Policy Development

The policy development process is governed by the policy titled Establishing University Policies, which can be found here.

The Policy Office’s website is intended to assist the University of Pittsburgh community navigate this process and provides policy development tools and resources.  On this site, you will find information to help define and identify a University policy, procedure, or standard, details regarding the University’s policy development process, and templates approved by the Policy Office to use when drafting policies. Additionally, there is a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) that the Policy Office updates periodically to help address common questions it receives.

Development Process

Describes the policy development process and provides information about what policies and procedures are meant to address. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to common policy related questions.