Policies

PolicyDescriptionType
Entertainment and Official Occasion Expenses with VPR Rules (amended April 1, 2019)The University’s policy on Entertainment and Official Occasion Expenses with changes by the Office of the Vice President for ResearchPDF

PolicyDescriptionType
Researcher ResponsibilitiesFormal policy guidance for the conduct of research.WEB
Direct CostsCost principles and procedures for budgeting selected items of costsWEB
Research TitlesPolicy for assigning appropriate research titles to individuals whose primary activities are to conduct research at, or on behalf of, the University.
Related documents:
- Procedures for Research Titles (PDF)
- Research Titles Offer Letters - Word version of all letters (Word)
- Research Titles at a Glance (Web)
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Guidelines for Conflict of InterestTraining and reporting requirements for Conflict of Interest.WEB
Exit Checklist MemorandumProcedures for clearing faculty/researchers that terminate their employment with the University.WEB
Memorandum of Understanding on Controlled SubstancesPolicy for the use of controlled items (chemical precursors and certain lab apparatus).PDF
Office of Sponsored ProjectsServices provided by the Office of Sponsored Projects include sponsored project award account setup, sponsor billing and collection, financial reporting, requisition review and approvals, award final closeout, audit response and support, and training.WEB
Handbook of Operating ProceduresWeb version of university policies within the Handbook of Operating Procedures (HOP) with a search tool.WEB
Scientific IntegrityPolicy on misconduct in science and other scholarly activities.WEB
Laboratory SafetyGuidelines on laboratory safety published by Environmental Health and Safety.WEB
Office of Technology CommercializationThe Office of Technology Commercialization is responsible for the protection and efficient transfer of university discoveries to the marketplace for the benefit of society.WEB
Export ControlsRegulations and resources for export control.WEB
BiosafetyPolicies, guidelines, and training for research involving recombinant DNA and biohazardous materials.WEB
Radiation SafetyPolicies, guidelines, and training for the use of radioactive materials, and X-ray machines.WEB
Biosafety - Registration FormsReporting requirements and procedures for research involving the use of recombinant DNA and biohazardous materials.WEB
Use of Animals in ResearchPolicies, procedures, and guidelines about animal research.WEB
Use of Human Subjects in ResearchPolicies, procedures, standards, and regulations about human subjects research.WEB

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Texas Education CodeWeb version of Education Code within the Texas Constitution and Statutes.WEB

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Code of Federal RegulationsElectronic Code of Federal RegulationsWEB
Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200)Uniform administrative requirements, cost principles, and audit requirements for federal awards.WEB
Federal Acquisition RegulationsWeb version of Federal Acquisition Regulations with a search tool.WEB
Federal RegisterThe Office of the Federal Register informs citizens of their rights and obligations and documents the actions of Federal agencies.WEB
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Guide for Grants and ContractsPolicies and guidelines for medical and behavioral research grants and contacts published by the National Institutes of Health.WEB
National Science Foundation (NSF) Policy OfficeThe Policy Office is responsible for issuing proposal and award policy for the programs of the National Science Foundation.WEB