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Policy Format

University of Vermont Operating Procedures Template

Title of University Operating Procedure


A brief summary of the operating procedure.


Identify actions required including responsibilities of appropropriate parties/departments.

Definitions (if applicable)

This section shall consolidate the technical or significant terms contained within the procedure. The terms should be listed alphabetically.

Contacts/Responsible Official

This section should specify the contact person for operational questions about the procedure and the responsible official for the procedure, generally a vice president will be the responsible official.

The standard language format for this section is:

Questions related to the daily operational interpretation of this procedure should be directed to:

(person’s title and office)
email address

The {title and office} is the official responsible for the interpretation and administration of this procedure.

Forms (if applicable)

All forms related to the procedure are to be listed here. If the forms are web based, this section will link to the form.

Related Documents/Policies (if applicable)

Related documents/policies that the University community should know about in relation to this procedure should be listed in this section.

Effective Date

This will be the date the procedure is approved by the Responsible Official or other governing body.

Style Sheet Guidelines:

Font: Time New Roman
Size: Text 12pt, Title 24pt bold, Section Headings 18pt bold
Title: University operating procedures are sorted alphabetically by title. * Make sure the title of your word document matches the name of your operating procedure. Changes to the document title can be made on the File tab under Info and Properties.
Definitions Section: The word to be defined is italicized with a colon following and alphabetized

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Word Document Template:

Last modified July 30 2013 09:05 AM

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