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Board of Visitors Policy
Board of Visitors Policy (“BOV Policy”): addresses governance of the university and requires a majority approval of the Board of Visitors. BOV Policy may be required by statute or other legislative action. The authority to determine when a policy warrants Board of Visitors level of approval rests with the Board and the President with the advice of University Counsel.

Administrative Policy
Administrative Policy: addresses critical operational matters to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies at the federal, state or local levels. Administrative Policies do not address practices or procedures, and have broad application throughout the University. Administrative policy is subject to the approval of the President, applicable Vice President, or respective designee for policy issuance and major revisions. Board of Visitors approval is not required.

Interim Policy
Interim Policy: provisional policy issued by the Board of Visitors or the President to satisfy an emergent need or exigency. An emergent need or exigency is a need or situation arising unexpectedly or calling for prompt action and requiring immediate action or decision.