Draft Policies and Procedures Posted for Comment

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Proposed Revised Academic Personnel Manual (APM) Section 120, Emerita/Emeritus Titles
 
 
 
Applies To:  Faculty and other academic appointees
 
Brief Description:  UC Procedures for conferral of emerita/emeritus title on faculty and other academic appointees.
February 21, 2020
 
 
This policy is currently under review by UC Merced Academic Senate
 
Applies To:  All Native American and Native Hawaiian human remains and Cultural Items. Cultural Items, as used throughout this policy, refers to associated and unassociated funerary objects, sacred objects, and objects of cultural patrimony, as defined by the federal Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (“NAGPRA”).
 
Brief Description: The University of California (UC) adopts as a fundamental value the repatriation of Native American and Native Hawaiian human remains and cultural items (funerary objects, sacred objects, and objects of cultural patrimony), in accordance with state and federal law. This Policy describes how UC will pursue this value and comply with the federal Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (“NAGPRA”), 25 U.S.C. §§ 3001-13, its accompanying regulations (“NAGPRA Regulations”), 43 C.F.R. §§ 10.1-.17, and the California Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (“CalNAGPRA”), Cal. Health & Safety Code §§ 8010-30.
November 14, 2019
 
 
This policy is currently under review by UC Merced Academic Senate
Applies To:  All Campuses, Health Locations, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
 
Brief Description: This UC Policy establishes goals in nine areas of sustainable practices: green building, clean energy, transportation, climate protection, sustainable operations, waste reduction and recycling, environmentally preferable purchasing, sustainable foodservice, sustainable water systems.
July 19, 2019
 
 
 
Applies To: Non-employees, students, and outside organizations who receive a non-cash gift on behalf of the University or the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
 
Brief Description: This UC policy aligns with IRS regulations. Therefore, the gift’s purpose must further a University business purpose, and gift limits must be in line with IRS regulations.
July 19, 2019
 
 
 
 
Applies To:  This Framework applies to Staff and Non-Faculty Academic Personnel
 
Brief Description: The UC Systemwide Title IX Office revised the Staff and NFAP Framework to require the Chancellor or Chancellor’s designee to consult with their campus Title IX Officer on discipline for staff and non-faculty academic personnel found in violation of the SVSH Policy.
Please note that this change is required by CSA, and the Systemwide Title IX Office is soliciting feedback only on the redlined change (not the document as a whole).
March 11, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
Applies To:  This policy applies to all graduate students who prepare theses or dissertations in a graduate degree program within the University of California system.
 
Brief Description: This UCOP Policy extends the principles of the University’s existing open access policies to theses and dissertations prepared by the University’s graduate students. Specifically, this policy requires theses or dissertations prepared at the University to be (1) deposited into an open access repository, and (2) freely and openly available to the public, subject to a requested delay of access (“embargo”) obtained by the student. The policy does not affect students’ copyright ownership rights in their theses or dissertations.
April 8, 2019
 
 
 
Applies To:  All Campuses, Medical Centers, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR), and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
 
Brief Description: UCOP Policy that governs the use of vehicles and driver selection for University business. This Policy reflects currently accepted best practices for the selection and management of drivers operating any vehicle on behalf of the University of California. This Policy applies to all drivers who may operate any University of California vehicle, leased or rented vehicle, or privately owned vehicle while on University business. This Policy does not apply to vehicles supplied by Third Party Suppliers.

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Applies To:  This policy applies to any person working for or conducting business on behalf of the campuses, medical centers, Office of the President, and Agriculture & Natural Resources. This policy does not apply to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).
 
Brief Description: This UCOP policy provides an overview of financial accountability, financial management, data integrity, and compliance associated with financial transactions throughout the University. Campuses should develop policies and procedures to ensure these financial transaction accountability principles are met.

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Applies To:  This applies to all University employees, students and others who have authorized access to Administrative Records containing Personally Identifiable Information at all locations.
 
Brief Description: The purpose of this bulletin is to establish the systemwide processes for safeguarding personally identifiable information in Administrative Records. This policy is for use by anyone in the University community who makes decisions about Administrative Records. Material provided in the procedures may be helpful to anyone in the institution who creates or receives records of any type.

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Applies To:  All Principal Investigators (PIs) and anyone working in a UC Merced laboratory.
 
Brief Description:  In order to ensure a healthy and safe working environment in campus laboratories, this policy establishes a procedure for correcting deficiencies and issues of non-compliance.

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Applies To:  All University employees, including faculty and staff, students and non-affiliates.
 
Brief Description:  Local policy that describes the University's policy on expressive activities and assembly, including protests, demonstrations, outside speakers and posting, including time, place and manner procedures implemented pursuant to this policy.

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