The Unit for Emergency Support of UFGD (USU/UFGD) aims at serving the academic community of Campus II who need clinical emergency service (immediate pre-hospital care in critical cases). USU receives patients and classifies non-emergency cases so that they can be redirected to basic or specialized ambulatory services offered by the public healthcare system of the city. Besides, USU promotes and supports actions related to prevention, education and promotion of health inside the academic community.
ADVISOR’S OFFICE FOR SOCIAL COMMUNICATION
The Advisor’s Office for Social Communication (ACS/UFGD) is subordinated to the Rector’s Office and it has the function of planning, executing and coordinating all activities related to communication in the university, serving the internal community (professors, technical-administrative personnel and students) as well as the external community (press and society). ACS makes the access and distribution of institutional public information easy with responsibility, transparency and ethics. Thus, ACS aims at strengthening and positioning UFGD as far as communication is concerned. ACS has four divisions in its structure: Division of Audiovisual, Division of Journalism, Division of Publicity and Marketing and Division of Events and Public Relations.
The Ombudsman’s Office of UFGD aims at promoting social participation in the university. This office serves as a means of access between the internal and external community and the Administration of UFGD. It stimulates the participation of citizens in the control and evaluation of public services offered by the university. In the Ombudsman’s Office, users can register the following statements: accusation, complaint, requirement, suggestion and compliment. This office is located in the unit I of UFGD and anyone can get in contact through the following means: e-mail, telephone, contact us, e-OUV, e-SIC and in person.
INTERNAL AUDITOR’S OFFICE – AUDIN/UFGD
The Internal Auditor’s Office is an administrative office of the Federal University of Grande Dourados - UFGD which aims at independently evaluating accounting, financial and administrative operations executed by several departments of the university. This job is done by the comparison between situations and technical, operational or legal criteria.
The mission of AUDIN is to strengthen the management of financial, property and human resources with the purpose of making sure the objectives of the university are reached in accordance with rules and regulations, avoiding errors, frauds and waste.
The vision of AUDIN is to be recognized as a reference regarding its work for the strengthening of public management.
In the organizational structure of the university, AUDIN is linked to the University Council – COUNI/UFGD. It is also legally subordinated to the Office of the Comptroller General of Brazil – CGU, concerning its techniques and regulations. CGU is the main managing department of the Internal Control System of the Federal Government of Brazil.
The need for the work of the internal auditor’s office is justified by the need for promoting and optimizing public resources, after all it is an instrument for the protection of public property. Besides, AUDIN offers alternatives for improving the work of each sector in public administration, aiming at quality, transparency and, mainly, management probity.
Internal auditing is an independent activity that has the objective of improving the operations and adding value to an organization. The process of auditing helps the organization achieve its goals through a systematic and disciplinary approach for the evaluation and improvement of the risk management processes, corporative control and governance.
The Coordination Office for Library Services of UFGD (Federal University of Grande Dourados), is currently a department bound to the Rector’s Office. Its purpose is to promote access to bibliographic and audiovisual materials, thus contributing to the generation of knowledge through the process of making information available. This Coordination acts directly on activities related to offering support to class education, research and community outreach.
The Coordination Office for Library Services is responsible for the Central Library, the collection of the HU Library (University Hospital) and the FADIR Library (Faculty of Law and International Relations). It works with participative management involving public servants, interns and outsourced employees. In addition, it collaborates with activities of the Division of Collection Development and of User Services and it coordinates agreements between UFGD and UEMS (State University of Mato Grosso do Sul). This Coordination also receives the Course Accreditation Committees from MEC (Ministry of Education), acts as a tutor of agreements for the acquisition of bibliographic material, COMUT, ABNT, JOURNALS and it serves as the president of CSMB (Committee for Selection of Bibliographic Material). It is also responsible for rules, internal regulations, POP (Standard Operating Procedures) and POA (Auxiliary Operating Procedures) of the libraries. Another responsibility of the Coordination Office for Library Services is the establishment of cataloging standards in accordance with current national and international rules and regulations. It also offers the academic community courses regarding its functions, services for information technical references and the reception desk.
The Coordination Office for Information Technology Development aims at developing information technology management activities, defining strategies and executing the plans from the Management Committee for Information Technology. It deals with activities in the area of information systems, system development, communication networks and associated services, telephony, information technology security, user service and support.
