Policies | Faculty

POLICY FOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

POLICY FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM

PROFESSIONAL ETHICS POLICY

Faculty Handbook

2016 - 2017

Faculty Handbook

2016 - 2017

Faculty Handbook

2016 - 2017

This policy lists the roles and responsibilities of faculty members in developing and achieving the purposes of AFU.

This policy states faculty members’ entitlement to academic freedom on research and publication results and freedom in the classroom while teaching.

This policy specifies the ethical and professional behavior expected from faculty members.

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ACADEMIC PROGRESS POLICY

INTERNSHIP POLICY

POLICY ON INTENSIVE MODES OF COURSE DELIVERY

Faculty Handbook

2016 - 2017

Faculty Handbook

2016 - 2017

Faculty Handbook

2016 - 2017

This policy accounts for the library policy, procedures and regulations, circulation policy, collection development policy, material selection policy and no smoking policy.

This policy lists the procedures for hiring full-time and part-time faculty members.

This policy is about the teaching load requirements for the Vice President, Deans and faculty members, course management requirements and definitions and qualifications for academic ranks.

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ADVANCED STANDING POLICY

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING POLICY

INFORMATION RELEASE POLICY

Faculty Handbook

2016 - 2017

Faculty Handbook

2016 - 2017

Faculty Handbook

2016 - 2017

This policy relates the procedures and criteria for faculty members’ annual evaluation on the basis of teaching, research, and community services.

This policy presents the minimal expectations for professional development of its faculty members and opportunities for university development.

This policy covers the requirements faculty members need to meet for promotion.

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CAREER SERVICE POLICY

RESIDENTIAL LIFE POLICY

ACTIVITIES POLICY

Faculty Handbook

2016 - 2017

Faculty Handbook

2016 - 2017

Faculty Handbook

2016 - 2017

This policy specifies the compensation program reflective of the mission and values of AFU.

This policy is in connection with faculty members who wish to teach during summer.

This policy lists AFU guidelines for handling disciplinary problems and sets forth rules of conduct and action taken when violation of these rules occurs.

 

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PUBLICATIONS POLICY

COUNSELING POLICY

SEX OFFENSE POLICIES

Faculty Handbook

2016 - 2017

Faculty Handbook

2016 - 2017

Faculty Handbook

2016 - 2017

This policy acknowledges that the Faculty members of AFU have the right to raise concerns and have them addressed promptly and appropriately.

This policy is a guideline for faculty members with questions, problem, or complaint about working conditions.

This policy is a list of the policies and procedures that have been adopted by AFU for part-time faculty members.

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TEACH-OUT POLICY

AFU Policies and Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

This policy ensures course file material submitted by the instructor for each course every semester or term must contain the following elements as mentioned in CAA Standard 2011.

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Policies | Student

POLICY FOR RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITES

ACADEMIC & ADMISSION POLICIES

POSTPONEMENT POLICY

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

This policy is about students’ rights in regards to freedom from discrimination, freedom of expression, right to study to a safe environment and expectation to fulfill their responsibilities.

This policy details the rules for undergraduate and postgraduate admission requirements, transfer admissions policy and regulations for visiting students.

This policy specifies the number of allowable postponed semesters before graduation.

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GRADUATION POLICY

ACADEMIC LOAD & DURATION OF STUDY POLICY

ATTENDANCE & ABSENCE POLICY

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

This policy states the completion requirements for undergraduate and graduate students.

This policy confers to the maximum credit hours in a semester a student may register for and the maximum number of semesters enrolled for the study period.

This policy refers to the guidelines for absenteeism and sanctions for students’ failure to attend class regularly.

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GRADING & ASSESSMENT POLICY

EXAMINATIONS POLICY

POLICIES FOR ACADEMIC PROBATION

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

This policy lists the institutional guidance on grading and the general rules and regulations for learning assessment and grading.

