All Policies

The University Policy Manual is the official source for policies of Humboldt State University. The manual is subject to change at any time as new policies are issued or current policies updated.

Policies are written principles put in place to govern university processes, activities, and/or functions. HSU campus-wide policies are approved by either the University Leadership Council, or the Vice President of Academic, Administrative or Student Affairs.

If you would like to be able to add policies to this site, please contact the Office of the President.

HSU Advancement Foundation policies are located at: http://hsuaf.humboldt.edu/governance

Policy Type: University Policies & Executive Memoranda
Month/Yearsort ascending Policy Number Policy Title
Oct 2018 [P18-03] Controlled Substances and Alcohol Policy for Drivers of Commercial Vehicles
May 2018 [P18-02] Temporary Food Facility Policy (Supersedes EM:P10-02 Temporary Food Facilities/Food Sanitation Policy)
Dec 2017 [P17-08] Animals on Campus Policy - Employees
Dec 2017 [P17-09] Animals on Campus Policy – Student, Campus Residents and Visitors
Dec 2017 [P17-10] University Operating Fund Reserve Policy
Aug 2017 [EO 1108] Smoke and Tobacco Free Environment Systemwide Policy
Apr 2017 [P17-03] Hazardous Materials Management Program Policy
Feb 2017 [P17-01] Policy on Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines
Feb 2017 [P17-02] Acting President Policy
Jan 2016 [P16-02] Data Management Policy
Jan 2016 [P16-01] Email Policy
Dec 2015 [P15-04] Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard - Policy for Compliance with
Nov 2015 [P15-03] Space Management Policy
Jul 2014 [EM: P14-03] Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner/Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Policy
Feb 2014 [EM:P14-01] Charitable Contribution Acceptance Policy
Nov 2013 [EM:P13-02] Clery Act - Timely Warnings and Crime Alerts Under the Jeanne Clery Act
Jan 2013 [EM:P13-01] Minimum Qualifications for Student Office Holders
Jul 2012 [DAR 11-08] Fundraising Policy
Jul 2012 [DAR 11-06] Communication and Solicitation Guidelines - HSU Alumni & Friends
Jan 2012 [II-16] International Visitors - Guidelines for
Nov 2011 [EM:P11-07] Wireless Device Policy
Nov 2011 [EM:P11-08] Found, Unclaimed, or Abandoned Property Policy
Nov 2011 [EM:P11-09] Information Security Policy - Implementation of the CSU
Nov 2011 [EM:P11-10] Network Connection Policy
Oct 2011 [EM:P11-06] Nondiscrimination Policy
Jun 2011 [EM:P11-04] Formation of Centers/Institutes Policy
Mar 2011 [EM:P11-­01] Alcoholic Beverages - Comprehensive University Policy Regarding Use of
Jun 2010 [EM:P10-03] Data Classification Standards - HSU Implementation of the CSU Data Classification Standards
Jun 2010 [EM:P10-01] Time, Place and Manner of Free Expression Policy
Oct 2009 [EM:P09-04] Background and Criminal Records Check Policy and Procedures
Mar 2008 [EM:P08-01] Commercial Visual And Sound Productions Policy
Dec 2006 [EM:P06-11] Boat Safety Committee
Nov 2006 [EM:P06-09] Risk Management Policy
Nov 2006 [EM:P06-07] Diversity Program Funding Committee
Nov 2006 [EM:P06-08] Diversity Plan Action Council
Oct 2006 [EM:P06-05] Public Safety Committee
Feb 2006 [EM:P06-02] Critical Immediate Send Message
Feb 2006 [EM:P06-03] Enrollment Management Advisory Committee
Nov 2005 [EM:P05-05] Required Use of 100 Percent Recycled Paper
Feb 2005 [EM:P05-03] Crisis Prevention and Assessment Team
Aug 2004 [EM:P04-04] Addendum to Policy for Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity in Recruitment and Appointment
Aug 2004 [EM:P04-02] Interim Management Personnel Plan Appointments
Aug 2004 [EM:P04-03] University Space and Facilities Committee
Apr 2004 [EM:P04-01] Injury and Illness Prevention Program - Implementation of Campus
Jul 2003 [EM:P03-07] Advisory Committee on Services to Students with Disabilites
Jul 2003 [EM:P03-08] Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Information And Policy for
Feb 2003 [EM:P03-01] Parking and Transportation Committee
Feb 2003 [EM:P03-04] Campus Closure Policy
Feb 2003 [EM:P03-03] Campus Bereavement - Lowering of Flag
Apr 2002 [EM:P02-02] Service Learning/Experiential Education Advisory Committee
