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Policy (open access)


The purpose of this policy and procedure is to provide guidance and clarify instances where food may be purchased for consumption by students, potential students, volunteers, participants, guests, and employees not on travel status or otherwise eligible for payment of meals or other food using institutional funds in accordance with the Board of Regents USG Business Procedures Manual (BPM), sections 19.7 and 19.8 which may be accessed via http://www.usg.edu/business_procedures_manual/.

Additionally, Section 4 of the Statewide Travel Regulations addresses employee and non-employee group meals. If there is any conflict with the BPM or Statewide Travel Regulations and this policy and procedure, the Manual and Regulations govern.

Nothing in the policy or procedure shall be construed as requiring a school or department to provide food to employees for events or to reimburse employees for participation in events.

Responsible Party

Associate Vice President for Human Resources