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3.22, Safekeeping of Financial Assets, Including Cash, Checks, and Securities

Policy Statement

Cornell University requires anyone handling cash, checks, or securities on its behalf to safeguard these assets by applying appropriate internal controls, and that securities be managed in compliance with the bylaws of the Board of Trustees.

Entities Affected by this Policy

All units of the university

Policy Information 

  • Responsible Executive: Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer
  • Responsible Office: Office of the Treasurer
  • Dates: Issued: February 13, 2006; Last Updated: July 14, 2014
  • Contact: Your local college or unit administrative office or Cash Management

Violations of Finance Policy

Violation of a financial policy should be reported to your supervisor, your human resource representative, unit manager and/or the office responsible for the policy. Where these resources are inadequate, you may choose to make an anonymous report through the Cornell University Hotline.

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University Policy 3.22, Safekeeping of Financial Assets, Including Cash, Checks, and Securities

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