Board of Regents Policy Manual

Official Policies of the University System of Georgia


The Georgia Constitution grants to the Board of Regents the exclusive right to govern, control, and manage the University System of Georgia, an educational system comprised of twenty-nine institutions of higher learning, a marine research institute, and a central University System Office. The Board exercises and fulfills its constitutional obligations, in part, by promulgating rules and policies for the governance of the University System and its constituent units. The purpose of this Policy Manual is to collect, organize, publish, and otherwise make publicly available the directives and policies of the Board.

Any inquiries, comments or concerns about either the content or format of these policies may be directed to:

Mr. Samuel C. Burch
Vice Chancellor Legal Affairs and Secretary to the Board
270 Washington Street, S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia   30334

For a list of section title, number, and organizational changes effective September 21, 2009, see the Comparison Chart. Revisions since this date are listed on the Policy Revisions page.