MAPPs Approved In Quarter 1, Fiscal Year 2008

The following Manuals of Administrative Policies and Procedures were approved by the President as official university policy on October 16, 2007 for Quarter 1, Fiscal Year 2008:
MAPP Number and Name Summary of Changes
MAPP 01.03.03 - Business Continuity Planning MAPP 01.03.03 was composed to establish the framework for colleges, divisions, and departments for the preparation, updating, and monitoring of university business continuity plans. This document was composed by the Office of the Vice President of Administration and Finance (A&F).
MAPP 02.03.03 - Employee Orientation and Sign-Up Added non-regular employee definition to Section II of MAPP 02.03.03. Added documentation in Section III on new employee activities, including information on Registration Orientation and Review (ROAR). Information was added in Section III.D on the Personnel Action Request (PAR). Added Section VI on required training for all new employees. The responsible party was also updated. These changes were proposed by the Human Resources officers.
MAPP 02.05.02 - Time and Effort Reporting Section III.C of MAPP 02.05.02 was updated to indicate that exempt employees with a worked average of 40 hours in a workweek do not need to record vacation or time away. This change was proposed by the Human Resources officers.
MAPP 02.06.01 - Staff Training and Development Section V of MAPP 02.06.01 was updated with current requirements for required employee training. This change was proposed by the Human Resources officers.
MAPP 04.01.01 - Purchase of Goods, Materials, and Supplies Through the Purchasing Department MAPP 04.01.01 was modified to remove live animals from purchase order requirements. The Service Center Requisition (SCR) form was replaced with the Printing Department Order Form. The Vice President for Administration and Finance only signs requisitions for Athletics greater than $100,000 and all other requisitions greater than $300,000. Addendum B was modified to remove the 'live animals" requirements. These changes were proposed by the Office of Finance and the Office of Procurement.
MAPP 04.01.11 - Procurement Card The Policy Statement, Section II of MAPP 04.01.11, was revised to incude all responsible parties for the Procurement Card (P-Card). All other documentation, including Addendums, was removed. The review date was changed from July to January 1. These changes were proposed by the Office of Finance and the Office of Procurement.
MAPP 04.02.01C - Corporate Travel Card Added Travel Expense Report to Section III of MAPP 04.02.01C. Added web site locations as applicable. Added business meals and meals while traveling to use for the Corporate Travel Card in Section V.A, and removed them from exclusion in Section V.B. Added information of additional insurance coverage for Section V.D. Removed Section VII on changes to the Coroporate Travel Card. Updated documentation on cancellation of the Corporate Travel Card. These changes were proposed by the Office of Finance and the Office of Procurement.
MAPP 04.02.05 - Travel Card MAPP 04.02.05 is a new procedure addresses the responsibilities, use and administration of travel cards. This procedure was drafted by the Office of Finance and the Office of Procurement.
MAPP 05.02.04 - Payments to Human Subjects and Participants in Sponsored Projects Section IV of MAPP 05.02.04 removed PARs and Student Financial Services (SFS). Section IV.I was removed, and Section J included expense account information to record payment to participants. Section V, Optional Processes, was rewritten to reflect current operating practices. These changes were proposed by the Office of Finance and Accounting.
MAPP 12.03.01 - Extenstion Programs MAPP 12.03.01 is a new procedure addressing credit courses or programs offered outside of the state funding model that are not offered on the UH campus. This procedure was drafted by the Office of Academic Affairs.

The updated documents are available at the Official Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures web site at http://www.uh.edu/policyservices/mapp.

 





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