University Policies

This website is a repository for the official policies at Fort Hays State University.  By having the policies in one location, it becomes easier for all university stakeholders to find and locate the information they need.  All university policy revisions and new policies will be published on this website and become official upon publication.

Individual departments and units may have policies which relate to their specific disciplines and procedures.  Please review department and unit websites for more specific information, if applicable.

 Board of Regents Policies
The Kansas Board of Regents is a nine-member body which governs six state universities, including Fort Hays State University. It also supervises and coordinates 19 community colleges, five technical colleges, six technical schools and a municipal university.


Academic Policy photo Cheryl Duffy in English teachingAcademic

Policies that relate to teaching, research, scholarship, service, and governance.

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Policies that are of a general administrative or operational nature.

person balancing checkbook representing financial policies at Fort Hays State UniversityFinancial

Policies related to accounting, budgeting, purchasing, travel, and other financial functions.

Paul Adams working with studentGrants and Research

Policies, procedures and other guidelines related to funded research.

men working in Picken HallHuman Resources

Policies, rules, related procedures and information regarding employment with the university.

student at computerInformation Access and Technology

Policies related to individual or system access, privacy and security of data, and related computing issues.

student panel in Cody CommonsStudent Affairs

Policies that relate to student life, student services and enrollment management.

Handbooks for Faculty, Staff and StudentsHandbooks

Faculty, staff, student and general use handbooks.