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OAUG

Oracle Application Users’ Group (www.oaug.org). General OAUG information, conference information, and the On-line Vendor Directory are public to all Internet users. OAUG members may access the Members-Only section, including information on enhancements, paper and membership databases, and other features.

 

 

Obligation

A transaction representing a legally binding purchase. See also commitment, purchase order encumbrance, encumbrance.

 

 

Official station

The official station of an employee is the address of the office to which the employee is assigned.  Such designation should be in the best interest of the RF or project and not for the convenience of the RF employee.

 

 

OLD

The Labor Distribution module in the Research Foundation's Oracle business application.

 

 

OMB (Office of Management and Budget)

OMB, working cooperatively with Federal agencies and non-Federal parties, establishes governmentwide grants management policies and guidelines through circulars and common rules. These policies are adopted by each grantmaking agency and inserted into their Federal regulations. See http://www.whitehouse.gov/OMB/grants/index.html.

 

 

OMB Circular A-110

A federal publication issued by the United States Office of Management and Budget which prescribes uniform administrative requirements to be fulfilled by institutions of higher education in the management and performances of grants and agreements awarded by the Federal government. The Research Foundation procurement policy is based in large part on the requirements specified in Sections .40 to .48 of this federal regulation.

 

 

Oracle applications window

See window.

 

 

Organization

Departments or organizations within each operating location; a business entity at a specific location (such as central office, campus or department). A required component of employee assignments. Organizations can be internal or external and can be structured into organizational hierarchies for reporting purposes and for system access control. For RF, refers to the Research Foundation as a whole, including all campus locations, central office, MH and HRI.

 

 

Other institutional activities

All activities on other than Research Foundation administered sponsored programs performed by a SUNY employee in fulfillment of his or her obligation to SUNY.

 

 

Overnight status

When an employee is on travel for official RF business, he/she is in overnight travel status only on those days when the employee stays overnight at the travel destination and does not return home or to his/her official station.

 



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