This page lists university policies and standards that are under development and those that have been recently finalized. Check back regularly as this page is frequently updated.

Notification of Pending Policy Actions 

The draft university policies and standards listed below are currently being developed and nearing the phase of final approval. They are listed here for 3 weeks prior to final approval. Comments or questions may be directed here.

None at this time.

 

Recent Updates

The university policies and standards listed below have recently been approved.

Updated 11/8/2019. University Policy 07-040 Safety of Minors has been approved. See the policy here.

Updated 10/25/2019. The following policies, which were inherited during the transition of governance from the State Board of Higher Education to the institutional Board of Trustees of Oregon State University in July 2014, have been retired:

  • The following sections of former SBHE Policy Section 2--Academic Affairs:
    • University System Curricula 2.001: Board Oversight of Higher Education Curricula and Institutions
    • University System Curricula 2.010: Missions of System Institutions
    • Instructional Program 2.025: Academic Calendar
    • Instructional Program 2.040: Accreditation Reports
  • Intercollegiate Athletics Policy
  • Substance Abuse

Updated 10/2/2019. University Standard 07-020 Smoking and Tobacco Use on University Property has been updated. See the standard here.

Updated 10/2/2019. University Standard 07-025 Vehicle Use and Parking has been updated. See the standard here.

Updated 9/30/2019. Housekeeping revisions were made to University Policy 04-005 Internal Controls. See policy here.

Updated 9/9/2019. Houseleeping revisions were made to University Standard 03-010 Procurement Thresholds and Methods. See standard here.

Updated 9/9/2019. Housekeeping revisions were made to University Standard 03-015 Procurement Solicitations and Contracts. See standard here.

Updated 5/21/2019. Housekeeping revisions we made to University Standard 04-001 Development of University Policies and Standards. See the standard here.

Updated 4/8/2019. Housekeeping revisions were made to University Policy 01-020 International Travel. See the policy here.

Updated 2/27/2019. Housekeeping revisions were made to the university's policy regarding cannabis. See the policy here.

Updated 2/8/2019. Housekeeping revisions were made to University Policy 05-001 Sexual Misconduct and Discrimination. See the policy here

Updated 1/29/2019. University Policy 01-020 International Travel has been approved. See the policy here

Updated 1/2/2019. University Standard 04-010 Records Retention has been updated. See the standard here.

Updated 1/2/2019. University Standard 07-005 Alcoholic Beverages has been updated. See the standard here.

Updated 1/2/2019. University Standard 03-010 Procurement Thresholds and Methods has been updated. See the standard here.

Updated 1/2/2019. University Standard 03-015 Procurement Solicitations and Contracts has been updated. See standard here.

Updated 1/2/2019. The following policies, which were inherited during the transition of governance from the State Board of Higher Education to the institutional Board of Trustees of Oregon State University in July 2014, have been retired:

  • Admissions Requirements
  • Class Size
  • Honorary Degrees
  • Off Campus Instruction
  • Teacher Education
  • Residence Information Affidavit
  • Residency Standards
  • Institutional Drug and Alcohol Treatment Programs
  • Financial Aid to Students
  • Student Loan Debt Management
  • Secure Workplace
  • Legal Review of Agreements and Documents
  • Legal Services

Updated 10/26/2018. The OSU Board of Trustees approved the retirement of a number of university policies that were inherited during the transition of governance from the State Board of Higher Education to the institutional Board of Trustees of Oregon State University in July 2014. These retired policies were no longer applicable, superseded by state law, or otherwise irrelevant. See the list of Board actions and resolutions here. The university policies that were retired are:

  • Academic Degree Program Planning
  • Establishment of Schools
  • Presidential Emeritus Status
  • Accreditation Reports
  • Budgeted Operations Fund Balances
  • Foreign Studies Programs
  • Executive Leadership and Management; Executive Contracts/Notices of Appointment for Chancellor and Institution Presidents
  • Interest Rate Risk Management
  • Risk Management Fund Policy
  • Priorities for Instructional and Research Computing

 

Updated 9/18/2018. University Policy 05-005 Responsible Employees and Reporting Incidents of Sexual Assault or Misconduct has been updated. See the policy here.

Updated 9/10/2018. University policies regarding marijuana were added to the University Policies and Standards Manual, here. These university policies were promulgated in 2015 and no changes have been made; they were collected and moved from their previous website into the UPSM.

Updated 7/6/2018. Housekeeping revisions were made to University Policy 580-015 Discrimination to remove references to time lines that were no longer relevant. See the policy here.

Updated 7/2/2018. University Policy 03-100 Fiscal Policy Program Authority has been adopted. See the policy here.

Updated 6/15/2018. Housekeeping and formatting revisions were made to University Standard 07-030 Animals on Campus. See the standard here

Updated 6/1/2018. University Policy 06-010 Establishing Research Centers, Institutes and Core Facilities has been amended. See the policy here.

Updated 6/1/2018. University Policy 05-015 Veterans Preference Employment Policy has been amended. See the policy here.

Updated 3/6/2018. University Standard 07-025 Use of Vehicles, Non-motorized Transportation, and Parking has been amended. See the standard here.

Updated 2/14/2018. University Policy 02-015 Admission and Attendance of Students with Criminal Histories has been adopted. See the policy here.

Updated 1/8/2018.  University Standard 07-020 Smoking on University Property has been amended.  See the standard here.

Updated 1/5/2018.  University Policy 05-035 Paid Parental Leave for Faculty has been adopted. See the policy here.