Policies and Guidelines

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Table of Contents
Series 100: Management and Control of the Alabama College System
Series 200: Local College Administration
Series 300: Financial Management
Series 400: Transportation Management
Series 500: Physical Facilities Management
Series 600: Personnel
Series 700: Instructional Programs
Series 800: Student Policy
Series 900: Institutional Effectiveness
Combined Files

   Alabama State Board of Education Policy Book

   Alabama State Board of Education Guidelines Book


Series 100: Management and Control of the Alabama College System
  • 101.01 State Board of Education: Governance Responsibility (  |   )
  • 101.02 State Board of Education: Personnel Matters (  |   )
  • 101.03 State Board of Education: Composition, Election, Term of Office (  |   )
  • 101.04 State Board of Education: President and Vice President (  |   )
  • 101.05 State Board of Education: Qualifications of Members (  |   )
  • 102.01 Chancellor: Appointment (  |   )
  • 102.02 Chancellor: Responsibility for Operation of the Colleges (  |   )
  • 102.03 Chancellor: Powers and Duties (  |   )
  • 102.04 Chancellor: Decision-making Authority (  |   )
  • 102.05 Chancellor: Department of Postsecondary Education (  |   )
  • 102.06 Chancellor: Official Names of Colleges (  |   )
  • 102.07 Chancellor: Consolidation or Merger of Postsecondary Institutions (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 102.07 (  |   )
  • 103.01 Alabama Public School and College Authority (  |   )
  • 104.01 Cooperation with Other Agencies: Alabama Commission on Higher Education (  |   )
  • 105.01 Technical/Community College Designation (  |   )
  • 106.01 Alabama Industrial Development Training Institute (  |   )
  • 107.01 Service Areas (  |   )
  • 108.01 Alabama College System Mission Statement (  |   )
  • 109.01 Adult Education (  |   )
  • 110.01 Establishment of the Division of Internal Audit (  |   )
  • 111.01 Institutional Gifts to Board Members, Officers and (  |   )

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Series 200: Local College Administration
  • 201.01 Calendar (  |   )
  • 201.02 Calendar: Instruction (  |   )
  • 202.01 Advisory Committees (  |   )
  • 203.01 President: Recruitment and Selection (  |   )
  • 203.02 President: Line of Authority (  |   )
  • 203.03 President: Resignation (  |   )
  • 203.04 President: Temporary Appointment (  |   )
  • 204.01 Appointment of Local Administrative Staff (  |   )
  • 205.01 Nepotism: Statute (  |   )
  • 205.02 Nepotism: Policy (  |   )
  • 205.03 Employment of Relatives (  |   )
  • 205.04 Disclosure of Employment of Relatives (  |   )
  • 205.05 Supervision and Evaluation of Relatives (  |   )
  • 205.06 Disclosure and Approval of Contract Information (  |   )
  • 206.01 Court Orders (  |   )
  • 207.01 Position Announcements: Professional Faculty or Staff (  |   )
  • 208.01 Legislation (  |   )
  • 209.01 Appointment of Legal Counsel (  |   )
  • 210.01 Policies (  |   )
  • 211.01 College Closings (  |   )
  • 212.01 Educational Accreditation Agencies (  |   )
  • 213.01 College-Related Foundations (  |   )
  • 214.01 Records: State Records Commission (  |   )
  • 215.01 Alabama College System Lobbying Activities (  |   )
  • 216.01 Political Action Committees (  |   )
  • 217.01 Conferment of Title of Emeritus (  |   )
  • 218.01 Conferment of Distinguished Service Award (  |   )
  • 219.01 Violence Threat Response (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 219.01 (  |   )
  • 220.01 Elected State Officials: Employment Prohibited (  |   )
  • 221.01 Proper Signification of Earned and Honorary Degree (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 221.01 (  |   )

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Series 300: Financial Management
  • 301.01 Financial Management (  |   )
  • 301.02 Accounting Procedures (  |   )
  • 302.01 Fidelity Bond Schedule (  |   )
  • 302.02 Treasurer (  |   )
  • 303.01 Accreditation Expenses (  |   )
  • 304.01 Financial Reporting (  |   )
  • 304.02 Electronic Posting of Financial Data (  |   ) (New)
  • 306.01 Short-term Debt (  |   ) (New)
  • 306.02 Long-term Debt (  |   )
  • 307.02 Reserve Fund (  |   ) (New)
  • 308.01 Cash Management (  |   ) (New)
  • 309.01 Purchasing (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 309.01 (  |   )
  • 309.02 Single Source and Sole Source Vendors (  |   )
  • 310.01 Voluntary Payroll Deductions (  |   ) (New)
  • 310.02 Insurance: Property and Liability (  |   )
  • 313.01 Instructional Supplies (  |   )
  • 315.01 Gifts and Bequests (  |   )
  • 315.02 Solicitation of Gifts or Contributions from Vendor (  |   ) (New)
  • 316.01 Travel (  |   ) (New)
  • 317.01 Cancellation of Uncollectible Debt (  |   )
  • 318.01 Audits (  |   ) (New)
  • 319.01 Federal Funds (  |   ) (New)
  • 320.01 Auxiliary Services (  |   ) (New)
  • 321.01 Copyright, Trademark, and Patent Ownership (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 321.01 (  |   )
  • 322.01 Institutional Membership (  |   )
  • 323.01 Code of Ethics in Procurement and Contracting (  |   )
  • 324.01 Physical Property Inventory (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 324.01 (  |   )

