Policy Review

RIO Policy Review & Approval Process

Recent proposed versions to policy that have been brought to the CRAD for comment. More information can be found at the University Policy Library.

Policy Creation or Revisions

New Policy

  • A change in regulation
  • The policy is required by auditor to address an issue
  • A system change necessitates a new process

Revision to Existing Policy

  • A change in regulation
  • A change in process
  • Issues are raised by users
Flow chart describing roles/responsibilities throughout the review process

Chart Key

CA: Certified Approvers

CRAD: Council of Research Associate Deans

GMUN: Grants Management User Network

RIO: Research and Innovation Office 

PPC: President's Policy Committee

SRC: Senate Research Committee

Download a copy of this process.