To establish and define the "acceptable use" of The Pennsylvania State University ("Penn State" or "University") electronic resources, including, but not limited to, computer facilities and services, computers, networks, electronic mail services, and electronic information and data, and video and voice services, to support the educational, research and service missions of the University.
To establish an institution-wide security program designed to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of The Pennsylvania State University’s (“Penn State“ or “the University”) information assets from unauthorized access, loss, alteration, or damage while supporting the open, information-sharing needs of our academic culture. AD 71. Data Categorization (Policy retired 7/17/17, replaced by AD95)
To state the authority for signing contractual documents which include, but are not limited to: agreements, contracts, leases (for real estate or equipment), construction documents, entertainment industry contracts, academic affiliation and research collaboration agreements, and agreements for the utilization of non-Penn State property.
List who has delegation authority for approving contractual documents for the University.
AD08 - Purchase of Advertising. To set forth procedures for the purchase of display advertising in commercial print media as well as commercial messages for radio and television, and for inclusion of advertising in official University publications and electronic communications using University facilities (refer to Policy FN14).
AD61 - University Marketing and Communications. The purpose of this policy is to establish the lines of responsibility for the University's branding, marketing, and communications efforts. It applies to all colleges, campuses and budgetary units of the University.
BS07 - Authority and Procurement. To state the authority for and method of procurement of equipment, materials, goods and services, including consulting. (For special provisions concerning Consultants, see Policy BS17.)
FN11 - Contracts and Leases. To state the authority for signing contractual documents which include, but are not limited to: agreements, contracts, leases (for real estate or equipment), construction documents, entertainment industry contracts, academic affiliation and research collaboration agreements, and agreements for the utilization of non-Penn State property.
HR33 - Help Wanted Advertising. To insure that language used in classified advertising complies with State and Federal legislation and maintains a standard of public relations.
To identify the criteria for serving as a Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) on a sponsored project. Although the University is legally responsible to the sponsor as the actual recipient of a grant or contract, the PI is held accountable for the proper fiscal management and conduct of the project.
You may need to register in the CATS IRB system to see applicable documentation to determine whether your project meets the definition of Human Subject Research and requires review and approval. If your contract indicates that IRB review and approval is required you will need to submit appropriate documentation for review via CATS IRB.