Summary: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM
SECTION: Human Resources NUMBER: 02.E.07
AREA: Miscellaneous Benefits
SUBJECT: Staff Service Awards
February 22, 1996; Revised November 30, 2010 Page 1 of 2
The purpose of this document is to establish guidelines for an awards program to
recognize outstanding non-faculty employee service.
2.1. The University of Houston System is authorized to purchase and present awards
to employees for outstanding service.
2.2. Awards that may be purchased with state-appropriated funds include the
a. Service award pins and certifications for longevity of service;
b. Safety award pins and certificates for safe operation of state equipment;
c. Awards for special professional achievement or other outstanding service.
The cost shall not be in excess of $100.00 per employee.
2.3. Awards in an amount greater than $100.00 must be paid from local funds and may