FAQs - Administration
Why is it important to contact the Office of Human Resources if you or one of your staff members needs time off to care for a new child, a serious health condition involving the staff member, the staff members child, spouse or other covered family member,
If I think I qualify or that one of my employees may qualify for Family Medical Leave what should I do?
What are the University obligations and options if I can return to work, but am unable to perform all of the duties assigned to my position?
What should I do if an employee is not cooperating in providing information to assist in administering a Family Medical Leave or when performance concerns unrelated to the leave develop?
How many hours can you schedule a student, international and/or G.A. employee to work during the break between academic terms?
I have a step-son and I personally have no custodial rights, but my wife does and we list him as a dependent on our taxes. Does he qualify?
May my child who is a high school student use my staff fee privileges to enroll in university classes?
As an employee, do I have to complete a form each term to request that my staff rate for tuition benefit be transferred to a family member?
Are there any exceptions to the requirement to have completed application for Staff Fee Privileges before the first day of classes?
Are staff members required to submit Staff Fee Approval Forms prior to the first day of classes when taking classes themselves?
If I allow a family member to use my staff rate for tuition benefit, may I also use it the same term?
Is educational assistance to family members enrolled in advanced degree programs or graduate level classes for credit treated as taxable income?
If I transfer my staff rate for tuition benefit to one of my family members for one term, can I use it myself the next term?
May I transfer my benefit to a family member to use at another Oregon University System institution? If yes, which form do I use and where can I get the form?
If a combination of graduate and undergraduate level courses is taken, how is the staff fee determined?
My spouse and I both work for the Oregon University System. May we combine our staff fee privilege so that our child would receive 24 credit hours at staff tuition rate?
Is the tuition reduction I transfer to the child of my domestic partner considered taxable income for me?
My son and I both work for the Oregon University System. May I transfer my staff fee privilege to him for his own use, so he can transfer his staff fee privilege to his own dependent child?
I am transferring my staff fee privileges to my domestic partner to take classes. Do I have to pay an imputed tax on the value of the benefit? If yes, how will this work?
Does the imputed tax apply to both same and opposite sex partners? I thought same gender partners were not required to pay state tax on the value of their partner's benefits.
I'm creating a department newsletter using the Microsoft Word newsletter template from University Communications. Are there any word count guidelines to help me fit copy in the various spaces?
My department needs name tags, presentation folders, blank invitation cards and envelopes, and mailing labels. How do we get them?
My department needs a printed brochure, newsletter, flyer, or other publication. How do we make sure these materials incorporate Portland State University's messages and visual identity?
My department wants to produce materials in-house or hire someone to design them for us. Is there an approval process?
How do I obtain the PowerPoint template, electronic letterhead, and e-mail signature files for use in Portland State University communications.
Who do I contact for an exit interview on my PSU Perkins Loan once I graduate or drop below half-time?
I understand I may be able to cancel or defer my PSU Perkins Loan. How can I found out more about those benefits?
What happens if I select to have my PSU student financial aid disbursement or other refund direct deposited to an existing bank account?
What if I select to have my PSU student financial aid refund disbursement or other refund mailed to me as a paper check?
Can I use my personal car to take an authorized trip on PSU business or am I required to use a State car?
Should a PSU invoice be paid on a Personal Service Contract, and do I send it directly to Accounts Payable?
What happens to my PSU refund if I have an outstanding student financial obligation at the University?
What do I do if I'm traveling on PSU-related business and I'm involved in an accident while driving a State car or a rental car from major car companies?
If I use my own car for travel for PSU-related business, can I charge maintenance costs on my reimbursement?
A vendor has called and stated that the PSU check or ACH has not been received. When can PSU issue a new check or ACH?
Why am I limited to certain amounts for lodging and meals instead of submitting receipts for reimbursement on PSU-related business travel?
What happens if I never activate my PSU OneCard and I am due a financial aid disbursement or other refund?
Can I carry remaining funds from the previous budget year in the current year for my research award at PSU?
For PSU business travel, am I allowed to buy airfares on the internet? Can I use my brother-in-law's travel agency?
What are the advantages of having my financial aid disbursement or other refund direct deposited into my PSU OneAccount checking account?