University Executive Directives (UED's)

University Executive Directives (UEDs) are guiding principles that promote consistency and operational efficiency, enhance our mission, and mitigate significant organizational risk. They are approved by the University President, are non-negotiable, and change infrequently.

Below you will find the most recent up to date University Executive Directives.


UED 21-46 [pdf] Youth Protection Program

UED 20-45 [pdf] The Acquisition, Installation, and Maintenance of Public Art

UED 20-44 [pdf] Donations from Employees in Support of Their Own Programs/Research

UED 15-43 [pdf] The Authorization and Administration of Fundraising Events

UED 15-42 [pdf] Required Attire for Entering Laboratories Were Hazardous Materials Are Used Or Stored

UED 15-40 [pdf] Smoke-Free Campus (Supersedes UED #04-33 and #03-31)

UED 14-39 [pdf] Complaint Procedure for Allegations of Retaliation for Disclosure of Improper Governmental Activities (Supersedes UED 97-21)

UED 14-38 [pdf] Reporting Procedures for Protected Disclosure of Improper Governmental Activities and/or significant Threats to Health or Safety

UED 11-37 [pdf] San Francisco State University Policy: Affiliates Program

UED 10-36 [pdf] University Policy on Advertising

UED 09-35 [pdf] Presidential Directive to Facilitate Graduation

UED 04-32 [pdf] Confidentiality and Information Security Plan (Rev. June 2006)

UED 02-30 [pdf] Miscellaneous Course Fees (Revised April 19, 2007)

UED 01-23 [pdf] Policy on Nonresident Alien Taxation

UED 01-22 [pdf] Policy on Risk Management

UED 00-23 [pdf] Policy on Endowment of a Faculty Chair

UED 96-20 [pdf] Policies and Procedures Regarding Disclosure of Conflict of Interest for Principal Investigators

UED 95-19 [pdf] Receipt, Acceptance, and Administration of Gifts

UED 94-17 [pdf] Permanent Policy Closure of Campus Buildings

UED 90-15 [pdf] Policy on Substance Abuse in the Workplace

UED 89-13 [pdf] Time, Place, and Manner: Use of Buildings and Grounds (Amended 11/12/2017)

UED 89-12 [pdf] Alcohol and Drug Policy (Amended 05/19/2021)

UED 89-11 [pdf] Emergency Administrative Leave Flex-Time

UED 86-10 [pdf] Payment of Arbitration Costs

UED 85-08 [pdf] Skateboards and Roller Skates (Amended 8/19/2016)

UED 84-08 [pdf] Vacation Accumulation and Carry-Over (Supersedes UED 82-01)


*For more information on retired UED's, please contact the Compliance & Policy Coordinator at