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 (DFSCA) 1989 amendments, as articulated in the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) Part (§) 86, Drug Free Schools and Campuses Regulations, and the U.S. Department of Labor Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988.

Effective Date: 
Friday, Mar 4 2016

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 Review and Approval Policy

The purpose of this policy is to assure the required reviews and approvals occur before contracts are signed on behalf of Kennesaw State University.

Effective Date: 
Thursday, Oct 30 2014

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 policies and procedures.

Effective Date: 
Monday, May 1 2017

Sexual Misconduct Policy

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia revised its "Sexual Misconduct Policy" in March 2016 and provided the approved policy for posting effective July 1, 2016. This policy is verbatim of that policy. Please contact the KSU EEO and Title IX Office for information by phone at 470-578-2614 or via email at   The EEO/Title IX website may be viewed at:  .

Resource from theDepartment of Education, Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence. (April 29, 2014)

Effective Date: 
Tuesday, Aug 8 2017

Signature Authority and Delegation Policy

This policy provides guidelines for documenting the appropriate approval authority and delegation of signature authority for financial transactions at Kennesaw State University.  The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia delegates primary financial and fiduciary responsibility to a university’s president who is responsible for establishing a sound internal control environment. 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, Mar 18 2015

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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