The Manual of General Policy was created to provide an easy to use reference manual for the policies that govern the University. It consolidates the non-bylaw policy action items adopted/amended by the CUNY Board of Trustees. In a small number of cases, materials from other sources have been incorporated into the Manual due to their importance. The Manual is not a legal authority; in all cases requiring a legal authority, the text of the Board of Trustees Minutes or other original document(s) should be consulted.

The Manual is organized into eight sections corresponding to the offices that are responsible for promulgating University policy. Every policy in the Manual contains one or more citations indicating the original source(s) of the policy. Most of these citations reference policy action items passed by the Board of Trustees and included in the Board Minutes, and are in the format (BTM,yyyy,mm-dd,nnn-ll). These citations are read as follows: (Board of Trustees Minutes, year, month and day of the meeting at which the action item was passed, section number, and action item letter).

ARTICLE I ACADEMIC POLICY, PROGRAMS AND RESEARCH

Policy 1.01 Academic Eligibility ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.02 Academic Freedom ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.03 Academic Integrity ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.04 Academic Program Elimination ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.05 Academic Program Planning ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.06 Academic Program Review ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.07 Admission to the Baccalaureate Degree Programs ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.071 Advanced Placement ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.08 Care and Treatment of Laboratory Animals ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.09 Centers, Institutes, Consortia, and Special Initiatives ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.10 City University Baccalaureate Degree ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.11 Collaboration with Other Educational Institutions ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.12 College Discovery ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.13 Cooperative Programs with the Department of Education ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.14 Coursework Completed On Permit ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.15 Departments – Creation, Consolidation, Merger, or Abolition ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.16 Exit from Remediation ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.17 Experimental Courses ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.171 Failing Grade ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.18 Grant and Contract Based Research ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.19 This Policy Number Not in Use ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.191 Human Research Protections Program ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.192 International Baccauleareate Transfer Credit Award ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.20 Matriculated Undergraduate Students ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.201 Military Service ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.21 This Policy Number Not in Use ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.22 This Policy Number Not in Use ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.23 Reorganization of Graduate Division ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.24 Research Misconduct ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.25 Research and Scholarship ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.26 Retention and Progress ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.27 SEEK ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.28 Transfers – General Education ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.29 Transfers – Other ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.291 Travel Guidelines ( PDF | Text )

Policy 1.30 Writing Across the Curriculum ( PDF | Text )

ARTICLE II BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Policy 2.01 Autonomy and Jurisdiction of the University ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.02 Borough Hearings ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.025 Campus Peace Officers ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.03 Chancellor Searches ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.04 Committees of the Board ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.041 Committee Structure ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.05 Code of Conduct ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.06 Delegation of Authority to Approve Contracts, etc ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.07 Emeritus Trustees ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.08 Governance of the University ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.09 Inaugurations ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.10 Medal for Trustee Service ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.11 Personnel Action Procedures ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.12 Presidential Searches ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.13 Points of Light ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.14 Orientation of New Members ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.141 Ratification of Previous Board Actions ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.15 Representation of Clients by Attorney Members ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.16 Statement regarding Aids Awareness ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.17 Statment regarding Rapp-Coudert Dismissals ( PDF | Text )

Policy 2.18 Statement regarding Tax Exempt Status ( PDF | Text )

ARTICLE III FISCAL AFFAIRS

Policy 3.01 Bank Accounts ( PDF | Text )

Policy 3.011 College Foundation Guidelines ( PDF )

Policy 3.02 Honoraria, Travel Reimbursements, and Outside Activities ( PDF | Text )

Policy 3.03 Investment ( PDF | Text )

Policy 3.04 Non-Tax Levy Funds ( PDF | Text )

Policy 3.0401 Procurement Policy and Procedures ( PDF | Text )

Policy 3.041 Short-Term Investment ( PDF | Text )

Policy 3.05 Trust and Gift Funds, Acceptance and Administration ( PDF | Text )

Policy 3.06 Tuition and Fee Manual ( PDF | Text )

Policy 3.07 Vehicles, Use and Operation of ( PDF | Text )

ARTICLE IV FACILITIES PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT

Policy 4.01 Computer Resources Use ( PDF | Text )

Policy 4.02 Facilities Use ( PDF | Text  )

Policy 4.03 Geographical Limitations for Certain Types of Contracts ( PDF | Text )

