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Rules, Procedures, and Standard Administrative Procedures

Section 01: Governance
SAP No. 01.01.01.T0.01 Development and Approval of Tarleton State University Rules and Standard Administrative Procedures
Section 03: Statements of Mission and Objectives
SAP No. 03.02.02.T0.01 Substantive Change Approval Procedure
Section 07: Ethics
Rule No. 07.02.99.T0.01 Fair Lending Practices
Rule No. 07.03.01.T1 Political Campaign Events on Property Under the Control of Tarleton State University
Section 08: Civil Rights Protections and Compliance
Rule No. 08.01.01.T1 Civil Rights Compliance
SAP No. 08.01.01.T1.02 Reasonable Workplace Accommodation
SAP No. 08.01.01.T1.03 Sexual Misconduct
Section 09: Litigation and Administration
SAP No. 09.02.99.T1 Licensing and Use of University Names, Logos, and Trademarks (UNDER REVIEW)
Section 11: Center, Degrees, and Programs
SAP No. 11.03.99.T0.01 Shortened Courses
Rule No. 11.07.99.T1 Granting of Honorary Degrees Rule
Rule No. 11.08.99.T1 Granting and Awarding Degrees Posthumously
SAP No. 11.08.99.T1.01 Granting and Awarding Degrees Posthumously Procedure
SAP No. 11.99.99.T0.01 External Course Development
Section 12: Faculty
Rule No. 12.01.99.T1 Granting Extension of Tenure Probationary Period
SAP No. 12.02.99.T0.01 Procedures for Implementing Tenure
SAP No. 12.03.99.T1 Faculty Academic Workload and Reporting Requirements
SAP No. 12.07.99.T0.01 Fixed-Term Faculty Appointments
SAP No. 12.99.01.T0.01 Faculty Development Leave Program
SAP No. 12.99.99.T0.01 Performance Development and Evaluation of Faculty
Section 13: Students
Rule No. 13.04.99.T1 Student Travel
SAP No. 13.04.99.T1.01 Student Travel Procedure
Section 15: Research Programs
SAP No. 15.01.01.T0.01 Preparation, Review and Submission of Sponsored Projects
SAP No. 15.01.01.T0.02 Residual Balances from Fixed Price Sponsored Documents 
Rule No. 15.01.03.T1 Financial Conflicts of Interest in Sponsored Research
Rule No. 15.02.99.T1 Export Controls
Rule No. 15.99.01.T1 Use of Human Subjects in Research
Rule No. 15.99.03.T1 Ethics in Research and Scholarship
Rule No. 15.99.06.T1 Use of Biohazards in Research, Teaching and Testing
Rule No. 15.99.07.T1 Use of Vertebrate Animals
Section 18: Athletics
SAP No. 18.03.99.T0.01 Post-Season Athletics Competition
Section 21: General Finance
SAP No. 21.01.01.T0.01 Recovery of E & G Administrative Costs Associated with Management of Auxilary Enterprises 
SAP No. 21.01.02.T0.01 Credit Card Information Receipt, Custody, & Security Procedures
SAP No. 21.01.03.T0.01 Indirect Cost Allocation
SAP No. 21.01.04.T0.01 Extension of Credit
SAP No. 21.01.07.T0.01 Agency Funds
SAP  No. 21.01.10.T0.01 Surplus or Salvage Property
Rule No. 21.01.12.T0.01 Purchase of Food and Refreshments
Rule No. 21.99.04.T01 Disposition of Abandoned and Unclaimed Personal Property
Rule No. 21.99.10.T1 Licensed Commercial Software Rule (UNDER REVIEW)
Section 24: Risk Management
Rule No. 24.01.01.T1 Health, Safety, and Environmental Management Programs Rule
SAP No. 24.01.01.T1.01 Health, Safety, and Environmental Management Programs Procedure
Rule No. 24.01.06.T1 Programs for Minors
Section 25: Expenditure of Funds
Rule No. 25.06.01.T1 Tarleton Historically Underutilized Business Program (HUBs) Rules (UNDER REVIEW)
Procedure No. 25.06.01.T1.01 Tarleton HUB Procedures (UNDER REVIEW)
SAP No. 25.07.01.T0.01 Contract Administration
SAP No. 25.07.03.T0.01 Acquisition of Goods and Services
Rule No. 25.07.99.T1 Contract Authorization and Administration
Rule No. 25.99.08.T1 Use of Telecommunication Service (UNDER REVIEW)
SAP No. 25.99.09.T0.01 Communication Allowance
Section 26: Tuition and Fees
SAP No. 26.99.01.T0.01 Student Health Insurance
Section 27: Financial Planning and Budgeting
SAP No. 27.99.99.T0.01 Procedure for Purchase of Information Technology
Section 28: Auxiliary Enterprise, Privatization, etc.
SAP No. 28.02.99.T0.01 Recovery of Indirect Costs Associated with Continuing Education Activities
Section 29: Information Resources
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.01 Information Resources - Acceptable Use
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.02 Information Technology Services - Account Management
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.03 Information Technology Services - Administrator/Special Access
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.04 Information Technology Services - Backup Recovery
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.05 Information Technology Services - Email Use
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.06 Information Technology Services - Intrusion Detection
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.07 Information Technology Services - Malicious Code
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.08 Information Technology Services - Network/Wireless Access
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.09 Information Technology Services - Network Configuration
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.10 Information Technology Services - Password Authentication
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.11 Information Technology Services - Physical Access
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.12 Information Technology Services - Privacy
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.13 Information Technology Services - Security Awareness and Training
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.14 Information Technology Services - Security Monitoring
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.15 Information Technology Services - Server Hardening
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.16 Information Technology Services - Vendor Access
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.17 Information Technology Services - Use of Peer-to-Peer Sharing Software
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.18 Information Technology Services - Portable Computing
SAP No. 29.01.03.T0.19 Security of Electronic Information Resources
Rule No. 29.01.03.T2 Incidental Computer Use
Rule No. 29.01.03.T3 Electronic Information Resource Complaints
SAP No. 29.01.04.T0.01 Web Accessibility
SAP No. 29.99.99.T0.01 Establishment of Computer Labs (UNDER REVIEW)
Section 31: Compensation and Benefits
SAP No. 31.01.01.T0.03 "On Call" Responsibility and Pay
SAP No. 31.01.01.T1.01 Compensation Administration
SAP No. 31.01.01.T1.02 Compensation for Faculty Research & Service
Rule No. 31.01.01.T2 Salary Increases Not Awarded Through the Regular Budget Cycle
Procedure No. 31.01.01.T2.02 Salary Increases Not Awarded Through the Regular Budget Cycle Procedure
Rule No. 31.01.01.T3 "On Call" Responsibility and Pay
Rule No. 31.01.08.T1 Merit Salary Increases
SAP No. 31.01.09.T0.01 Overtime
Rule No. 31.03.02.T1 Sick Leave
SAP No. 31.03.03.T0.01 Bereavement Leave
Rule No. 31.03.03.T1 Emergency Leaves of Absence with Pay
SAP No. 31.03.03.T1.02 Birthday Leave
Rule No. 31.05.01.T1 Faculty Consulting, Outside Professional Employment
Form No. 31.05.01.T1 Faculty Consulting, Outside Professional Employment Form
SAP No. 31.06.01.T0.01 Sick Leave Pool Administration
Rule No. 31.06.01.T1 Sick Leave Pool Administration
SAP No. 31.98.01 Retirees Recognition Ceremony & Retirement Benefits
SAP No. 31.99.01.T0.01 Employees Registering as Students
Rule No. 31.99.01.T1 Employees Registering as Students
Rule No. 31.99.01.T2 Employees' Work on Dissertations During Business Hours
SAP No. 31.99.99.T0.03 Administrative Salary Differentials for Non-Academic Interim Positions
SAP No. 31.99.99.T0.04 Employee Wellness Program
Section 32: Employee Relations
SAP No. 32.01.01.T0.01 Complaint and Appeal Procedures for Faculty Members
Section 33: Employment, Standards of Conduct
SAP No. 33.04.01.T0.01 Use of System Resources for External Employment
Rule No. 33.04.99.T1 Transporting Non-Employees in University-owned or University-leased vehicles
SAP No. 33.05.02.T0.01 Required Employee Training
SAP No. 33.06.99.T0.01 Alternate Work Schedules for Full-time Staff (Non-faculty) Employees
Rule No. 33.06.99.T1 Alternate Work Schedules for Full-time Staff (Non-faculty) Employees
SAP No. 33.99.01.T0 Hiring Faculty and Non-faculty
SAP No. 33.99.08.T0.01 Student Employment
Rule No. 33.99.14.T1 Criminal History Record Information (UNDER REVIEW)
Section 34: Safety of Employees and Students
Rule No. 34.02.01.T1 Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention
SAP No. 34.02.01.T1.01 Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention
SAP  No. 34.03.99.T0.01  Alcoholic Beverages on University Property
Rule No. 34.05.99.T1 Smoking and Tobacco Use
Regulation No. 34.06.02 Firearms
Rule No. 34.06.02.T1 Carrying Concealed Handguns on Campus
Procedure No. 34.07.01.T1.01 Safety Procedures to Follow in the Event of Dangerous Weather Approaching Memorial
Stadium and other Athletic Intramural Fields (UNDER REVIEW)
SAP No. 34.07.01.T1.02 Emergency Notification Protocol
SAP No. 34.07.01.T1.03 Inclement Weather
Rule No. 34.07.99.T1 Emergency Management Plan
SAP No. 34.99.99.T0.01 Bollard Removal
SAP No. 34.99.99.T0.02 Homecoming Bonfire
Section 51: Facilities Planning and Construction
SAP No. 51.06.99.T0.01 Naming of Buildings, Chairs, Facilities, and Programs Procedure
SAP No. 51.99.99.T0.01 Facility Use Fee
SAP No. 51.99.99.T0.02 User Coordinator Team for Major Construction Projects
SAP No. 51.99.99.T0.03 Energy Usage Standards
Section 61: Information and Communications
SAP No. 61.01.01.T0.01 Publication Guidelines (UNDER REVIEW)
SAP No. 61.01.02.T0.01 Public Information
SAP No. 61.99.01.T0.01 Records Management
SAP  No. 61.99.99.T0.01   Lowering of University Flag to Half-Staff
SAP No. 61.99.99.T0.03 Lighting of the Smokestack
SAP No. 61.99.99.T0.04 Use of Mass Email

For questions, comments or suggestions, contact:

Ms. Susan Barkley, University Compliance Coordinator
(254) 968-9415