Jan 2002 [EM:P02-01] Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities Policy and Procedures
Oct 2001 [EM:P01-05] Student Fee Advisory Committee
Aug 2001 [EM:P01-03] Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Committee
Jun 2000 [EM:P00-06] Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity in Recruitment and Appointment Policy
Mar 2000 [EM:P00-03] Externally Funded Grants and Contracts
Policy Type: Academic Affairs Policies
Month/Yearsort ascending Policy Number Policy Title
Mar 2018 [P18-01] Course Syllabus Policy
Nov 2017 [P17-07] Posthumous Degrees and Certificates of Achievement Policy
Oct 2017 [VPAA 17-01] ACADEMIC AFFAIRS POLICY ON SUPPORT FOR NON-IMMIGRANT PROBATIONARY FACULTY - VISA ACQUISITION
Sep 2017 [P17-06 ] Honorary Degree Nominating Committee
Apr 2017 [P17-04] eLearning Quality Assurance Policy
Jul 2016 [VPAA 15-03] Self-Support Program Net Revenue Distribution
May 2016 [P16-05] Academic Honesty Policy
May 2016 [P16-04] Research Misconduct - Policy and Procedure for Responding to Allegations of
Apr 2016 [P16-06] Degree Planning Policy
Feb 2016 [VPAA 15-02] Self-Support Program Faculty Buy-out Rate
Oct 2015 [P15-02] Registration Policy and Procedure for Students
Sep 2015 [P15-01] Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) - Use of Policy
Dec 2014 [P14-05] Co-listing of Graduate and Undergraduate Courses Policy
Feb 2014 [EM:P14-02] Protection of Human Subjects in Research Policy
Oct 2013 [VPAA 13-07] Transfer of EAP and PIQE from OAA to EMSA
May 2012 [EM:P12-01] Academic Progress Rules (Milestones) for Undergraduate Programs
Mar 2012 [VPAA 12-04] Diversity and Inclusion Campus Advisory Council
Feb 2012 [VPAA 10-07*] Academic Internships, Policy on
Sep 2011 [VPAA 11-03] Program Review, Evaluation and Planning (PREP)
Sep 2011 [VPAA 11-04] Updates to the “Academic Standing” and “Academic Probation & Disqualification” Policies in the HSU Catalog
Sep 2011 [VPAA 11-02] Establishing Program Currency Requirements Policy
Nov 2010 [VPAA 10-08] Service Learning (SL) Designated Courses Policy
Nov 2010 [VPAA 10-09] Minimum Passing Grade Requirement for Graduate Degrees Policy
Sep 2010 [VPAA 10-04] Policy on Changes in Majors
Sep 2010 [VPAA 10-03] Policy on Second Majors
Sep 2010 [VPAA 10-01] Policy on Disenrollment after Census
Sep 2010 [VPAA 10-05] Special Topics (ST) Course Policy
Sep 2010 [VPAA 10-02] Policy on Independent Academic Work (IAW) Courses Numbering and Naming
Aug 2009 [VPAA 09-04] HSU Policy on Issues Related to Withdrawing from Courses
Jun 2009 [EM:P09-03] Intellectual Property Policy
Apr 2009 [VPAA 08-06] Revised Final Evaluation Week Policy
Jan 2009 [VPAA 08-04] HSU Policy on Improving Undergraduate Student Writing
Apr 2008 [VPAA 07-02 Letter] Letter HSU Policy on Content of Syllabi (VPAA 07-02 superseded by P18-01)
Dec 2006 [EM:P06-10] Field Trip Policy
Sep 2006 [VPAA 06-06] Revised Graduate Program Review Policy
Aug 2006 [VPAA 06-02] Standardized Student Evaluation Questions, effective 2006/07 AY
May 2005 [POLICY UNDER REVIEW: VPAA 04-04] POLICY UNDER REVIEW: VPAA 04-04 POLICY UNDER REVIEW: Policy on Student Participation in Study Abroad Programs
Jan 2005 [VPAA 04-02] Periodic Evaluation of Tenured Faculty Unit Employees
Jan 2002 [VPAA 01-04] Marine Science Advisory Committee (MSAC)
Aug 2001 [EM:P01-02] Violence and Threats of Violence Prohibited
Sep 2000 [VPAA 00-04] Policy on the Formation of Advisory Committees
Aug 2000 [EM:P00-07] Royalties, Revenues or Other Income from Sale of Course Materials Policy
Jul 2000 [VPAA 00-01] Policy concerning the payments by Extended Education to academic departments which generate concurrent enrollments
Apr 2000 [VPAA 99-01] APPENDIX K OF THE HSU FACULTY HANDBOOK - GUIDELINES AND POLICIES FOR REVIEW AND RANGE ELEVATION FOR UNIT 3 TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES
Feb 2000 [EM:P00-01] Self-Support Instructional Programs Policy
Apr 1999 [VPAA 97-08] INSTRUCTIONAL AND LIBRARY FACULTY OFFICE ASSIGNMENT POLICY
Sep 1996 [VPAA 96-01] BUDGET PRINCIPLES, CALENDAR, CATEGORIES, AND PROTOCOL FOR ANNUAL UNIT PRESENTATIONS
Apr 1995 [VPAA 95-01] GUIDELINES AND POLICIES CONCERNING COURSE CREDIT UNITS, CLASS SCHEDULES, AND COURSE NUMBERING