PENN STATE - POLICIES
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ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES AND GUIDELINES

Administrative Policies

  • Introduction - Administrative Policies and Guidelines
  • AD00 - Policy on Policies
  • AD01 - Auditoriums, Policies and Procedures for Use of University
  • AD02 - Non-University Groups Using University Facilities
  • AD03 - Conducting Educational Programs Using the Name of The University
  • AD04 - Development Solicitation
  • AD05 - Naming University Facilities
  • AD06 - Community Charity Solicitation of University Employees
  • AD07 - Use of University Name, Symbols and/or Graphic Devices
  • AD08 - Purchase of Advertising
  • AD09 - Notary Public Services
  • AD10 - Unassigned Page (Refer to Policy AD61)
  • AD11 - University Policy on Confidentiality of Student Records
  • AD12 - Sexual Assault, Relationship and Domestic Violence, and Stalking (Replaced by Policy AD85)
  • AD13 - Lost and Found Items
  • AD14 - Academic Administrative Evaluation
  • AD15 - Fees and Rates for Facilities and Services (Formerly Fees and Charges for Facilities and Services)
  • AD16 - Reporting Requirements for Vehicles Acquired or Disposed of by the University
  • AD17 - Royalty Payments for Course Materials (Replaced 01-07-13 by IP04)
  • AD18 - Possession, Use and Distribution of Alcoholic Beverages
  • AD19 - Use of Penn State Identification Number and Social Security Number
  • AD20 - Computer and Network Security
  • AD21 - Use of the Agricultural Arena and Agricultural Progress Days Facilities
  • AD22 - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • AD23 - Use of Institutional Data
  • AD24 - Identification Cards for Faculty/Staff, Students, and Affiliates
  • AD25 - Video Productions
  • AD26 - Sale and Serving of Food and Beverages at University Locations (Formerly Sale of Food and Beverages at University Locations)
  • AD27 - Commercial Sales Activities at University Locations
  • AD28 - Establishment of Advisory Boards, Development Councils and Boards of Visitors at Penn State
  • AD29 - Statement on Intolerance
  • AD30 - Cable Television (CATV) at University Facilities
  • AD31 - Outdoor Public Art
  • AD32 - Smoking Policy and Guideline
  • AD33 - A Drug-Free Workplace
  • AD34 - University Recycling Program
  • AD35 - University Archives and Records Management
  • AD36 - Unassigned Page (Refer to Policy IP01)
  • AD37 - Unassigned Page (Refer to Policy RA12)
  • AD38 - Administration of University Physical Facilities
  • AD39 - Minors Involved in University-Sponsored Programs or Programs Held at the University and/or Housed in University Facilities (Formerly Programs Involving Minors Housed in University Facilities)
  • AD40 - Recording of Classroom Activities and Note-Taking Services (Formerly Classroom Note-Taking Services)
  • AD41 - Sexual Harassment (Replaced by Policy AD85)
  • AD42 - Statement on Nondiscrimination and Harassment (Replaced by Policy AD85)
  • AD43 - Statement on HIV/AIDS
  • AD44 - University Storage Space Management
  • AD45 - Unassigned Page (Refer to Policy AD61)
  • AD46 - Policy Governing Copyright Clearance (Replaced 01-07-13 by IP05)
  • AD47 - General Standards of Professional Ethics
  • AD48 - Unassigned Page (Refer to Policy IP02)
  • AD49 - Office of General Counsel (formerly Contacts with University's Legal Counsel)
  • AD50 - Contacts with State and Federal Officials and Official Visits by Government Agencies
  • AD51 - Use of Outdoor Areas for Expressive Activities
  • AD52 - Links to or from Penn State Web Pages
  • AD53 - Privacy Statement
  • AD54 - Web Page Design and Image
  • AD55 - Role of the Department of Distance Education/World Campus
  • AD56 - Use of Group Communication Tools to Communicate University Business to Employees and Students
  • AD57 - General Regulations on Use of University Property
  • AD61 - University Marketing and Communications (Formerly University Communications Through Advertising, Publications and Media Relations)
  • AD62 - Use of General Purpose Classrooms (Formerly Scheduling and Use of General Purpose Classrooms)
  • AD63 - Workflow Policy
  • AD64 - Energy Conservation Policy
  • AD65 - Electronic Security and Access Systems (formerly SY33)
  • AD66 - Service Animal Policy
  • AD67 - Disclosure of Wrongful Conduct and Protection From Retaliation
  • AD68 - University Access Policy
  • AD69 - Accessibility of Penn State Web Pages
  • AD70 - Emergency Management
  • AD71 - Data Categorization
  • AD72 - Reporting Suspected Child Abuse
  • AD73 - Accessing Athletic and Recreational Facilities
  • AD74 - Compliance With the Clery Act
  • AD75 - University Events and Ticket Accountability
  • AD76 - Emergency Notifications on Digital Signage
  • AD77 - Engaging in Outside Professional Activities (Conflict of Commitment)
  • AD78 - Threats to Campus Safety
  • AD81 - Independence of the University Police and Public Safety
  • AD82 - Classroom Scheduling
  • AD83 - Institutional Financial Conflict of Interest
  • AD84 - Preferred Name Policy
  • AD85 - Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Harassment and Related Inappropriate Conduct
  • AD86 - Policy Pending
  • AD87 - Compliance with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act

