2019-20 Revised or New Academic Affairs Policies

All Academic Affairs policies are reviewed and revised (if necessary) at minimum every two years by the Academic Policy Committee and Council of Deans. Policies that were created or revised in 2019-20 are listed below. Policies reviewed with no changes are not listed. To view policies, please click here and search by policy name.



Policy New or Revised
1.1.1, 1.1.1a and 1.1.1b  Approval of New Educational Programs, proposal form and budget worksheet Biennial Review
1.4.1 Student Needle Stick/Sharps Injuries and Blood/Fluid Exposure Biennial Review
1.4.2 Student Health Screening Revision
1.4.4 For-Cause Student Drug Testing New
1.4.5 Missing Student Policy New
2.1.2 FERPA Policy Revision
2.1.4 UAMS Catalog Production Biennial Review
2.1.5 Assignment of Credit Hours for Education Programs Biennial Review
2.1.10 and  2.1.10a Student Leave of Absence Policy and Request Form New
2.2.2 and 2.2.2b Registration of Recognized Student Organizations Biennial Review
2.2.3 Student Health Insurance Biennial Review
2.2.6 and 2.2.6a  UAMS Policy of Non-Discrimination in Admission and Retention of Students Known to be Infected with a Blood Borne Pathogen (with or without symptoms) Biennial Review
2.2.7 and 2.2.7a Service and Emotional Support Animals in Campus Housing Revision
2.2.8 Transfer Credit Policy Biennial Review
2.3.5 Processes to Support Requests from UAMS Faculty Members for Promotion and Tenure New
3.1.1 Student Account and Fee Administration Biennial Review
3.1.2 Student Payment Plan Biennial Review
3.1.3 and 3.1.3a Designation of 100% Online Degree Plans for Tuition and Fee Charging Purposes Revision
3.1.7 Veteran Non-Resident Tuition Residency Exception Biennial Review
3.1.8 Collection of Student Tuition, Fees and Other Charges Biennial Review
3.2.1 Standards and Processes for Determining Student Residency Status for Tuition Revision
3.3.8 Active Military Non-Resident Tuition Residency Exception Biennial Review
3.3.10 Tuition and Fees for Nontraditional Documented Immigrants New
3.5.3 Southwestern Energy Scholarship for Interprofessional Education Revision
4.1.2 Student Discontinuation New

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For a list of new or revised policies in 2018-19, click here.

For questions or concerns about UAMS Academic Affairs Policies please contact the Department of Institutional Research, Policy, and Accreditation at 501-296-1275 or email at kmsterba@uams.edu.


Updated 07/17/2020