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The UAB Policies and Procedures Library is a repository of all current university-wide policies and associated procedures. Find the information you need by browsing the collection using the title index, keyword index, or unit index. You may also locate documents by using the advanced search engine for full text search.
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Family and Medical Leave of Absence Policy
This policy implements the provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 for faculty members and for administrative, professional, and support staff of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Sick Time Donation Policy
Under certain circumstances, a UAB employee may voluntarily donate to another UAB employee, or receive from another employee, accrued sick time under a sick time donation plan as described in this policy.
Paid Parental Leave Policy
The Paid Parental Leave Policy supports faculty and staff in their efforts to balance work with family life by allowing parents additional flexibility and time to bond with their new child and adjust to their new family situation.
HIPAA Core Policy: HIPAA Administration
This policy ensures that UAB covered entities implement certain human resources requirements to protect against the wrongful use or disclosure of protected health information (PHI) in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA") and Alabama state law.
HIPAA Core Policy: Information Systems Account Management
This policy sets forth guidelines for establishing minimum criteria for user account management.
HIPAA Core Policy: Media Reallocation and Disposal
This policy establishes guidelines for the secure reallocation and disposal of media that contain sensitive data.
Fundraising Policy and Gift Acceptance Guidelines
All fund-raising efforts for the university must receive prior approval from the appropriate administrative unit. Employees who participate in purchasing decisions are prohibited from accepting personal gifts.
Vacation - HR Policy 301
This policy details vacation benefits for nonexempt and exempt employees.
IT Standard -- Password / Passphrase
This standard defines password/passphrase requirements for users, servers, and applications at UAB that use BlazerIDs or other authentification identifiers.
Student Violence and Sexual Misconduct Policy
This policy serves as a guide for students on UAB's expectations for behavior relating to interpersonal interaction, responsibility and respect, and as a measure to determine if behaviors trespassed on community values. It explains how the University will proceed once it is made aware of possible student violence and sexual misconduct in keeping with our institutional values and to meet our legal obligations under Title IX and other applicable laws and regulations.
Definition of a Principal Investigator
This policy defines the UAB employee classification/status of a UAB employee who may serve as a principal investigator on externally sponsored grants and contracts. This policy will also help OSP’s user community understand why, in certain cases, the PI of record for the funding entity may not be the PI of record for UAB. For example, on certain training or fellowship grants, UAB designates the mentor as the PI, whereas NIH designates the student as the PI.
Time Cards and Time Sheets - HR Policy 208
This procedure states the process and requirements for each department when using the Oracle TEL document for the final submission of time.
The use of tobacco and smoking-related products is prohibited in all buildings, facilities, and spaces (including covered walkways and covered parking) that are owned, rented, or leased by the University.
UAB Residency Determination and Appeal Process
These guidelines implement portions of the Board policy on non-resident tuition, certification of residency status, and appeals.
UAB Policy on Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement for the Human Research Protection Program - IRB POL034
This policy requires the implenmentation of a quality assurance and quality improvement program to monitor compliance with federal regulations and improve the Human Research Protection Program processes
UAB Web Pages Policy