This University Policy intends to make clear the terms of employment for Postdoctoral Fellows such as salary, benefits, and length of employment, as well as clarify their status as employees.Postdocs are required to sign the “Agreement for Temporary Postdoctoral Fellow Appointment” form (AA-35).
This University Policy intends to avoid unnecessary loss or injury resulting from use of university laboratories by individuals who do not have appropriate training, supervision, or authorization.Only those individuals authorized under this policy are permitted in specified university laboratories.
This University Policy has been revised in light of the new regulations governing the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). The definition of“Education Records” is revised to clarify that “sole possession” records are, among other things, those that are “used only as a personal memory aid.” The definition of “Directory Information” is revised to add “enrollment status.” The section on disclosure of education records without prior consent of the student is revised to add a section entitled “Litigation.”The section addressing disclosure of alcohol or drug violations to parents is revised to clarify that it applies only to students who are under the age of 21 at the time of disclosure to the parent. Changes unrelated to the new FERPA regulations include an update of the cost of an official copy of a transcript, from $1 to $3, and minor editorial changes.
This University Policy has been revised to allow the Chancellor to designate another person to make determinations about security and the necessity for and selection ofmoderators, and to eliminate the necessity to appoint a committee.
This University Policy has been revised to make it more readable, and to clarify the approval process.
Minor revisions to the University Policy change the term “Director of Financial Services” to “Budget Office” to clarify the distribution of responsibility within the Budget office.
The computing and electronic communication resources that UNC Charlotte provides for faculty, staff, and students are essential to carrying out the University's primary missions of instruction, research, and public service. Protecting and preserving University computing and electronic communication resources is a cooperative effort that requires each member of the University community to act responsibly and guard against abuses. This policy sets forth standards of responsible use, which demonstrate respect for unobstructed access, intellectual property rights, truth in communication, ownership of data, system security and integrity, and individuals' rights. Responsible use includes, but is not limited to, respecting the rights of other users, sustaining the integrity of systems and related physical resources, and observing all relevant policies, laws, regulations, and contractual obligations. Any member of the University community who violates this policy may be subject to disciplinary action under appropriate University disciplinary procedures.
This University Policy has been revised to clarify that the Office of Graduate Admissions, in addition to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, is an office responsible for overseeing the editing and design of student recruitment literature.
The Code of Student Responsibility prohibits "hazing" and refers to University Policy 405 for the definition of the term. Therefore, University Policy 405 has been revised to provide a more clear and precise definition of "hazing." The definition also includes examples of certain activities that constitute hazing.
This University Policy has been revised to bring it into conformity with current terminology, practice, and procedures. For example, the word "General" is deleted from the name of the Alumni Association to make the name consistent with the Articles of Incorporation, and the term "interest groups" is replaced by "chapters." In addition, reference to the "Annual Giving Fund" is deleted because there is no longer a fund with this name, and reference to the "Excellence Fund" is added to reflect the name of one fund into which annual contributions to the Alumni Association may be deposited. In addition, provisions have been added to reflect the means by which the Alumni Association is provided operating funds by the University and to reflect how the Alumni Association funds are managed by the University.