Institutional Policies

Higher Education Council
Certification 130 (1988-1989) Institutional Policy for Obtaining, Using, and Financial Oversight of External Funding Received by the University of Puerto Rico for Educational and Research Programs (in Spanish)
Certification 94 (1989-1990) Standards for regulating disciplinary procedures that affect university personnel (in Spanish)
Certification 44 (1984-1985) Standards for regulating disciplinary procedures that affect university personnel (in Spanish)
Office of the President
Circular No. 96-03 (1996) Institutional Policy on the Identification and Management of Conflicts of Interest in Research at the University of Puerto Rico (in Spanish)
Circular No. 95-01 (1995) Unauthorized Reproduction of Works Protected Under Copyright Law (in Spanish)
Chancellor’s Office 
Circular No. 11 (2012-2013) amended New Guidelines for Indirect Cost Distribution, Management, and Use (translated) (versión en español)
Guidelines for Distribution, Management, and Use of Indirect Costs Reimbursed to the Río Piedras Campus for Acquiring External Funding (translated) - (versión en español)
Circular No. 12 (2012-2013) amended Rules and Procedures for Preparing Time and Effort Reports (translated) (versión en español)
Rules and Procedures for Preparing Time and Effort (T&E) Reports: Forms 125-A and 125-B (translated) (versión en español)
Circular No. 7 (2009-2010) Tax incentive for scientific researchers (in Spanish)
Law No. 101 approved on June 27, 2008 English verison | Versión en español
Amendment to Circular Núm 48 (2004-2005) Intramural Practice Plan Project Processing and Administering Procedure
Circular No. 14 (2003-2004) Intellectual Property Committee  (in Spanish)
Circular No. 4 (2002-2003) amended Creation of the Affiliated Researcher Teaching Position at UPR-RP (in Spanish)
Circular No. 24 (2001-2002) amended Creation of the Post-Doctoral Researcher Special Teaching Position at UPR-RP (in Spanish)
Circular No. 27 (2000-2001) amended UPR-RP Research Bonus Policy (in Spanish)
Circular No. 17 (1989-1990) Institutional Policy and Procedures Regarding Lack of Intellectual Integrity in Teaching or Research (in Spanish)
Board of Trustees 
Certification 14 (2011-2012) Policy for the Promotion and Development of Research at the University of Puerto Rico (translated) (versión en español)
Certification 15 (2011-2012) Effort Reporting Policies and Procedures at the University of Puerto Rico (translated) (versión en español)
Certification 16 (2011-2012) Cost Sharing/Matching Funds Policies and Procedures at the University of Puerto Rico
Certification 36 (2009-2010) Institutional Policy for the Obtainment, Use, and Regulation of External Funds Received by the University of Puerto Rico for Educational, Research, and Public Service Programs (in Spanish)
Certification 37 (2009-2010) Institutional Policy for the Request and Acceptance of Private Donations (in Spanish)
Certification 45 (2006-2007) The System-wide Policy for Responding to Allegations of Possible Research Misconduct (in Spanish)
Certification 58 (2004-2005) University of Puerto Rico Anti-Discrimination Policy (in Spanish)
Certification 132 (2002-2003) New Institutional Policy on Patents, Inventions, and their Commercialization (translated) (versión en español)
Certification 66 (1996-1997) Resolution regarding the development of research at the University of Puerto Rico
Certification 24 (1996-1997) Creation of the Appointment Category of Adjunct professor at the University of Puerto Rico
Certification 23 (1996-1997) Policy to establish multidisciplinary and multi-campus research institutes