Policy Title: The title should accurately reflect the policy content in as few words as possible. Avoid acronyms as well as the words “Fort Lewis College,” “college,” and “college-wide.”
Policy Summary: Type in one-sentence summary of the policy statement.
Effective date: Target date for implementation of policy (immediately upon approval, beginning of next academic year, etc.)
Policy Statement: Concise statement of the policy. Organize multi-point policy statements using this format: 1.A.i.a.
Reason for Policy: Specify the primary reason for this policy. Typical reasons are specified in Section 1.A. of “Development, Approval, and Review of Academic and Administrative Policies.”
For following policy: Identify who must comply with the policy (e.g., all employees, cost center directors, students, etc.)
For enforcement of policy: Title of individual(s) with responsibility to enforce the policy.
For oversight of policy: President, Provost, Vice President for Finance & Administration, Vice President for Student Affairs, or Vice President for Advancement.
For notification: Policy Librarian
For procedures implementing policy: Title of the individual(s) with procedural responsibilities.
In an alphabetical listing, define terms that have specialized or particular meaning in the policy.
Procedures may be listed here, hotlinking to procedural forms on a website, a Microsoft Word doc, or a PDF.
Cross-Referenced Policies (Optional): In an alphabetical listing, identify by title statutes, regulations, and institutional policies that have been referenced in this policy.
Consequences of Non-Compliance (optional): Specify consequences for individuals who must follow the policy if they do so.