In addition to serving as a central repository of university policies that govern a wide range of university activities, this policy website is also intended to provide the St. Edward’s community with resources to aid the policy development process. The university community is encouraged to use the resources below to consider policy revisions and draft new policies.
St. Edward’s has established a standard policy document and review process to achieve consistency, appropriateness, and ease of understanding of, ease of access to, and compliance with university policies. The university charges the University Policy Committee with the responsibility to manage this standard document and process and related systems, and to assist others to engage them effectively.
This policy sets out the process for drafting, reviewing, and approving official St. Edward’s University policies. It also defines the roles and responsibilities of the different participants in this process, the conditions governing the release of university policies, as well as what is required for a policy to become an official university policy.
The Policy Communications Guide ensures that policy owners are aware of their communications obligations and given strategies to help them fulfill those obligations.
This checklist is provided to facilitate communication between the University Policy Committee (UPC) and the policy owner. As you develop your draft policy, this checklist is intended to elicit: