Carnegie Mellon University

What's New in University Policies

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Financial Records Retention Policy Update

The current Financial Records Retention Policy went into effect on January 14, 1997. The proposed Policy update reflects expansion to the categories and descriptions of Financial Records, updates to retention time period requirements, updates to the administration of the Policy to support university compliance with legal and other regulatory retention requirements, and feedback from stakeholders regarding opportunities to enhance the understanding of and compliance to the Policy.
Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Business and Travel Expense Policy Update

The current Business & Travel Expense (BTE) Policy went into effect on March 14, 2011. The 2018 Policy refresh reflects changes to the travel industry landscape, updates to university procurement policies and requirements, and feedback from campus stakeholders regarding opportunities to enhance Policy understanding and compliance. The revised Policy is now an abbreviated version that has removed redundancies and procedures to be more concise as recommended by university leadership. However, the core content and allowable/unallowable expenses in the current version of the Policy has not significantly changed.
Monday, January 22, 2018

Purchasing Policy Update

The Purchasing Policy is being revised in order to comply with Uniform Guidance Procurement Standards. A draft of the revision has been posted on the Policies website for a 30-day comment period.