 Student Travel PDF 6/17/2013
13.04.99.D1.02 Study Abroad Procedure PDF 9/03/2014
13.99.99.D0.01 Internships PDF 2/20/2015
15. Research Programs
15.01.01.D1 Administration of Sponsored Agreements-Research and Other PDF 7/28/2014
15.01.01.D1.01 Administration of Sponsored Agreements-Research and Other PDF 7/28/2014
15.01.02.D0.01 Federal Procurement Integrity Act PDF 3/14/2013
15.01.03.D1 Financial Conflicts of Interest in Sponsored Research PDF 10/25/2012
15.02.99.D1 Export Controls PDF 3/14/2014
15.99.01.D1 Assurance of Protection of Human Research Subjects PDF 7/28/2014
15.99.01.D1.01 Assurance of Protection of Human Research Subjects PDF 7/28/2014
15.99.03.D1 Ethics in Research, Scholarship and Creative Work PDF 9/8/2014
15.99.03.D1.01 Ethics in Research, Scholarship and Creative Work PDF 9/8/2014
17. Intellectual Property
17.01.99.D0.01 Intellectual Property Management and Commercialization PDF 3/14/2014
17.02.02.D1.01 Technology-Mediated Materials and Instruction PDF 12/3/2015
21. General Finance
21.01.03.D0.01 Prohibition of Payroll Advances PDF 11/30/2012
21.01.12.D0.01 Purchase of Food and Refreshments PDF 5/29/2015
21.05.01.D1 Gifts, Donations, Grants and Endowments PDF 2/12/2013
21.05.01.D1.01 University Endowed Chairs, Professorships and Faculty Fellowships PDF 6/28/2013
21.05.01.D1.02 Gifts, Donations, Grants and Endowments PDF 3/24/2014
21.99.04.D1 Lost, Found, Stolen or Abandoned Property PDF 7/29/2013
24. Risk Management
24.01.01.D1 Environmental Health and Safety Program PDF 7/29/2013
24.01.01.D1.01 Restrictions on Candles and Similar Items PDF 2/15/2014
24.01.01.D1.02 Use of Pyrotechnics or Flame Effects PDF 3/6/2014
24.01.01.D1.03 Fire and Life Safety Compliance PDF 3/14/2014
24.01.01.D1.04 Bloodborne Pathogens PDF 3/6/2014
24.01.01.D1.05 Visitors in Hazardous and Restricted Areas PDF 7/28/2014
24.01.01.D1.06 International Travel PDF 9/14/2015
25. Expenditure of Funds
25.06.01.D1 Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program PDF 3/5/2013
25.07.01.D1.01 Contract Administration PDF 8/23/2012
25.07.01.D0.02 Delegation of Authority for Contract Administration PDF 11/8/2013
29. Information Resources
29.01.02.D0.01 Licensed Software PDF 10/22/2015
29.01.02.D1 Licensed Commercial Software PDF 6/6/2013
29.01.03.D0.01 Security of Electronic Information Resources PDF 4/23/2013
29.01.99.D1.01 Complaint Procedures for Electronic Information Resources PDF 7/19/2013
29.01.99.D1 Information Resources PDF 10/22/2015
29.01.99.D1.02 Responsible Use of Information Resources and Facilities PDF 7/19/2013
29.01.99.D1.03 Incidental Computer Use PDF 3/14/2014
31. Compensation and Benefits
31.01.01.D1 Compensation Administration PDF 1/06/2015
31.01.01.D1.01 Compensation Administration PDF 1/06/2015
31.01.07.D0.01 Direct Deposit of Payroll Payments PDF 5/26/2013
31.01.08.D1 Merit Salary Increases PDF 7/29/2013
31.01.09.D0.01 Overtime PDF 3/6/2014
31.01.10.D0.01 Service Awards PDF 1/22/2014
31.01.99.D1 Salary Adjustments for Completion of Academic Degrees PDF 3/14/2014
31.03.02.D0.01 Sick Leave PDF 1/22/2014
31.03.03.D0.01 Birthday Leave PDF 2/20/2015
31.03.03.D0.02 Leave of Absence with Pay PDF 2/6/2014
31.05.01.D1 Faculty Consulting, External Professional Employment, and Conflicts of Interest PDF 8/30/2013
31.06.01.D0.01 Sick Leave Pool Administration PDF 1/22/2014
31.99.01.D1.01 Employees Registering As Students PDF 3/24/2014
32. Employee Relations
32.01.01.D0.01 Complaint and Appeal Procedures for Faculty Members PDF 3/142014
32.01.02.D1 Complaint and Appeal Process for Non-Faculty PDF 2/25/2014
32.99.99.D1.01 Staff Council PDF 2/28/2013
33. Employment, Standards of Conduct
33.06.01.D1.01 Alternate Work Schedules for Non-Faculty Employees PDF 10/7/2013
33.99.08.D1 Student Employment PDF 7/19/2013
33.99.08.D1.01 Student Employment Procedure PDF 7/19/2013
33.99.14.D1 Criminal History Background Checks PDF 7/31/2013
34. Safety of Employees and Students
34.03.99.D0.01 Alcoholic Beverages on University Property PDF 3/6/2014
34.05.99.D1 Smoking and Tobacco Use PDF 9/05/2014
41. Real Property
41.01.01.D0.01 Space and Land Use Management PDF 10/22/2015
51. Facilities Planning and Construction
51.06.99.D1 Naming Buildings and Other Entities PDF 6/17/2013
61. Information and Communications
61.99.01.D0.01 Records Management PDF 12/3/2015
61.99.02.D0.01 Public Information PDF 6/28/2013
Reporting Fraud, Waste, or Abuse

Employees of the A&M System are required to report factual information regarding fraudulent, wasteful, or abusive activities that may involve the System or any of its members. To report such activities, employees can call the A&M System Risk & Misconduct Hotline at 1-888-501-3850 or submit a report via the Internet at the System's Risk & Misconduct hotline. Employees can also call the State Auditor's Office at 1-800-892-8348 or submit a report via the internet at

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