Staff Handbook                                                                    UPPS No. 04.04.02

Issue No. 8

Effective Date: 06/17/2013

Review: June 1 E4Y





01.01  This UPPS establishes the policies and procedures for the periodic review of the Staff Handbook (Handbook).


01.02  The Staff Handbook’s purpose is to provide staff employees with Texas State’s personnel-related policies, procedures, and general information.




02.01  Human Resources will post the Handbook on its website and will continuously update it with official changes in university policy, procedures, and other topics of interest approved for the Handbook.


02.02  Following submission of a modified Handbook to The Texas State University System Associate General Counsel, the vice chancellor and General Counsel of The TSUS must approve all substantive changes to the Handbook.


02.03  Contents for the Handbook will consist of:


a.   information derived from official Texas State policies and procedures, and


b.   other general information items the President's Cabinet, the vice president for Finance and Support Services, or the director of Human Resources determines would interest the staff.


02.04  Staff may submit suggested changes for the Handbook to the director of Human Resources at any time. The director of Human Resources on an annual basis will issue a general reminder to staff about this provision. The director of Human Resources will notify departments who have provided information already included in the Handbook to review this information for accuracy and relevancy. Any suggested additions or changes are subject to approval as provided in Sections 02.02 and 02.03 above.




03.01  Reviewers of this UPPS include the following:


Position                                                         Date


Director, Human Resources                      June 1 E4Y


TSUS Associate General Counsel           June 1 E4Y


Chair, Staff Council                                    June 1 E4Y




This UPPS has been approved by the following individuals in their official capacities and represents Texas State policy and procedures from the date of this document until superseded.


Director of Human Resources; senior reviewer of this UPPS


Vice President for Finance and Support Services