MAPPs in Campus Review, Quarter 3, Fiscal Year 2018

The following MAPPs have been recommended for review by University of Houston Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). To review the proposed changes, please select each policy name to view the linked document and send your comments, if any, to by April 20, 2018 (Friday).

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 01.01.01 - Administrative Policies and Procedures
Office of Policies
and Procedures
Added to note in Section VI.B on review periods varying from annually to every three years. Updated titles as applicable.
MAPP 01.02.01 - Business Administration
Office of Finance/
Office of
Internal Audit
Added new Revision Log. Changed titles as applicable. Corrected title to Student Affairs and Enrollment Services in Section II.B.3. No additional changes were indicated by the Subject Matter Expert (SME).
This document has been revised after the documented review cycle period, so it will be presented for a full review cycle.
MAPP 02.02.05 - Moving and Relocation Expenses
Office of Finance/
Office of Tax Information
Updated MAPP Template and added new Revision Log. Changed definition of personal effects in Section II.B. Updated Section III.B for moving at least 50 miles farther than the former home and working in the new location for 12 months following the move. Changed location for Authorization for Moving and Relocation Expenses form throughout text. Added Concur information throughout text as applicable. Added furnishing a copy of MAPP 02.02.05 to new employees moving to UH to Section III.H. Added information to Section III.I regarding moving being tax deductible with specific account codes; removed extra examples from Section III.I.2. Added a 60-day maximum for temporary quarters to Section III.I.3. Revised examples in Section J for moving expenses which are not allowed. Removed Section III.K on possible non-taxable expenses. Removed Section V.C on employees seeking reimbursement rules; and added the rules to Section VI.B. Revised and removed specific moving and relocation accounts in Section VII. Added Section X, References. All information is based on current 2018 tax guidelines.
MAPP 02.02.07 - Return-to-Work Program
Office of Risk Management
Updated links and titles as applicable. Added “suspended or not initiated” to Section VI.B about temporary income benefits if SORM does not approve them. No additional changes were indicated by the Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).
FULL REVIEW CYCLE due to six (6) years between review cycles for document.
MAPP 05.04.03 - Physical Inventory if Goods for
Resale, Manufacture, or Repair
Office of Finance
Updated titles as applicable. No additional changes were made by the Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).
This is a Housekeeping Change.
MAPP 10.03.04 - Connecting Devices to University Networks
Office of University Information Technology (UIT)
Revised Section III.E to add monetary damages from installation of an unauthorized device.
MAPP 10.03.06 - College/Division Responsibilities for Information Technology Resources
Office of University Information Technology (UIT)
Minor housekeeping changes only to Sections II.B.2 and II.B.3. No additional changes were made by the Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).
This is a Housekeeping Change.
MAPP 12.05.01 - University of Houston Faculty Workload Policy
(New SAM - Needs BOR Approval in May, 2018)
Office of Academic Affairs
Pursuant to Texas Education Code, Section 51.402 and University of Houston System (UHS) Board of Regents
Policy 21.05, this MAPP establishes the general workload policy for all faculty members employed at the University of Houston and is designed to ensure a fair and equitable distribution of faculty workload in meeting the mission and operational needs of academic units.

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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