Administrative Guidelines

  • ADG01 - Glossary of Computerized Data and System Terminology
  • ADG02 - Computer Security (formerly Computer Facility Security)
  • ADG03 - Unassigned Page
  • ADG04 - Providing Emergency Medical Services at University Events at University Park
  • ADG06 - Appropriate Use of Student Data
  • ADG07 - Data Categorization Examples

BUDGET POLICIES

  • Introduction - Budget Policies
  • BT01 - Operation and Administration of the Budget
  • BT02 - General Budget Regulations
  • BT03 - Budget Regulations for Personal Services
  • BT04 - Budget Regulations for Departmental Allotment Including Fringe Benefits
  • BT05 - Budget Regulations for Allocation Funds
  • BT06 - University Student Course-Related Fees and Specific Charges

BUSINESS SERVICES

  • Introduction - Business Services Policies
  • BS01 - Use of University Mail Service
  • BS02 - University Mailing Lists
  • BS03 - Faculty and Staff Parking Rules and Regulations
  • BS04 - Student Parking Rules and Regulations
  • BS05 - Visitor, Contractor and Service Parking Rules, Regulations, and Information (University Park)
  • BS06 - Goals of the Department of Purchasing Services (PSU accessible only)
  • BS07 - Authority and Procurement
  • BS08 - Information Inquiries (PSU accessible only)
  • BS09 - Initiating Purchases From Vendors Outside the University (PSU accessible only)
  • BS10 - Blanket or Standing Order (PSU accessible only)
  • BS11 - Responsibilities After Initiating Purchases From Vendors Outside the University (PSU accessible only)
  • BS12 - Payment of Freight and Express Invoices (PSU accessible only)
  • BS13 - Payment of Vendor's Invoices (PSU accessible only)
  • BS14 - Penn State Purchasing Card (PSU accessible only)
  • BS15 - Disposal and Purchase of Obsolete, Surplus or Scrap University-Owned Equipment, Supplies and/or Materials (PSU accessible only)
  • BS16 - Limited Order (PSU accessible only)
  • BS17 - Use and Procurement of External Consultants (PSU accessible only)
  • BS18 - Procurement or Acquisition of Light-Duty Motor Vehicles (8,500 GVW or less) [Formerly Procurement of Passenger Vehicles] (PSU accessible only)
  • BS19 - Unassigned Page (Refer to Policy FN21)
  • BS20 - University Vehicle Operations or Use [Formerly Fleet Operations Vehicle Service] (PSU accessible only)

