Section 2.2-4103.1 of the Code of Virginia requires annual publication in the Virginia Register of guidance document lists from state agencies. A guidance document is defined as "...any document developed by a state agency or staff that provides information or guidance of general applicability to the staff or public to interpret or implement statutes or the agency's rules or regulations..." Agencies are required to maintain a complete, current list of all guidance documents and make the full text of such documents available to the public.

This information is collected and published once each year. Please contact the appropriate agency directly for the most up-to-date information. Questions concerning documents or requests for copies of documents should be directed to the contact person listed by the agency.

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Copies of the following documents may be viewed during regular work days from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the Office of the Vice President for Policy and Governance, c/o Business and Projects Manager, 319 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Copies may be obtained free of charge by contacting Lori Buchanan, Office of the Vice President for Policy and Governance, 319 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA 24061, telephone (540) 231-9512, or email The documents may be downloaded from the Virginia Tech website at

Questions regarding interpretation or implementation of these guidance documents may be directed to Lori Buchanan, Business and Projects Manager, Office of the Vice President for Policy and Governance, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, telephone, (540) 231-9512, or email

Guidance Documents:

Board of Visitors Bylaws,, amended August 2018

Faculty Handbook,, revised August 2018

Virginia Department of Human Resource Management Policies for Staff,

Undergraduate Catalog and Academic Policies, 2018-19,

Graduate Catalog, Policies, Procedures, Academic Programs, 2018-19,

Hokie Handbook (student handbook), 2018-19,

2017 Jeanne Clery Disclosure Report,

Parking and Traffic Operational Manual, 2018-19, /parking_vt_edu/Virginia%20Tech,%20Parking%20and%20Traffic%20Operational%20Manual.pdf

University Policies,

Human Subjects Research Policy,, revised August 2014

Speech on Campus,

Statement of Business Conduct Standards, /Statement_Business_Conduct_Standards.pdf

Commonwealth of Virginia Procurement Manual for Institutions of Higher Education and Their Vendors,, revised May 2018

Commonwealth Accounting Policies and Procedures (CAPP) Manual, /reference/CAPP/CAPP_Summary_Cardinal.shtml, revised November 2018

Commonwealth of Virginia Executive Order 20 Advancing Equity for Small, Women, and Minority Owned Businesses, July 2014,


Updated 2/18/19