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Forms/Templates - Internal Use
2020 Carson City Community Garden Registration Form Updated with COVID-19 Additional Rules
Carson City resume Master Gardening form example.
Taylor, L 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Artwork Release Form
In the event you use any art or other creative work done by a minor child (under 18), please have the parent or legal guardian sign a release form.
Extension 2014, Extension
Clark County Resources Request Form, 4-H
Form to request 4-H, Clark County resources; complete to request curriculum, to borrow equipment, or existing or new marketing materials.
4-H, Clark County 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Copyright FAQs and Form Letters Asking for Permission and Granting Permission Extension 2015, Extension
Peer Review Submission Form
This is the correct form for both Northern and Southern Areas, even though the form mentions Northern Area. NOTE: Save a completed copy to your computer before submitting. Trouble with the submit button? Email your saved copy to UNCEPubReview@lists.unr.edu. Trouble with Adobe PDFs? Reach out to your office's IT person.
Extension 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Policies/Procedures - Internal Use
1,075: Memberships, Dues and Licenses University of Nevada, Reno 2010, University Administrative Manual
1,413: Private Automobile Usage University of Nevada, Reno 2014, University Administrative Manual
1,525: Personal Use of University Property University of Nevada, Reno 2002, University Administrative Manual
1,640: Gifts-In-Kind University of Nevada, Reno 2015, University Administrative Manual
1,900: Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The following Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement must be placed on all print and electronic pieces. If the publication is in Spanish, use the Spanish version. In instances where the piece is too small for the above statement, such as bookmarks or postcards, the following statement is acceptable: An EEO/AA institution.
Extension | University of Nevada, Reno 2016, University Administrative Manual
1,900: Equal Employment Opportunity Statement (Spanish) Extension 2016, University Administrative Manual
2,692: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Consulting University of Nevada, Reno 2004, University Administrative Manual
2020 Rules for Carson City Community Garden Taylor, L. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
4,550: Policy Regarding Contact with Governmental Officials and Visits by Governmental Agencies University of Nevada, Reno 2004, University Administrative Manual
4-H Policies, Forms & Procedures
Staff and volunteer resources (forms, applications, policies, etc.)
Stark, C., Chvilicek, S., Luna, N., Mitchell, S., Haack-Damon, K. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
4-H Youth Development Policy for Child Protection and Fingerprint-Background Check Reports Extension 2019, Extension
5,304: Event Accessibility and Accommodation Policy
The University's goal is to create a campus climate accessible to all, and proactively plan events free of physical, communication and/or other barriers so all individuals may meaningfully participate in campus activities and events. This policy and related provisions articulate the requirements for accessibility of events occurring in space owned or leased by the University. This policy applies to all faculty, staff, departments, recognized student organizations and university-affiliated organizations. This policy relates to events, including meetings, programs, conferences, speaker presentations, workshops, trainings, gatherings, rallies and other activities, which are either held at space owned or leased by the University or sponsored by the University and held at space owned or leased by a third party.
Extension 2018, University Administrative Manual
7,009: University of Nevada, Reno Social Media Policy
University of Nevada, Reno's Social Media Policy is part of the University Administrative Manual. The policy recognizes the role of social media in fostering communication, collaboration and the exchange of information, and in supporting the University's mission, goals, programs and efforts. The policy provides guidance on maintaining social media sites related to our University work, including on deleting content, blocking users, copyright, fair use, logos, confidential information, terms and conditions, crisis communications, and more.
University of Nevada, Reno 2019, University Administrative Manual
Advisory Committee Extension 2019, Extension
Child Abuse and Neglect Training Requirement and Reporting Protocol Extension 1998, Extension
Civil Rights Policy Statement
Civil rights policy statement
Lyles, I. 2019, Extension
Code of Conduct for Volunteers Extension 2019, Extension
Examples of Descriptions of Risk for Specific Events
Examples of descriptions of risk for specific events
Extension 2010, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Extension Awards of Excellence Extension 2020, Extension
Extension Conflict of Interest Policy Extension 2005, Extension
Extension Expert Witness Policy Extension 2008, Extension
Extension Publications Policies
These policies apply to publications and other informational items published by Extension, as detailed below, including peer-reviewed and editorially reviewed publications. When writing journal articles for other publications, authors should contact those entities for style guidelines and specifications.
