Glossary of Terms

Threshold
The minimum balance that is established each year as the necessary balance or deficit that must exist in a roll-up or chart string for earnings to be distributed or charges to be assessed.
TIP Roll-up
A predetermined combination of chart string balances whose aggregate total is used to calculate the TIP allocation or charge.
Tissue Procurement Organization
An organization that is licensed to receive tissues or organs from donors.
Trademark
Any word, name, symbol, device, or any combination, used, or intended to be used, in commerce to identify and distinguish the goods of one manufacturer or seller from goods manufactured or sold by others, and to indicate the source of the goods.
Trainee
Person involved in an educational program at the University that provides for the development of additional skills and the opportunity to learn new techniques and acquire experience in the given professional field or in the conduct of research.
Transaction Justification
A documented reason, fact, circumstance, or explanation that justifies and supports the legitimate business purpose of a transaction.
Transactional Information
Information gathered as part of identifying, processing, and billing electronic communication including, but not limited to: electronic mail headers, summaries, and addresses; records of telephone calls; IP addresses; and URLs.
Transfer of Non-sponsored Resources

The movement of resources from one particular Chartfield String to another Chartfield String using transfer in and out accounts.

Travel Alerts and Travel Warnings
Travel Alerts, as defined by the U.S. Department of State, are issued to disseminate information about short-term conditions, generally within a particular country, that pose imminent risks to the security of U.S. citizens. Natural disasters, terrorist attacks, coups, anniversaries of terrorist events, election-related demonstrations or violence, and high-profile events such as international conferences or regional sports events are examples of conditions that might generate a Travel Alert.

Travel Warnings, as defined by the U.S. Department of State, are issued to describe long-term, protracted conditions that make a country dangerous or unstable. A Travel Warning is also issued when the U.S. Government’s ability to assist U.S. citizens is constrained due to the closure of an embassy or consulate or because of a draw-down of its staff.

Travel Authorization
Document must be prepared and approved prior to processing a cash advance request. The Travel Authorization encumbers funds and is referenced on the Cash Advance and subsequent Expense Reports.

Glossary of Terms

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