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University policies work to:

  • convey the university’s mission and support the execution of its strategy
  • aid faculty, staff and students to clearly understand expectations for their actions
  • influence behavior and decision-making
  • foster a positive and respectful community environment
  • meet legal standards which apply to the university
  • Academic Affairs & Faculty policies focus on topics related to faculty affairs, specifically related to scholarly work and and academic publications. 
  • Code of Conduct policies focus on ethical behavior and creating a safe and respectful environment for all members of the university community. 
  • Communications policies focus on topics related to the use of external advertising and social media to promote the university and licensing and trademark requirements.
  • Finance policies focus on topics related to university financial operations including payroll management, tax reporting, procurement, accounting and budget and gift management.
  • Human Resources policies focus on topics related to employee standards of conduct and employment status.
  • Information Technology policies focus on topics related to appropriate use of technology infrastructure, services and applications at GW.
  • Organizational Governance and Administration policies focus on topics related to university-wide responsibilities with regards to governance and regulatory requirements.
  • Public Safety and Risk Management policies focus on topics related to general safety and security standards required across the university.
  • Research policies focus on topics related to the financial, administrative and compliance requirements involved in the lifecycle of research.
  • Student Services policies focus on topics related to health, services and privacy matters focused on university students.