BF-T-PR-03 Meals, Lodging, and Misc. Travel Expenses for Contiguous U.S. Travel–Local Funds Only Procedure—Minor updates were made to this procedure. Links to the General Services Administration per diem rates and the National Association of Counties website were added. Language regarding supporting documentation for the expense report for hotel stays when attending conferences was added in the Conference Lodging section to clarify processes.
CO-CS-PO-02 Weapons on Campus & Concealed Carry Policy—This policy was updated to clarify that the Firearm Carry Act does not apply to university campuses. In addition, the name was changed from “Concealed Carry and Weapons on Campus.”
GA-CMI-PO-01 Use of Copyrighted Materials Policy—This policy name was changed from “Copying Copyrighted Materials” to “Use of Copyrighted Materials.” A reference to the Copyright Office Circular 22 was added. This reference explains how to determine the copyright status of a work. The appendices were updated with Educational Fair Use Guidelines, along with grammatical corrections throughout. Appendix IV showing a sample letter requesting permission to copy was deleted, as requests are generally made now by email.
IT-PO-05 Electronic Information Resources (EIR) Accessibility Policy—This new policy was put into effect pursuant to a requirement in the Texas Administrative Code that each institution of higher education publish a current accessibility policy pertaining to electronic resources (software, websites, etc.). The policy requires a plan for the EIR coordinator to monitor compliance with the standards of the code.
IT-PR-05 EIR Accessibility Procedure—This new procedure supports the IT-PO-05 EIR Accessibility Policy and summarizes the processes required to make electronic resources (software, websites, etc.) accessible.