Policies

University

PolicyDescriptionType
Researcher ResponsibilitiesFormal policy guidance for the conduct of research.WEB
Allowable Direct Charges to Federal Contracts and GrantsGeneral guidelines and clarification of University policies regarding allowable direct charges in proposals submitted to Federal agencies.PDF
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)
- HRMS Position Documents (PDF)
- Research Titles at a Glance (Web)
PDF
Word
WEB
Research Integrity OfficerResponsibilities of Research Integrity Officer at the University.WEB
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
Contracts and Grant ServicesServices 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
Office of Sponsored Projects HandbookHandbook of the Office Sponsored Projects.WEB
Export ControlsRegulations and resources for export control.WEB
Biosafety - Recombinant DNAReporting requirements and procedures for research involving the use of recombinant DNA molecules.WEB
Biosafety - Radiation and Infectious AgentsReporting requirements for research involving radiation and/or infectious agents.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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State of Texas

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

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Federal

PolicyDescriptionType
Code of Federal RegulationsWeb version of government publications with a search tool.WEB
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

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