University Policy

Policies Posted for Comment

Draft and recently signed policies are posted here for review and comment by The University of Toledo community for thirty days. Draft policies do not have official status as approved policies until the Approving Officer has signed the policies. Some policies may be signed in advance of the vetting period to comply with the requirement of federal or state laws or regulations or accrediting agencies.

Please direct any comments or questions regarding the policies posted for comment to policies@utoledo.edu or click on the icon under "comment on this policy." Please state the name of the policy in the subject line. Comments received on the policy will be forwarded to the policy's responsible agent or agent's designee.

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Government Relations - 1 policy

Police - 1 policy
UTMC - 3 policies


Government Relations - 1 policy

Policy Name:   Draft 3364-5-15  Campus visits by candidates for political office
Description:  (New policy proposal) Political campaigns may hold events on campus so long as the university does not endorse the campaign, it is open to campaigns from all candidates and parties, and university funds are not used to support the campaign. This policy provides the terms and conditions under which the university permits political campaigns to hold events on campus including topics such as maintaining institutional neutrality, paying for the cost of events, and the official point of contact for major events such as in presidential campaigns.  The policy is to ensure that the university is in compliance with federal and state law, protects the university’s tax status, and protects the institution from political entanglements.
Scope:    All University of Toledo colleges, departments, sections, units or any other categories within the university and any campaigns interested in using the facilities at the University of Toledo
Comment Period:   May 31, 2016 –  June 30, 2016
Comment on this policy:  3364-5-15


Police - 1 policy

Policy Name:   Recently signed 3364-61-03 Deadly weapons restrictions
Description:  (Major revision of existing policy) The policy was revised to incorporate feedback; the following paragraph was added after the initial comment period:  “This policy does not apply to senior ROTC cadets or cadre while transporting weapons for training or in the execution of scheduled training, special events, or drill demonstrations.  At no time will ammunition for weapons be available to cadets or cadre while on campus unless said ammunition is being transported to a range or training event in accordance with ROTC policies” (see (C)(2).  The policy is in effect during this second posting.
Scope:   All University of Toledo campuses - see section (C)(1)
Comment Period:   July 1, 2016-August 1, 2016
Comment on this policy  3364-61-03


UTMC - 3 policies

Policy Name:   Draft 3364-100-60-03  Notarization and witnessing services for patients
Description:  (Minor/technical revision of existing policy) UTMC may provide a notary public to patients who need such services.  The notary public will serve as a witness to patients’ signatures on documents for personal affairs of the patients.  The purpose of the policy is to provide a notary and witness service when possible to inpatients of UTMC who may need to execute personal legal documents in order to carry out their personal affairs while admitted.
Scope:    The University of Toledo Medical Center
Comment Period:   May 31, 2016 –  June 30, 2016
Comment on this policy  3364-100-60-03

Policy Name:   Draft 3364-100-50-06  Accommodations for patients who have a sensory impairment and/or who have limited English proficiency
Description:  (Minor/technical revision of existing policy) UTMC will provide services to elicit effective communication with patients and others, as needed, who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired, and/or have limited English proficiency.  These services are provided free of charge to the patients while obtaining care at UTMC.  The university is currently operating under this policy.
Scope:   The University of Toledo Medical Center
Comment Period:   July 1, 2016-August 1, 2016
Comment on this policy  3364-100-50-06

Policy Name:   Draft 3364-100-50-43  Patient status assignment
Description:  (Minor/technical revision of existing policy) Resource Utilization Coordinators will determine the appropriate patient status dependent upon medical necessity, physician’s plan of care, interqual criteria, and the “Medicare Inpatient Only” list.  The Resource Utilization Coordinators will be acting under the authority of the Resource Utilization Committee.  The purpose of the policy is to insure that accurate documentation reflects the hospital care provided.
Scope:   The University of Toledo Medical Center and its Medical Staff
Comment Period:   July 1, 2016-August 1, 2016
Comment on this policy  3364-100-50-43


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Policies recommended for rescission are posted here for comment by The University of Toledo community for thirty days. Please direct any comments or questions regarding the policies recommended for rescission to policies@utoledo.edu

Last Updated: 6/29/16