Policy Directory by Glossary Terms
The process used to verify that an individual’s past, especially their education, credentials, work experience, and criminal history is suitable for employment with the University.
Foods like breads, cakes, pastries, and cookies that are cooked in an oven. For the purpose of this policy, baked meats, poultry, fish, and vegetable dishes are not considered “baked goods.”
The financial institutions that the University uses for commercial banking services.
A typically rectangular advertisement placed on a Web site, above, below, or to the side of the site's main content area.
Any original investigation not having a specific commercial objective for the advancement of scientific knowledge (see IRS Rev. Proc. 2007-47).
Property given to the University as the beneficiary of a will, revocable living trust, other testamentary instrument, or other non-probate assets such as a retirement plan, life insurance policy, or financial account.
Leave taken by an eligible University staff employee due to the death of a family member or loved one. The time is usually taken to grieve the loss of members of their immediate family, prepare for and attend a funeral, and/or attend to any other immediate post-death matters.
Typically, a vehicle with two wheels held in a frame one behind the other, a saddle seat, is steered with handlebars, and is propelled by pedals.
A school/department/unit that has been authorized to establish an accounts receivable or that is responsible for the collection of accounts receivable.
A COA issued in conjunction with the University’s Exemption that permits UAS Operation within certain airspace limits as set forth in the document.
Policy established by the Rector and Visitors of the University as provided in the Code of Virginia (Va. Code Ann. Sections 23-9.2:3) and Section 2.4 of the Manual of the Board of Visitors.
A one-time payment that is not a part of the employee’s base pay.
Property, tangible items, programs, services, or activities owned by the University that could provide a benefit to a third party. These include, but are not limited to, University names, trademarks, service marks, logos, signage, social media channels, content platforms, websites, and University-owned property.
|Building Emergency Action Plan (BEAP)
The written framework from which to facilitate emergency response actions at the building level during all-hazards emergencies.
|Business Assets & Cost Recovery
The University unit that is responsible for the accurate accounting, financial reporting, and inventorying of fixed assets (which includes but is not limited to: buildings, infrastructure, equipment, software, and library books).
A meal that includes more than one person, has a substantive and Bona Fide Business Purpose deemed essential to the University's mission, and has departmental approval.
Note: Business meals are distinct from both daytrip and overnight "Travel Meals." Business meals may be taken while traveling, but the meal must be claimed as either "travel" or "business," not both.