FINANCIAL POLICIES AND GUIDELINES

Financial Policies

  • Introduction - Financial Policies
  • FN01 - Processing Cash Revenues
  • FN02 - Charge Sales and Billing
  • FN03 - Substantiation, Disclosure, and Accountability for the Receipt of Contributions from Non-Governmental Sources (See also FNG01)
  • FN04 - Petty Cash and Change Funds
  • FN05 - Operating Cash Funds
  • FN06 - unassigned -
  • FN07 - Electronic Payments - Credit Cards (formerly Credit Card Sales)
  • FN08 - Refunds
  • FN09 - Scholarships
  • FN10 - Other Business Expenses and Activities
  • FN11 - Contracts and Leases
  • FN12 - policy pending approval
  • FN13 - Unassigned Page (Refer to Policy RA16)
  • FN14 - Use of Tangible Assets, Equipment, Supplies and Services
  • FN15 - Establishing or Accepting Funds For Endowed or Named Annually Funded Accounts
  • FN16 - Interdepartmental Transactions
  • FN17 - Required Use of Approved University Paper Forms Appearing in the General University Reference Utility (GURU)
  • FN18 - University Approval Authorization Policy
  • FN19 - Policy for Handling and Distributing Confidential Internal Audit Reports and Other Documents
  • FN20 - Student Group Travel Policy (Formerly Policy TR13, International Group Travel Approval Policy )
  • FN21 - Non-Office Telecommunications Services (Formerly Policy BS19)
  • FN22 - Policy on Institutional and Employee Relationships with Educational Loan Lenders
  • FN23 - Identity Theft Detection, Prevention and Mitigation Program
  • FN24 - Providing Educational Services to Military Service Members

Financial Guidelines

  • FNG01 - Flow and Accountability of Gifts and Grants from Non-Governmental Sources - (See also FN03
  • FNG02 - Limited Delegation of Contract Approvals
  • FNG03 - Cash Revenue Transactions
  • FNG04 - Employee Reward and Recognition Programs
  • FNG05 - Expenditure Guidelines for Costs Not Allowable Under OMB Circular A-21
  • FNG06 - Guidelines Regarding Other Business Expenses and Activities (replaced by FN10, effective April 1, 2009)
  • FNG07 - Endowment Spending Stewardship

