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How to Request an Exception for Employee Awards and Gifts

Find out how to request an exception to policy when awards or gifts to employees exceed the cost limit.

Review Guidelines

An exception to the per-person limit will create additional taxable income for the employee and should be avoided.


See "Paying for Employee Gifts and Awards"


Department heads have the authority to approve transactions.

Disbursements Review

Disbursements will review requests for exceptions on a case by case basis to determine if the exception is allowable.

Notice: UCSD's non-cash award policy is derived from UC Policy and Regulations. Published policy is decisive as it has been adapted to UCSD's organization, delegation of authority, terminology, and chart of accounts.