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.
 
Although the policies contained herein are intended to reflect current rules and policies of the University, users are cautioned that changes or additions may have become effective since the publication of this material. In the event of a conflict, current statements of Board policy contained in the Bylaws, Rules, official minutes, and other pronouncements of the Board or Chancellor, or superseding law, shall prevail.
 
 

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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.
 

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  • This policy describes the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy campus environment, free of the effects of alcohol and substance abuse.
  • This policy acknowledges the widespread development of intellectual property related to computer software, databases, and digital media, and directs faculty to UAB's Faculty Handbook policy on Ownership of Intellectual Property Rights.
  • UAB prohibits the unauthorized or illegal copying and obtaining of computer software and the use of unauthorized or illegally copied or obtained computer software.
  • Deliberate, unauthorized attempts to access or use UAB's computers, computer facilties, networks, systems, programs, or data, or unauthorized manipulation of the above is a violation of UAB policy.
  • This set of guidelines helps to identify details of an effective evaluation and to facilitate the development of annual faculty evaluation policies.
  • This Human Resources policy defines overtime practices for non-exempt employees (Assignment Category 01 - Full time regular status, workforce group A) using Campus Kronos, in order to be consistent with the guidelines of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
  • This policy is intended to promote efficiency in University business transactions that require approval or authorization by establishing the basis on which electronic signatures are accepted.
  • This policy sets forth the framework under which UAB purchases may be made using purchasing cards.
  • All purchases made with a University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Purchasing Card (P-Card) must comply with these procedures.
  • This policy promotes efficient, responsible, and safe use of University facilities by setting forth institutional priorities to be considered when scheduling events and allocating space, especially for requests from external entities.
  • This policy gives an overview of the background investigations conducted for candidates selected for hire by the university and hospital.
  • UAB computer and network devices may only be used for work related to the university or for other approved activities. If these resources are used for destructive, disruptive or illegal activities, the right to use these resources may be revoked.
  • This policy addresses attendance requirements for University employees and employees of UAB Hospital and The Kirklin Clinic at UAB Hospital. It also describes the steps of corrective action for policy violations.
  • This policy governs the way in which University employees are authorized to access and interact with sensitive and restricted/PHI institutional data (as categorized by UAB's Data Classification Rule). This policy complements recently revised and developed IT security policies and rules, including the Data Protection and Security Poilcy, Data Classification Rule, and Data Protection Rule.
  • 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.
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