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Series 400: Transportation Management
  • 401.01 Transportation (  |   )

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Series 500: Physical Facilities Management
  • 501.01 Construction, Renovation, and Alteration (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 501.01 (  |   )
  • 502.01 Student Housing (  |   )
  • 504.01 Funding Capital Projects (  |   )
  • 505.01 Faclities Inventory (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 505.01 (  |   )
  • 506.01 Leasing of Land or Facilities from Others (  |   )
  • 507.01 Temporary Use of Campus Facility (  |   )
  • 508.01 College Owned Residential Property (  |   )
  • 509.01 Easements and Rights-of-Way (  |   )
  • 510.01 Safety and Security (  |   )
  • 511.01 Firearms on Campus (  |   )
  • 512.01 Non-Institutional Use of Institutional Facilities (  |   )
  • 513.01 Illegal Gambling (  |   )
  • 514.01 Tobacco Products (  |   )
  • 515.01 Agents, Vendors, and Solicitors (  |   )
  • 516.01 Use of College Name or Logo (  |   )
  • 517.01 Animals & Pets on Campus (  |   )
  • 518.01 Disposition of Interests in Property: Real (  |   )
  • 519.01 Naming of Buildings and Other College Facilities (  |   )

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Series 600: Personnel
  • 601.01 Equal Employment Opportunity (  |   )
  • 601.02 Nondiscrimination (  |   )
  • 601.04 Harassment (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 601.04 (  |   )
  • 602.01 Appointment and Assignment of Personnel (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 602.01 (  |   )
  • 602.02 Hiring Practices and Procedures (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 602.02 (  |   )
  • 602.03 Temporary Assignment (  |   ) (New)
  • 603.01 Contracts: General (  |   )
  • 603.02 Contracts: Summer Employment of Instructors, Counselors, and Librarians (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 603.02 (  |   )
  • 605.01 Qualifications of Personnel (  |   )
  • 605.02 Postsecondary Faculty Credentials (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 605.02 (  |   )
  • 606.01 Compensation for Two-Year College Personnel (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 606.01 (  |   )
  • 606.02 Instructor Qualifications for Salary Ranks (  |   )
  • 606.03 Salary Schedule Exceptions (  |   )
  • 606.04 Placement of Current Salary Schedules (  |   )
  • 606.05 Extra Duty Pay (  |   )
  • 606.07 Campus Police: Retainment of Badge and/or Pistol (  |   ) (New)
  • 606.08 Emergency Shelter Duty and Pay Provision (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 606.08 (  |   )
  • 606.09 Salary Schedules (  |   )
  • 607.01 Evaluation of Personnel (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 607.01 (  |   )
  • 608.01 Instructor Load and Hours (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 608.01 (  |   )
  • 608.02 Instructor, Librarian, and Counselor Hours (  |   )
  • 608.03 Instructor Overload (  |   )
  • 609.01 Duty Days and Holidays (  |   )
  • 609.02 Duty Days: Instructors, Librarians, and Counselors (  |   )
  • 609.03 Operation of the Institution (  |   )
  • 609.04 Flexible Work Schedule (  |   )
  • 610.01 Leaves with Pay (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 610.01 (  |   )
  • 610.02 Paid Absences Due to Job-Related Injuries (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 610.02 (  |   )
  • 611.01 Leaves without Pay (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 611.01 (  |   )
  • 612.01 Professional Development Opportunities (  |   )
  • 612.02 Tuition Assistance (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 612.02 (  |   )
  • 613.01 Drug-Free Workplace (  |   )
  • 614.01 Fair Labor Standards Act Compliance (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 614.01 (  |   )
  • 615.01 Conflict of Interest (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 615.01 (  |   )
  • 616.01 Personnel Record Information (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 616.01 (  |   )
  • 617.01 Resignations (  |   )
  • 618.01 Abandonment of Position (  |   )
  • 620.01 Grievance Procedure - Title IX (  |   )
  • 621.01 Personnel Report (  |   )
  • 622.01 Garnishment (  |   )
  • 623.01 Criminal Background Checks (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 623.01 (  |   )
  • 624.01 Reduction in Force (  |   )

