Agency Rules and Standard Administrative Procedures

This page is your guide to the governance found in Agency Rules and Standard Administrative Procedures (SAPs).

Rules and SAPs are used to communicate the responsibilities, procedures, and practices that guide the operations of TEES divisions. To understand their significance, Rules and SAPs should be read in conjunction with their related System Policies and Regulations. See the “Related Statutes, Policies, or Requirements” section near the bottom of each Rule and SAP to find the related Policy or Regulation.

The Contact Office noted at the bottom of each Policy, Regulation, Rule, or SAP is your resource for interpreting or applying requirements.

If you need assistance in finding a Rule or SAP, please contact Ethics and Compliance at (979) 458-7471.

Section A: Governance, Organization, and Administration

01. Governance
01.01.01.E0.01 SAP Development, Approval, and Distribution of Agency Rules and Standard Administrative Procedures
02. Organization of System
02.04.00.E1 Legal Basis and Administrative Structure
03. Statements of Mission and Objectives
07. Ethics
07.03.01.E1 Political Campaign Events on Property Under the Control of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station
08. Civil Rights Protections and Compliance
 08.01.01.E1                      Civil Rights Compliance
09. Litigation and Administration
10. Internal Audit


Section B: Academic and Research Programs

11. Centers, Degrees and Programs
11.02.99.E0.01 SAP TEES Centers and Institutes
  TEES Center/Institute Review Template
11.02.99.E0.02 SAP Appointment of Directors of TEES Centers and Institutes 
12. Faculty
13. Students
15. Research Programs
15.01.03.E1 Financial Conflicts of Interest in Sponsored Research
15.99.01.E1 Use of Human Subjects in Research
15.02.99.E1  Export Controls
15.99.03.E1 Ethics in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Work
15.99.06.E1  Use of Biohazards in Research, Teaching and Testing, and Recombinant DNA and Dual Use Research of Concern
15.99.07.E1 Use of Vertebrate Animals
15.99.99.E0.02 SAP Designation and Sharing of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)  currently under revision 
15.99.99.E0.03 SAP Procedure for Interim Funding
15.99.99.E0.04 SAP TEES Consortia Procedure
16. Compliance - General
17. Intellectual Property
17.01.99.E1 Management of Intellectual Property (Patents, Copyrights and Information Technology)
17.01.99.E1.01 SAP Payment of Patent Expenses and Royalty Distribution
18. Athletics


Section C: Finance and Operations

21. General Finance
21.01.01.E0.01 SAP  Accounting Procedures for Division Reconciliation/Verification
21.01.02.E0.01 SAP Cash and Check Handling Procedures
21.01.04.E0.01 SAP Extension of Credit
21.01.99.E0.01 SAP Credit Card Information Receipt, Custody, & Security Procedures
21.99.04.E1 Disposition of Abandoned and Unclaimed Personal Property
22. Asset Management
23. Debt Management
24. Risk Management
24.01.01.E0.02 SAP Lasers & Laser Systems
25. Expenditure of Funds
25.06.01.E1 Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program
25.07.03.E0.01 SAP Purchasing Procedures
25.07.99.E1 Delegation of Authority and Contract Administration
25.99.99.E0.01 SAP Procedures For Transfer of Payroll Costs To Sponsored and Non-Sponsored Accounts
25.99.99.E0.02 SAP Procedures For Non-Payroll Costs and Transfers To Sponsored Accounts/Projects
26. Tuition and Fees
27. Financial Planning and Budgeting
28. Auxiliary Enterprise, Privatization, etc.
29. Information Resources
29.01.04.E0.01 SAP Electronic and Information Resources Accessibility
29.01.04.E0.02 SAP  Exceptions for the Purchase of Electronic and Information Resource Products
29.01.99.E1 Security of Electronic Information Resources


Section D: Human Resources

31. Compensation and Benefits
31.01.08.E1 Merit Salary Increase
31.01.99.E0.01 SAP Taxation of Special Payments and Awards to Employees
31.02.13.E0.01 SAP Wellness Release Time
31.03.03.E0.01 SAP Administrative Leave With Pay
31.05.01.E1 Faculty Consulting and External Professional Employment
32. Employee Relations
32.01.02.E0.01 SAP Complaint and Appeal Process (Non-faculty Employees)
33. Employment, Standards of Conduct
33.06.01.E0.01 SAP Flexible Work Arrangement
33.99.01.E0.01 SAP Vacant Positions
33.99.03.E0.01 SAP Employee Performance Evaluations
33.99.09.E0.01 SAP Employment of Foreign Nationals
33.99.14.E1 Criminal History Record Information - Employees and Applicants
33.99.99.E0.01 SAP Appointments to TEES Research Professor Titles
33.99.99.E0.02 SAP Appointment to TEES Research Professorship and Fellow Titles
34. Safety of Employees and Students
34.02.01.E1 Drug and Alcohol Abuse
34.02.01.E1.01 SAP Drug and Alcohol Abuse
34.05.99.E1 Smoke Free Rule
34.06.02.E0.01 Weapons- Currently Being Reviewed for Deletion
34.06.02.E1 Carrying Concealed Handguns on TEES Property


Section E: Real Estate

41. Real Property


Section F: Facilities Planning, Construction, and Operation

51. Facilities Planning and Construction


Section G: Public Affairs and Development

60. Relationships with Financial Support Organizations
61. Information and Communications
61.99.01.E0.01 SAP Records Management
61.99.01.E0.02 SAP Email Retention

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