University Policy Manual

The University Policy Manual contains policies in effect for all classified and unclassified employees at Emporia State University. This manual replaces all previous manuals.

This online version is the official policy manual and is updated as changes occur. Barb Kern, in the office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, is the only person authorized to make changes to this manual. The Update Log link describes any change made and the date of the change for quick reference on updates to the Manual.

Directions for using this policy manual are included below.

Inquiries concerning the University Policy Manual should be directed to the office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Before you begin - How to use this manual:

Go to the University Policy Manual (PDF) -- University Procedures

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