Policy Process @ Mines.

There are three main policy types for Mines’ employees:
1. Faculty Handbook applicable to all Academic and Administrative Faculty;
2. State Classified Handbook applicable to State Classified Employees; and
3. Mines’ Administrative Policies applicable to all of Mines community and visitors.

For Assistance: Contact compliance@mines.edu, call 303-384-2236 or
see Mines’ Policy Library by category or A-Z listing.

Policy Type
Activity
Compliance &
Executive
Board of
Policy Office
Committee
Trustees
Review
Review
Review
BOT Policy
New or Revised Board
Yes
Yes
Yes
of Trustees policy
Administrative New or Revised
Yes
Yes, if major
No
Policy
administrative policy
revision;
No if minor.
Administrative New or Revised
Yes
Yes, if major
No
Procedures,
administrative
revision;
Guidelines, or procedure
No if minor.
Manuals
Internal Unit
Department
No.
No
No
Procedures
operational procedures

Student
Review, Update code
Yes
No.
No
Codes
Student
Review same as admin Yes
Yes-major

Procedures
procedures above.
No-minor
Faculty
New or Revised
No. See
Review by
Yes.
Handbook
Faculty Handbook
University
Exec.Comm. Annual May
policy
Committee
Senate, AFC submission
§12 process
& Mines’
to BOT
community
Academic
New or Revised
Yes, as
No. Provost
No.
Affairs
Procedures
Mines’
reviews
Procedures
community
Mines’
Manual
member
comments.
Classified
Classified Staff policy,
No. See HR
Yes, review
No
Staff
new or revised
website for
only.
State link.
Bulletins
Annual Bulletin
Yes, as
Registrar is
No.
(UG & Grad)
Updates for each.
Mines’
document
community
owner.
member.