UAB Policies and Procedures Library

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.

 Quick Find by Group

  • Policies and procedures affecting UAB students and faculty, including Faculty Handbook policies, benefits, opportunities, requirements and other student and faculty-related issues.
  • Administration
    Policies that are of a general administrative or operational nature.
  • UAB Business Services
    Policies related to non-education and general business services provided for the university.
  • Policies, procedures and guidelines related to University accounting, procurement, purchasing, and other financial matters. See also UAB Financial Affairs Website for additional information, procedures and guidelines.
  • Policies detailing benefits, opportunities, and other issues that affect University employees.
  • Information Technology
    Policies related to UAB’s data systems, networks, the University Web and various technical regulations.
  • Research
    Policies, procedures, and guidelines related to UAB research, research environments, and corresponding requirements and regulations.

 Recently Updated Items

  • Prevention of and response to violence on UAB campus.
  • 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.
  • This policy describes The Office of Student's Life's requirement for full-time employees and certain others to wear a staff uniform shirt.
  • This policy establishes guidelines for implementing patient rights related to health information by UAB/UAB Health System Covered Entities, in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) and Alabama state law.
  • This policy describes essential considerations and requirements in responsible authorship and publication and protects the interests of UAB authors in the scientific and scholarly process.
  • This policy requires owners/operators of chartered, leased, or loaned aircraft to provide evidence of aviation liability insurance and defines limits of liability defined by type and use of the aircraft.
  • This policy establishes UAB's approach to maintaining accreditation and communicating with accrediting bodies.
  • This policy establishes a consistent definition of credit hours for use throughout the university.
  • This policy establishes UAB's expectations and process for making substantial changes as defined by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • This policy governs the use or creation of digital mass communications or digital content in pursuit of official UAB business or in association with the UAB brand.
  • This policy outlines the process of assigning employment categories by Human Resources. Also included in the document are each category's associated benefits.
  • Some sponsors restrict the total number of applications submitted per institution, school, and/or discipline. When the sponsor's program guidelines stipulate a limit, an internal review process may be necessary to determine the applicant(s) or proposal(s) to represent UAB.
  • This policy describes UAB and UAB Medicine's commitment to following approved hiring procedures and outlines the responsibilities Human Resources regarding these procedures.
  • This policy describes accepted methods of recruiting for vacant positions.
  • This policy describes the various types of pre-employment tests that may be given upon application for employment.
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