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Standard Operating Procedures


The Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees has overall governance and oversight responsibilities for the campuses of the Arkansas State University System.  The Board promulgates policies that apply to all the campuses and entities that comprise the ASU System.  The ASU System also establishes operating procedures that are applicable to the system campuses.

Board of Trustees Policies

ASU System Operating Procedures

ASU-Newport Policies/Procedures are listed by department below.


Institutional operating procedures apply to the College as a whole and pertain to more than one division/department of the College. These procedures complement or enhance the mission of the College, ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules or regulations and/or promote operational effectiveness and efficiencies and reduce institutional risk.

Development, Approval, & Maintenance of ASUN Operating Procedures
Event Management Standards
Donor Communication
Media Notification Procedure
Public Relations Procedure
Chancellor's Complaint Log
Social Media


Advancement operating procedures apply to gifts to the institution either, monetary or otherwise.  These procedures complement or enhance the mission of the College, ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules or regulations and/or promote operational effectiveness and efficiencies.

Gifts In Kind

Academic Affairs
Finance & Administration

Finance & Administration operating procedures concern the financial operations of the institution.  Finance & Administration procedures are related to compliance with regulations, accounting, budgeting, purchasing, and fiduciary responsibility. 

Finance & Administration Complaint Log
Travel Procedure
Contract and Agreement Procedure
Official Functions

Human Resources

Human Resources operating procedures pertain to employment practices, employee rules, conduct, and working conditions. These procedures supplement and/or clarify existing policies from the State of Arkansas Office of Personnel Management where applicable.  

Faculty & Staff Hiring Procedures
Pre-Hiring Credit Check
Leave without Pay
Part-Time Faculty Hiring
Catastrophic Leave
Faculty & Staff Emeritus
ACC Outstanding Faculty, Staff and Alumni

Information Technology Services

Information Technology Services operating procedures are related to the College's electronic environment.  Subjects include, but are not limited to, the privacy, security, and appropriate use of information technology resources and information.

Appropriate Use of Information Technology
IT Life Cycle Management of Resources
Web Updates & Schedule
Deployment of Wireless Network

Facilities & Grounds

Facilities operating procedures relate to the day to day operations of the College, including the maintenance of buildings, capital projects, grounds, and general College property.

No Procedures at this time

Risk Management & Safety

Risk Management and Safety operating procedures address risk mitigation, business continuity, disaster recovery, emergency response and campus safety. 

Chemical Disposal Procedure
BIT Operating Procedure
Campus Closure Procedure
Emergency Response Procedure
Incident Reporting Procedure
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Procedure

Workforce Development

Workforce Development operating procedures address relationships and training related to corporate or industry needs with the purpose of facilitating or providing development and training to stimulate and promote economic development. 

Billing Invoicing Non-Credit
Workforce ADHE Reporting
Service Agreements