The Catholic University of America

A-Z Directory of University Policies




Absence, from Class: Intercollegiate Competitive Events or Artistic Performances

Academic Dishonesty

Academic Eligibility Policy for Athletics

Academic Regulations for Doctoral Degrees

Academic Regulations for Masters and Licentiate Degrees

Academic Regulations for Undergraduates

Access Control Policy

Accommodations at University Events

Admission of Undocumented Students

Admissions - Graduate

Admissions - Undergraduate

Alcohol and Drug Abuse - Staff and Faculty

Alcohol and Drug Abuse - Student

Alcohol, Serving of Alcholic Beverages on Academic Occasions

Allocation Policy

Allowance Policy

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Animal Use Policy

Anti-Bribery Policy

Appeal of Failing Grades Policy

Audit, External


Background Investigation Policy


Bond Financed Buildings: Private Use of University Facilities

Budget Policy

Bus and Escort Services

Bylaws of the University


Campus Smoke-Free

Capital Budget Policy

Capitalization and Depreciation

Cash Handling Policy

Change of Enrollment (Graduate and Undergraduate)

Chapel Use (General)

Children, Unattended in Libraries

Classification of Net Asset

Co-Curricular Scheduling Policy

Code of Conduct - Faculty and Staff

Code of Student Conduct

Collection of Student Address Information

Commencement and Diploma - Graduate

Commencement and Honors -Undergraduate

Compensation - Staff

Compensation from External Consulting - Faculty

Compensation from Sponsored Awards and Effort Reporting

Conferral of Degrees In Memoriam

Confidentiality of Records

Conflict of Commitment - Faculty

Conflicts of Interest - Board of Trustees

Conflicts of Interest - Externally-Funded Research - Faculty

Conflicts of Interest - Staff and Faculty

Consentual Relations, Prohibition

Contract Approval and Signature Authority 


Copyright Ownership

Corporate Travel Card

Cost Sharing

Cost Transfers

Counseling Services, Eligibility

Creative Services

Credit Card Acceptance

Crime Reporting and Response


Debt Policy

Delinquent Student Accounts Policy

Demonstrations Policy

Departmental Parking Payments

Depreciation and Capitalization

Disability Accommodations- Staff and Faculty

Disability Accommodations - Students

Discipline and Termination - Staff

Disruptive Behavior, Removal of Student

Distance Education

Distribution of Handbills

Drug and Alcohol Abuse - Staff and Faculty

Drug and Alcohol Abuse - Student


Electronic Communications (Employee)

Eligibility for Individual Counseling Services

Emergency Preparedness, Reporing, Response and Recovery

Emergency Procedure Policy,  Finance

Employee Indemnification

Employee Loan Policy

Employee Responsibility - Staff

Employment Procedures and Practices - Staff

Employment Status - Staff

Endowment Spending

Enrollment - Graduate

Enrollment - Undergraduate

Environmental Health and Safety

Equity in Athletics (Title IX)

Escort and Campus Bus Services

Expectations for Student Off-Campus Behavior and Living

Expectations of a Catholic University Student

Export Control

Extended Residence

External Audit Policy

External Consulting, Compensation - Faculty

External Requests, Responding to


Facilities, Scheduling and Use

Faculty Handbook

Failing Grade, Appeal of

Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)


Final Exam Policy

Finance Policies (Generally)

Financial Aid, University Programs - Graduate

Financial Aid, University Programs - Undergraduate

Financial Irregularities, Reporting

Financial Transaction Authority

Fitness Facilities

Flags: Proper Display and Maintenance of 


Gift Acceptance

Gift Naming

Gift Card

Gifts and Donations to External Parties

Gifts from Contractors/Vendors

Government and External Requests for Information

Grades and Academic Standing - Graduate

Grades and Academic Standing - Undergraduate


Handbills, Distribution of 

Harassment, Sexual

Health / Medical Insurance - Student

Hiring Practices


Housing, University Supplied

Housing, Student

Human Subjects in Research, Protection of


Identification Cards

Identity Theft Prevention (Red Flags)

Immunization Requirements for Students

Indemnification, Employees

Independent Contractor, Finance

Information Security and Assurance

Insurance, Health - Student

Internal Investigations

International Programs

International Students (Policies Regarding)

International Travel

Interpreter/Transcriber Request


Involuntary Withdrawal




Laboratory Safety and Security


Libraries, Unattended Children in

Loans, Employee


Marketing / Advertising

Missing Students

Motor Vehicle Parking


New Program

Non-Discrimination, Anti-Harassment, and Title IX Compliance

Non-Resident Alien Payments

Non-Retaliation and Reporting Ethical Misconduct


Officer Compensation


Parental Notification

Parking, Motor Vehicles


Payroll Check, Unclaimed

Payroll Deduction

Payroll Reporting


Petty Cash

Photography / Videography

Policy Development and Approval

Political Activities


Practice of Other Faiths



Press Releases


Private Use of University Facilities


Procurement Card

Prohibited Transactions

Prohibition of Consentual Relations

Property Administration

Protection of Human Subjects in Research

Protection of Minors

Purchasing Policies (generally)


Quiet Hours in the Residence Halls


Reasonable Accommodations at Public Events

Reasonable Accomodations for Employees with Disabilities

Reasonable Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Records, Confidentiality of 

Record Retention

Recording Classroom Lectures

Records, Student

Records and Transcripts

Red Flags Rule (Identity Theft Prevention)

Refund of Student Charges

Registration - Graduate

Registration - Undergraduate

Relocation Expense

Removal of a Student from a Course for Disruptive Behavior

Reporting Ethical Misconduct and Non-Retaliation

Reporting Financial Irregularities

Research Misconduct

Research (generally)

Reserve Funds

Residence - Graduate

Residence - Extended

Residence Hall Quiet Hours

Responsibility, Employee

Revenue Recognition

Risk Management