Wharton, C., Lemieux, S. 2020, N/A
Extension Youth Participation for the ES-237 Report Horrillo, S, 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
List of Cooperative Extension Statewide Faculty Lyles, I. 2019, Extension
Master Gardener Volunteer Policies Extension 2019, Extension
Mission Statement Extension 2019, Extension
Nevada 4-H Camp Advisory Council
Nevada 4-H Camp Advisory Council members, agendas and meeting minutes.
Stark, C. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Nevada 4-H Policies/Forms Extension 2019, Extension
Office Closure Policy Extension 2008, Extension
Office Image Goals Extension 2006, Extension
Partnership Statement Extension 2019, Extension
Policy Against Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Nevada System of Higher Education 2017, Nevada System of Higher Education
Policy on Purchasing Internet Domain Names Extension 2009, Extension
Research Integrity University of Nevada, Reno 2019, Research & Innovation
Risk Accounts (Memo Accounts)
"Risk account" is the term used for new account setups or modifications to current accounts in order to enable the charging of allowable project costs in the absence of certain award documentation from a sponsor. The principal investigator (PI) may request that Sponsored Projects set up a new financial worktag or modify an existing financial worktag to include a limited budget for a 90-day period for one of three purposes as defined in this policy.
University of Nevada, Reno 2019, Office of Sponsored Projects | University of Nevada, Reno
Risk Management & Insurance University of Nevada, Reno 2019, Business Center North - Nevada System of Higher Education
Roadmap to Recovery - Phase 2
Guidelines to the partial reopening of Extension in Phase 2 lockdown
Horrillo, S 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Social Media Policy | College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources; University of Nevada Cooperative Extension; and Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station Extension 2017, Extension
State 4-H Handbook and Policy Guidelines
This document is intended to be operational guide and an important reference to help Extension faculty, staff, volunteers, and youth accomplish the 4-H mission and uphold the values of the Nevada 4-H Youth Development Program as they work with youth and families. The contents will be regularly reviewed to ensure its relevance and accuracy in meeting the needs of Extension faculty, staff, and volunteers. From time to time, changes and/or additions may be made, however these changes will be communicated with staff when they occur. It is important to note that the policies included in this Policy Handbook supplant any other Nevada state 4-H policies or guidelines otherwise printed or stated which may disagree or conflict with those included in this handbook.
Stark, C. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Trade or Brand Disclaimer Extension 2019, Extension
Volunteer Forms Extension 2019, Extension
Web Links Disclaimer Extension 2019, Extension
Tips/Tricks/How To - Internal Use
Animal Studies
The laws, policies, and guidelines dictating the use of animals in research, teaching, and testing firmly embrace the imperative of animal welfare and quality care to enable good scientific results
Weigler, B 2020, March, 2020
Civil Rights & Compliance
University of Nevada is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. University programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or vetera
Lessick, P 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
College Brand Toolkit
Our College's Brand Toolkit is here to maintain consistency in the way we do marketing work for our College. Please use the toolkit as your guide when you create pieces which tell our College's story.
College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources 2020, University of Nevada, Reno
Communications & Marketing
Meet the communications team, Branding resources, Extension website, Digital marketing & social media, Extension publications
Lemieux, S; Wharton, C 2020, March 2020
Communications/Publications Tips
Communications/Publications Tips
Wharton, C. 2016, Extension
Digital-first marketing for Extension programs
This webinar focuses on digital-first marketing to guide Extension programs on best practices for communicating with their audiences. It includes guidance on how best to use the Extension website, social media and e-newsletters.
Andrews, A. Kozsan, T. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, YouTube, April 13, 2020
Extension marketing - change is in progress
Marketing process meeting for Extension in Clark County. Learn about the new quarterly programming meetings, changes/updates in process for marketing, and common mistakes made on marketing submissions.
