Rules and Policies


Effective Rules

Series 2: Higher Education Finance Policy

- Legislative Rule – Final – Effective July 1, 2001

Series 3:  Higher Education Accountability System

– Legislative Rule – Final – Effective July 2, 2020

Series 4: Rules and Administrative Procedures

- Procedural Rule - Final – Effective September 28, 2018

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

- Legislative Rule - Final - Effective April 29, 2019

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 in Maximizing In-State Student Excellence (PROMISE) Scholarship Program

- Legislative Rule - Effective May 1, 2019

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 at Public Regional Institutions and the Monitoring and Discontinuance of Existing Programs

- Procedural Rule – Final - Effective February 13, 2020

Series 12: Capital Project Management

- Legislative Rule - Final - Effective June 4, 2018

Series 13: Change in Organization of Colleges and Schools

- Procedural Rule- Final - Effective January 20, 2017

Series 14: Holidays

- Procedural Rule - Final - Effective December 1, 2019

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

- Procedural Rule - Effective December 24, 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 February 29, 2016

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 January 19, 2019

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

- Procedural Rule - Final - Effective January 21, 2018

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- Procedural Rule - Final - Effective August 10, 2002 - Repealed - Effective November 18, 2016

Series 25: Residency Classification for Admission and Fee Purposes

- Procedural Rule - Final - Effective April 11, 2019

Series 26: Underwood-Smith Teaching Scholars Program and Teacher Education Loan Repayment Program

- Legislative Rule – Final – Effective July 2, 2020

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 September 23, 2016

Series 31: Ethics

- Procedural Rule - Final - Effective August 1, 2002

Series 32: Tuition and Fee Policy

- Legislative Rule - Final - Effective June 4, 2018

Series 33: Anatomical Board

- Interpretive Rule - Final - January 31, 2018

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 38: Employee Leave

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

Series 40: Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

- Procedural Rule – Final - Effective December 1, 2019

Series 41: Health Sciences Service Program

- Procedural Rule – FinalEffective August 18, 2019

Series 42: WV Higher Education Grant Program

- Legislative Rule - Final - Effective August 5, 2017

Series 43: Purchasing Efficiencies

- Legislative Rule - Final - Effective April 6, 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 August 5, 2017

Series 49:  Accountability System

- Legislative Rule – Final – REPEALED - Effective July 2, 2020

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 August 5, 2017

Series 54: Campus Safety Procedures

- Procedural Rule - Final - Effective September 7, 2018

Series 55:  Human Resources Administration

- Legislative Rule – Final – Effective June 4, 2018

Series 56 - Military Student Withdrawal Policy

- Procedural Rule - Final - Effective June 11, 2014

Series 58: Nursing Scholarship Program

- Legislative Rule - Final - Effective June 8, 2016

Series 59: Awarding Undergraduate College Credit for Prior Learning

- Procedural Rule - Final - Effective September 28, 2018

Series 60: West Virginia Reverse Transfer Program

- Procedural Rule - Final - Effective August 6, 2015

Series 61: Choose West Virginia Practice Program

-Procedural Rule - Final - Effective December 1, 2019

Series 62: Energy and Water Savings Performance Contracts, Monitoring Use and Reduction

- Procedural Rule - Final - Effective September 7, 2018

Historical Rules

Series 1: Performance Indicators

- Legislative Rule – Final – Effective April 9, 2002 - Repealed - Effective November 18, 2016

Series 8: Personnel Administration

- Procedural Rule – Final - Effective on November 22, 2001 - Repealed - Effective June 22, 2018

Series 15: Acceptance of Advanced Placement Credit

- Legislative Rule - Final – Repealed – Effective March 29, 2019

Series 16: College Level Examination Program

- Procedural Rule - Final – Effective June 22, 2002 - Repealed - Effective June 22, 2018

Series 27: Financial Assistance to Athletes

– Procedural Rule - Final - Effective August 1, 2002 - Repealed - Effective June 22, 2018

Series 36: Sports Programs at Community and Technical Colleges

- Procedural Rule – Final - Effective January 8, 1980 (transferred from Board of Directors) - Repealed - Effective November 18, 2016

Series 37: Increased Flexibility for Community and Technical Colleges

- Procedural Rule – Final - Effective June 12, 2000 (transferred from Board of Directors) - Repealed - Effective November 18, 2016

Series 39: Classified Employees

- Procedural Rule - Final - Effective September 5, 1996 (transferred from previous boards) - Repealed - Effective June 22, 2018

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

- Procedural Rule - Final - Effective September 12, 1972 (transferred from University System Rule) - Repealed - Effective November 18, 2016

Series 45: Community and Technical College Faculty Instructional Load

Procedural Rule - Final – Effective April 5, 2004 - Repealed - Effective November 18, 2016

Series 53: Human Resources Administration

- Legislative Rule - Final - Repealed - Effective March 29, 2019