HUMAN RESOURCES POLICIES AND GUIDELINES

Human Resources Policies

  • HR01 - Fair Employment Practices
  • HR02 - Employment of Minors
  • HR03 - Delivery of Human Resources Services
  • HR04 - Personnel Actions Presented to the Board of Trustees
  • HR05 - "Regular" and "Nonregular" University Employees
  • HR06 - Types of Appointments
  • HR07 - University Appointments without Remuneration
  • HR08 - Establishment of a Staff or a Technical Service Position
  • HR09 - Reasonable Accommodation for University Employees
  • HR10 - Distinguished Professorships
  • HR11 - Affirmative Action in Employment at The Pennsylvania State University
  • HR12 - Professional Organization Memberships
  • HR13 - Recommended Procedure for Hiring New Faculty
  • HR14 - Forms to be Filled Out by and for Each New Regular Employee
  • HR15 - Procedure for the Use of University Distribution Lists in Releasing Written Information Within the University
  • HR16 - Leave of Absence without Salary (Other Than for Active Military Service or Training)
  • HR17 - Sabbatical Leave
  • HR18 - Graduate Study Leave of Absence
  • HR19 - Leave of Absence for Active Military Service or Training
  • HR20 - Breastfeeding Support
  • HR21 - Definition of Academic Ranks
  • HR22 - Search Procedures for Academic Administration Positions
  • HR23 - Promotion and Tenure Procedures and Regulations
  • HR24 - Professional Dual Titles for Research Rank Faculty
  • HR25 - Emeritus Status
  • HR26 - Matters Involving Foreign Nationals Employed by the University
  • HR27 - Benefits for Foreign Nationals Employed by the University
  • HR28 - Unassigned - formerly Employment Conditions for Staff Exempt Employees (see HR34)
  • HR29 - Voluntary Phased Retirement
  • HR30 - Unassigned - formerly Loyalty Assertion
  • HR31 - Determination of Payroll Classification Categories
  • HR32 - Unassigned - formerly Pre-Employment Clearance
  • HR33 - Help Wanted Advertising
  • HR34 - Employment Conditions for Staff Employees
  • HR35 - Public Service and Political Endorsements by Members of the Faculty and Staff
  • HR36 - Educational Privileges for Faculty, Staff, and Retirees
  • HR37 - Grant-in-Aid for Dependents of Faculty, Staff, and Retirees
  • HR38 - University Courses for Training Faculty and Staff
  • HR39 - Unassigned - formerly Clerical Salary Plan
  • HR40 - Evaluation of Faculty Performance
  • HR41 - Setting Hourly Wage Payroll Rates for Part-Time and Casual Employees
  • HR42 - Payment of Personal Compensation by a State Agency or Department of the Commonwealth
  • HR43 - Effective Dates for Promotion, Merit and Training Increases
  • HR44 - How to Determine Effective Date of Employment or Termination for Employees Paid Biweekly
  • HR45 - Post-Retirement Appointments
  • HR46 - Unassigned - formerly Safety Glasses for Employees Working on Machine Tools (see SY06)
  • HR47 - Employee Uniforms
  • HR48 - Child Care Program Policy
  • HR49 - Twenty-Five Year Service Award Program
  • HR50 - Use of Accumulated Vacation at Time of Resignation or Retirement, or Upon Completion of a Fixed-Term I Appointment
  • HR51 - Unassigned - formerly Mandatory Retirement Age and Maximum Employment Age for Executives, High Policymakers and Tenured Faculty Members
  • HR52 - Resignation from University Employment
  • HR53 -Deceased Employee's Final Salary Payment
  • HR54 -Continuation of Group Insurance After Age 60, Age 65, and After Retirement or Death
  • HR55 - Things to Know When Leaving University Employment
  • HR56 - Answering Personnel Inquiries
  • HR57 - How to Determine Effective Dates of Employment or Termination for Employees Paid Monthly (Except Academic)
  • HR58 - Change of Address or Telephone Number
  • HR59 - Employment of Relatives
  • HR60 - Access to Personnel Files
  • HR61 - Faculty Contracts
  • HR62 - Unassigned - formerly Employment Conditions for Staff Nonexempt Employees (see HR34)
  • HR63 - Faculty and Staff Transfers Within the University
  • HR64 - Academic Freedom
  • HR65 - Unassigned - formerly Graduate Study Grant-in-Aid for Faculty and Exempt Staff Who Are Permanently Away From University Park to Support Study at Other Institutions of Higher Learning
  • HR66 - Change of Legal Name of an Employee
  • HR67 - Periods of Overlap
  • HR68 - Postdoctoral Appointments
  • HR69 - Unassigned - formerly "Conducting Employment Investigations" (see HR99)
  • HR70 - Dismissal of Tenured or Tenure-Eligible Faculty Members
  • HR71 - Committing Employment for a Wage Payroll Job
  • HR72 - Unassigned - formerly Contact With State and Federal Officials and Official Visits by Government Agencies (see AD50)
  • HR73 - Payment of Moving Expenses for Certain Members of the University Faculty and Staff
  • HR74 - Staff Vacancy Announcement
  • HR75 - Relocation Expenses for Regular Members of the University Faculty and Staff
  • HR76 - Faculty Rights and Responsibilities
  • HR77 - University-Named Career Development Professorships
  • HR78 - Staff Employee Failure to Meet Acceptable Standards of Performance
  • HR79 - Staff Grievance Procedure
  • HR80 - Private Consulting Practice
  • HR81 - University-Named Professorships
  • HR82 - University-Named Chairs
  • HR83 - University Endowed Fellowships
  • HR84 - Practical Training for Foreign Students
  • HR85 - Affiliate Academic Appointments
  • HR86 - Establishing Short-Term Staff Support Jobs for Research Projects in Academic Units
  • HR87 - Evan Pugh Professorships
  • HR88 - Full-time Equivalent Appointments
  • HR89 - Unassigned - formerly "University Patent Agreement" (see IP01)
  • HR90 - Extra Compensation for Exempt Staff Employees
  • HR91 - Conflict of Interest
  • HR92 - Employment Conditions for Employees Classified as Administrator
  • HR93 - University-Named Dean's Chairs
  • HR94 - University-Named Department Head's Chairs
  • HR95 - Unassigned - formerly "Academic Appointment Background Checking" (see HR99)
  • HR96 - Unassigned - formerly "Reference and Background Checking for Other-Than-Academic Appointments" (see HR99)
  • HR97 - Layoff Provisions for Staff Employees
  • HR98 - Severance Payment Provisions for Staff Employees
  • HR99 - Background Check Process
  • HR100 - Employee Assistance Fund
  • HR101 - Positions Requiring National Search Process
  • HR102 - Separation and Transfer Protocol