The Experimental Farm of Agricultural Sciences (FAECA) is one of the departments of the FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF GRANDE DOURADOS (UFGD) and in its structure there is an Executive Direction which is supervised and advised by a Management Council that has representatives from professors, students and technical-administrative personnel. It has the basic function of assisting the development of field activities of research, class education and community outreach. FAECA has an area of one hundred ninety hectares to serve the academic community, especially regarding research and class education. It also has small installations that can be used for practical classes and community outreach activities. In the farm, there are experiments in the area of horticulture, fruit cultivation and plant science with annual and perennial crops, mainly beans, corn, soy and sugar cane. Experiments with sheep and cattle have a great importance in the field of animal production. Projects in the area of agricultural machinery and soil management have been started and there are projects being implemented involving the integration between agriculture, cattle farming, forestry and aquaculture. Applied research projects are developed in partnership with other institutions through agreements. FAECA has been developing projects in the field of environmental preservation, including the multiplication of native plants and integrated projects related to agro-ecological production. FAECA also tries to work with private institutions in the search for self-sustainable production.
The Advisor’s Office for Projects, Fund Raising and Technological Innovation - APCRIT - is bound to the Rector’s Office and it includes the Division of Projects and Fund Raising, the Innovation and Intellectual Property Center – NIPI, the Business Incubator and the Junior Business Center. APCRIT was created in April of 2008 and it was approved by Resolution # 71 of July 1st 2008, with the purpose of paying special attention to fund raising, innovation and projects for the university.
The Division of Projects and Fund Raising, PROCAPTAR, has the objective of elaborating and developing projects, assisting researchers in the search for funding opportunities for their researches, promoting public notices in specific areas through Sistema Financiar.
The Innovation and Intellectual Property Center – NIPI has been created inside the Advisor’s Office for Projects, Fund Raising and Technological Innovation. It is an advising department of the Rector’s Office of the Federal University of Grande Dourados in accordance with Resolution # 106 of October 24th 2008. The objective of this center is to manage innovation policies, protect the intellectual property of the university and promote the transfer of results from the university to the production sector, strengthening and broadening the action of UFGD regarding patenting.
The Junior Business Center of UFGD – UFGD Junior is responsible for the dissemination of the concept of junior businesses in the university. It has been created and it is regulated by Resolution # 27 of April 17th 2014. Its main goal is to develop entrepreneurship among students of UFGD so that they can put to practice what they learn in their undergraduate studies, with real knowledge about how to create and manage a company.
PUBLIC PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE
The Public Prosecutor’s Office of UFGD is the execution office of the Attorney General’s Office (AGU) and it carries legal consulting and advising activities for UFGD, assisting the university as far as the internal control of administrative acts is concerned.
These consulting and advising activities in UFGD are exclusively carried by the Public Prosecutor’s Office (PF/UFGD) and by other execution departments which are previously appointed by the Public Prosecutor General.
Legal advice from PF/UFGD can be required by the heads of department of UFGD who are competent to issue statements or make decisions regarding matters that hold legal doubts to be cleared, especially the following: i) Rector’s Office; ii) Vice-Rector’s Office; iii) Superior Councils; iv) Dean’s Offices; and, v) General Direction of the University Hospital.
Physical and legal persons from public or private institutions who are not part of the organizational structure of UFGD cannot require the consulting and advising services offered by Public Prosecutor’s Office in UFGD.
Currently, the structure of PF/UFGD includes the Prosecutor’s Office and the Administrative Office.
The Administrative Office offers technical, administrative and operational support to PF-UFGD. Among its duties, it must serve users and organize the Prosecutor’s service.
Applicable laws and regulations:
Lei Complementar nº 73/93 (arts. 11, 17 e 18)
Medida Provisória 2229-43, de 6/7/2001 (art. 37)
Lei 10.480/2002 (art. 10)
Portaria PGF nº 526, de 26/08/2013
Portaria AGU nº 1399, de 05/10/2009
Portaria Conjunta Reitoria e PF-UFGD nº 1, de 19/12/2013
Estatuto da UFGD (arts. 25; 41, § 3º e 64)
Regimento Geral da UFGD (arts. 41 e 47, 67, 68 e 148)
Lei nº 11.091/2005
Lei nº 8.112/90
The Council’s Office/SOC is subordinated to the Rector’s Office and it has the function of coordinating all activities involving the meetings of the University Council (COUNI), the Council for Class Education, Research, Community Outreach and Culture (CEPEC), the Board of Trustees and the SOCIAL COUNCIL. Some of its functions are: elaborate and issue convocations; control the agenda of meetings; provide secretarial services for meetings and elaborate their minutes; certify processes and decisions of the Superior Councils; and provide the academic community with services regarding the Regulations and Resolutions issued by the Superior Councils of UFGD.