University Policies & Administrative Rules
Supporting core values
New or Recently Updated Policies/Rules
This policy provides a method for determining an employee's fitness for duty using sound management and Human Resources principles and a humanitarian and compassionate approach.
This policy addresses requirements mandated by the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (Public Law 116-94), enacted December 20, 2019.
This policy updates the faculty definition and types of faculty appointments.
The procedures have been amended to temporarily delete the requirement that students under 21 years of age submit an ACT/SAT test score for review. Due to COVID-19 impact on ACT/SAT testing, ETSU will allow students under 21 years of age to be admitted without submitting ACT/SAT scores.
Published 8/20/2020: Effective 8/14/2020
As required by law, no student, employee, or applicant for admission or employment will be excluded, on the basis of sex, from participation in, be denied the benefit of, or be subjected to discrimination under any ETSU education program or activity. ETSU filed the Title IX emergency rule to comply with the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 final regulations before the implementation deadline of August 14, 2020.
Published 8/20/2020: Effective 8/24/2020:
The Attendance Policy defines ETSU's expectations for class attendance and provides guidelines for make-up exams and coursework necessitated by excused absences.
The Academic Agreements policy ensures the quality and integrity of educational programs or courses offered through various types of academic agreements. The policy includes updated procedures.
University policies, rules, and statements align with ETSU's core values:
- PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity, and trust
DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected
EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and
COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.
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