UAMS ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDE
The purpose of this policy is to inform departments within the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) of the procedure for the procurement of promotional items.
Promotional items may only be procured to promote colleges, the hospital and campus programs.
The UAMS Appropriation Act contains special language allowing the procurement of promotional items for authorized departments.
Definition: Promotional items shall be defined as commodities that carry a graphic image to promote services and programs within the campus. Promotional items shall be procured to promote the colleges, hospital and campus programs.
Examples of approved promotional expenditures: Recruitment for teaching programs, nurse recruitment incentives, items procured by the Communications Department to promote the UAMS Medical Center hospital programs and items that promote each of the Colleges.
Plaques for student achievement and for the termination of employment at UAMS are authorized expenditures. Plaques for personal achievement by employees are not allowed.