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Function Codes

Instruction  (10 series)

Research  (20 series)               

Public Service  (30 series)

Academic Support  (40 series)

Student Service  (50 series)

Institutional Administration  (60 series)

Physical Plant Operations  (70 series)

Student Financial Support  (80 series)

Independent Operations  (90 series)

 

INSTRUCTION

 

11 GENERAL ACADEMIC INSTRUCTION (DEGREE-RELATED): This subprogram includes those instructional offerings intended both to prepare learners, in a generalized sense, to function in a number of different occupations and to prepare them for further academic study. Instructional offerings of this general academic nature should be classified in this subprogram only if they are offered as part of one of the Institution's formal degree or certificate programs.

12 VOCATIONAL/TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION (DEGREE-RELATED): This subprogram includes those instructional offerings intended to prepare learners for immediate entry into a specific occupation or career. Instructional offerings should be classified in this subprogram only if they are offered as part of one of the Institution's formal degree or certificate programs.

13 REQUISITE PREPARATORY/REMEDIAL INSTRUCTION: This category includes those instructional offerings carried out to provide the learner with the skills or knowledge required by the Institution to undertake course work leading to a post-secondary degree or certificate. These offerings, supplemental to the normal academic program, typically are designated as preparatory, remedial, developmental, or special-education services.

14 GENERAL STUDIES (NON-DEGREE): This subprogram includes those instructional offerings that are not part of one of the Institution's formal postsecondary degree or certificate programs and that are intended to provide the learner with knowledge, skills, and attitudes typically associated with an academic discipline (such as literature, mathematics, or philosophy).

15 OCCUPATION-RELATED INSTRUCTION (NON-DEGREE): This subprogram includes those instructional offerings that are not carried out as part of a formal certificate or degree program but that are offered to provide the learner with knowledge, skills, and background related to a specific occupation or career.

16 SOCIAL ROLES/INTERACTION INSTRUCTION (NON-DEGREE): This subprogram includes those instructional offerings that are not carried out as part of a certificate or degree program but that are offered to provide the learner with knowledge, skills, and background needed to function as a member of society or to interact with the variety of social Institutions.

17 HOME AND FAMILY LIFE INSTRUCTION (NON-DEGREE): This category includes those instructional offerings that are not offered as part of a certificate or degree program but that are carried out to provide the learner with knowledge, skills, and capabilities related to the establishment, maintenance, and improvement of a home; to the carrying out of those functions typically associated with the conduct of a household; or to the person's responsibilities as a member of the family unit.

18 PERSONAL INTEREST AND LEISURE INSTRUCTION (NON-DEGREE): This category includes those instructional activities that are not offered as part of a certificate or degree program but that are carried out to support an individual's recreational or vocational pursuits or to improve his or her day-to-day living skills.

RESEARCH

21 INSTITUTES AND RESEARCH CENTERS: This subprogram includes those research activities conducted within the framework of a formal research organization. Includes only those activities carried out for the purpose of creating knowledge or organizing or applying existing knowledge.

22 INDIVIDUAL OR PROJECT RESEARCH: This subprogram includes those research activities that are normally managed within the academic departments. Such research activities usually have a stated goal or purpose, have projected outcomes and generally are created for specific time periods as a result of a contract, grant, or specific allocation of Institutional resources.

 

PUBLIC SERVICE

31 DIRECT PATIENT CARE: This subprogram includes those activities carried out for the specific purpose of providing direct patient care (prevention, diagnosis, treatment, education, rehabilitation, and so forth). The provision of such care may be for the benefit of either humans or animals (veterinary care).

32 HEALTH CARE SUPPORTIVE SERVICES: This subprogram includes those activities that are unique to a teaching hospital, health-sciences center, or clinic and that directly support the provision of health care but that cannot, themselves, legitimately be considered part of the provision of direct patient care.

33 COMMUNITY SERVICES: This subprogram consists of resources, services, and expertise made available to persons and groups outside the context of the Institution's regular Instruction, Research, and Support programs that are not included in subprograms "31", "32", "34" and "35". Community Services (33) activities differ from Cooperative Extension Services (34) in that the former are generally sponsored and controlled by the Institution; extension services usually involve a sharing of programmatic and fiscal control with an outside agency.

34 COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICES: This subprogram includes those activities that make resources, services, and expertise available outside the instruction, research, and support programs and that are conducted as cooperative efforts with outside agencies. (NOTE: This subprogram includes only those extension services that are considered to be a public service; it should not be used to classify the entire extension division of the Institution. Excluded from this subprogram are those instructional and research activities offered through an extension division.) A distinguishing feature of the activities included in this subprogram is that programmatic and fiscal control are usually shared with one or more external agencies or governmental units.

