• Augusta State University Student Handbook

      Augusta State University; Augusta State University (2015-12-22)
      This handbook contains guidelines for Augusta State University students on academic policies, academic departments, the student code of conduct, student services, and student clubs
    • Augusta State Univeristy Code of Conduct

      Augusta State University; Augusta State University (2015-12-22)
      This includes all policies relating to student conduct at Augusta State University
    • Augusta State University HIPAA Policy

      Augusta State University; Augusta State University (2015-12-22)
      Augusta State University is not a healthcare provider; however, ASU and the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia sponsor group healthcare plans and other programs that are subject to HIPAA. On the basis of that law, privacy regulations will apply to certain protected health information. The Institution 's representatives, according to job responsibility, will be committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI). ASU will fully comply with all Federal and State Laws and the Board of Regents directives regarding the use, maintenance, transfer and disposition of all healthcare information and records maintenance. Only the information that is absolutely necessary will be provided and received. HIPAA will regulate three distinct interrelated areas health information privacy, health information security and health information electronic transmissions. The privacy practices are in effect at this time. This policy will continue to be updated as targeted dates are finalized for compliance purposes
    • Vehicle Operator Policy

      Public Safety Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2015-12-21)
      To establish a policy on the use of GHSU owned, rented or leased vehicles, and the transporting of employees and students, and to establish minimum requirements for authorized operators of GHSU vehicles
    • Tuition Assistance Policy

      Human Resources Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2015-12-18)
      As part of its mission statement Georgia Health Sciences University is committed to “the recruitment, hiring, and retention of the best possible faculty, staff and administration.” Georgia Health Sciences University is committed to creating a more educated Georgia. Both of these commitments extend internally as well as externally. As part of its desire to meet its employees evolving needs, GHSU has established an educational assistance program, the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). This program is part of the University System of Georgia Tuition Assistance Program.
    • Temporary Employment Policy

      Human Resources Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2015-12-18)
      Temporary employees shall be employed for a period no longer than six calendar months; however, such temporary employment may be extended up to an additional six months if the appropriate employing supervisor or department head needs the services of that individual subject to the approval of the chief business officer of the institution or his/her designated representative. Once an individual has served as a “temporary” employee for a twelve month period he/she shall not thereafter be employed as a “temporary” employee until a period of thirty calendar days has elapsed. All student assistants shall be and are classified as “temporary”, and employment as student assistants shall not be subject to the reemployment restriction outlined above.
    • Electronic Data Backup Policy

      Information Technology Support and Services; Georgia Health Sciences University (2015-12-18)
      Georgia Health Sciences University maintains a large and growing body of data stored exclusively in electronic form. Much of these data are critical to the operation of the University, and it is clear that the University could suffer significant loss should an important set of data be permanently lost.
    • Information Systems Security and Computer Usage Policy

      Information Technology Support and Services (2015-12-18)
      Georgia Health Sciences University Information Systems Security and Computer Usage Policy is to be used in conjunction with existing GHSU policies and procedures. Each individual is responsible for the appropriate use and protection of information systems resources. Each manager/supervisor is responsible for appropriate enforcement of the policy in conjunction with normal supervisory activities.
    • Extra Duty Compensation for Faculty Employed by Georgia Health Sciences University

      Office of the Provost; Georgia Health Sciences University (2015-12-18)
      To establish policy and procedures for faculty employed by GHSU to receive extra compensation for extra duty services within or outside of their home department or division according to BOR policy 803.1404.
    • Discrimination Policy

      Office of the Provost; Georgia Health Sciences University (2015-12-18)
      To prevent illegal discrimination and to guide the Institution towards a diversified workforce
    • Surplus Personal Computers/Electronic Property

      Materials Management; Moving/Surplus Property Services; Georgia Health Sciences University (2015-12-18)
      All Georgia Health Sciences University (GHSU) units that have Personal Computers (PC) and any type electronic equipment that contains data storage devices must have the hard drive or data storage device removed before disposal.
    • Contractor and Vendor Identification System

      Public Safety Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2015-12-18)
      To provide procedures and instructions for the issuance and control of GHSU Identification Badges to Contractors and Vendors.
    • Electronic Mail Retention, Backup, and Recovery Policy

      Information Technology Support and Services; Georgia Health Sciences University (2015-12-18)
      To establish a retention and backup policy and procedure related to electronic mail
    • Photocopying of Copyrighted Work Policy

      Controller’s Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2014-08-07)
      To set forth the policies and procedures to be used by all GHSU faculty, staff and students reproducing any copyrighted work.
    • Accident Injury Reporting Policy

      Campus Safety Committee; Georgia Health Sciences University (2014-07-29)
      To establish procedures to report accidents and injuries for evaluation, treatment if needed, and record keeping
    • Policy Development

      Office of the Provost (Medical College of Georgia, 2014-07-25)
      1.01 Development and Promulgation of Academic, Research, and Student Affairs Policies
    • Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, & Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Institutional Guidelines for Faculty Review & Development

      University Faculty Senate; Georgia Health Sciences University (2014-04-25)
      7.13.4 Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, & Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Institutional Guidelines for Faculty Review & Development: This policy describes the annual review process for full-time and part-time faculty at Georgia Health Sciences University and includes procedures for establishment of a Faculty Development Plan based on the results of the annual review. It also describes the post-tenure review process and establishment of a Post-Tenure Development Plan. The policy includes a process by 'Mlich faculty can appeal annual review or post-tenure review decisions and includes the terms of contract and renewal notice for non-tenure faculty and personnel.
    • Policy for Suspension of Faculty for Violation of State or Federal Laws

      Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2014-04-25)
      7.26 Policy for Suspension of Faculty for Violation of State or Federal Laws:When a faculty member at Georgia Health Sciences University is charged with the violation of a state or federal law, or is indicted for any such offense, the President of Georgia Health Sciences University shall carry out a thorough review of the circumstances. This policy describes the process to be followed should the above occur as set forth by the Policy Manual of the Board of Regents, Section 803.1 0.04.
    • Policy for Research Using Human Subjects or Human-Derived Materials

      Office of Human Research Protection; Georgia Health Sciences University (2014-04-23)
      9.0400 Policy for Research Using Human Subjects or Human-Derived Materials: All research using human subjects or human-derived materials conducted by Georgia Health Sciences University faculty, staff, or students must obtain Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval prior to the initiation of any research activities that involves human subjects or human-derived materials.
    • Policy for Listing & Adding Personnel to an Animal Protocol

      Laboratory Animal Services; Georgia Health Sciences University (2014-04-23)
      9.0108 Policy for Listing & Adding Personnel to an Animal Protocol: Every investigator or individual who is working with animals on a research project must be listed as project personnel on that protocol. Any new investigator joining an existing project must be formally approved and added to the existing protocol