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Policy Title Policy Collection Responsible Office
Absence for Religious Reasons University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Academic Conduct Code University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Academic Freedom Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
Academic Load University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Academic Progress and Graduation University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Academic Residency Requirement University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Academic Standing for Undergraduate Students in Full-time Programs University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Access to Electronic Information, Policy on Information Services and Technology
Account Maintenance and Security Information Services and Technology
Adding or Dropping a Course University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Address Changes University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Administration and Monitoring of Subrecipient Agreements Issued to Third Parties, Policies and Procedures for the Post Award Financial Operations
Administrative and Clerical Expenses on Federal Sponsored Projects, Guidelines for Budgeting and Accounting for Post Award Financial Operations
Advanced Placement Credit University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Agreement Administration Procurement Policies and Guidelines Sourcing and Procurement
Alcohol and Illegal Substances Lifebook Dean of Students
Allowable/Unallowable for Facilities and Administrative Cost (formerly Indirect Cost) Post Award Financial Operations
Animal Care and Use Research Compliance
Animals on Campus

Human Resources


Dean of Students
Annual Notice Concerning Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Information Services and Technology
Appointment and Continuance of Appointments for Full-Time Faculty on the Medical Campus Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
Appointment and Reappointment of Faculty on the Charles River Campus Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
Appointment of Deans Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
Approving University Expenditures Office of the Comptroller
Athletics Institutional Control and Responsibility Athletics
Attendance – Employees HR Employee Handbook

Human Resources

Attendance – Students University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Auditing Courses University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Bank and Investment Accounts Cashier
Broadcast Email Information Services and Technology
Campus Parking Permits Parking and Transportation Services
Charging of Direct Costs to Sponsored Awards Post Award Financial Operations
Chart of Accounts Maintenance Office of the Comptroller
Check Deposits Cashier
Childbirth and Adoption Accommodation for Full-time PhD Students University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Childbirth Leave and Workload Reduction
Classification of Ranks and Titles Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
Club Sports Dean of Students
Code of Ethical Conduct Senior Vice President, Senior Counsel, and Secretary of the Board of Trustees
Code of Student Responsibilities Dean of Students
Compensatory Time Off HR Employee Handbook

Human Resources

Competitive Bidding Procurement Policies and Guidelines Sourcing and Procurement
Complaint Procedures in Cases of Alleged Unlawful Discrimination or Harassment Equal Opportunity Office
Conditions of Use and Computing Ethics Information Services and Technology
Conflict of Interest – Employees HR Employee Handbook

Human Resources

Conflict of Interest – Research Compliance / Investigators Research Compliance
Conflict of Interest – University Office of the General Counsel
Consensual Relationships with Students Office of the Provost
Convenience Points Plan Agreement Dean of Students
Copyright Policy – Academics Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
Copyright Violations and Violation Notification Process

Information Security

Cost Transfers Post Award Financial Operations
Course Scheduling for Charles River Campus University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Credit Assignment to Academic Courses University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Credit Card Processing Cashier
Cross-Registration: Registration in Boston-Area Consortia University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Crowdfunding Office of the Provost
Crowdfunding Privacy Policy Senior Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations
D Grades for Undergraduate Students University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Data Classification Policy Data Protection Standards Information Services and Technology
Data Management Guide Data Protection Standards Information Services and Technology
Data Protection Requirements Data Protection Standards Information Services and Technology
Data Protection Standards Information Security Policies and Standards

Information Security

Declaring or Changing a Major University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and Copyright Infringement

Information Security

Disability Accommodation University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Disclaimer for Student and Personal Websites Information Services and Technology
Discontinuation Policy for Departments and Programs, and Consequent Faculty Terminations Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
Dive Safety Committee Policies and Procedures Research Compliance
Domestic and International Bank Account Guidelines Cash and Banking
Domestic Violence Leave HR Employee Handbook
Dual Degree Program University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Education, Compliance, and Remediation Data Protection Standards Information Services and Technology
Education Tax Credits and Form 1098T Student Accounting Services
Effort Certification Post Award Financial Operations
Electronic Funds Transfer Guidelines Debt and Treasury Management
Emergency University Closing HR Employee Handbook

