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Sec. 903-10: Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Policy underwent technical revisions to clarify procedures and update links, titles, and programs.
Sec 904-13: Guidelines for Vehicles Other Than Automobiles underwent technical revisions to update the UCI Fire Marshal email address and Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S)’s website link.
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Technical revisions were made to various Academic Personnel Manual (APM) Sections to update references to Regental governing documents.
UC Policy BUS 79 Expenditures for Business Meetings, Entertainment, and Other Occasions underwent technical revisions include the following major changes:
- The meal rate increase effective November 1, 2021 is reflected in Appendix A, page 24.
- Entertainment events held by the President or Chancellors are subject to reimbursement of expenses up to 200% of the listed meal rate limits without requiring additional approval effective January 1, 2022. These events can include donor cultivation or stewardship, recruitment and/or retention. Note, this special rule would not include events for internal senior leadership or for other non-donor related events, all which are still subject to existing approval requirement.
UC Policy Part-Time Study in the University of California underwent technical revisions, which included: reformatting into the standard Policy template, updated names of student fees, updated Responsible Office and Office titles, updated to reflect the replacement of the 1979 Policy on Part-Time Off-Campus Professional Graduate Degree Programs with the Policy on Self-Supporting Graduate Degree Programs, and a reference to a letter dated July 30, 2021 from the President on the application of the policy to Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition.
Sec. 701-22: Recharge Facility and Activity Review and Approval Policy was issued as a final policy after the conclusion of the six-month comment period for the interim policy.
Sec. 701-23: Sales and Service Activities Policy was issued as a final policy after the conclusion of the six-month comment period for the interim policy.
Sec. 715-01: Policy on Travel Authorization and Approval underwent a technical revision to align with IDA 632.
Sec. 710-10: Internal Audit Policy underwent a technical revision to update links and roles.
Sec. 710-11: External Audit Policy underwent a technical revision to update links and roles.
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UC Policy Sustainable Practices underwent a systemwide review. Revisions include: updating the targets and additional requirements for the Green Building Design, Climate Protection, Sustainable Transportation, Sustainable Water Systems, and Sustainability at UC Health sections of the policy; a new Health and Well-Being section was added; and a number of minor revisions were made to clarify the intent and improve the readability of the policy.
UC Policy Classification of Gifts and Sponsored underwent a systemwide review. Revisions include: improved descriptions of the policy scope; further development of the weighted classification criteria that are now grouped into two categories - Determinative and General Indicators; two new FAQs entries; and added clarity to the Checklist to help campuses more easily determine proper classification of research awards as either gifts or sponsored awards.
G-28 Travel Regulations underwent a technical revision to reflect an increase in the University’s mileage reimbursement rates for expenses incurred in connection with the business use of a private automobile in accordance with published Internal Revenue Service standard mileage rates.