Academic & Student Affairs Handbook

Academics Affairs Division

Introduction to the Academic & Student Affairs Handbook

The Policy Manual of the Board of Regents is the authoritative source of information concerning Board of Regents’ (BoR) approved policies governing academic and student matters. The Academic Affairs Handbook is the procedural guide for implementing BoR policies related to Academic Affairs. The purpose of the handbook is to offer procedural information for implementing Board policy needed by chief academic officers and chief student officers of the institutions of the University System of Georgia.

This handbook consists of the following four sections:

The handbook is updated regularly as policy evolves.

It is the responsibility of the Office of Academic Affairs at each institution to ensure that all appropriate institutional personnel have access to the handbook and understand these guidelines. Campus staff should follow these guidelines consistently in carrying out their work.

If, at any time, you have questions regarding any of the information in the Academic & Student Affairs Handbook, please contact a member of the Academic Affairs staff who will be happy to assist you.

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

Barbara L. Brown, Ph.D., Psy.D.
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Transitional and General Education
Academic Affairs and Policy
270 Washington Street, S.W., Academic Affairs Suite, Room 8105
Atlanta, GA 30334

Office Telephone: 404-962-3107
Office Fax: 404-962-3196
Barbara.Brown@usg.edu

academic-affairs-handbook@usg.edu