Policy 4.04 Parking Facilities ( PDF | Text )

Policy 4.05 Physically Handicapped Students and Faculty Members ( PDF | Text )

Policy 4.051 Private Security ( PDF | Text )

Policy 4.06 Tobacco ( PDF | Text )

ARTICLE V FACULTY, STAFF AND ADMINISTRATION

Policy 5.01 Academic Personnel Practice ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.02 Adjunct Professorships ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.03 Admission and Retention Policy Formulation ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.04 Affirmative Action ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.041 Chancellor and President Emeritus ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.05 Chancellor and Presidents, Review and Assessment ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.051 Chancellor’s Medal ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.06 Civil Service Commission ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.061 Domestic Violence and the Workplace ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.062 Distinguished Professors ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.07 Excluded Titles, Applicability of PSC-CUNY Collective Bargaining Agreement ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.08 Executive Staff ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.09 Higher Education Officer Series ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.10 Honorary Clinical Associate Title ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.1001 Honorary Degrees ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.101 Investment Policy Statement for the ORP and TDA ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.11 This Policy Number Not in Use ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.12 Leave Without Pay ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.13 Library Use by Members of the Faculty ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.131 Military Leave ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.132 Military Leave and Benefits, Continuation of ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.14 Multiple Positions ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.15 Performance Bonus Program ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.151 Pre-Tenure Year Review ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.16 Please Refer to Policy 5.041 ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.17 Professor Emeritus ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.18 Recognition of Faculty Research ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.181 Reporting of Alleged Misconduct ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.19 Retrenchment ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.20 Student Complaints About Faculty conduct in Academic Settings ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.21 Student Participation in Decision-Making Processes ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.22 Testimony ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.23 University Professor ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.24 Vacation Pay for Deceased Staff ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.25 Veteran Reinstatement ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.26 Vice Chancellor Searches ( PDF | Text )

Policy 5.27 Violent Felonies and Missing Students ( PDF | Text )

ARTICLE VI LEGAL

Policy 6.01 Conflict of Interest ( PDF | Text )

Policy 6.02 Discrimination and Equal Opportunity ( PDF | Text )

Policy 6.03 This Policy Number Not in Use ( PDF | Text )

Policy 6.04 Freedom of Information Law Compliance ( PDF | Text )

Policy 6.05 Intellectual Property ( PDF | Text )

Policy 6.06 Maintenance of Public Order ( PDF | Text )

Policy 6.061 Maintenance of Public Order – Student Disciplinary Procedures ( PDF | Text )

Policy 6.07 Records Retention and Disposition ( PDF | Text )

Policy 6.08 This Policy Number Not in Use ( PDF | Text )

Policy 6.09 Violence Prevention ( PDF | Text )

ARTICLE VII STUDENT AFFAIRS AND SPECIAL PROGRAM

Policy 7.01 Admission Application Fraud ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.02 Change of Name ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.021 Child-Care Services ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.03 Delinquent Accounts and Records ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.031 Drug-Alcohol Use Amnesty ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.04 Drug, Tobacco, and Alcohol Education ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.041 Drugs and Alcohol ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.042 Enrollment and Withdrawal Verification ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.05 Financial Aid and Support ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.06 Health Services ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.07 Intercollegiate Athletics ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.071 Law Enforcement Intervention ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.08 Marketing of Credit Cards to Students ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.09 Medical Withdrawal and Re-Entry ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.091 This Policy Number Not in Use ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.10 This Policy Number Not in Use ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.11 Records Access Policy ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.111 Residence Hall Disciplinary Procedures ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.12 Retention and Graduation ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.13 Salk Scholarships ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.14 This Policy Number Not in Use ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.141 This Policy Number Not in Use ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.142 Sexual Misconduct ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.15 Student Government and University Student Senate ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.156 Student Government – Stipends ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.16 Tuition Assistance for Families of World Trade Center Victims ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.17 This Policy Number Not in Use ( PDF | Text )

Policy 7.18 Voter Registration ( PDF | Text )

ARTICLE VIII UNIVERSITY RELATION

Policy 8.01 Archival Program ( PDF | Text )

Policy 8.02 The City University of New York Press ( PDF | Text )

Policy 8.03 College Advertising Policy ( PDF | Text )

Policy 8.04 Naming ( PDF | Text )