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Laboratory Equipment Upgrades Policy
Name of Policy
Laboratory Equipment Upgrades Policy
Policy Number
II-C.7
Owners
Academic Affairs
Original Policy Date
10/05/2016
Cosigners
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Last Revised Date
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Other Related Regulatory Rules Laws & Policies Next Scheduled review Date
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Associated Procedures & Forms (Attachments)
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Versioning
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Cycle of Reviews
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Purpose

The Academic college host of laboratories should keep all equipment current and fully operational to achieve learning outcomes of the courses and programs  and meet academic accreditation standards.


Statement

Academic college laboratories should be kept full of functional equipment by upgrading or replacing equipment in the academic units every year. Obsolete equipment should be retired to make room for new equipment.


Procedure
Procedure :

Academic colleges develop proposals for laboratory equipment upgrades. Set aside annual university budgets should allow for upgrades and replacement of equipment. Proposals should identify technical specifications, planning and timeline for deployment. Purchasing should facilitate the acquisition of upgrades/replacement of equipment.