This policy covers the bylaws for examination period during an academic year, test item terminologies, calculator and dictionary use policy, special provision policy and coursework policies.

This policy is a guideline for students receiving a CGPA below the prerequisite average.

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ACADEMIC ADVISING POLICY

POLICIES FOR ACADEMIC HONORS

STUDENT FINANCE POLICY

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

This policy acknowledges the students’ need for academic advisement on a regular basis.

This policy states the requirements for students to be included in the Dean’s Honors List and University’s Honors List.

This policy covers tuition and fee payment, other required university fees and AFU’s right for future changes in its tuition and other fees.

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FEES REFUND POLICY

POLICY FOR STANDARDS OF CONDUCT

DISCIPLINARY POLICIES

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

This policy is about the stipulation for refundable fees.

This policy is about prohibited conducts for which a student will be subject to disciplinary actions.

This policy details the list of regulations for AFU students, violations, sanctions, investigation procedures, grievance and appeal and implementation of final punishment.

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POLICY FOR PLAGIARISM

STUDENT RECORDS POLICY

SAFETY POLICY

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

This policy specifies what constitutes plagiarism, its consequences and cheating policies.

This policy confers to the specific guidelines concerning the release of information and the student’s privileges to inspect and review their own educational records.

This policy refers to safety measures, special consideration for females and those with disabilities and evacuation procedures in case of any safety hazards.

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LIBRARY POLICY

COMPUTER USE POLICY

INDEPENDENT STUDY POLICY

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

Student Handbook

2016 - 2017

AFU Policies and Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

This policy lists the procedures and regulations in using the library and availing of its resources and services.

This policy is adopted to define responsible and ethical behavior relating to use of computer facilities and resources at AFU.

This policy is for students who are taking independent courses.

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ACADEMIC PROGRESS POLICY

INTERNSHIP POLICY

POLICY ON INTENSIVE MODES OF COURSE DELIVERY

AFU Policies and Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

AFU Policies and Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

AFU Policies and Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

This policy is to assist students who are not performing well academically according to the with the University's rules and regulations to maintain the high quality of its qualifications.

This policy constitutes the procedures, requirements and programs for which internship is mandatory.

This policy comprises of the main rules and regulations for condensed courses offered in an intensive mode over a lesser period.

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ADVANCED STANDING POLICY

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING POLICY

INFORMATION RELEASE POLICY

AFU Policies and Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

AFU Policies and Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

AFU Policies and Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

This policy presents the mortality that support the University's method to generous students’ advanced standing in their coursework for undergraduate programs.

This policy sustains the University’s promise to Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) as methods of providing broad approach to university study and to enhancing approach and justice for students.

This policy is for all individuals who have access to files or computerized databases owned by AFU with regards to confidentiality of student educational records and which information are publicly available and can be published or released by AFU.

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CAREER SERVICE POLICY

RESIDENTIAL LIFE POLICY

ACTIVITIES POLICY

AFU Policies and Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

AFU Policies and Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

AFU Policies and Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

The main purpose of this policy is to train senior students and graduates to explore and attain their career goals, connect them to information resources related to job market in the UAE and the region and assist them.

This policy is for AFU’s commitment to providing students with an international academic experience, guided by the highest educational and corporate ethics, adding value to the personal and professional lives of its graduates.

This policy covers the supervisory role of the University over student activities and student life.

 

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PUBLICATIONS POLICY

COUNSELING POLICY

SEX OFFENSE POLICIES

AFU Policies and Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

AFU Policies and Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

AFU Policies and Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

This policy balances the disclosure of information with the obligation to respect students, employees, and other members of AFU community’s confidentiality.

This policy is about the wide range of services to assist the students in meeting the challenges and choices faced throughout their studies.

This policy is for students committing sex offenses, whether on or off campus, are subject to University disciplinary action as well as criminal action.

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TEACH-OUT POLICY

AFU Policies and Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

This policy is for granting the rights and protection of any students enrolled in proposed programs for when the program offered and later cancelled through the accreditation process.

