Gordon State College is a part of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG) and operates in accordance with all policies and procedures established by the BOR as well as the University System Office (USO).  If there is a discrepancy between BOR/USO policy and GSC policy, the BOR/USG policy will prevail. The BOR policy manual may be found here https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/.

Policy Forms

Table of Gordon State Policies





Evaluation of Administrators and Department Leaders



Formulation and Issuance of College Policies



Governing Board Administration Distinction Policy



Governing Board Conflict of Interest Policy



Governing Board Control Policy



Governing Board Dismissal Policy



Personnel Appointment Policy



Presidential Authority and Responsibilities Policy





Academic Affairs

Academic Dishonesty Policy



Academic Freedom Policy



Academic Renewal Policy



Academic Standards of Progress Policy



Academic Suspension Appeals Policy



Appeal of Academic Petition Decision Policy



Class Attendance and Enrollment Verification Policy



Compensation Structure for Special Faculty Assignments



Course Syllabus Distribution Policy



Credit By Examination Policy



Credit Hour Policy



Double Credit Policy



Faculty Credentials



Faculty Overloads



Grade Appeal Policy



Post-Tenure Review Policy



Prior Learning Assessment Policy



Religious Holidays Policy



RN-BSN Program Policy



Semester System Policy



Substantive Change Policy



Teaching Load for Full-time Faculty Policy



Transfer Credit Policy





Finance and Administration

Confidential Security Office Procedure (SOP)



Cost of Attendance Determination for Students Receiving Financial Aid



Email System Acceptable Use & Security Policy



Faculty and Staff Housing Policy



Federal Student Educational Opportunity Grant



Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) Compliance Policy



Information Security Awareness and Training Policy



Information Security Incident Response Policy



Information Technology Signature Block Policy 



Open Records Act Policy



Parking Policy



Password Security Policy



Records Management Policy



Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy (SAP)



Taxable Fringe Benefits Policy



Tuition for Georgia's Dual Enrollment Program Policy



Video Surveillance Technology Policy



Waiver of Fees for Georgia's Dual Enrollment Program Policy



Weapons Policy



Web Content Policy 





Institutional Advancement

Campus Alcohol Policy



External Publications Policy



Facility Use Policy



Fundraising Policy



Intellectual Property Policy



Naming Policy



Programs Serving Minors Policy



Social Media Policy





Student Affairs

Admissions Policy



Breaks and Holiday Policy



Enrollment of Active Duty and Reserve Military Members 



FERPA Policy



Freedom of Expression Policy



Freshmen Residency (Live-On) Requirement Policy



HIPAA Policy



Housing Application and Damage Deposit Policy



Housing Eligibility Policy



Major/Advising Pathway Change Policy



Married Housing Policy



Notification Policy for Missing Residential Students



Overnight Guest Policy



Personal Care Attendant Policy



Presidential Waivers Policy



Residence Hall Visitation Policy



Student Activities Bulletin Boards Policy



Student Code of Conduct



Student Complaint Policy



Students Rights and Responsibilities



Title IX and Student Sexual Misconduct Policy



Student Withdrawal Policy



Transfer Student GPA Policy



Transfer Student Policy





Human Resources

Amorous Relationship Policy



Background Investigation Policy



Compensated Outside Activities Policy 



Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy



Education Support Leave Policy



Equal Employment Opportunity



Ethics and Compliance Hotline Reporting



Ethics Reporting Policy


FMLA Policy


Gordon State College Hiring Guide



Motor Vehicle Use Policy



Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy



Open Records Policy



Progressive Discipline Policy



Relocation Policy



Staff Grievance and Disciplinary Review Policy



Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus Policy



Volunteer Policy



Well Being Policy