Human Resources

Employee / Employment (Nonrepresented Staff) HR Employee Handbook

Human Resources

Employer-Provided Cellular Phones and Similar Communication Device Accounts Payable
Endowment Income Distribution Office of the Comptroller
Engagement of Professional Services Procurement Policies and Guidelines Sourcing and Procurement
Environmental Health and Safety Research Compliance
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Policies Equal Opportunity Office
Escalation of Accounts Receivable on Sported Awards Post Award Financial Operations
Evaluation of Faculty Performance Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
Examinations University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Export Control Research Compliance
Expense Review Post Award Financial Operations
External Annual Financial Statements; Annual Closing Process and Key Financial Accounting Office of the Comptroller
External Professional Activity Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
External Service Provider Guidelines Office of the Comptroller
Facilities and Administrative Cost Rates Post Award Financial Operations
Faculty Involvement in University Digital Courses Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
Faculty Retirement and Emeritus Status Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
Family and Medical Leave Policies (FMLA) Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Information Security and Privacy University Registrar
Federal Lobbying Guidelines Federal Relations
Finance and Accounting Manual (Service Center Administration) Post Award Financial Operations
Financial Oversight and Over Expenditure of Sponsored Project Awards Post Award Financial Operations
Financial Reporting and Closeout of Sponsored Awards Post Award Financial Operations
Financial Reporting – Estimates and Accruals Office of the Comptroller
Firearms and Dangerous Substances Dean of Students
Gift of Tangible Property Office of the Comptroller
Gift Policy Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
Gift Policy and Crediting Manual Office of the Comptroller
Grades and Course Credits University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Grade Grievances for Undergraduate Students in Boston University Courses University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Gramm-Leech-Bliley Information Security and Privacy Office of the Comptroller
Grievance and Complaint Procedures Equal Opportunity Office
Guidance, Additional on Data Protection Standards

Information Security

Hazing Prevention and Reporting Dean of Students
Health and Safety HR Employee Handbook

Human Resources

HIPAA Policies for Healthcare Providers –
Privacy and Security of Protected Health Information

HIPAA and Research – HIPAA information for Charles River Campus Researchers Research Compliance
Holidays HR Employee Handbook

Human Resources

Human Subjects Research Research Compliance
Identity and Access Management Data Protection Standards

Information Security

Illegal Drugs and Alcohol

Human Resources

Incoming Material Transfer Agreements Office of Sponsored Programs
Incomplete Coursework University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Information Security

Information Security

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Policies and Procedures Research Compliance
Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Research Compliance
Intellectual Property Office of the Vice President and Associate Provost for Research
International Travel Risk Global Programs
Intersession Closing HR Employee Handbook

Human Resources

Intra-University Transfer University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Intramural Sports Dean of Students
Journal Entry Posting and Approval General Accounting
Jury Duty / Service Dean of Students
Lab Safety Committee Research Compliance
Limit Order Guidelines Procurement Policies and Guidelines Sourcing and Procurement
Military Leave HR Employee Handbook

Human Resources

Minimum Security Standards Data Protection Standards

Information Security

Missing Grades University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Moveable Capital Equipment Post Award Financial Operations
Name Changes or Corrections University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Named Endowed Scholarship Funds Office of the Treasurer
Negotiating Industry Agreements Post Award Financial Operations
Negotiation of Confidential Disclosure Agreements Office of Sponsored Programs
Network Security Monitoring Information Services and Technology
Non-Competition Procurement Policies and Guidelines Sourcing and Procurement
Non-Resident Alien (Foreign National) Payment Processing Information Payroll
Non-Salary Cost Transfer Post Award Financial Operations
Open Access Office of the Provost
Ordering and Contracting Procurement Policies and Guidelines Sourcing and Procurement
Ordering from Outside the U.S. (International Ordering) Sourcing and Procurement
Pass/Fail Courses for Undergraduate Students University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Payment Card Industry PCI Data Security Standards Cashier
Payment Terms Sourcing and Procurement
PCard Policies and Procedures Accounts Payable Resources and Disbursements Accounts Payable
Petty Cash – Charles River Campus Cashier
Petty Cash – Medical Campus Cashier
Postdoctoral Scholars Post Award Financial Operations
Principal Investigator Status Research Administration Vice President and Associate Provost Research
Procurement Ethics Sourcing and Procurement
Promotions on the Medical Campus Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
Property Management Post Award Financial Operations
Proposal Submission Sponsored Programs
Prospective Donor Investment Disclosure Investment Office
Protection of Minors Protection of Minors

