Howard University policies are codified under the following categories:
SERIES 100: ACADEMICS AND RESEARCH
Academic policies related to faculty, the Academy and its administration; policies related to faculty, staff and student research, its funding and commercialization.
SERIES 200: ADMINISTRATION, FACILITIES AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Broad range of policies related to general administration, facilities and environmental risk.
SERIES 300: BUSINESS AND FINANCE
Policies guiding the accounting for and management of the University’s assets, and other financial matters.
SERIES 400: GOVERNANCE, RISK AND COMPLIANCE
Broad range of governance policies related to ethics, standards of conduct, risk and liability mitigation, values and principles.
SERIES 500: HUMAN RESOURCES/TALENT MANAGEMENT
Policies pertaining to the employer/employee relationship for faculty and staff.
SERIES 600: STUDENT LIFE
Broad range of policies related to all facets of student life from admission through graduation.
SERIES 700: INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY
Broad range of policies related to information and technology
SERIES 800: EXTERNAL RELATIONS AND FUNDRAISING
Policies related to managing relationships with groups, organizations and other entities external to Howard University, including alumni relations, government relations and lobbying.
SERIES 900: CLINICAL
Range of policies related to the Health Sciences Enterprise, including the Howard University Hospital and the Faculty Practice Plan.