• Acceptance of Lawsuits Policy

      Office of Legal Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2002-07)
      It is the policy of Georgia Health Sciences University that all lawsuits, ante litem notices or other legal claims against Georgia Health Sciences University or any GHSU employee for an act or omission arising out of their employment at GHSU shall only be acknowledged and accepted by the GHSU Legal Office. All GHSU employees shall be deemed to have authorized the Legal Office to accept service of process on their behalf for claims related to their GHSU employment.
    • Accident Injury Reporting Policy

      Campus Safety Committee; Georgia Health Sciences University (2014-07-29)
      To establish procedures to report accidents and injuries for evaluation, treatment if needed, and record keeping
    • Accrual and Use of Annual Leave Policy

      Human Resources Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2001-11)
      Regular, benefits eligible employees will be eligible to accrue and use annual leave as outlined below.
    • Accrual and Use of Sick Leave Policy

      Human Resources Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2005-11)
      To provide policies and procedures for the accrual and use of sick leave for all classified employees.
    • Accrual and Use of Unscheduled Holidays

      Human Resources Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2003-02-12)
      To provide policies and procedures for the accrual and use of Unscheduled Holidays for all classified employees.
    • Administrative Policy Help

      Division of Institutional Effectiveness; Georgia Health Sciences University (2011)
      The Administrative Policy Library was transitioned to the Division of Strategic Support in January 2007. Since that time, the division has redeveloped the process for approving and publishing administrative policies. When Strategic Support was reorganized and changed to the Division of Institutional Effectiveness in 2011, they continued with this way of processing policies. This process includes a routing procedure that more systematically documents policy actions and which provides for appropriate engagement of all senior leaders in adopting new polices or major revisions to policies. Such policy actions require the endorsement of President’s Cabinet prior to approval by the President. Minor revisions to policies,decommissioning of policies, and transfer of ownership of policies do not require leadership endorsement but must be approved by the responsible Cabinet member and the President.
    • Amorous Relationships Policy

      Office of Legal Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2006-05)
      To set forth the official policy of Georgia Health Sciences University pertaining to consensual “amorous” or romantic relationships between members of Georgia Health Sciences University community.
    • Asset Management Policy

      Materials Management; Asset Management; Georgia Health Sciences University (2010-10-22)
      Georgia Health Sciences University (GHSU) Asset Management maintains the consolidated institutional records of all moveable equipment. Each department is responsible for maintaining control, accountability, and disposal of their respective equipment as well as identifies an Assistant Equipment Control Officer to manage their inventory.
    • Automated Time and Attendance Standards Policy

      Controller’s Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2002-02)
      To provide a procedure for the reporting of time for all non-exempt personnel who utilize the Automated Time and Attendance System.
    • Background Investigation Policy

      Human Resources Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-10)
      Georgia Health Sciences University will conduct background investigations as a condition of employment on all regular full-time and part-time new hires and rehires, as well as temporary, non-student workers.
    • Building Coordinator Policy

      Physical Plant (1997-03)
      Physical Plant
    • Cabling/Wiring at GHSU Policy

      Division of Information Systems Management; Georgia Health Sciences University (1998-03)
      To prescribe the procedure for acquiring cable/wiring installation.
    • Campus Safety Committee Policy

      Campus Safety Committee; Georgia Health Sciences University (2002-12)
      To serve as an advisory resource for the President on policies and programs to promote student, employee, patient and visitor safety.
    • Capital Leases Policy

      Controller’s Division / Financial Accounting; Georgia Health Sciences University (2005-06)
      To set forth procedures and instructions for setting up and processing capital leases
    • Chemical Hazard Inventory and Signage Policy

      Environmental Health and Safety Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2002-12)
      To assure that standardized placards are posted at the entrances to all rooms and areas where hazardous chemicals are located. In the event of a fire or other emergency, they are posted to inform emergency response personnel about potential hazards so they can protect themselves from injury.
    • Chemical Hazard Inventory and Signage Policy

      Environmental Health and Safety Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2002-12)
      To assure that standardized placards are posted at the entrances to all rooms and areas where hazardous chemicals are located. In the event of a fire or other emergency, they are posted to inform emergency response personnel about potential hazards so they can protect themselves from injury.
    • Classified Employee Grievance Procedures Policy

      Human Resources Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2001-01)
      To define the procedures for handling grievances from classified employees. This policy does not apply to employees covered by the Personnel Agreement between Georgia Health Sciences University (GHSU) and the Medical College of Georgia Health Inc. (MCGHI), and whose services are “leased” to MCGHI under the terms of that agreement. These employees are referred to as “Leased Employees” and they are subject to the grievance procedures of MCGHI. Upon a final determination by MCGHI, a leased employee does have the right to appeal to the President of GHSU.
    • Classroom Services Policies and Procedures

      Office of Classroom Services; Georgia Health Sciences University (2003-10)
      Purpose To implement procedures for the operation and administration of the Office of Classroom Services (OCRS) support responsibilities to Georgia Health Sciences University.
    • Classroom Utilization and Scheduling

      Office of the Provost; Georgia Health Sciences University (1981-07)
      To implement procedures making optimum use of available classroom space and providing adequate support for any college or program that does not have sufficient classroom space to accommodate their academic program. This policy has been established to alleviate a temporary classroom shortage problem that is expected to be corrected in the future by the construction of additional classrooms to be assigned to those colleges presently experiencing the shortage.
    • Clearing Unallowable Expenditures

      Division of Sponsored Program Administration; Georgia Health Sciences University (2003-04)
      This policy defines the action centers/institutes/departments (“departments”) must take to clear unallowable expenditures from sponsored accounts. It is the principal investigator’s responsibility to appropriately manage the funds received from sponsors. Each department (via the departmental manager or chair) must also monitor expenditures on sponsored projects. If a sponsored project has expenditures that are unallowable on a sponsored account (e.g., overspent budget or budget category, expensed items that are not allowable by the sponsor, or expenses that are inappropriate to the project), it is the principal investigator’s/department’s responsibility to move those expenses off the sponsored account in a timely fashion.