Policy Resources

There are a variety of resources available to help you learn more about policies at VCU.

Find Policies

Find Policies

  1. Policy Library Categories
  2. Alphabetical Policy List
  3. Search by Title
  4. Search by Keyword(s)

Policy on Creating and Maintaining Policies and Procedures

Policy on Creating and Maintaining Policies and Procedures

The Policy Program is implemented in accordance with this Board of Visitors policy.


Policy Template

Policy Template

The policy template is to be used when creating or revising policy.


Executive Summary of Proposed Policy — Template

Executive Summary of Proposed Policy — Template

A completed Executive Summary of Proposed Policy is to accompany a new or substantially revised policy when it is submitted for review and approval.


What is a Policy?

What is a Policy?

Definitions of policy and policy types.

Policy & Procedures Writing Guide

Policy & Procedures Writing Guide

The Policy & Procedures Writing Guide is a resource for those who write or edit policy. It includes a breakdown of each policy template section, outlining requirements and recommended best practices.


Policy Development Flowcharts

Policy Development Flowcharts

These flowcharts illustrate the policy development and approval process.


Policy Lifecycle

Policy Lifecycle

Review the policy lifecycle and the lifecycle steps for your policy type:


Policy Writers Workshop

Policy Writers Workshop

Review the policy writers workshop that has applicable information on policy writing and the approval process.


Policy & Procedures Writing Guide

VCU Brand Standards Guide

Policy writers are strongly encouraged to consult this guide to learn about VCU's editiorial style guidelines as well as the appropriate use of VCU's visual identity elements and nomenclature.