Welcome to the University Policy Office (UPO). The University Policy Office, in collaboration with policy owners, develops, oversees and maintains the University’s policy process; facilitates the development, review, approval, and maintenance of University-wide policies by partnering with policy owners to create, revise, and distribute University-wide policies; and acts as the official repository and point-of-contact regarding University-wide policies.

Please familiarize yourself with the policies of the University of North Texas. The contact persons identified on the policy description page should be the first contact point for any questions you may have. For questions about the policy development and approval process, please contact the University Policy Office at (940) 565-2145.

The official policies and procedures of the University of North Texas (UNT) are intended to provide general information.  UNT reserves the right to make changes at any time to reflect current board policies, administrative regulations and procedures and amendments required by state and federal law.  Information provided is subject to change without notice and does not constitute a contract between UNT and its faculty and staff. 

Policy updates

April 18, 2018

This policy was revised to include language that addresses the three breaks which impacts residence hall students.

April 12, 2018
Research Intellectual Property

This policy was revised establish the policy for determining ownership of IP, edits procedures for transferring rights, and edits for current best practices.

April 10, 2018
Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Non-Retaliation

The policy was revised to make the definition of "harassment" consistent with UNT Policy 16.005 and the requirements of SB 968.


August 30, 2016

In order to streamline access to the UNT policies, University Policy Office has developed a new numbering system. This system mirrors the one currently used for the Regents Rules.