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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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policies, benefits, opportunities, requirements and other student and faculty-related issues.
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Policies related to UAB’s data systems, networks, the University Web and various technical regulations.
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Effort Reporting Policy
The purpose of effort reporting is to comply with federal government mandates to ensure the proper charging of labor costs to federally and non-federally sponsored activities at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). This includes salaries, wages, and benefits.
Equipment Accountability Policy
The department/unit head ultimately is responsible for the equipment affiliated to his or her department/unit. This includes equipment that has been purchased with a UAB account number, equipment that has been donated to UAB from an external entity, or equipment that has been purchased by a related foundation (i.e. Health Services, UAB Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship).
Time Tracking and Recordkeeping - HR Policy 208
This procedure states the process and requirements for tracking and recording nonexempt employees' time.
Work (Rest) Breaks and Meal Periods - HR Policy 621
This policy work breaks and meal periods for UAB employees, as well as breaks for nursing mothers.
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 - HR Policy 303
This policy details eligibility and accrual rates for sick time and other specifications related to this specific employee benefit.
Sick Time Donation Policy
Under certain circumstances, an employee may voluntarily donate to another 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: Information Systems and Network Access
This policy establishes the minimum criteria for granting approved access to information systems.
HIPAA Core Policy: Contingency Planning
This policy establishes guidelines for contingency planning for information systems that contain, maintain, or transmit ePHI or other sensitive information.
HIPAA Core Policy: Risk Analysis and Management of ePHI
This policy establishes guidelines for ongoing risk analysis and management of ePHI, which will assist in determining the value of assets and the corresponding exposure to threats and vulnerabilities.
HIPAA Core Policy: Use of Portable Devices
This policy establishes guidelines for departments engaged in administration, education, research, and clinical programs that utilize portable computing devices and/or use portable storage devices or who are considering their implementation in the future.
HIPAA Core Policy: Media Reallocation and Disposal
This policy establishes guidelines for the secure reallocation and disposal of media that contain sensitive data.
UAB Web Pages Policy