Effective July 1, 2022, Procedure P3-100F: Procurement of Helium and Helium-Requiring Equipment is in effect to address the nationwide Helium shortage.
Recently Revised Regulations
The University enacted Procedure P3-100E: Pre-Solicitation Market Research - Communication with Vendors to address the process for University Organizational Units to conduct market research when exploring potential purchases in a manner that promotes fairness and is intended to avoid conflicts of interest. For more information, contact Purchasing.
The University enacted Policy 6-409: Graduate School Parental Leave and Rule R6-309A: Postdoctoral Fellows Parental Leave effective July 1, 2022. These regulations establish a University-wide uniform policy on parental leave for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. More information about the new policies can be found in the legislative history section of each regulation and additional guidance is forthcoming from the Graduate School and Office for Postdoctoral Affairs.
Effective June 14, 2022, the University revised Policy 5-108: Transfer of Benefits Eligible Staff Members to more accurately reflect situations under which a transferring benefits-eligible staff member may or may not receive a pay increase. In addition, the University made minor revisions to Policy 5-102: Staff Employment Policy and Policy 5-401: Staff Compensation to align these polices with the requirements in Policy 5-108. For more information about these changes, review the legislative history section of each policy's website.
In June 2020 the University put Interim Rule 6-404C in place to temporarily suspend admission requirements related to submitting SAT or ACT scores. This rule was to be in effect for a two-year pilot period, ceasing July 1, 2022. Interim Rule R6-404C Revision 1 extends the pilot period for an additional two years, until July 1, 2024.
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