UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH POLICY 04-01-08

CATEGORY:              FACITILIES

SECTION:                  Control and Assignment

SUBJECT:                 University of Pittsburgh Applied Research Center (U-PARC) Facilities

EFFECTIVE DATE:   December 29, 1989

PAGE(S):                   1

I.    SCOPE

      This policy establishes the responsibilities and guidelines regarding the rental of facilities

      located at the University of Pittsburgh Applied Research Center (U-PARC) by programs,

      sponsored projects, departments, or schools of the University of Pittsburgh.

II.   POLICY

      The Provost, the Senior Vice President for the Health Sciences, or the Executive Vice

      President are responsible for approving requests by University activities under their

      supervision for assignment of rental space at the University of Pittsburgh Applied

      Research Center, and for reviewing the continued assignment of space on an annual

      basis.  Assignment of U-PARC space must be for a specified period of time not to exceed

      three years.  Exceptions may be granted upon joint approval of the Provost or the Senior

      Vice President for the Health Sciences, and the Executive Vice President.

      The Office of Space Management, in cooperation with the requesting department, must

      develop an analysis of space requirements to accompany the request for assignment of

      U-PARC space.

      Any change in the initial approved use of U-PARC space must be authorized by the

      Provost or the Senior Vice President for the Health Sciences, and the Executive Vice

      President.

      Rental and Other Costs

      Rental and service agreements must be negotiated by the requesting department or

      program with the Pittsburgh Applied Research Center (PARC), as the management agent

      for U-PARC.

      Rental costs for U-PARC space assigned to University activities that cannot be covered

      by research funds or other revenues will be charged to a general University account

      through the Comptroller's Office.

      Costs other than space rental, including equipment and furniture purchases or rentals;

      renovations and repairs; and moving costs must be paid by the department or school

      from unrestricted or restricted funds available to the department or school, or from an

      approved, planned project.

III.  REFERENCE

      Procedure 04-01-08, University of Pittsburgh Applied Research Center Facilities