Handbook of Operating Procedures

Receipt of Cash

Policy Number: 188

Subject:

Cash Receipts

Scope:

Employees

Date Reviewed:
May 2014
Responsible Office:
Finance & Business Services
Responsible Executive:
Senior Vice President, Finance & Business Services

I. POLICY AND GENERAL STATEMENT

Departments may receive cash if:

  • The department head establishes documented departmental procedures for handling cash which are in accordance with the Cash Handling Manual. Departmental procedures are subject to review by the Senior Vice President, Finance and Business Services, or designee;
  • The department head ensures regular training of departmental employees on university policies and procedures regarding cash handling; and,
  • The department head ensures all employees who handle cash sign the Cash Handling Manual Acknowledgement & Acceptance Form. The department head must retain signed forms in the employee's personnel file.

Employees who violate university policies and procedures regarding the receipt of cash may be subject to discipline, up to and including termination.

II. PROCEDURE

Specific procedures regarding the receipt of cash are detailed in the Cash Handling Manual.

III. CONTACTS

ContactTelephoneEmail/Web Address
Treasury Management 713-500-4944 TreasuryMgmt@uth.tmc.edu
https://inside.uthouston.edu/finance/treasury-management/contact-us.htm