M. Malloy, S. Lemieux, A. Andrews, C.K. Morehead 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Webinar 2020-04-02
Extension Mentoring Program for New Faculty: Reference Guide
Extension Mentoring Program for New Faculty Reference Guide - The goal of University of Nevada, Reno Extension’s Mentoring Program is to provide a professional, educational and personal support system for new faculty of the Extension system.
Bishop, C; Kim, YB; Weigel, D 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Extension Website 101 | Your website presence is in your hands (video)
How to update your profile, edit Extension programs, upload publications and more.
Kozsan, T., Lemieux, S., Moore, R., Andrews, A. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno | Youtube
Grants, InfoEd & Resources (video)
Funding opportunity review and summary, budget and budget justification development and review, InfoEd creation and/or data entries as needed, assistance with other web-based submission system proposal preparations, facilitation with collaborating institutions, subcontractors and/or consultants
Higgins, K 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Youtube Channel
How to add a publication to an Extension program page
How to add a publication to an Extension program page.
Kozsan, T., Andrews, A and Moore, R. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
How to add a publication to the database
How to add a publication to the database. Only publications added to the database can be added to profile pages and Extension programs.
Kozsan, T., and Andrews, A. 2019, College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources | University of Nevada, Reno
How to add an event to the calendar
Got something going on? Discover how to boost awareness of your University-related events by posting them to the University's calendar. The University's calendar will feed your event information to the Extension website (and others) as well as to Nevada Today email blasts, so you can enter your information once and reach many.
Andrews, A. 2018, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
How to add images to a publication
How to add content blocks, banners and thumbnails to a publication webpage
Kozsan, T., Andrews, A. and Moore, R. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
How to add images to an Extension program
How to add content blocks, banners, thumbnails and embedded images to an Extension program page
Kozsan, T., Andrews, A. and Moore, R. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
How to create a link to a NevadaBox file for your website Vanderhoff, A. 2019, University of Nevada, Reno
How to create or edit an Extension program page
How to create or edit an Extension program page in the Personnel Management System.
Kozsan, T., Andrews, A. and Moore, R. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
How to update your profile page
Instructions for how to update profile information and profile pictures in the Personnel Management System
Kozsan, T.; Andrews, A. and Moore, R. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Making graphs and charts accessible
Images of graphs and charts are inherently inaccessible. To make them as accessible as possible, we should design them with accessibility and universal design principles in mind. We should also include extra information with our graphs and charts. This is the right thing to do; it ensures our information reaches the communities we serve; and it's required by law, University policy and our legal agreement with the Office for Civil Rights.
Andrews, A. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
New Faculty Onboarding Checklist
Welcome to our University of Nevada, Reno Extension team. We are glad you have chosen to join us and our mission to discover, develop, disseminate, preserve and use knowledge to strengthen the social, economic and environmental well-being of people.
Horrillo, S; Barnes, L; Greaves, D 2020, March 2020
Program Team Guidelines
Program Team Guidelines - provide a mechanism for faculty to surface statewide needs and priorities within their area, and engage community partners to develop new statewide programs and educational resources to increase Extension's reach and impact.
Horrillo, S 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Research Biosafety and IBC Oversight
Biosafety addresses the safe handling and containment of hazardous biological materials Infectious agents Recombinant and synthetic nucleic acids Biological toxins Goal - Protection of humans, animals, plants, and the environment
Owens, B 2020, Environmental Health and Sfety, University of Nevada, Reno
Research Involving Human Subjects
Historically, governments have had to put serious restrictions on researchers. In fact, the origin of codes of research ethics can be traced to the NUREMBERG CODE, a list of rules established by a military tribunal on Nazi war crimes during World War II. 
Moody, N 2020, Research & Innovation, University of Nevada, Reno
Titles and How to Use Them
Titles and How to Use Them
Extension 2019, Extension
You Want to Write for the Public, but About What?
Academics who want to transition from scholarly to public writing ask "What should I write about?" But, really, that is a two-part question. One part is about genre. The other part has to do with figuring out what you have to contribute to pubic discourse. That is what this column is about.
Rose Guest Pryal, Katie 2020, The Chronicle of Higher Education