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Policy 7-005: Security Clearances

Revision 0. Effective date: November 15, 1968

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  1. Purpose and Scope
  2. Definitions
  3. Policy
  4. Policies/ Rules, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms and other Related Resources
  5. References
  6. Contacts
  7. History

  1. Purpose and Scope‌

    1. Purpose.

      To establish requirements and responsibilities regarding government security clearance

    2. Scope.


  2. Definitions‌


  3. Policy‌

    1. A security clearance is required for all personnel who have or expect to have access to classified information. A clearance may also be required by some investigators who need access to government installations, such as launching sites, etc.

    2. Security clearances will be arranged by the principal investigator through the security officer, office of the vice president for research. These clearances are usually valid for the period of time the individual remains at the university.‌‌

    3. Department of Defense regulations require that all persons holding security clearances must sign a briefing statement when clearance is granted and a termination statement at the time of leaving the University. The security officer should be contacted to carry out these Procedures.

      Parts IV-VII of this Regulation are regulations resource information – the contents of which are not approved by the Academic Senate or Board of Trustees and are to be updated from time to time as determined appropriate by the cognizant Policy Officer and the Institutional Policy Committee, as per Policy 1-001 and Rule 1-001.

  4. Policies/ Rules, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms and other Related Resources‌

    1. Policies/ Rules. [reserved]

    2. Procedures, Guidelines, and Forms. [reserved]

    3. Other Related Resources. [reserved]

  5. References‌


  6. Contacts‌

    The designated contact officials for this regulation are

    1. Policy Owner(s) (primary contact person for questions and advice): Risk Manager for International Engagement and Compliance

    2. Policy Officer(s): Vice President for Research

      See Rule 1-001 for information about the roles and authority of policy owners and policy officers.

  7. History‌

    1. Current version. Revision 0.

      1. Effective November 15, 1968

      2. Editorial Revisions

        1. Editorially revised July 15, 2022 to move policy to current template

    2. Previous versions

    3. Renumbering

      1. Renumbered from Policy and Procedures Manual 2-71.

Last Updated: 7/29/22