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Policies | Staff

EMPLOYMENT POLICY

LEAVE POLICY

EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION POLICY

Staff Handbook

2016 - 2017

Staff Handbook

2016 - 2017

Staff Handbook

2016 - 2017

This policy concerns AFU’s principle that employment decisions shall be based on merit, qualifications, and competence. Statement of nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity.

This policy is about the procedure in applying for leaves, categories of leaves and employees’ eligibility for leave applications.

This policy specifies the compensation program reflective of the mission and values of AFU.

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TIMEKEEPING & PAYROLL POLICY

PROMOTION POLICY

WORK CONDITIONS & HOURS POLICY

Staff Handbook

2016 - 2017

Staff Handbook

2016 - 2017

Staff Handbook

2016 - 2017

This policy confers to the working hours of employees, standards for rendered overtime, salary administration and administrative pay corrections.

This policy refers to AFU’s values in increasing staff member upward mobility through promotion as well as complements the present practices at the university.

This policy lists the guidelines for attendance and punctuality, lunch periods, smoking and open door policies and other protocols during work hours.

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CONDUCT & DISCIPLINARY ACTION POLICY

STAFF GRIEVANCE POLICY & PROCEDURES

STAFF APPEALS POLICY & PROCEDURES

Staff Handbook

2016 - 2017

Staff Handbook

2016 - 2017

Staff Handbook

2016 - 2017

This policy covers the acceptable conduct and professional ethics expected from AFU staff, the procedures for disciplinary actions and appropriate sanctions.

This policy is a guideline for employees with questions, problem, or complaint about working conditions.

This policy acknowledges that the Staff members of AFU have the right to raise concerns and have them addressed promptly and appropriately.

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GENERAL POLICIES

Staff Handbook

2016 - 2017

This policy states the rules and regulations for a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

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Policies | General

BYLAWS OF THE GOVERNING BODY

CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY

POLICY ON BOARD APPOINTMENTS, TERM OF OFFICE & REPLACEMENT

AFU Policies & Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

AFU Policies & Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

AFU Policies & Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

The bylaws of the Board of Trustees regulate its responsibilities and procedures.  The By-Law aims at facilitating the execution of Law, providing a framework for the authority to be exercised by the administrative and academic departments/units concerned and setting out the policies and decision-making procedures to be observed in all aspects of the university activities, in a way that would enable AFU to play its role and to achieve its vision, mission and goals.

This policy details the guidelines for identifying potential conflicts of interest for members of the Board of Trustees.

This policy states all meetings of the Board shall be held in compliance with the provisions of applicable law. The Board shall meet a minimum of twice yearly, and/or in emergency cases.

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CURRICULA APPROVAL & REVISION POLICY

CLASS SIZE POLICY

PERSONNEL RECORDS POLICY

AFU Policies & Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

AFU Policies & Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

AFU Policies & Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

This policy covers the procedure for the approval and revision of curricula, including individual courses.

This policy is to identify the suitable number of students allowed for various class rooms, laboratories and other activities within University campus that may influence students learning experience.

This policy deals with AFU’s accurately and appropriately maintaining records and effective record-keeping systems in order to meet its legal obligations and ensure efficient administrative practice.

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HEALTH SERVICES POLICY

ALCOHOL AND DRUGS POLICY

SEXUAL HARRASMENT POLICIES

AFU Policies & Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

AFU Policies & Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

AFU Policies & Procedures Manual

2016 - 2017

This policy and supporting guidelines describe the framework and responsibilities for the management of occupational health & safety at AFU.

This policy pertains to the unauthorized or unlawful possession, use, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances or alcohol on University property or as a part of any of the University's activities is expressly prohibited.

This policy covers the guidelines regarding sanctions for offenders such as dismissal or other appropriate punishment following AFU’s investigation and substantiation of the complaint and compliance with due process requirements.

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