Responsible Computing

Responsible Computing (700-002)

In support of its mission of teaching, research, and public service, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs provides access to Computing and Network Resources for its students, faculty, and staff. This policy contains the governing philosophy for regulating faculty, student, and staff use of the University’s Computing and Network Resources. It sets forth the general principles regarding appropriate use of equipment, software, networks and data.

E-Mail as Official Means of Communication

E-Mail as Official Means of Communication (700-001)

Implementation of this policy ensures that students have access to this critical form of communication. For the majority of students, this will not represent any change from what is currently done; it will, however, ensure that all students can access, and be accessed by, e-mail as the need arises.

General and Administrative Recharge (GAR) Rate Calculation

General and Administrative Recharge (GAR) Rate Calculation (500-011)

This policy establishes guidelines and methods for calculating and assessing General and Administrative Recharge (GAR) costs. These charges are common infrastructure costs that were previously paid by the General Fund and to appropriately allocate these costs to Auxiliary and Agency Funds. This policy does not apply to sponsored projects, gifts, student aid programs or appropriated funds.

Credit Card Processing Fee

Credit Card Processing Fee (500-010)

This campus policy establishes a fee to be charged for credit cards processed for auxiliaries by the Student Financial Services office at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS). This fee is based upon an average of the discount rates charged by companies whose credit cards are accepted by UCCS (currently VISA, MasterCard, and American Express). These discount rates vary by company and also vary based on whether the credit card is present for the transaction and a swipe terminal is used or the credit card information is manually entered when the credit card is not present.

One-Month Salary Sweep

One -Month Salary Sweep (500-004)

Leadership Team has agreed that the policy to temporarily sweep one-month of salary from vacated classified positions and positions exempted from the state personnel system will continue indefinitely. The Budget and Planning Office is responsible for all budget entries. This applies to general fund (fund 10 only) positions and does not include faculty lines of any type.

Distribution of Free Publications on the Campus of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Distribution of Free Publications on the Campus of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (400-008)

The purpose of this policy is to establish requirements and standards for the placement of all free publications and newspaper distribution racks in academic, research, auxiliary, and administrative buildings (“Buildings”) and on all grounds, sidewalks and property owned and/or operated by the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.