2020

FSU POLICY - NOTICE OF NEW POLICY
FSU POLICY 3-16 Student International Travel Policy 
Summary:
This new policy outlines the scope of university related international student travel and the requirements and expectations of all FSU students when they are travelling outside the continental USA as defined and provided in the policy.

Notice Period: December 16 — January 6, 2021

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FSU POLICY - NEW POLICY
FSU Policy 2-7 Signature Authority 
Summary:
This policy defines specific contract signature authority with dollar limits for university officials and other specified persons.

Notice Period: December 4 — December 25, 2020

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FSU REGULATION - NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT
FSU-2.025 Direct Support Organizations 
Notice Period: November 20 — December 20, 2020

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FSU REGULATION - NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT
FSU-2.0249 Installment Tuition and Fee Contracts 
Notice Period: November 19 — December 19, 2020

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FSU REGULATION - NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT
FSU-2.02422. Special Fines, Fees, and Penalties 
Notice Period: November 19 — December 19, 2020

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FSU POLICY - NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT
FSU POLICY 3A-100 Visiting Scholar/Researcher Policy 
Summary:

  • The proposed amendment makes a number of technical updates and wording improvements. It also includes all visiting scholars, paid and unpaid, foreign and domestic; clarifies the Exchange Visitors Program; clarifies the application to students; limits specified terms to two years with possible extension; provides specific definitions, criteria and limitations for the categories of Visiting Scholars and Graduate Students; amends duties of Institution and Faculty and clarifies issues regarding certain fees and insurance.

Notice Period: November 17 — December 8, 2020

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FSU POLICY - NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT
FSU 7A-21 Financial Conflict of Interest Disclosure 
Summary:

The revision was necessary to comply with the new F.S. 1012.977. The significant changes are as follows:

  • Florida law requires proper disclosure of outside financial interests that may affect the integrity of the institution
  • For disclosures related to compliance with Florida law, FSU adopts the definitions of “financial interest” and “outside activity” contained in section 1012.977, Florida Statutes.
  • Added that Institutional Official shall consider the following among other issues:
    1. Whether the research involves participation in a foreign government talent recruitment program; or
    2. Whether the research involves the potential for interference by a foreign government or actor.
  • If it is determined that the Investigator’s failure to disclose could constitute a violation of section 1012.977, Florida Statutes, the Investigator shall be suspended without pay pending the 60-day investigatory period.

Notice Period: November 17 — December 8, 2020

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FSU POLICY - NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT
FSU Policy 9-16 Degree Applicable Hours 

Notice Period: October 12 — November 02, 2020

Summary:
Reduces the threshold from 160 to 150 attempted hours, at which undergraduate students may be placed on the mandatory graduation list and referred to academic advisors for individual review.

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FSU REGULATION - NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT
FSU 1.004 University Constitution 

Notice Period: September 30 — October 30, 2020

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FSU REGULATION - NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT
FSU 2.02414 Fee Waivers and Exemptions of Tuition and Fees 

Notice Period: September 30 — October 30, 2020

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FSU POLICY - NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT
FSU POLICY 4-OP-D-2-C Payables and Disbursements 

Notice Period: October 02 — October 23, 2020

Purpose of Policy: The purpose of this policy is to provide departments with uniform and consistent direction to ensure that authorized expenditures are disbursed consistent with the University’s mission, applicable laws, and ethical practices.  

Summary of Changes:
1)    Condensed policy to remove unnecessary procedural detail.
2)    Added language to address the onboarding of DSOs.
3)    Refocused policy on disbursements only and removed unnecessary procurement information.

Please send all questions and comments to obs@fsu.edu prior to 5:00 p.m. October 23, 2020.

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RESEARCH POLICY - NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT
FSU POLICY 7A-2 Misconduct in Research, Creative Activity, and Scholarship 

Notice Period: September 16 — October 06, 2020

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FSU-ER20-1 Student Conduct Code (Emergency Regulation) and
FSU-ER20-2 Student Organization Conduct Code (Emergency Regulation)

Notice Period: August 13 — September 12, 2020

Summary

FSU-ER20-1

FSU-ER20-2

 

FSU-5.098 Textbook and Instructional Materials Affordability (Amendment)

Notice Period: August 11 — September 10, 2020

Summary

FSU-5.098 Amendment

 

FSU-3.004 Student Conduct Code (Amendment) and
FSU-3.0041 Student Organization Conduct Code (Amendment)

Notice Period: August 11 — September 10, 2020

Summary

3.004 Amendment

3.0041 Amendment

 

FSU POLICY 7A-14 Investigator Eligibility (Amendment)

Purpose of Policy:
This document establishes who can qualify as a principal investigator or co-investigator for extramural funding through Florida State University.

