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 2000-2004 WASC Accreditation  

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Stipulated Policies
 
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Institutional Integrity

A widely disseminated, written policy statement of commitment to academic freedom in teaching, learning, research, publication, and oral presentation.

 

 
General University Policy Regarding Academic Appointees - Academic Freedom (PDF)

Due process procedures that demonstrate faculty and students are protected in their quest for truth.

 

 
General University Policy Regarding Academic Appointees - The Faculty Code of Conduct

 
University Of California Policies Applying To Campus Activities, Organizations, And Students

Written policies on due process and grievance procedures for faculty, staff and students.

 
UC Santa Cruz Faculty grievance and disciplinary procedures

 
UC Policy Regarding Academic Appointees

 
UC Academic Personnel Manual (APM-140) - Non-Senate Academic Appointees/Grievances
UC Santa Cruz staff grievance forms/procedures

 
UC Personnel Policies for Staff Members - Complaint Resolution
UC Santa Cruz student grievance procedures

A clear statement of institutional policies, requirements, and expectations to current and prospective employees.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Policies and Procedures
Principles of Community

Institutionally developed and published non-discrimination, equal opportunity, and affirmative action policies.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy

Clearly written policies on conflict of interest for board, administration, faculty, and staff, including appropriate limitations on the relations of business, industry, government, and private donors to research in the institution.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Administrative Responsibilities Handbook - Conflict of Interest
  UC Conflict of Interest Policy

A clear statement that the institution agrees to abide by WASC Policy on Substantive Change and the Policy on Distance and Technology-Mediated Instruction.

 

 
All on- and off-campus programs (whether offered via distance learning modalities or in the classroom) undergo rigorous review by the campus' Academic Senate, the campus administration, and (for graduate programs) University-wide administrative and Senate bodies.  See, for example, UC Santa Cruz - Guidelines for Establishment & Disestablishment of Academic Programs and Departments and Appendices A, B, C&D, and E, as well as the Regulations of the Santa Cruz Division of the Academic Senate.
Section 9 of the campus' undergraduate program approval template and Section 10 of the campus' graduate program approval template requires that departments "state if the proposed program requires WASC notification."

 


Research

Policies covering human subjects and animals in research, classified research, patent provisions, cooperative research relations with industry, and other similar issues related to the integrity and independence of the research enterprise.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Administrative Responsibilities Handbook - Research Involving Human Subjects

 
UC Santa Cruz Administrative Responsibilities Handbook - Animal Care and Use Program

 
UC Patent Policy

 
UC Office of Technology Transfer - Industry Resources

Institutions that support applied research having the potential for producing significant revenue have clear policies on how faculty responsible for such research share revenue from patents, licenses, and sales. Institutions supporting entrepreneurial activity of faculty of institutionally sponsored research parks have clear policies covering the involvement of faculty in such ventures, the protection of basic research, and the publication of research results.

 

 
Academic/Industry Research & Technology - Policies, Documents, & Resources (UC Santa Cruz)

 
UC Patent Program (BFB G-40)

 


Educational Programs

Precise, accurate, and current information in printed material regarding a) educational purposes; b) degrees, curricular programs, educational resources, and course offerings; c) student charges and other financial obligations, student financial aid, and fee refund policies; d) requirements for admission and for achievement of degrees; and e) the names of the administration, faculty, and governing board.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz - 2003-04 General Catalog

 
UC Santa Cruz - Undergraduate Degree Requirements
UC Santa Cruz - Graduate Degree Requirements

 
UC Santa Cruz - Program and Course Descriptions

 
UC Santa Cruz - Paying for Your Education
UC Santa Cruz - Graduate Student Handbook (alternate PDF format)

 
UC Santa Cruz - Teaching and Administrative Staff

 
UC Santa Cruz - Office of the Provost

 
UC Santa Cruz - Office of the Chancellor
The Regents of the University of California

Publications that make clear the status (e.g., full-time, part-time, adjunct) of each faculty member.

