Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

BPPM Revision Memorandum


November 8, 1999

TO: Manual Users
FROM: Ralph Jenks, Manager
SUBJECT: Business Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number One Hundred Fifty-Two


This BPPM revision includes the following changes:

Merchandise and Consumable Inventories 20.53

This new policy outlines requirements for departments which maintain merchandise and/or consumable inventories. Procedures for conducting a physical inventory and submitting fiscal year-end inventory value information are also included in this new section.

Keys to University Rooms and Buildings 50.25

This revision removes references to the Building Pass, which was discontinued in July 1999. The Key Shop hours have also been updated.

PDF versions of the Key Assignment Record form and the Key Roster form have been added to the online BPPM.

Form: Direct Deposit Authorization 55.50.3

Payroll Services has added a PDF version of the newly-revised Direct Deposit Authorization form to the BPPM.

Determining Pay Status–Employee or Contractor 60.01

The title of this section has been changed.

This revision clarifies the factors used when evaluating whether a service should be provided by an employee or an independent contractor.

Promotional Organizational Units 60.69

This revision reflects the current organization of the University’s promotional organizational units.

Alcohol for Laboratory Use 70.22

This revision updates the procedures for purchasing alcohol for laboratory use and clarifies the type of alcohol (ethyl alcohol) which is controlled.

Form: Annual Report of Consultant and Extended Professional Activities 60.44.6

The Provost’s Office issued a revision to the form wording.

Form: Network Services Account Request 80.37.5

The Information Technology Phone Desk made a minor editorial change.