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Alcohol and Other Drug Policy

The Kennesaw State University Alcohol and Other Drug Policy provides guidance to the University community that ensures compliance with federal and state laws and the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia policies and procedures. KSU is committed to recognizing, upholding, and enforcing the laws of the state of Georgia As a recipient of federal funds, KSU supports and complies with the provisions of the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 (DFSCA), as articulated in the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR), Part 86 – the Drug Free Schools and Campuses Regulations and the U.S. Department of Labor Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988.

Effective Date: 
Monday, Jan 15 2018

Competitive Solicitation Policy

This policy establishes requirements for the competitive solicitation of purchases valuing $10,000 or more made by University employees.  Administrative rules detailed in the Georgia Procurement Manual govern all purchasing activities of state government entities, subject to the authority of the Georgia Department of Administrative Services pursuant to the State Purchasing Act, including state offices, agencies, departments, boards, commissions, institutions, and other entities of the state, unless specifically exempted by statute or regulation.  Procedures for University personnel are included in this policy.

Effective Date: 
Tuesday, May 19 2015

Consulting Services Policy

This policy provides clarification of Kennesaw State University requirements and procedures for acquiring consulting services.  The Office of Procurement and Contracting (OPC) facilitates acquiring consulting services to help ensure specific objectives, measurements of performance, and performance timelines are included in the consulting services agreement. The OPC also ensures consultants are selected in accordance with the state's competitive bidding and selection criteria.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, Mar 18 2015

Contract Approval and Signature Authority Policy

This policy defines the approvals that are necessary before the Kennesaw State University (KSU or the University) can enter into a contract and delegates limited authority to certain officials to execute contracts for the University.

Effective Date: 
Friday, May 25 2018

Freedom of Expression Policy

Kennesaw State University recognizes and is committed to upholding the First Amendment rights of all individuals, including freedom of speech and peaceable assembly.  KSU also recognizes its responsibility to provide a secure learning environment that allows individuals enrolled at or employed by KSU to express their views in ways that do not disrupt the operation of the University.  Please see KSU's Freedom of Expression Policy found here:  Current Policy and visit publicforum.kennesaw.edu for more information and to submit requests.

Full Policy: publicforum.kennesaw.edu/

Effective Date: 
Friday, Oct 5 2018

Programs Serving Minors

The purpose of the Kennesaw State University (KSU or the University) Programs Serving Minors Policy is to provide guidance to the campus community, and ensure compliance with federal and state laws and the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG) policies and procedures.

Effective Date: 
Monday, May 1 2017

Sexual Misconduct Policy

Kennesaw State University fully supports the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Effective Date: 
Tuesday, Aug 8 2017

Unmanned Aerial System and Other Aircraft Policy

The Unmanned Aerial System and Other Aircraft Policy establishes requirements for operating any unmanned aerial system (UAS) and other aircraft including, but not limited to, hot air balloons, drones, model aircraft, blimps, and parachutes on and/or in the airspace over Kennesaw State University campuses and/or leased properties. The Department of Public Safety serves as the primary contact for information about this policy.

Effective Date: 
Tuesday, Aug 23 2016
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