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University Policies

 LIST OF POLICY MEMORANDA Effective August 30, 2000
(All others have been superseded or are void and deleted) 

Organization Policies

 
  University Policy Development and Management     101   
  Policies Related to Department Chairs 103-95    
  Routing of Research Contract and Grant Proposals and Recommendations for Postdoctoral and Research Associate Appointments
 
104-98    
  Emergency Management Plan 105-02    

Faculty Policies

 
  Faculty Appointments, Promotions, and Tenure 201 (.pdf)   
  Faculty Appointments and Tenure at Rice University 201-87    
  Faculty Appointments, Promotions, and Tenure 201-97    
  Epilogue to 201 Epilogue    
       
 
  Honorary Faculty Title 202-03    
  Faculty Appointments - Assistant Professor 203-97    
  Faculty Family, Medical, and Professional Leaves 204-03    
  Summer Recess for Faculty Members 206-71    
  Sabbatical Leaves of Absence 208    
  Letters Concerning Faculty Appointments 213-71    
  Faculty Performance Reviews 214-03    
  Conflict of Interest and Commitment for Faculty (Including Faculty Fellows and Investigators) 216 (.pdf)   

Research Policies

 
  Management and Administration of Sponsored Projects 301    
  Cost Transfers 302    
  Program Income 303    
  Effort Reporting 304    
  Tuition Remission for Graduate Students 305    
  Cost Sharing 306    
  Issuing and Monitoring Subawards and Subcontracts 307 (.pdf)   
  Research Data Management 308 (.pdf)   
  Salary Support Through Sponsored Projects

311 (.pdf) 

 
  Laboratory Safety Policy 313 (.pdf)   
  Care and Humane Treatment of Animals Used in Research, Testing, and Education 314-90    
  Drug-Free University 323-96    
  Research Misconduct 324 (.pdf)   
  Human Health and Safety in the Performance of Research 326-98    
  Research Faculty 327    
  Funding Requests to External Sources 328-90    
  Research Equipment: Procurement, Management, Transfer, and Disposition(wording modifications made July 14, 1995 by memorandum)  331-03    
  Patent and Software Policies
Copyright Policy
333
334  
 

Human Resources Policies

 
  About These Policies 401-94    
  Accommodation of Applicants/Employees with Disabilities 402-94    
  Benefits Eligibility 403-96    
  Policy on Dual Employment and Multiple Jobs 404-96    
  Benefit Time 405 (.pdf)   
  Staff Promotion and Recruitment Policy and Procedures 406-94    
  Workers' Compensation 407-94    
  Bereavement Leave 408-93    
  Tuition Waiver 409-96    
  Pay Practices/Hours of Work 410-96    
  Discipline 411-93    
  Employee Records 412-93    
  Employment 413    
  Employment Definitions 414-93    
  Holidays 415-96    
  Jury Duty Leave 416-93    
  Family/Medical Leaves 417-96    
  Military Leave 418-93    
  Nepotism 419-96    
  Personal Leaves 420-96    
  Probationary Period 421-93    
  Retiree Definition and Benefits 422-98    
  Short-Term Disability

423 (.pdf)  

 
  Termination of Employment 424-94    
  Security Sensitive Positions 425-00    
  Service Awards 426-96    
  Compliance with Law 427-96    
  Witness Leave 428-93    
  Problem Solving 429-00    
  Tuition Remission for Dependents 430    
  Auditing Courses 431-94    
  Tuition Reimbursement 432-98    
  Performance Appraisal 433-94    
  Compressed Work Week 434-96    
  Compensation 436-96    
  Research Positions 438-98    
  Temporary Employment 439-96    

Graduate Student Policies

 
  Graduate Student Governance 501-01    

Undergraduate Student Policies

 
       
  Student Employees on Rice Funds 602-96    
 

General Policies

 
   
  Use of University Facilities and Scheduling Campus Events 802-82    
  Policy Regulating Sales on Campus 803-70    
  Procedure for Establishing New Courses 804-00    
  Safety Policy 805-00  
 

Travel, Business Meeting and Entertainment Policy

806 (.pdf)   
  Travel Insurance 807-96    
  Protection of Personally Identifiable Information 808    
  Control of Equipment and Other Property 809 (.pdf)   
  Signature and Approval Authority for Contracts 810 (.pdf)   
  Records Management 812    
  Whistleblower Protection 813    
  Purchasing Policy 814 (.pdf)   
  Equal Opportunity/Non-Discrimination/Affirmative Action Policy

815  

 
  Employment/Transfer/Promotion Procedures for Faculty and Staff 816-00    
  Rules and Procedures for Ranked Professional Librarians of Rice University 817-99    
  Posting of Handbills on Campus 819-96    
  Picketing, Demonstrations, and Non-University Sponsored Meetings 820-75    
  Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement for Use on Publications and Advertisements 821    
  Houston Police Emergency Calls 822-96    
  Charges for Departmental Services 824-77    
  Gifts Made from University Funds 826 (.pdf)   
  Remodeling or Changes in Basic Structure of Campus Buildings 827-78    
  Campus Mail Services 828-98    
  Rice University Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures 830-01 (.pdf)   
  Stewardship and Personal Use of University Property 831 (.pdf)  
  Appropriate Use of Computer Facilities 832-99    
  Dogs on Campus 834-95    
  Weapons Policy 835-96    
  Service Center Policy 836-03    
  Student Record Retention, Access, and Disposition Policy 837-97    
  Conflict of Interest 838    
  Tobacco-free Campus 839     
  Procedure for Investigating Accusations Warranting Severe Sanctions, Including Dismissal, Against Faculty Members      
  *Note applicability on policy cover sheet.