Summary:

  • Added “College of Medicine clerkship faculty” to the list of examples where job codes are not listed and that the Vice President for Research has to specifically approve (as long as chair/dean approve).
  • Changed the reference from “Proposal Transmittal Form” to “RAMP Grants.”

Notice Period: July 30 — August 19, 2020

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FSU Policy 2-2a Title IX Compliance (Amendment)

Summary:
This Policy provides an addendum to existing Policy 2-2 to bring it into compliance with definitions and procedures contained within the recent Federal Rule implementing Title IX.

Notice Period: July 24 — August 14, 2020

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FSU 2.009 Parking and Traffic Regulations (Amendment)

Summary:
The proposed amendment includes the following significant changes:

  • Extends definition of restricted hours from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Clarifies regulation of motorized scooters and micromobility devices
  • Eliminates pro rata refunds for permits during the base parking permit period
  • Eliminates duplicate language related to back in parking
  • Requires payment for all metered and designated hourly parking spaces

Notice Period: July 14 — August 13, 2020

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4-OP-C-7-G3 Furloughs (New Policy)

Purpose of Policy:  
Sets the protocols and procedures for initiating work furloughs for university personnel.

Summary of Changes:  
This is a new policy

Notice Period: July 16 — August 6, 2020

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Please send all questions and comments to obs@fsu.edu prior to 5:00 p.m. August 6, 2020.

 

FSU 2.024 Tuition and Fees (Amendment)

Purpose of Amendment:
The proposed regulation amendment continues tuition and fees for undergraduate and graduate students at the same rates for the 2020-20211 Academic Year. There is no change in these fees from the prior year.

It also adopts a change in the name of the degree program for Nurse Anesthesia taught at the Panama City, Florida Campus. National standards require a change of the degree from a Master of Science-Nurse Anesthesia to a Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP). The cost per semester for tuition and fees for this professional program will remain the same though the doctorate program will be for an additional length.

Notice Period: July 7 — August 6, 2020

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FSU POLICY 4-OP-H-5 Information Security Policy (Amendment)

Purpose of Policy:
The FSU Information Security Policy establishes a framework of minimum standards and best practices for the security of data and Information Technology (IT) resources at Florida State University.

Summary:

  1. Director of Information Security and Privacy Office title change to Chief Information Security Officer.
  2. Expanded scope of permitted monitoring of university IT to support public safety and health incidents.

Notice Period: July 7 — July 28, 2020

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FSU POLICY 4-OP-D-2-D Travel (Amendment)

Purpose of Policy:
This policy provides reference and direction for employees and others who travel on behalf of the University.

Summary:
This policy has been updated to include language requiring travelers to use Concur or the University’s contracted travel agency, Travel Management Company (TMC), to book airline and train tickets.

Notice Period: July 7 — July 28, 2020

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The Finance & Administration policies below have been revised to update definitions and identify business units critical to the mission of FSU.

Notice period: April 9 - April 30, 2020.  

All questions and comments should be sent to obs@fsu.edu.

4-OP-H-5 Information Security Policy 

4-OP-H-10 Information Technology Disaster Recovery and Backup Data Policy 

Information Security Procedure

 

(NEW POLICY) FSU Policy 5-2 Homeless Student Tuition and Fee Waiver

Notice Period: March 17, 2020 — April 7, 2020

Summary: This policy provides requirements for application and grant of temporary waiver of tuition and fees for homeless student a required by law.

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(PROPOSED AMENDMENT) FSU Policy 7A-8 Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training

Notice Period: March 4, 2020 — March 24, 2020

Summary: Adds new a new training option, corrects hyperlinks, and updates text.

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FSU Policy 3A-101 Short-term International Visitor Registration - NEW Policy

Summary: Provides certain registration requirements for official short term international visitors to campus.

Notice Period: February 12, 2020 — March 4, 2020

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(PROPOSED AMENDMENT) FSU Regulation 2.0131 Posting, Chalking Advertising and Active Distribution of Materials on FSU Campuses

Notice Period: January 24 — February 23, 2020

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FSU Regulation 3.005 Academic Honor Policy - Proposed Amendment

Notice Period: January 16, 2020 — February 15, 2020

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FSU Regulation 4.071 Faculty Practice Plan - Proposed Amendment

Notice Period: January 16, 2020 — February 15, 2020

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