MAPPs in Campus Review, Quarter 2, 2011

The following MAPPs have been recommended for review by University of Houston Subject Matter Experts (SME). To review the proposed changes, please select each policy name to view the linked document and send your comments, if any, to palevy@central.uh.edu by Tuesday, March 1, 2011.

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


Note: New procedure MAPPs 14.02.01 (Recycling and Waste Minimization) and 14.03.01 (Green Build and Energy) were removed from the current MAPP Campus Review cycle for additional feedback; these MAPPs will return to another review cycle at a later time period.


MAPP Number and Name Review Initiated By Proposed Changes
03.01.01 - Specialized Service Facilities
Office of
Finance

Applied new MAPP template and revision log. Retitled
MAPP from "Service Centers (Recharge Centers)" to
"Specialized Service Facilities." Rewrote entire procedure to reflect current operating practices, deemphasizing "recharge centers." Removed all Addendums.
03.02.00 - Glossary of Postal Services Terms
Office of
Finance/Printing and Postal Services

Applied new MAPP template and Revision Log. Removed the Priority Mail definition. Added Address Change Service, Ancilliary Service Endorsement, Change Service Requested, Coding Accuracy Support System, and Return Service Requested definitions. Changed surcharge of Business Reply Cards from $.10 to $.11; expanded the definitions for Flat, Nonprofit Bulk Mail, and Standard A Mail. Modified the definition of National Change of Address from 18 months to 48 months of moves.
03.02.01 - Bulk Mailing Services Available
Office of
Finance/Printing and Postal Services

 

Applied new MAPP template and Revision Log. Change
in title from "Special Services Available" to "Bulk Mailing
Services Available." Added automated and manual
services for folding, sealing, and tabbing; added glue-dots service. Removed the service for hand stamping.
Changed the Service Center Requisition (SCR)
requirement to the Department Mail Card (DMC)
requirement. Updated the UH postal web site location.
 
04.02.01A - Travel Paid From State-Appropriated Funds
Office of
Finance
Applied revised MAPP template and revision log. All
changes from Interim publication (Revision 8) included,
plus addition of Lodging in Section III and additional
documentation for Official Mileage. Updated web site locations throughout document.
04.02.01B - Travel Paid From Local Funds
Office of
Finance
Applied revised MAPP template and revision log. Added
Lodging to Section III. Added information on advanced
approval of foreign travel. Rewrote Sections VII and VIII
to reflect current operating practices. Removed Index
terms.
05.02.01 - Expenditures and Expenditure Authority
Office of
Finance
Applied revised MAPP template and revision log. The
Controller's Office was placed in charge of gathering
information for certifying signature lists. Section VII was
rewritten; a website form is used to develop input for
certifying signature lists. All addendums were removed.
06.04.01- Clinical and Research Use of Controlled Substances and Dangerous Drugs
Office of Environmental
Health and Safety (EHS)

Added statement in Section I to prohibit unlawful possession of a controlled substance or dangerous drug on property owned or controlled by the University. Updated the registration process and procurement process with web site forms and revised examples in Addendums A and B. Removed information on security cabinet specifications. Added information on maintenance of inventory and records. Removed information on record keeping, referencing 21 CFR 1304.21 and 22. Updated the disposal process to current operating practices. Replaced compliance review with employee screening procedure. Changed the responsible party, and added a reference to Title 37 of the Texas Administrative Code, Part 1, Chapter 13. Updated Index terms.
11.03.01 - Tuition, Fees, Charges
Office of
Finance
Applied revised MAPP template and revision log.
Removed General Property Deposit fee. Added
references to MAPP 05.02.01 and 05.02.02 to Section VI for restrictions to "designated tuition" and "tuition." Added budgetary information to Section IX. Added Assistant Vice President for Academic Operations as responsible party; added Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost for approval authority. Removed index terms.



Note: New procedure MAPPs 14.02.01 (Recycling and Waste Minimization) and 14.03.01 (Green Build and Energy) were removed from the current MAPP Campus Review cycle for additional feedback; these MAPPs will return to another review cycle at a later time period.



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 http://www.uh.edu/mapp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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