It is essential that policies be principle-based, well written, legally compliant, effectively communicated, and accessible to all members of the campus community, including students, faculty, staff, administrators and the general public. The following tools have are available to assist policy stewards and sponsors in the development process:
Approval Process―This link takes you to Policy 101 Policy Governing Policies and Procedures, which outlines the UVU policy approval and development process, describes the types of policies developed, and explains roles and responsibilities.
Glossary of Policy Terms―This page lists terms and definitions used in current policies. When you are writing a policy, check this glossary for standard, university-wide definitions of terms you are using.
Policy Template―You can download the official policy template to be used. For questions on its use, contact the Policy Office.
Process Flowchart―This flowchart shows you the policy approval and development process through its stages.
Writing Guide ―The Policy Office Writing Guide explains how to use the policy template.