Policy and Procedure Manual

209 - Exceptions Policy

Title: Exceptions Policy
Owner: Office of the President
Last Update/Revised: 02/25/2021

Policy: United States University excepts its academic administrators, faculty, staff, and students to adhere to all university policies and academic requirements. Occasionally, exceptions to a university policy may be granted based on criteria established in each policy and related procedures, or as determined by the chief academic officer/university president and described in this policy and related procedures. The university president may approve policy statement exceptions. The university president is responsible for reporting any approved policy statement exceptions to the Board of Trustees.

Purpose:  The purpose of this policy is to address potential anticipated issues and circumstances that may occasionally arise that warrant an exception to a university policy. 

Scope: The scope of this policy applies to all university administrators, faculty, staff, and students. 

Document and Form(s):

  • Exception to Policy Form