Fiscal Year 2011 - 4th Quarter MAPPs in Executive Review

The following MAPPs have been recommended for review by University of Houston subject matter experts. 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 Friday, January 27, 2012.

The column titled "Proposed Changes" briefly explains the updates that have been submitted.
MAPP Number and Name
Proposed Changes
MAPP 02.02.06 - Workers' Compensation Applied revised MAPP template and added new revision log. Revised procedure to reflect current operating practices. Removed Addendum A and Index terms. Changed responsible party. These changes were proposed by the Office of Risk Management.
MAPP 02.02.07- Return-To-Work Program Applied revised MAPP template and added new Revision Log. Added hyperlinks to all applicable areas and documentation. Rewrote Section V and Section VI, emphasizing modified duty, alternate duty, temporary duty, and the offer for bone fide employment. Changed the responsible party to the AVP for Finance. Removed Section IX and Index terms. These changes were proposed by the Office of Risk Management.
MAPP 02.07.02 - Reasonable Workplace Accommodations for Employees With Disabilities Removed "Interim" designation. Added the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 to Section I. Changed the e-mail address of the ADA Coordinator in Section III.A. Updated the definition of Person with a Disability and Reasonable Accommodation per 29 CFR 1630 (Appendix). Updated the Major Life Activity definition per 42 USC 12102. In Section V.A, the supervisors must notify the ADA Coordination when receiving a request for accommodation from an employee. Updated Section V.B.1 per 29 CFR 1630 (Appendix). In Section V.E.1, added the steps for the interactive review between ADA Coordinator and employee's supervisor per 29 CFR 1630 (Appendix). These changes were proposed by Human Resources/Office of Legal Counsel.
MAPP 04.01.03 -
Vouchers
Applied new revision log. Corrected reference to MAPP 04.04.01A througout text. Added Section II.A definition of advertising. In Section VII.N, updated information on advertisement vouchers. These changes were proposed by the Office of Finance/Procurement.
MAPP 04.02.01C - Corporate Travel Card Applied revised MAPP template and added new revision log. Removed definition of "travel" from Section I. Removed reference to Texas Building and Procurement Commission (TBPC) and replaced with Texas Comptroller's Office in Section III.E. Added web link for Corporate Travel Card application in Section IV.B, and removed Addendum A. Removed dollar amount of travel insurance from Section V.D. Added web links as appropriate, and removed Index terms. These changes were proposed by the Office of Finance.
MAPP 09.03.01 - Event Reservation and Rental of University Facilities Applied revised MAPP template and added new Revision Log. Revised title of MAPP to add "Event." Added information in Section I to address event's purpose and document MAPP 13.01.01. Added "Drop-In" Areas, Administrative Event, Public Event, Invitation-Only Event, High Impact Event, High Profile Event, Social Event, and University-Sponsored Events to Section II. Added information on General Purpose Classrooms to Section III.A, including Official Day of Record (ODR) requirements. Revised information in Section III to reflect current operating requirements, emphasizing the communication between the reservation office, DPS, Fire Marshal, Parking and Transportation, and Auxiliary Services for event coordination. Added Section VI.C on the requirements for departmental sponsorship of an event or activity. Removed most of the information from Section VII, emphasizing payments and insurance. Also removed most of the information from Section VIII, emphasizing Facility Use Agreements. Addendums were removed from policy and inserted as web links where appropriate. Added three responsible parties. Added Vice President of Student Affairs and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost to document approval. Removed Index terms and added applicable forms and documents to Section XI. These changes were proposed by the Offices of University Services/Academic Affairs/Student Affairs.
MAPP 10.03.01 - Acceptable Use of Information Resources Applied new MAPP template and Revision Log. Name changed from Computer User Responsibilities to current title. Added definitions to Section III. Additional user responsibilities were added, and the user notification methods were updated to reflect current process. Updated action taken in case of violation. Removed References and Index Terms. These changes were proposed by University Information Technology (UIT).
Note: This MAPP was reviewed as part of Quarter 3, FY 2011. It has been added to this review cycle with additions to Section IV.G.8 and additional redlines.
MAPP 12.01.01 - Scholarship Administration Applied revised MAPP template and added new Revision Log. Added information concerning UH employees who are also students to Sections III and IV. Added parameters to scholarship reception by UH employees who are also students in Section IV. These changes were proposed by the Office of Academic Affairs.
MAPP 12.03.01 - Extension Programs Applied revised MAPP template and added new Revision Log. Updated the definition of Extension Programs in Section II to include certificates and degrees. Changed the Office of Education Outreach to the Office of University Outreach throughout the documentation. Changed the procedures in Section IV.A for Extension Program Development. Updated the Institutional Review and Approval cycles for graduate and undergraduate programs in Section IV.B. Changed information on billing, payment collection and revenue distribution in Section X. These changes were proposed by the Office of Academic Affairs.


*Please note that the policies contained in this section are not official.  The changes have been submitted to the University Policies and Procedures and are currently under review.  To view official Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures documentation go to http://www.uh.edu/policyservices/mapp/.





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