The Workstation Management Practice Directive covers all University-owned workstations used to access or store SF State data including Mac and Windows-based desktops and laptops. Workstation management may be conducted manually or using an automated tool according to timelines and criticalities established in workstation security guidelines. The following guidelines must be followed for workstation management:
SF State Human Resources is both the owner and custodian of separated employee data. This Business Practice Directive defines service offering, policies, requirements and provisions governing the process for requesting, granting and retaining records for access to separated employee mailbox, calendar or system resources provided by SF State.
I. Appropriate Use of Electronic Signatures
San Francisco State University has elected to use electronic signatures for campus-approved University business processes. Per ICSUAM 8100.00, the campus has developed an Electronic Signature Risk Assessment procedure to identify, evaluate, and document where electronic signatures are permitted. Electronic signatures must only be used on documents that have been approved through the Electronic Signature Risk Assessment.
On this page, you will find notices for the San Francisco State University community. The notices here may apply to faculty, staff, students, and other campus community members.
Privacy Notice - Information Technology Services & Enterprise Risk Management
I. Reason for Practice Directive
The Preferred Name Practice Directive allows members of the San Francisco State University community to use names, other than their legal names, to identify themselves where preferred and appropriate.
II. Permissible Use of a Preferred Name
General Tabling Rules:
As part of Business Operations' Five Bold Steps, our team is dedicated to delivering consistent, actionable, transparent, and timely reporting. The goal of these reports is to provide meaningful metrics to the campus community on a monthly basis. For our most recent reports, please see below:
Spend Analysis Project Overview
Check out Business Operations' continuous improvement and spend analysis projects:
- Chemical Inventory
- Furniture, Office Supplies and Public Auction
- Go Paperless, Go Efficient
- IT Hardware
- IT Software
- SC Logic
To learn more about our Quality Assurance Process Improvement Program, view the Business Operations Continuous Improvement Slide Deck.
For more information, please visit the Business Operations webpage.
This Practice Directive and any related procedures applies to all areas and members of the campus community.
The Shipping & Receiving and Mail Service Center is responsible for processing all University mail and packages. Mail Services provides delivery and pick-up of U.S. mail and intercampus mail for all University departments and auxiliary organizations of San Francisco State University. Additional services provided may include bulk mailings and specialty mailings including certified, insured, and/or overnight mail delivery.
Immediate Appropriate Administrator-- A supervisor or manager, who is classified as an MPP, to whom the employee is normally accountable who serves as the first level reviewing officer.
President - President of the University or his/her designee.
Days - Shall mean calendar days, except as provided in Section
A direct payment may be made for University obligations for which little or no value can be added by processing the transaction through standard procurement procedures. The preferred method for processing such transactions is the University Procurement Card (P-Card).