University policies and procedures

University policies and procedures


University policy documents must be developed, approved, communicated, implemented and reviewed in accordance with the Policy Framework Policy. The Policy Framework Procedure provides further information on key responsibilities and actions required when developing a policy document or reviewing an existing policy document.

The Policy toolkit and templates page provides further guidance for University staff to develop or review policy documents.

Student Policy Gateway

Have you visited the new Student Policy Gateway?

The Student Policy Gateway is a one-stop-shop for policies undergraduate, and postgraduate coursework, students need to know about during their journey at Macquarie.

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Search for policy documents

Policy Central is Macquarie University's repository for all approved policy documents.

To find specific policies, procedures, schedules and other related documents use either:

  • Policy Explorer to filter your search using the Category, Audience and/or Status (New/Amended etc.) filters; or
  • The A to Z list to view all policy documents.

The New or Amended Policy Documents page also lists recently approved or amended policy documents.

Did you know? You can also locate policy documents using a keyword search through the search icon in the top right of any page.

What's new?

Find out which policy documents are new or amended using either:

Remember that:

  • Amendments are detailed in the Amendment History within the Notes section of each document.
  • The Contact Officer listed in the Notes section of each document can be contacted to provide feedback.

Going green

You may notice that PDFs of policy documents have been removed. There was low use of the PDFs and printed or locally saved versions risk being out of date. We also want to be sustainable and promote less use of paper.

You can still print a policy document through the options in your browser’s tool bar. And if a Word or PDF version is required for review, please contact the Policy Unit at

Need more help?

Please contact the Policy Unit at Phone: +61 2 9850 4791.

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