Human Resources Guidelines

  • HRG01 - Unassigned - formerly Priorities for Considering Applicants - Staff Vacancies
  • HRG02 - Alternate Work Arrangements
  • HRG03 - Charging Sick Leave When Emotionally Ill
  • HRG04 - Charging Sick Leave When Hospitalized While on Vacation
  • HRG05 - 'No-Pay' Days in Lieu of Short-Term Leave of Absence
  • HRG06 - Vacation, etc. for Staff Schedules in an Academic Setting
  • HRG07 - Absence From Work for Pregnancy or Childbirth
  • HRG08 - Determining Effective Date of Appointment for Faculty Members Hired at the Beginning of a Semester or Summer Session
  • HRG09 - Clinical Faculty Appointments for Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Physicians and Health Care Providers
  • HRG10 - Handling 'Weather Day' Absences
  • HRG11 - Family and Medical Leave
  • HRG12 - Publicizing Retirements in University Publications
  • HRG13 - Definition of Formal Study as Outlined in HR16
  • HRG14 - Termination of Employment Near Dec-New Year Holidays
  • HRG15 - Support Funds and Outside Compensation During Sabbatical
  • HRG16 - Unassigned - formerly Sexual Harassment (see AD85)
  • HRG17 - Requests for Reduction of Prior Tenure Credit
  • HRG18 - Paid Parental Leave for Faculty

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY POLICIES AND GUIDELINES

Intellectual Property Policies

  • Introduction - Intellectual Property Policies
  • IP01 - Ownership and Management of Intellectual Property (Formerly RA11 - Patents and Copyrights [Intellectual Property])
  • IP02 - Co-Authorship of Scholarly Reports, Papers and Publications (Formerly Policy RA13)
  • IP03 - Courseware (Formerly RA17)
  • IP04 - Royalty Payments for Course Materials (Formerly AD17)
  • IP05 - Policy Governing Copyright Clearance (Formerly AD46)

Intellectual Property Guidelines

  • IPG01 - Faculty Guidance On Student Intellectual Property Rights (Formerly RAG12)
  • IPG02 - Special Student Intellectual Property Agreement Forms (Formerly RAG13)
  • IPG03 - What to Expect When Licensing a Penn State Technology into a Start-Up Company (Formerly RAG14)
  • IPG04 - Acceptance of Donated Intellectual Property by The Pennsylvania State University (Formerly RAG17)

PAYROLL POLICIES

  • Introduction - Payroll Policies (PSU accessible only)
  • PR01 - Types of Payrolls (PSU accessible only)
  • PR02 - Personnel Paid Monthly (PSU accessible only)
  • PR03 - Fellows and Scholars (PSU accessible only)
  • PR04 - Biweekly Payroll - Technical-Service Employees in Housing and Food Service, Penn State Hospitality Services, and University Health Services (PSU accessible only)
  • PR05 - Biweekly Payroll - Technical-Service Employees in Administrative Areas Other than Housing and Food Service, Penn State Hospitality Services, and University Health Services (PSU accessible only)
  • PR06 - Graduate Assistants (PSU accessible only) UNDER REVIEW
  • PR07 - Wage Payroll - Non-Regular Employees (PSU accessible only)
  • PR08 - Payroll Deductions for Aliens Employed by the University (PSU accessible only) OBSOLETE. REFER TO http://www.controller.psu.edu/Divisions/PayrollOffice/international.html
  • PR09 - Payment for Fractional Payroll Periods Worked and Transfers Between Types of Payrolls for Non-Academic Employees (PSU accessible only)
  • PR10 - Compensation of Individuals Classified as Academic and Academic Administrator (PSU accessible only)
  • PR11 - Salary Deposits and Distribution of Payroll Checks (PSU accessible only)
  • PR12 - Payments to Individuals Receiving Meals and/or Lodging as Part of Their Gross Remuneration- OBSOLETE
  • PR13 - Withholding of Federal Income Tax (PSU accessible only)
  • PR14 - F.I.C.A. (Social Security Deductions) (PSU accessible only)
  • PR15 - Local Earned Income Tax (PSU accessible only)
  • PR16 - U. S. Savings Bonds (PSU accessible only)- OBSOLETE; Program discontinued
  • PR17 - Graduate Lecturer / Predoctoral Lecturer (PSU accessible only)

RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION POLICIES AND GUIDELINES

Research Administration Policies

  • Introduction - Research Administration Policies
  • RA01 - Determining the Allowability, Allocability, and Reasonableness of Costs on Sponsored Projects
  • RA02 - Acceptability and Evaluating of Services, Equipment or Property Donated to Federally Sponsored Projects
  • RA03 - Preparing Budgets (Cost Estimates) For Sponsored Projects
  • RA04 - Making Revisions to Budgets and Program Plans on Federally Sponsored Projects
  • RA05 - Significant Financial Interest Disclosure for Sponsored Project's Investigators (replaced 06-17-09 by RA20)
  • RA06 - Cost Recovery for Sponsored Projects
  • RA07 - Use of Equipment Purchased on Federally Sponsored Projects
  • RA08 - Reimbursement Salary Caps and Plan Effort Confirmation (formerly Salary Rate Limitations and Effort Confirmation)
  • RA09 - Determining and Disposing of Program Income on Federally Sponsored Projects
  • RA10 - Addressing Allegations of Research Misconduct (Formerly Handling Inquiries/Investigations Into Questions of Ethics in Research and in Other Scholarly Activities)
  • RA11 - Patents and Copyrights (Intellectual Property) (Replaced 01-07-13 by IP01)
  • RA12 - Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurial Activities (Faculty Research)
  • RA13 - Co-authorship of Scholarly Reports, Papers and Publications (Replaced 01-07-13 by IP02)
  • RA14 - The Use of Human Participants in Research
  • RA15 - Care and Use of Vertebrate Animals
  • RA16 - Administration of Sponsored Project Subcontracts of the University
  • RA17 - Courseware (Replaced 01-07-13 by IP03)
  • RA18 - Compliance with Federal Export Regulations
  • RA19 - Administration of Sponsored Project Subawards of the University
  • RA20 - Disclosure and Management of Significant Financial Interests (formerly Individual Conflict of Interest)
  • RA21 - Institutional Financial Conflict of Interest Involving Sponsored Projects, Dedicated Gifts, Research, Scholarship, and Technology Transfer (Replaced 09-10-13 by AD83)
  • RA22 - HIPAA and Research at Penn State University
  • RA23 - HIPAA and Research at The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center And Penn State College Of Medicine
  • RA24 - Position Statement on Research

