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Numbering System

How does the numbering system work?

The numbering system for System Policies, System Regulations, University Rules and University Standard Administrative Procedures (SAPs) has been designed to simplify references to each document as follows:

This is a picture of an example of the numbering system used for 
         System Policies, System Regulations, University Rules, and University 
         Standard Administrative Procedures (SAPs).  In this example, the System 
         Policy is '01.01', the System Regulation is '01.01.01', the University 
         Rule is '01.01.01.M1', and the SAP is '01.01.01.M1.01'.

System Policies have four-digit numbers. The first two digits refer to the subject area (e.g. 01-governance). The second two digits identify the sequential number of the System Policy within that subject area (e.g. 01.01 System Policies and Regulations, and Member Rules and Procedures).

System Regulations have six digit numbers. The first four numbers indicate the System Policy which the System Regulation supplements, the last two digits indicate the sequential number of the System Regulation (e.g. 01.01.01 Format for System Policies and Regulations, and Member Rules).

University Rules have six digits followed by an alphabetic character and a numeric digit. The first six digits identify which System Policies and System Regulations that are supplemented by the University Rule (e.g. 08.01.01.M1, Civil Rights Compliance). The following alphabetic character identifies the member associated with each rule:

University SAPs are numbered to correspond with University Rules. SAPs have six numeric digits, an alphabetical character and a numeric digit plus two numeric digits (for purpose of this example we use a number sequence that corresponds with the above examples; however, there is not a SAP which actually occupies this number 01.01.01.M0.01).

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