The Code of Student Responsibility is revised to conform with the new University Policy 504, Title IX Grievance Policy (sexual misconduct that falls outside Title IX remains in the Code, and sexual misconduct that constitutes Title IX is removed from the Code). Additional revisions add new language to affirm the University’s interest in balancing students’ free speech rights with the desire to protect the Campus community from discriminatory words and actions. Other revisions are intended to clarify certain terms and to conform to current policies and practices.
The Hazing Policy has been rescinded, instead incorporating the substance of the Policy into University Policy 406, Code of Student Responsibility.
This Policy has been revised to update it with references to the new University Policy 504, Title IX Grievance Policy and to add a prohibition on retaliation for reporting violations of federal law.
The Code of Student Academic Integrity has been revised to clarify that the Director of Student Conduct & Academic Integrity can alter the procedures as necessary "to protect the University community, property, or resources"; unauthorized collaboration may be with any other individual, and not only with another Student; once a student receives notice of an alleged violation, the case may continue even if the student withdraws; and the maximum penalty under an Informal Resolution is the grade for the course, not the grade for an assignment. The revisions also add “Academic Integrity Probation” as a new sanction option to allow for a sanction outside of grade penalties that can hold students accountable for a period of time to prevent future Academic Integrity violations.
University Policy 605.2 has been revised to:
University Policy 311.6 has been revised to:
In 2019, the U.S. Department of Education implemented regulations that condition institutional eligibility for Title IV funding on compliance with state authorization requirements. These regulations require institutions that offer out-of-state academic activities (including practicum experiences, faculty teaching from another state, distance education, online education, marketing, advertising, etc.) to be authorized to do so by the states in which their students are located. UNC Charlotte is relieved from the obligation to obtain specific authorization to provide distance education in states outside of North Carolina by its membership in SARA (State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement). This new policy:
This University Policy has been revised to
University Policy 102.1 External Professional Activities of Faculty and Other Professional Staff, has been revised to clarify requirements regarding external professional activities including teaching, research, and contract work conducted by 9-month faculty or other University employees, including during the summer period.
University Policy 601.11, Purchasing Policy, has been revised to provide clarifying language and to address some substantive changes such as a change in the Federal Uniform Guidance threshold for bidding. The revisions include specific updates re: Petty Cash, P-Card Purchases, Affirmative Action (including Veteran status), as well as specific updates regarding purchasing activity such as Standing Purchase Orders, Direct Pay Requests, Written Contracts (and Authority to Sign Contracts noted), and Consulting Agreements.