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.

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  • 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

  • This procedure states the process and requirements for tracking and recording nonexempt employees' time.
  • This policy work breaks and meal periods for UAB employees, as well as breaks for nursing mothers.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This policy sets forth guidelines for establishing minimum criteria for user account management.
  • This policy establishes guidelines for contingency planning for information systems that contain, maintain, or transmit ePHI or other sensitive information.
  • 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.
  • This policy establishes guidelines for the secure reallocation and disposal of media that contain sensitive data.
  • 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.
  • This policy details vacation benefits for nonexempt and exempt employees.
  • This standard defines password/passphrase requirements for users, servers, and applications at UAB that use BlazerIDs or other authentification identifiers.
  • 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 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.
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