CSU Policy: Oath of Allegiance

Policy Title: Oath of Allegiance Category: Human Resources
Owner: Board of Governors of the CSU System Policy ID#: 3-6004-019
Board of Governors of the CSU System
Web: http://csusystem.edu/board-of-governors/board-members
Email: csus_board@mail.colostate.edu.
Phone: (303) 534-6290
Original Effective Date: 1/1/1969
Last Major Revision: 4/16/2015
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Under a Colorado law enacted in 1969, all academic faculty members and all administrative professionals are required to take an Oath of Allegiance.

Academic Faculty/Administrative Professional Manual, sec.D.6 provides:

"I solemnly (swear) (affirm) that I will uphold the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Colorado, and I will faithfully perform the duties of the position upon which I am about to enter."

This oath must be taken before a notary public. For those who are not citizens of the United States or citizens residing outside of the United States, special arrangements may be made with the Department of Human Resource Services.


C.R.S. §22-61-104, Professors, instructors, and teachers in state institutions of higher education to take oath or affirmation

Academic Faculty/Administrative Professional Manual section D.6


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