Research Administration Guidelines

  • RAG01 - Implementing Revised OMB Circular A-21 (Section F.6.b - Departmental Administration Expense) REVISED 4/26/96, and Further Amended 8/29/97)
  • RAG02 - Central Matching Funds Program for Research Equipment (formerly University Equipment Matching Funds Program)
  • RAG03 - Central Matching Funds Program for Assistantships / Traineeships (formerly Assistantships / Traineeships Matching Funds Program)
  • RAG04 - Guidelines For Gifts, Grants and Contracts (The Funding Matrix)
  • RAG05 - Fixed Price Agreements - Residual Balance
  • RAG06 - Applying Fringe Benefit and F&A Rates to Sponsored Projects and Other Miscellaneous Funds
  • RAG07 - Determining Off- and On-Campus Rate Usage
  • RAG08 - Closeout Procedures for Restricted Accounts
  • RAG09 - Processing Sponsored Projects Involving Retired Faculty Participation
  • RAG10 - Cost Sharing
  • RAG11 - Ensuring Compliance With Export Control Policy RA18
  • RAG12 - Faculty Guidance On Student Intellectual Property Rights (Replaced 01-07-13 by IPG01)
  • RAG13 - Special Student Intellectual Property Agreement Forms (Replaced 01-07-13 by IPG02)
  • RAG14 - What to Expect When Licensing a Penn State Technology into a Start-Up Company (Replaced 01-07-13 by IPG03)
  • RAG15 - Faculty Consulting Agreements
  • RAG16 - The Responsible Conduct of Research
  • RAG17 - Acceptance of Donated Intellectual Propery by the Pennsylvania State University (Replaced 01-07-13 by IPG04)
  • RAG18 - Establishing Research Institutes, Consortia, and Centers
  • RAG19 - Limited Submissions Selection Process, I.E., Proposals/Applications in Response to a Research Funding Opportunity for Which a Limited Number of Submissions Are Permitted From Penn State
  • RAG20 - BEING REVISED. Refer to Policy RA20. (Formerly Guidance on the Disclosure of Significant Financial or Business Interest(s) )
  • RAG21 - Coordination Process for Matching Funds and Other University Contributions to Multi-Unit Proposals

SAFETY POLICIES

  • Introduction - Safety Policies
  • SY01 - Environmental Health and Safety Policy
  • SY02 - Identification Decals - Individuals Requesting Assistance
  • SY03 - Emergencies Involving Students
  • SY04 - Employee Accidents - Reporting and Investigation
  • SY05 - Persons, Other Than Students or Employees, Who Are Injured or Become Ill on University Property
  • SY06 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Safety Policy (Formerly Safety Glasses for Employees Working on Machine Tools)
  • SY07 - Governing Control of Animals on University Property
  • SY08 - Storage, Dispensing and Use of Flammable Liquids on Pennsylvania State University Property
  • SY09 - Fire Extinguisher Provisions
  • SY10 - Interior Finish - Fire and Smoke Classification
  • SY11 - Refrigerators - Explosion Proof
  • SY12 - Weapons, Fireworks, and Paintball Devices
  • SY13 - Open Fires
  • SY14 - Use of Radioactive Materials
  • SY15 - Radiation-Producing Instruments
  • SY16 - Regulations For Bicycles/Mopeds/Skateboards/Scooters/In-Line Skates/Roller Skates/Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Devices
  • SY17 - Lasers
  • SY18 - Bomb Threats
  • SY19 - University Access Policy (formerly University Key Policy) (Refer to Policy AD68)
  • SY20 - Hazardous Waste Disposal
  • SY21 - First Aid Kits
  • SY22 - Automated External Defibrillators (AED)
  • SY23 - Occupational Health and Safety Program for Animal Care Personnel
  • SY24 - Use of Regulated and Biohazardous Materials in Research and Instruction
  • SY25 - Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • SY26 - Fluorescent Light Ballast/Capacitor Disposal
  • SY27 - Halogen Lamps
  • SY28 - Emergency Evacuations and Fire Drills - Residence Halls
  • SY29 - Infectious Waste Disposal
  • SY30 - Open Flame Devices
  • SY31 - Lamp Use and Disposal
  • SY32 - Police and Security Programs
  • SY33 - Electronic Security and Access Systems (Refer to Policy AD65)
  • SY34 - Hazardous Material Shipping
  • SY35 - Lockout/Tagout
  • SY36 - Corridor Storage and Use
  • SY37 - Text Messaging and Cell Phone Use When Operating Vehicles While on University Business
  • SY38 - Landing of Helicopters on University Property (Formerly Landing of Helicopters at University Park)
  • SY39 - Hazardous Chemical Inventory Management
  • SY40 - Disposal of Pollutants in University Sanitary Systems
  • SY41 - Active Shooter Policy
  • SY42 - Missing Student Policy
  • SY43 - Laboratory and Research Safety Plan
  • SY44 - Items Permitted Into Events Held In University Facilities

TRAVEL POLICY