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Policies & Procedures

The University of Central Florida is governed by state and federal statutes, rules of the Florida Board of Governors, and university regulations. The university must adopt policies and related procedures to dictate and guide the operations of the university when statutes, rules, and regulations do not provide specific guidance or do not offer procedures or implementation directives necessary for efficient university operations.

The University of Central Florida Policies and Procedures Manual is the official repository of university policies and related procedures. Please see the COHPA guidelines for information regarding Audit & Compliance Controls within the college.

Finance & Accounting

Creating and Processing Journals
DataMart Tips

Fringe Rates
Funds Use Guidelines Powerpoint
Funds Use Guidelines Procedures Document
Foundation Travel Manual
Postal Services Guide
Procurement Card Manual- COHPA
Procurement Card Process
Purchasing Guidelines
Travel Manual
Travel Policies and Procedures for Administrators
Travel Reimbursement Process
Travel Requisition Flow Chart
Xpansion Training Aids

Human Resources

A & P Compensation Practices
Affordable Care Act--- Premium Rate Table
Background Check
Conditions and Requirements for Employment
Dual Compensation Guidelines
ePAF procedures- new hires within the college
Family and Medical Leave Act
Human Resources Security Access Matrix
Leave of Absence
Recruiting a Diverse Faculty Guidance
Re-employment Compensation Practices
Temporary Pay Increases
USPS Compensation Practices

Information Technology & Resources

Information Security for Faculty & Staff
Information Security Office Resources
Information Technology & Resources
Telecommunications Resources

Office of the President

Audit Information
Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action
Ethics & Compliance
Faculty Summer Agreement Information



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Contact Information

University of Central Florida
Health and Public Affairs I
P.O. Box 162200
12805 Pegasus Dr.
Orlando, FL 32816-2200
Phone: 407-823-0171
FAX: 407-823-5821

The health care informatics master's program at UCF really helped me connect with the industry, meet people at conferences and sit for the most-desired certification exams."
— Michael Neimann,  M.S. in health care informatics ('14)
My internship with the District 9 Medical Examiner’s Office was one of the greatest experiences of my life. I gained an excellent understanding of the medical examiner’s office and the criminal justice field in general."
— Adam Stubley,  B.S. in criminal justice, criminal profiling certificate ('11)
UCF provides its physical therapy students with an excellent education and prepares them to work in the most challenging of settings."
— Jamie Dyson,  Rehabilitation Supervisor, Orlando Regional Medical Center
UCF's program provided me the opportunity to expedite my student experience while attaining practical experience working within local health systems."
— Daniel Barr,  V.P. at National Children's Hospital; M.S. in health sciences, health services administration track ('04)
My master's education helped me see the big picture of the nonprofit industry. UCF showed me how to see the different fundraising tools within the Central Florida area."
— Krysti Griffith,  Executive Director of Growth from Grief; Master of Nonprofit Management ('12)
The course opened my eyes to grant writing ... I learned a great deal and you [Barbara Howell] are truly an excellent instructor."
— Deborah Reith,  Master of Public Administration student who secured a $10,000 federal grant through a course project; B.S. in criminal justice ('86)
The skills I learned during my time at UCF are what made my transition to law school so seamless."
— Jacqueline Iaquinta,  Touro Law Center student; B.S. in legal studies ('10)
As an inaugural graduate of the M.R.A. program at UCF, I can attest to the outstanding curriculum developed for research administrators. "
— April Heyward,  Post Award Services Coordinator, University of South Carolina; Master of Research Administration ('13)
It was at UCF that I first learned many of the skills that I’ve since honed, including mapping with GIS software - an ability I found invaluable to my search for internships, graduate-level coursework, and employment."
— Richard "Ben" Hagen,  Research and Communications Associate, New Economy Project, New York City; B.S. in public administration ('10)
I am excited to be able to give back to the program that invested so much in me. It is truly and honor and a privilege."
— Carlos Gual,  Instructor of Athletic Training; B.S. in athletic training ('09)
The faculty advisor [at my medical school] was amazed that I had the opportunity to truly participate in the full spectrum of research as an undergraduate. "
— Chase Cavayero, medical student at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicince, B.S. in health sciences - pre-clinical ('13),  
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