University Policy: 576-012 Key Deposits
Policy Category: Business and Finance
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Purpose and Scope
  1. The purpose of this rule is to assist in regulating the authorization of use and issuance of university facility keys.

  2. Keys to university facilities may be issued to authorized individuals in accordance with processes established by the Facilities Services Division.

  3. The university may charge a refundable deposit for the issuance of a key to any facility, or may require the signing of an agreement in lieu of a key deposit in accordance with the OPEU Collective Bargaining Agreement. The deposit shall be in the amount determined by Facilities Services.

  4. Any refund of a key deposit which OSU owes any person for $5 or less per key shall be paid only upon receipt of a written request to the Office of Business Affairs from the person who paid the money or his or her legal representative as authorized by ORS 293.445. Such written request must be received within 12 months of the date the refund first becomes due. A written request for payment of a refund which became due prior to the effective date of this rule must be made within 12 months of the effective date of this rule.

Hist.: OSU 6-1997; f. 6-16-97, cert. ef. 7-1-97