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Policy & Procedure

  • Classification of Gifts and Sponsored Awards (Grants)

    Policy for the Classification of Gifts and Sponsored Awards (Grants)

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  • Abandoned Property

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  • Student Accounts Payment Policy

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  • Cash Management on Sponsored Agreements

    To provide guidance for monitoring and collecting sponsored awards cash and account receivable in accordance with the Office of Management and Budget Uniform Guidance (UG) as well as requirements from our federal/non-federal sponsors.

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  • Cell Phones and Home Internet

    Policy regarding cell phones and other hand-held devices.

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  • Charitable Contributions

    Policy on charitable contributions by TC.

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  • College Provided Relocation Expenses

    This policy governs the College’s policy on directly paying or providing a reimbursement for relocation expenses to faculty or administrative staff.

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  • Compensation on Sponsored Agreements

    Compensation on Sponsored Agreements

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  • Corporate Card

    Policy regarding American Express Corporate card.

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  • Credit Card Marketing

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  • Document Retention

    Document retention procedures and policy.

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  • Endowment Investment

    Teachers College investment policy.

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  • Financial Management on Sponsored Agreements

    To establish guidelines for financial management on sponsored awards which are consistent with federal, state, city and private grantor regulations. This policy is intended to comply with the requirements from the Office of Management and Budget Uniform Guidance (UG) as well as requirements from our federal/non-federal sponsors.

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  • Finding Research Funding

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  • Foreign Wire Procedures

    This a procedure, not a policy. It is provided to assist those seeking information about the procedure.

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  • Grant Proposals

    Procedures for preparing grant proposals.

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  • Index/Account Creation

    Procedures for creating new index (account) numbers.

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  • Institutional Review Board (IRB)

    Policy and procedures regarding Institutional Review Board.

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  • Pay Stubs

    Watch this tutorial to learn how to locate your Pay Stubs.

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  • Petty Cash

    Petty cash reimbursement policies and procedures.

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  • Post Issuance Tax Compliance

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  • Procurement Policy

    This document provides a guide to the TC Procurement Policy for Goods and Services. Following a general overview, subsequent sections cover the topics of bids and proposals, purchase orders, contracts, insurance, special circumstances, and the payment process. At the end are two useful sections: Frequently Asked Questions and a Glossary of Terms used in this document. Each time a term is introduced in the text, it is highlighted in boldface to indicate that it is defined in the Glossary.

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  • Purchasing Card

    Policy regarding use of TC P-Card

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  • Recouping Overpayments

    Policy on recouping salary overpayments.

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  • Red Flag (ID Theft)

    Policy regarding prevention of identity theft.

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  • Short Term Investment

    Policy regarding short term investment.

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  • Signing Authority

    Policy regarding signature authority.

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  • Sponsored Agreements - Accounting for Allowable and Unallowable Costs

    Policy on Accounting for Allowable and Unallowable Costs on Sponsored Agreements establishes guidelines for the charging of allowable costs on sponsored agreement which are consistent with federal, state, city and private grantor regulations. Relevant regulations include Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 81 which is also known as the Uniform Guidance (UG) and Federal Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) 505.

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  • Sponsored Agreements - Accounting for Cost Transfer

    Policy on Cost Transfers for Sponsored Agreements

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  • Tax Indemnification/Gross Up Payments

    Policy on tax indemnification and gross payments.

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  • Travel and Expense

    Employee travel and business expense reimbursement policy and procedures.

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  • Unidentified Checks

    Procedures for handling unidentified checks. This a procedure, not a policy. It is provided to assist those seeking information about the procedure.

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  • Wire Payments to Foreign Entities

    Policy regarding wire payments to foreign entities. This a procedure, not a policy. It is provided to assist those seeking information about the procedure.

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