Revised Policy: E.3.9.2. Tuition Assistance

The  Tuition Assistance Policy was revised March 28, 2014 to include two updates: 1) clarification of the authority to take courses and certification programs "offered by" accredited institutions of higher education instead of "at" and 2) removal of the requirement to submit the ETA form prior to enrollment at non-UMW institutions. You will find the policy in Book E, Administration and Finance, under Section 3, Human Resources. View the policy here. … [Read more...]

New Policy: D.5.6. Military-Related Student Transfer Credit

The Military-Related Student Transfer Credits policy was approved February 21, 2014. The purpose of the policy is to provide flexibility for students in regard to the award of credit for military education and training and will help to increase degree completion among this population. Students who have served in the armed forces, or who continue to serve while enrolled in a higher education program, are particularly reliant upon the flexible transfer of credits because many of those completing a degree do not do so at the institution at which they first enrolled. This policy also provides clarity regarding UMW’s procedures for awarding credit for the military-related student’s prior military service, learning, and experience. You will find the policy in Book D, Academic Affairs, under Section 5, Registrar. View the policy here. … [Read more...]

New Policy: D.5.5. Military-Related Student Registration

The Military-Related Student Registration policy was adopted March 3, 2014. The purpose of the policy is to extend priority registration status to all students who are active duty military, reservists, veterans (as defined by Virginia Code § 23-7.4), and members of the Virginia National Guard. The policy provides these students with sufficient flexibility and accommodation to ensure that they are able to complete their educational plans in a timely manner and manage dual responsibilities as students and members of the military. You will find the policy in Book D, Academic Affairs, under Section 5, Registrar. View the policy here. … [Read more...]

New Policy: E.2.9.5. Student-Run Organization Funding

The policy on Student-Run Organization Funding was approved March 5, 2014. The purpose of the policy is to streamline the handling of fiscal transactions for student-run organizations. You will find the policy in Book E, Administration and Finance, under Section 2, Finance. View the policy here. … [Read more...]

Revised Information Technology Policies

The following Information Technology policies were revised to remove "Name" and "Date of Birth" from being classified as highly sensitive information: E.4.1. Administrative Data Access E.4.5. Electronic Storage of Highly Sensitive Data E.4.6. Data Classification E.4.7. Data Encryption You will find the policies in Book E, Administration and Finance, under Section 4, Information Technology. Click the policies listed above to view each one in BoardDocs. … [Read more...]

New Policy: E.3.9.5. On-Call and Call Back Compensation

The  On-Call and Call Back Compensation Policy was adopted January 9, 2014. The policy will be effective January 16, 2014. The purpose of the policy is to establish guidance for compensating employees who are scheduled to be on call and/or to return to work in response to emergency or essential work situations related to his or her official duties and responsibilities. You will find the policy in Book E, Administration and Finance, under Section 3, Human Resources. View the policy here. … [Read more...]

New Policy: E.3.9.4. Animals on University Property

The  Animals on University Property Policy was adopted November 9, 2013. The purpose of the policy is to provide rules and regulations concerning bringing animals on university property. You will find the policy in Book E, Administration and Finance, under Section 3, Human Resources. View the policy here. … [Read more...]

New Policy: E.2.9.4. Ethical Business Practices

The policy on Ethical Business Practices was adopted November 15, 2013. The purpose of the policy is to create a community dedicated to the highest standards of scholarship, professional integrity, and ethical conduct. The University recognizes its duty to uphold the public’s trust and confidence by adhering to applicable laws, regulations and acceptable standards of ethical behavior in the conduct of business operations. The University’s integrity and reputation are in the hands of its employees. Each employee contributes to the overall success of the University of Mary Washington by conducting University business in accordance with applicable policies and procedures. You will find the policy in Book E, Administration and Finance, under Section 2, Finance. View the policy here. … [Read more...]

Revised Policy: E.3.3. Workplace Violence

The  policy on Workplace Violence was revised November 25, 2013 to incorporate bullying, harm to self, third party violence, harassment, and the definition of workplace. Minor changes were made to clarify and update policy publication and communication. You will find the policy in Book E, Administration and Finance, under Section 3, Human Resources. View the policy here. … [Read more...]

Revised Policy: E.3.8. Alcohol and Drug-Related Behavior

The policy on Alcohol and Drug-Related Behavior was revised November 26, 2013 to include the state policy language. You will find the policy in Book E, Administration and Finance, under Section 3, Human Resources. View the policy here. … [Read more...]