Policy Number: 76
Warranties on university owned equipment
- Date Reviewed:
- November 2012
- Responsible Office:
- Procurement Services
- Responsible Executive:
- Senior Vice President, Finance and Business Services
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.
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.