The University of Tennessee’s policies apply to all campuses and institutes and provide university employees guidance to:
- ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations
- maintain adequate internal controls to safeguard the university’s assets
- provide consistent management of resources transactions across the system
- understand the university’s expectations for conducting university business and communicate these expectations to others as needed.
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Newest Policies / Recently Updated
A complete re-write of travel policy takes effect today and this was based on input from numerous employees at all of the campuses and institutes. The policy was completely re-organized in an attempt to make it more concise and combine items into appropriate sections.
The changes clarify the policy.
The changes update the wording to recognize the UT Foundations role in accepting and disposing of gifts.
Several clarifying edits were made to clarify what is allowed concerning retirement celebrations.
These changes are recommended by general counsel and academic affairs to comply with the TEACH Act (specifically 17 U.S.C. § 110(2)).
Several clarifying edits were made by our procurement and legal staff.
The changes recognize the requirement to certify additional summer pay on sponsored projects.
Campus Policies Published in Production:
8/10/2018: UT Chattanooga IT policies
7/16/2018: UT Knoxville SA policies
6/14/2018: UT Knoxville IT policies
6/14/2018: Additional UT Knoxville OP policies
6/12/2018: UT Knoxville OP policies
4/27/2018: UT Knoxville FI policies
2/5/2018: UT Martin IT policies