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

  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • This policy details eligibility and accrual rates for sick time and other specifications related to this specific employee benefit.
  • 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 the minimum criteria for granting approved access to information systems.
  • 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 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.
  • This policy establishes guidelines for the secure reallocation and disposal of media that contain sensitive data.
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