The University of Colorado Denver operates under the laws and policies of the Board of Regents, together with the administrative policy statements of the University of Colorado system. The regent laws and policies clearly articulate the rights and responsibilities of the regents, university leadership, faculty, staff, and students. The regent laws and policies also outline promotion and tenure guidelines as well as discipline processes and procedures for all members of the university community.
In addition, the University of Colorado Denver, also maintains campus-level policies and guidelines, as do some schools and colleges. The hierarchy of these policies is indicated in the figure below. The goal of the policies of the University of Colorado is to provide guidance to all of its internal constituents (students, faculty and staff) how to carry out their operations in accordance with the overarching policies of the University of Colorado.
The policies of the University of Colorado Denver are published here.