Glossary of Terms

University-Wide Retention Schedule
A listing of retention periods for University records.
Unpaid Time
The percentage of a full-time appointment not covered by the employee's employment agreement with the University.
UReport
A confidential reporting service administered by the Office of Institutional Compliance for the purpose of receiving reports of potential law or policy violations through a toll free number (1-866-294-8680) or Web site (www.Ureport.ethicspoint.com).
Use Agreement
A contract which provides for real estate owned by one party to be used by another party, typically for short term uses such as conferences and events.
Useful Life
The length of time that a depreciable asset is expected to be useable as defined by the Controller's Office following Generally Accepted Accounting Principals.
User Level Account
An account or logon ID on a computer that can run programs and applications and use the computer but can’t install programs or change system configuration options.
Vendor
A business that provides computer-based payment card services to customers over a network that is not controlled by the University that could impact the security of cardholder data. Examples include payment gateways, and on-line providers that store, process, and/or transmit payment card data.
Vendor Check
A check from a vendor that compensates the University for an erroneous expense or duplicate payment.
Verification
The process of examining information contained in an account, report or system to ensure that it is accurate and complete.
Victim
One who incurs loss or harm as a result of a crime. The term 'victim' does not include the person charged with or alleged to have committed the crime.

Glossary of Terms

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