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Series 700: Instructional Programs
  • 701.01 Program Policy (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 701.01 (  |   )
  • 702.01 Requests for New Instructional Programs (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 702.01 (  |   )
  • 703.01 Instructional Quality (  |   )
  • 704.01 Instructional Sites (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 704.01 (  |   )
  • 705.01 Converting Contact Hours to Credit Hour Equivalenc (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 705.01 (  |   )
  • 706.01 Credit Awarded Through Non-Traditional Means:Gener (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 706.01 (  |   )
  • 707.01 Public Radio/Television Stations (  |   )
  • 708.01 R.O.T.C. Programs (  |   )
  • 709.01 Foreign Educational Tours (  |   )
  • 710.01 Live Work: General Policies (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 710.01 (  |   )
  • 710.02 Live Work: Off Campus (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 710.02 (  |   )
  • 710.03 Live Work: Building Structure on Campus for Resale (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 710.03 (  |   )
  • 711.01 Program Advisory Committees (  |   )
  • 712.01 Degrees and Awards (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 712.01 (  |   )
  • 713.01 Grading System: General (  |   )
  • 713.02 Grading System: Optional Grades for Institutional (  |   )
  • 713.03 Grading System: Repetition of Courses (  |   )
  • 713.04 Grading System: Course Forgiveness (  |   )
  • 713.05 Grading System: Academic Bankruptcy (  |   )
  • 713.06 Grading System: Student Course Overload (  |   )
  • 714.01 Standards of Academic Progress: General (  |   )
  • 714.02 Standards of Academic Progress: Institutional Credit Courses (  |   )
  • 714.03 Standards of Academic Progress: Transfer Students (  |   )
  • 714.04 Standards of Academic Progress: Federal Financial (  |   )
  • 714.05 Standards of Academic Progress: Veterans Administration Benefits (  |   )
  • 715.01 Graduation Requirements: Degrees (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 715.01 (  |   )
  • 715.02 Graduation Requirements: Formal Certificates (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 715.02 (  |   )
  • 716.01 Academic Honors: Per Term (  |   )
  • 716.02 Academic Honors-Upon Graduation (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 716.02 (  |   )
  • 717.01 Course Directory (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 717.01 (  |   )
  • 718.01 Correctional Education (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 718.01 (  |   )
  • 719.01 Academic Freedom (  |   )
  • 720.01 Private School Licensure (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 720.01 (  |   )
  • 721.01 Continuing Education (  |   )

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Series 800: Student Policy
  • 801.01 Admission: General (  |   )
  • 801.02 Admission: Enrollment of Accelerated High School Student (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 801.02 (  |   )
  • 801.03 Admission: Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit for High School Student (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 801.03 (  |   )
  • 801.04 Admission: Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit for High School Student: Early College Enrollment Program (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 801.04 (  |   )
  • 801.05 Admission: Non-High School Graduates, Non-GED® Recipients (  |   ) (New)
  • 801.06 Admission: International Students (  |   ) (New)
  • 802.01 Student Assessment (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 802.01 (  |   )
  • 803.01 Tuition: General (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 803.01 (  |   )
  • 803.02 Refunds (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 803.02 (  |   )
  • 804.01 Fees: General (  |   )
  • 805.01 Student Aid Programs: Scholarship/Financial Aid Committee (  |   )
  • 805.02 Student Aid Programs: Institutional Scholarships/Waivers (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 805.02 (  |   )
  • 805.03 Student Aid Programs: Tuition and Fee Waivers for GED Recipients and Ready to Work Program Completers (  |   )
  • 806.01 Intercollegiate Athletics: General (  |   )
  • 806.02 Intercollegiate Athletics: Drug Testing of Student (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 806.02 (  |   )
  • 807.01 Student Organizations (  |   )
  • 808.01 Student Safety (  |   )
  • 809.01 Student Records: General (  |   )
  • 810.01 Student Payments (  |   )
  • 811.01 Attendance: General (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 811.01 (  |   )

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Series 900: Institutional Effectiveness
  • 901.01 Institutional Effectiveness: Developmental Instruction (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 901.01 (  |   )
  • 902.02 Institutional Effectiveness: Reporting Placement Results to Local Superintendents (  |   )
    • Guidelines for 902.02 (  |   )
  • 903.01 Institutional Effectiveness: Instructional Program Review (  |   )
  • 904.01 Institutional Effectiveness: Faculty/Staff/Administration Evaluation (  |   )
  • 906.01 Institutional Effectiveness: Placement and Follow-up (  |   )
  • 907.01 Institutional Effectiveness: General Education Core (  |   )

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