Human Resources

Protection of Minors, Collection of Documents Protection of Minors

Human Resources

Protection of Minors Procedures Protection of Minors

Human Resources

Publications Dean of Students
Quotations Procurement Policies and Guidelines Sourcing and Procurement
Radiation Safety Research Compliance
Re-Registration and Recognition of Student Groups Dean of Students
Receipt of Gifts of Securities Debt and Treasury Management
Recognized Student Groups Dean of Students
Record Retention Vice President Administrative Services
Record Retention Table (retention duration) Vice President Administrative Services
Records (students) Dean of Students
Red Flag Rules Identity Theft Office of the Comptroller
Registration University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Repeated Courses for Undergraduate Students University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Reporting Potential and Alleged NCAA Rules Violations Athletics
Request for Proposal (RFP) Process Procurement Policies and Guidelines Office of the Comptroller
Research Administration Research and Scholarly Activities Post Award Financial Operations
Research Misconduct Research Compliance
Residential Conduct and the Judicial Process Dean of Students
Residential Policies Dean of Students
Responsible Conduct of Research Research Compliance
Salary Adjustment Post Award Financial Operations
Salary Overpayments and Underpayments Payroll
Scholar Sponsorship International Students and Scholars Office
Selection of Chairs on the Charles River Campus Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
Selection of Department Chairs on the Medical Campus Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
Self-Identification of Disabled or Veteran Status Equal Opportunity Office
Service Animal Dean of Students
Sexual Misconduct/Title IX Equal Opportunity Office
Sexual Misconduct Complaints Against Students Equal Opportunity Office
Sexual Misconduct Complaints Against Faculty, Staff, and others Equal Opportunity Office
Shipping and Receiving Sourcing and Procurement
Signatory Authority for Payments over $20,000 Office of the Comptroller
Smoking

Human Resources

Software Capitalization Office of the Comptroller
Solicitation and Acceptance of Personal Gifts and Relationships with Vendors Sourcing and Procurement
Student Athlete Code of Conduct Athletics
Student Grievance Procedures in Cases of Alleged Discrimination – Disability University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Student Groups (Business Policies and Procedures) Dean of Students
Student Responsibilities Dean of Students
Student Work Hours for Employment at Boston University Office of the Provost
Summer Effort and Summer Salary for Sponsored Research for Faculty with 9-Month Academic Appointments Office of Sponsored Programs
Suspension and Credit Dean of Students
Suspension or Dismissal University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Taxability of Gifts, Prizes, and Awards to Employees Office of the Comptroller
Tenure and Promotion on the Charles River Campus Faculty Handbook Office of the Provost
Terms and Conditions of the Residence License Agreement Dean of Students
Terrier Card (BU ID) Dean of Students
Tolerance and Religion Dean of Students
Trademark Licensing Brand Identity Standards External Affairs
Transcripts University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Transfer Credits from non-Boston University International Programs University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Transfer of Undergraduate Credit from US Institutions University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Travel and Business Expense Office of the Comptroller
Travel Card Office of the Comptroller
Treasury Operations/Cash Management Debt and Treasury Management
Treatment of Cost Sharing for Sponsored Awards (including Supplemental Training Grants) Office of the Vice President and Associate Provost Research
Trustee Interaction with Prospective and Enrolled Student-Athletes Athletics
Undergraduate Degree Definitions & Credit Overlap University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Vendor Management Program Procurement Policies and Guidelines Sourcing and Procurement
Violence Prevention in the Workplace .
Office of the Provost
Executive Director Equal Opportunity
Dean of Students
Withdrawal, Leave of Absence, and Reinstatement University Bulletin Office of the Provost
Write-off of Overdrafts and Disallowance Office of Sponsored Programs

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