MAPPs in Interim Review and Approval, Quarter 3, Fiscal Year 2015

The following MAPPs have been recommended for interim review and approval by University of Houston Subject Matter Experts (SME). To review the proposed changes, please select the policy name to view the linked document.

The column titled "Proposed Changes" briefly explains the updates that have been submitted by the SME for Interim Review.

MAPP Number and Name
Review Initiated By
Proposed Changes
MAPP 04.01.01 - Purchase
of Goods, Materials, and Supplies through the Purchasing Department
Office of Finance/
Office of
Revised Section III.A.4 to add additional information regarding the criteria needed to determine "Best value," and added services. Removed the requirement for Contract Administration being the final authority for determining "best value" for contracted services.
Note: This MAPP will be submitted for Quarter 1, FY 2016 to remove "Interim" designation.

MAPP 04.04.01A - Contracting - General (Interim)
Office of Legal Counsel (Contract Administration)
Applied revised MAPP template and added new Revision Log. Corrected links and board policy references as needed. Changed Vice President for Administration and Finance to Executive Vice President for Administration and Finance as needed in text. In Section IV.A, added additional criteria for determining "best value" in contract decisions. Removed Section IX, Index Terms.
This MAPP will be part of the Quarter 1, FY 2016 review cycle to remove Interim designation, with all appropriate updates to the contents to meet current operating requirements

Note: This MAPP will be submitted for Quarter 1, FY 2016 to remove "Interim" designation.

Please note that the policies contained in this section are not official. The changes have been submitted to University Policies and Procedures and are currently under review. To review official Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures documentation, go to

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