Glossary of Terms

Travel Expenses
Include costs of transportation, lodging, meals and incidentals.
Travel Status
An employee is in travel status when they are on business travel that requires an overnight stay.  Travel begins when the employee leaves their home or office for their trip destination. 
Traveler
An individual (employee or non-employee) who has been authorized to travel on behalf of the University, on official University business. Required to comply with policies and procedures.  Travel expenses are paid from University funds.
Treatment
Provision, coordination, or management of health care and related services by one or more providers, including coordination and management of care by provider with third party, consultation between providers about a patient, or referrals.
Tuition
The amount of money assessed to students (net of refunds, but prior to application of waivers and scholarships) for instructional services: Tuition includes charges for all credit-bearing University courses and less formal credit-bearing services such as thesis advising. Tuition does not include student services fees or administrative and special course fees which are subject to specific approval by Board of Regents Policy: Tuition and Fees.
U Card
Comprised of the physical card, the data, and the photograph printed on and/or encoded in the card. Serves as a multi-authentication of identity, and verifies eligibility for discretionary campus services (such as calling card and ATM card services) and building access, as may be required by a University department.
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
Federal agency that promulgates and enforces regulations (Title 10 Code of Federal Regulations) for licensure and safe use of radioactive materials at locations where NRC maintains jurisdiction.
Unallocable Costs
Costs that are allowable but are not assignable to a sponsored project because they do not provide relative benefit to the project, or were otherwise not allocable under sponsor guidelines or the specific sponsor agreement. Example - late charges (charges for goods or services that are allowable but incurred after the project end date).
Unallowable Costs
Costs that cannot be charged to a project per sponsor guidelines or any other costs incurred by the University that Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-21 specifies cannot be included in the development of the indirect cost rate charged, nor as a direct cost to a Federally sponsored project, nor included in ISO/department recharge rates.
Unapproved Human Embryonic Stem Cell Line
Stem cell lines other than those approved by the federal government.

Glossary of Terms

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