35 PUBLIC BROADCASTING SERVICES: This subprogram includes the operation and maintenance of broadcasting services that are operated outside the context of the Institution's Instructional, Research, and Support programs. Excluded from this category are broadcasting services that are conducted primarily in support of instruction (such programs should be classified in subprogram "45", Ancillary Support), broadcasting services that are primarily operated as a student broadcasting club (such programs should be classified in subprogram "52", Social and Cultural Development), and broadcasting activities that are independent operations (such programs should be classified in subprogram "91", Independent Operations/Institutional).

 

ACADEMIC SUPPORT

41 LIBRARY SERVICES: This subprogram includes those activities that directly support the collection, cataloging, storage, and distribution of published materials in support of one or more of the Institution's primary programs.

42 MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES: This subprogram includes those activities related to the collection, preservation, and exhibition of historical materials, art objects, scientific displays, and so forth, that support one or more of the Institution's primary programs.

43 EDUCATIONAL MEDIA SERVICES: This subprogram includes those audio, visual, and other technological services that have been established to provide direct support for the Institution's Instruction, Research, and Public Service programs.

44 ACADEMIC COMPUTING SUPPORT: This subprogram includes those computer services that have been established to provide support for one or more of the Institution's primary programs.

45 ANCILLARY SUPPORT: This subprogram includes those activities that directly contribute to the way in which instruction is delivered or research is conducted but that cannot be appropriately classified as educational media services or academic computing support. Ancillary support activities often provide a mechanism through which practical experience can be gained by the student. Generally, they are unique to a particular academic program or department and are so numerous and varied that individual categories were not developed for each one. Examples: glassblowing shop, nuclear reactor, vivarium, radio station, television station, university press, and animal-laboratory facilities.

46 ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATION: This subprogram consists of those activities that provide administrative and management support specifically for the Institution's academic programs. It includes the activities of the college deans, the administrative activities of departmental chairpersons, and the activities of their associated support staff. Includes academic program advising.

47 COURSE AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT: This subprogram includes only those formal planning and development activities established either to improve or to add to the Institution's curriculum. Those activities that individual faculty members carry out to update and improve their current course and offerings (independent of any formalized set of activities having a course and curriculum development objective) should be considered part of the instructional program and classified appropriately in that program.

48 ACADEMIC PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENT: This subprogram includes those activities that provide the faculty with opportunities for personal and professional growth and development, as well as those activities intended to evaluate and reward the professional performance of the faculty. It should include departmental research activities (or some appropriate portion of those activities) when they are carried out for the express purpose of the professional and personal development of academic personnel. Examples: departmental research (if considered as primarily a faculty development activity), professional meetings, publishing, recitals, in-service faculty-education programs, sabbaticals, faculty-development programs, monetary awards, faculty awards, and awards banquets.

 

STUDENT SERVICE

51 STUDENT SERVICE ADMINISTRATION: This subprogram includes those administrative activities that provide assistance and support (excluding academic support) for the needs and interests of students. This subprogram includes only those administrative activities that support more than one subprogram within the Student Service program and/or provide central administrative services related to the various student-service activities. Examples: Dean of Men, Director of Student Personnel Services, Dean of Students, Dean of Women, Director of Student Services, Coordinator of Deaf Program, Disadvantaged-Student Services, Foreign-Student Services, Minority Affairs, Physically Handicapped Student Services, Veteran Services, Women's Programs, and International Services.

52 SOCIAL AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT: This subprogram includes those activities established to provide for the social and cultural development of the student outside of the formal program. It includes those activities primarily supported and controlled by the student body, those cultural activities provided outside the student's educational experience, and general recreational activities for the student body.

53 COUNSELING AND CAREER GUIDANCE (NOT ACADEMIC OR FINANCIAL AID COUNSELING: This subprogram includes those formal placement, career guidance, and personal counseling services provided for the benefit of students. Activities to be included are ones related to personal and disciplinary counseling, and vocational testing and counseling, as well as those carried out to assist students in obtaining employment upon leaving the Institution.

54 FINANCIAL AID ADMINISTRATION: This subprogram includes those administrative activities carried out in support of the Institution's financial aid program. Excluded from this subprogram are the actual financial-aid grants and stipends, which should be classified in "81", Scholarships, or "82", Fellowships.

55 STUDENT AUXILIARY SERVICES: This subprogram includes those conveniences and services needed to maintain an on-campus, resident student body. A fee is often charged for these services which is related to but not necessarily equal to the cost of the service rendered. Examples: housing services, food services, retail services and concessions, and specialized services.

56 INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS: This subprogram includes those team and individual sports activities that involve competition between two or more educational Institutions. Activities that relate to intramural athletics should be classified within "52", Social and Cultural Development.

57 STUDENT HEALTH-MEDICAL SERVICES: This subprogram includes those activities carried out for the specific purpose of providing health and medical services for the student body. The activities included here generally are associated with a student infirmary rather than a teaching hospital.

 

INSTITUTIONAL ADMINISTRATION

61 EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT: This subprogram consists of those executive-level activities concerned with the overall management of and long-range planning for the entire Institution. Included within this subprogram are the activities of the various administrators involved in policy formulation and executive direction, including those of the governing board, the chief executive officer, and other senior executive officers. Legal activities conducted on behalf of the Institution also are included here. Administrative activities that do not have an Institution-wide focus should be excluded from this subprogram.

