Rules and Policies


Proposed Rules

Series 17: Transferability of Credits and Grades at West Virginia Colleges and Universities

– Procedural Rule – Proposed – Comments ending September 11, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

Series 21: Freshman Assessment and Placement Standards

– Procedural Rule – Proposed – Comments ending September 11, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

Series 59: Awarding Undergraduate College Credit for Prior Learning

– Procedural Rule – Proposed – Comments ending September 11, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

To comment on these proposals, please send an email to chancellor@wvhepc.edu.


Series 26: Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Program

– Legislative Rule – Proposed – Comments ended July 4, 2015

Series 58: Nursing Scholarship Program

– Legislative Rule – Proposed – Comments ended July 4, 2015


Effective Rules

Series 1: Performance Indicators

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective April 9, 2002

Series 2: Higher Education Finance Policy

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective July 1, 2001

Series 3: Report Card

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective April 9, 2002

Series 4: Rules and Administrative Procedures

Procedural Rule – Final – Effective April 19, 2013

Series 5: Guidelines for Governing Boards in Employing and Evaluating Presidents

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective May 14, 2009

Series 6: Higher Education Adult Part-Time Student (HEAPS) Grant Program

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective April 6, 2004

Series 7: West Virginia Providing Real Opportunities for Maximizing In-State Student Excellence (PROMISE) Scholarship

– Legislative Rule – Effective April 21, 2010

Series 8: Personnel Administration

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective on November 22, 2001

Series 9: Academic Freedom, Professional Responsibility, Promotion and Tenure

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective September 20, 2007

Series 10: Policy Regarding Program Review

– Procedural Rule – Effective October 10, 2008

Series 11: Submission of Proposals for Academic Programs and the Monitoring and Discontinuance of Existing Programs

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective July 24, 2011

Series 12: Capital Project Management

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective April 30, 2015

Series 13: Change in Organization of Colleges and Schools

– Procedural Rule- Final – Effective April 19, 2002

Series 14: Holidays

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective April 19, 2002

Series 15: Acceptance of Advanced Placement Credit

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective June 22, 2002

Series 16: College Level Examination Program

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective June 22, 2002

Series 17: Transferability of Credits and Grades at the Undergraduate Level

– Procedural Rule – Effective February 15, 2015

Series 18: Assignment of Academic Credit and Financing Noncredit Instruction

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective June 22, 2002

Series 19: Guidelines for College Courses for High School Students

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective July 31, 2014

Series 20: Initial Authorization of Degree-Granting Institutions

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective May 2, 2013

Series 21: Freshman Assessment and Placement Standards

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective September 30, 2010

Series 22: Grade Point Average for Associate and Baccalaureate Degree Students

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective August 1, 2002

Series 23: Standards and Procedures for Undergraduate Admission

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective February 13, 2015

Series 24: Preparation of Students for College

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective August 10, 2002

Series 25: Residency Classification for Admission and Fee Purposes

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective May 21, 2015

Series 26: Underwood Smith Teacher Scholarship Program

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective May 3, 2015

Series 27: Financial Assistance to Athletes

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective August 1, 2002

Series 28: WV Engineering Science and Technology Scholarship Program

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective April 27, 2005

Series 29: Travel

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective August 1, 2002

Series 30: Purchasing

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective January 21, 2005

Series 31: Ethics

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective August 1, 2002

Series 32: Tuition and Fee Policy

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective June 4, 2012

Series 33: Anatomical Board

– Interpretative Rule – Final – Effective September 6, 2002

Series 34: Medical Student Loan Program

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective May 14, 2009

Series 35: Correspondence, Business, Occupational, and Trade Schools

– Legislative Rule – Effective April 3, 1995 (transferred from previous boards)

Series 36: Sports Programs at Community and Technical Colleges

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective January 8, 1980 (transferred from Board of Directors)

Series 37: Increased Flexibility for Community and Technical Colleges

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective June 12, 2000 (transferred from Board of Directors)

Series 38: Employee Leave

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective November 19, 1992 (transferred from previous boards)

Series 39: Classified Employees

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective September 5, 1996 (transferred from previous boards)

Series 40: Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective November 6, 2013 (transferred from previous boards)

Series 41: Health Sciences Service Program

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective February 13, 2015

Series 42: WV Higher Education Grant Program

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective May 14, 2009

Series 43: Purchasing Efficiencies

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective April 6, 2004

Series 44: Policy Regarding Action to be Taken on Audit Reports

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective September 12, 1972 (transferred from University System Rule)

Series 45: Community and Technical College Faculty Instructional Load

Procedural Rule – Final – Effective April 5, 2004

Series 46: Standards for Subject-Area Content in Secondary Level Teacher Preparation Programs

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective December 23, 2004

Series 47: Commission Organization and Meeting

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective Date July 22, 2011

Series 48: Research Trust Fund Program

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective May 18, 2009

Series 49: Accountability System

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective May 14, 2009

Series 50: Energy and Water Savings Revolving Loan Fund Program

– Legislative Rule – Effective April 21, 2010

Series 51: Bookstores and Textbooks

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective May 27, 2010

Series 52: Annual Reauthorization of Degree-Granting Institutions

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective May 2, 2013

Series 53: Human Resources Administration

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective May 2, 2013

Series 54: Campus Safety Procedures

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective January 4, 2014

Series 56 – Military Student Withdrawal Policy

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective June 11, 2014

Series 58: Nursing Scholarship Rule

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective May 3, 2015

Series 60: West Virginia Reverse Transfer Program

– Procedural Rule – Final – Effective August 6, 2015


Chancellor’s Interpretive Memoranda

Revoked effective May 27, 2015.