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Handbook of Operating Procedures

Equipment Warranties

Policy Number: 76

Subject:

Warranties on university owned equipment

Scope:

Employees

Date Reviewed:
March 2019
Responsible Office:
Procurement Services
Responsible Executive:
Senior Vice President, Finance and Business Services and Chief Financial Officer

I. POLICY AND GENERAL STATEMENT

The department maintaining custody of merchandise must ensure that The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is receiving the full benefit of the manufacturer's warranty.

II. PROCEDURE

The department must maintain records on all items with warranties including item description, manufacturer's serial number, property tag number, warranty period, and a copy of the warranty agreement.

When merchandise is delivered to a department, departmental personnel must determine the conditions and the length of the warranty period. When the warranty period ends, the department may wish to consider a maintenance agreement.

III. CONTACTS