62 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS: This subprogram of those activities related to the DAY-TO-DAY FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND FISCAL OPERATIONS OF THE INSTITUTION. Activities related to long-range financial planning and policy formulations should be included in "61", Executive Management.

63 GENERAL ADMINISTRATION AND LOGISTICAL SERVICES: This subprogram consists of those activities related to the general administrative operations and services of the Institution (with the exception of those activities related to financial operations, to administrative data processing, and to student records). Included in this subprogram are activities related to (1) the administration of personnel programs, (2) facilities and space management, (3) the purchase and maintenance of supplies and materials, (4) campus-wide communication and transportation services, and (5) the environmental health and safety of the campus population.

64 ADMINISTRATIVE COMPUTING SUPPORT: This subprogram includes those computer and data processing services that have been established to provide support for Institution-wide administrative functions. Academic-related data processing services and computing support should be included in subprogram "44", Academic Computing Support.

65 FACULTY AND STAFF AUXILIARY SERVICES: This subprogram includes those support services that have been established primarily to serve the faculty and staff. A fee often is charged for these services which is related to but not necessarily equal to the cost of the service rendered. Examples: housing services, food services, retail services and concessions, and specialized services.

66 PUBLIC RELATIONS/DEVELOPMENT: This subprogram consists of those Institutional activities established to maintain relations with the local community, the Institution's alumni, governmental entities, and the public in general, as well as those activities carried out to support Institution-wide fund raising and development efforts.

67 STUDENT RECRUITMENT AND ADMISSIONS: This subprogram consists of those activities carried out by an Institution that are related to (1) the identification of prospective students, (2) the promotion of attendance at the Institution, and (3) the processing of applications for admission to the Institution. In addition, for the proprietary sector of postsecondary education (i.e., private, profit-making schools), this subprogram includes activities related to sales operations, advertising, and marketing.

68 STUDENT RECORDS: This subprogram includes those activities the Institution carries out to maintain, handle, and update records for currently enrolled students as well as for those who were previously enrolled. This subprogram does not include the activities related to record keeping for those seeking admission to the Institution; such activities should be classified in subprogram "67", Student Recruitment and Admissions.

 

PHYSICAL PLANT OPERATIONS

71 PHYSICAL PLANT ADMINISTRATION: This subprogram consists of those administrative activities carried out in direct support of the Institution's physical plant operations. Those activities related to the development of plans for plant expansion or modification as well as for new construction also should be included in this subprogram. Examples: Director of Physical Plant, campus architects, and construction engineers.

72 BUILDING MAINTENANCE: Those activities related to routine repair and maintenance of buildings and structures, including both normally recurring repairs and preventive maintenance. Examples: maintenance of the interior and exterior of buildings, maintenance of classroom furniture not inventoried to a department, operating and replacement costs for equipment and materials used in connection with building maintenance, and minor roof repairs.

73 CUSTODIAL SERVICES: Those activities related to custodial services in Institutional buildings.

74 UTILITIES: Those activities related to heating, cooling, light and power, gas, water, and any other utilities necessary for the operation of the physical plant.

75 LANDSCAPE AND GROUND MAINTENANCE: Those activities related to the operation and maintenance of campus landscape and grounds.

76 MAJOR REPAIRS AND RENOVATION (NOT FOR AREAS UNDERGOING WORK): Those activities related to major repairs, maintenance, and renovation projects. Major projects are defined as those costing in excess of $10,000.

 

STUDENT FINANCIAL SUPPORT

81 SCHOLARSHIPS: This subprogram includes all financial assistance provided to undergraduate students in the form of outright grants, trainee stipends, and prizes awarded by and/or administered through the Institution. Student loans and work/study payments are excluded here.

82 FELLOWSHIPS: This subprogram includes all Institutional assistance provided to graduate-level students as outright grants-in-aid and trainee stipends. Excluded from this category are funds for which services to the Institution must be rendered (for example, funds for teaching assistants, research assistants). Student loans are also excluded.

 

INDEPENDENT OPERATIONS

91 INDEPENDENT OPERATIONS / INSTITUTIONAL: This subprogram includes those operations that are owned or controlled by the Institution but that are unrelated to or independent of the Institution's mission. Excluded from this sub-program are those operations managed as investments of the Institution's endowment funds. Also, USAGE code "91" is always used with parking structures (i.e., those classified as buildings) which are not used for Institutional vehicles (Institutional Vehicle Storage Rooms are coded with an appropriate 70 series code). Examples: airport, bowling alley, commercial rental property, conference center, hotel, radio station, restaurant, and television station.

92 INDEPENDENT OPERATIONS/EXTERNAL AGENCIES: The subprogram includes those activities that are controlled or operated by outside agencies, but that are housed by the Institution.   Institutionally operated research centers should be classified within subprogram "2l", Institutes and Research Centers.

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