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.

Naming University Facilities

Naming University Facilities (400-005)

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS) welcomes the opportunity to honor those who have rendered distinguished service or support to the university. The conferring of a naming honor should advance the reputation of UCCS as well as increase the awareness, understanding and public support for the university and its programs. Facilities and interior spaces may be named for individuals or entities whose accomplishments or generosity advance and/or increase the capacity of UCCS to meet its overall mission of education. To ensure the appropriateness of the honor, UCCS will adhere to the following guidelines to make decisions on the merits of each opportunity with regard to naming facilities and interior spaces. All naming guidelines at UCCS will adhere to University of Colorado Board of Regents Policy 14-J.