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Policies and Procedures

All policies are in Adobe PDF format


 

I. Academic Affairs

  1. Purpose/Introduction (opens in a new tab)
  2. Approval of the New Academic Programs in State-Supported Institutions of Higher Education in Colorado (Repealed Dec. 7, 2017)
  3. Review of Academic Programs (opens in a new tab)
  4. Approval of New Vocational Degree Programs in State-Supported Institutions of Higher Education in Colorado (Repealed Dec. 7, 2017)
  5. Developmental Education (opens in a new tab)
  6. Admissions Standards (opens in a new tab)
  7. Discontinuance of Academic Degrees with Low Program Demand (opens in a new tab)
  8. Designating Programs of Excellence (Repealed Dec. 7, 2017)
  9. Review of Proposals for Coordinated Academic Programs (Repealed Dec. 7, 2017)
  10. Degree Authorization Act (opens in a new tab)
  11. Resolution of Disputes Among Public Institutions (opens in a new tab)
  12. Statewide Transfer and GT Pathways Policy (opens in a new tab)
  13. Development of Accountability Programs by State-Supported Institutions of Higher Education as required by 23-13-101 (Repealed April 5, 2001)
  14. Service Areas of Colorado Public Institutions of Higher Education (opens in a new tab)
  15. Academic Planning (opens in a new tab)
  16. Educator Preparation (Repealed August 7, 2023) 
  17. Affirmative Action (Diversity Policy) (opens in a new tab)
  18. Sabbatical Program (opens in a new tab)
  19. Newly-Approved Academic Degree Programs in State-Supported Institutions of Higher Education (opens in a new tab)
  20. Student Complaint Policy (opens in a new tab)
  21. Policy and Procedures for Counting and Accepting American sign Language Credits in Public Higher Education Institutions in Colorado (opens in a new tab)
  22. Creation, Modification or Discontinuance of Academic and Vocational Programs at Public Institutions of Higher Education (opens in a new tab)
  23. Supplemental Academic Instruction (Repealed May 1, 2020) 
  24. Prior Learning Assessment (opens in a new tab)

 

II. Budget & Finance

  1. Purpose/Introduction (opens in a new tab)
  2. Fiscal Responsibilities and Budget Instructions (opens in a new tab)
  3. Cost Models (opens in a new tab)
  4. Policy for Public Institutional Reporting College Opportunity Fund Student Credit Hour Stipend Enrollment, Effective July 1, 2005 (opens in a new tab)
  5. Policy for Participating Private Institutional Reporting on College Opportunity Fund Student Stipend Enrollment, Effective July 1, 2005 (opens in a new tab)

 

III. Capital Assets

  1. Purpose/Introduction (opens in a new tab)
  2. Statewide Postsecondary Education Master Planning Manual (opens in a new tab)
  3. Guidelines for Site Selection (opens in a new tab)
  4. Guidelines for Long-Range Facilities/Infrastructure Master Planning (opens in a new tab)
  5. Guidelines for Facilities Program Planning (opens in a new tab)
  6. (Repealed Nov. 2, 2006) Space Utilization Planning Criteria (7/1/1999)
  7. (Repealed May 3, 2001) Report to the Joint Budget Committee of the General Assembly on Recommendations for Enhancing the Efficiency of Classroom Utilization (7/1/1987)
  8. (Repealed Nov. 2, 2006) Definitions/Abbreviations (5/3/2001)
  9. (Repealed March 2, 2006) Instructions and Forms for Completing Physical Plant Inventory
  10. Policy for Delegation of Facility Program Planning Approval Authority (opens in a new tab)
  11. (Repealed May 3, 2001) Instruction Manual for Higher Education Facilities Program Planning and Budgeting
  12. (Repealed March 2, 2006) Policies and Criteria for Capital Construction Priority Setting
  13. Capital Improvements Program Policies (opens in a new tab)
  14. Criteria and Procedures for Implementation of 23-5-112 (CRS 1973) Concerning Gifts and Bequests to Institutions of Higher Education (opens in a new tab)
  15. (Repealed March 2, 2006) Policy Guidelines for Capital Outlay Expenditures
  16. (Repealed March 2, 2006) Policies for Construction Projects Administration
  17. Policies for Self-Funded Capital Construction (opens in a new tab)
  18. Policy Regarding Requirements for Funds to Supplement Requests for State-Supported Capital Construction (opens in a new tab)
  19. (Repealed March 2, 2012) Policy regarding prioritization of Capital Construction Projects Financed with Recovery Zone Economic Development Bonds and/or Recovery Zone Private Facility Bonds (09/2009)

 

IV. Extended Studies

  1. (Removed May 4, 2012) Introduction and Overview of Statewide Extended Studies
  2. (Removed May 4, 2012) General Policies for Extended Studies Instruction (9/11/2008)
  3. (Removed May 4, 2012) Extended Studies reporting Requirements (9/11/2008)
  4. (Removed May 4, 2012) Approval of Instruction Offered as Part of Extended Studies (12/11/2008)
  5. Removed
  6. (Removed May 4, 2012) Regional Education Provider (REP) (1/5/2006)

 

V. Information Management & Research

  1. Purpose/Introduction
  2. Policy for Reporting Full-Time Equivalent Student Enrollment (opens in a new tab)
  3. Student Unit-Record Data System

 

VI. Student Services

  1. Purpose/Introduction
  2. In-State Tuition Classification (opens in a new tab)
  3. Tuition & Fees (opens in a new tab)
  4. Reciprocal Tuition Agreements (opens in a new tab))
  5. Optometry Student Exchange Program -- WICHE (opens in a new tab)
  6. State-Funded Student Financial Aid Policy (opens in a new tab)
  7. (Removed April 5, 2001) Advanced Placement Examination Reimbursement
  8. (Removed October 7, 1999) Colorado Teacher Encouragement Program
  9. (Removed October 7, 1999) Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Program
  10. Colorado Educational Exchange Program (opens in a new tab)
  11. WICHE Regional Graduate Program (opens in a new tab)
  12. Western Undergraduate Exchange (opens in a new tab)
  13. Colorado Nursing Scholarship Program (program is currently suspended) (opens in a new tab)
  14. Exonerated Persons Tuition Waiver (opens in a new tab)
  15. Colorado Educator Loan Forgiveness Program (opens in a new tab)

 

VI. Innovation

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