 

 
General University Policy Regarding Academic Appointees- Academic Personnel Definitions (PDF)

Clearly articulated policies for the transfer of credit to ensure that students who transfer in with general education course credits meet the institution's own standards for the completion of the general education requirement.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz - Policies on Credit from Another Institution

 
ASSIST - Statewide Student Transfer Information for California

Policies and procedures for additions and deletions of programs.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz -  Program and Academic Unit Approval

 
UC Santa Cruz - Guidelines for Establishment & Disestablishment of Academic Programs and Departments and Appendices A, B, C&D, and E
UC Review Processes for Academic Programs, Academic Units, and Research Units

Requirements for continuation in, or termination from, academic programs, and a policy for readmission of students who are disqualified for academic reasons.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Academic Standing and Disqualification
UC Santa Cruz Withdrawal, Leave of Absence, and Readmission

Clearly stated graduation requirements that are consistently applied in the degree certification process.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Graduation Requirements

 


Faculty

Personnel policies governing employment of teaching fellows and assistants.

 

 
UC Policy on Appointment and Promotion - Student Teachers
UC Santa Cruz Academic Personnel Manual

Policy designed to integrate part-time faculty appropriately into the life of the institution.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Non-tenured Faculty Handbook

 
UC Policy on part-time academic appointments (APM-220-16-d)

Explicit and equitable faculty personnel policies and procedures.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Academic Personnel Manual
  UC Academic Personnel Manual

Policies on salaries and benefits.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz - Salary Administration

 
UC Santa Cruz - Benefits and Privileges

Policies for faculty and staff regarding privacy and accessibility of information.

 
UC Santa Cruz - Confidential Documents
UC Santa Cruz - Confidentiality Statement
UC Santa Cruz - Privacy of and Access to Information

 
UC General University Policy Regarding Academic Appointees - Rights of Academic Appointees, Including Rights Regarding Records

 
UC General University Policy Regarding Academic Appointees - Academic Personnel Records/Maintenance of, Access to, and Opportunity to Request Amendment of

 


Library

Written library collection development and weeding policies, including the bases for accepting gifts.

 

 
UC Gift Administration Procedures (e.g., including gifts-in-kind, gifts of books, journals, archives, artwork, etc.)
UC Santa Cruz Library Collection Planning

 


Students

Admission and retention policies and procedures, with particular attention to the application of sound admission and retention policies for athletes, international students, and other cases where unusual pressures may be anticipated.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Freshman Admission and Selection
  UC Santa Cruz Transfer Admission and Selection

 
UC Santa Cruz Athletics and Intramural Programs

 
UC Santa Cruz International Scholars Program

 
UC Santa Cruz Handbook for International Scholars & Students

 
UC Pathways

Clearly defined admissions policies attentive to the special needs of international students.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Handbook for International Scholars & Students

Policies on student rights and responsibilities, including the rights of due process and redress of grievances.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Student Policies and Regulations Handbook

Publications that include policies and rules defining inappropriate student conduct.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Code of Student Conduct

A policy regarding fee refunds that is uniformly administered, and consistent with customary standards.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz - Paying for Your Education

 


Finances

Policies, guidelines, and processes for developing the budget.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Resource Planning and Budget Allocation Process
  UC Santa Cruz Resource Strategy

Clearly defined and implemented policies with regard to cash management and investments, approved by the governing board.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Administrative Responsibilities Handbook - Principles of Financial Management
UC Policy for Handling Cash and Cash Equivalents (BUS-49)

Policies and a code of ethics for employees involved in buying, bidding, or providing purchase orders.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Administrative Responsibilities Handbook - Principles of Conflict of Interest
UC Santa Cruz Vendor Relationships and Conflict of Interest
UC Santa Cruz Administrative Responsibilities Handbook - Delegated Authority, Responsibility, and Areas of Potential Risk

Policies on risk management, addressing loss by fire, burglary and defalcation; liability of the governing board and administration; and liability for personal injury and property damage.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Risk Management Services

 
UC Santa Cruz Worker's Compensation Handbook

 
UC Policy on General Liability (BUS-75)

 
UC Property Self-Insurance Program (BUS-28)

 
UC Loss of or Damage to Property of Individuals (BUS-39)

 
UC Policy on Reporting and Investigating Allegations of Suspected Improper Governmental Activities

Policies regarding fundraising activities that comply with sound ethical accounting and financial principles.

 

 
UC Santa Cruz Foundation

 
UC Policy on Fundraising Campaigns
UC Development Policy Manual

 

         

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