MAPPs in Interim Review and Approval, Quarter 4, Fiscal Year 2012

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 Campus Review.

MAPP Number and Name
Review Initiated By
Proposed Changes
MAPP 02.05.02 - Time and Effort Reporting (Interim)
Office of Human Resources/
Office of Finance
This MAPP is being submitted for Interim Approval based on an SAO Audit Report.
Applied revised MAPP template and added new Revision Log. Interim release based on SAO Audit related to the National Research University Fund. Added links to documentation throughout the procedure. Changed the Office of Research Financial Services to Research Financial Services. Removed most of the contents from Section VII, replacing it with a requirement for employees performing sponsored project work to follow procedures posted on the Office Contracts and Grants web site. Fixed titles for Responsible Parties and Approval sections. Removed Index Terms.
Note: This MAPP will be revised for Quarter 2, FY 2013 to reflect current time sheet technology and reporting practices.
MAPP 07.02.02 - Tobacco-Free Campus Policy (Interim)
Office of Student Affairs/Office of Academic Affairs/
Office of General Counsel
This MAPP is being submitted for Interim Approval based on pending CPRIT grant approval.
Applied revised MAPP template and added new Revision Log. MAPP was retitled from "Smoke Free Environment" to current title. Rewrote the policy to emphasize activities for creating a tobacco-free campus, including information on tobacco use areas, the Tobacco Task Force, and Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Changed the responsible party from the Assistant Vice President for Public Safety and Security to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Office of Health and Wellness. Included applicable reference documents in Section VIII.
Note: This MAPP will be revised for Quarter 1, FY 2013 to remove Interim designation.
MAPP 08.01.01 - Sponsored Research Activities (Interim)
Office of Research and Technology Transfer/
Office of Finance
This MAPP is being submitted for Interim Approval based on an SAO Audit Report.
Interim release based on SAO Audit related to the National Research University Fund. Added Section II.D on reallocation of expenses and responsibilities based on non-collection of funds. Added Section II.E on time and effort reporting compliance and monitoring; noncompliance may result in repayment of funds and the inability to receive funding for future sponsored projects.
Note: This MAPP will be reviewed during Quarter 2, FY 2013 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
http://www.uh.edu/policyservices/mapp.





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