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

October 10, 2017
Identity Theft Prevention Program

New Policy
Program to detect, prevent and mitigate identity theft in connection with the opening of a Covered Account or existing Covered Account, and assist UNT units and departments in identifying someone who may try to use another individual’s identity to gain access to a UNT Covered Account.

October 05, 2017
Employment of Students for Hourly Positions

Revision
The policy was revised to add an exception to allow student employees to work more than 25 hours, but no more than 40 hours per week when necessary to safely staff student-related events.

September 26, 2017
Course Syllabi Requirements

New Policy
Created to ensure standardization of essential components of a UNT course syllabus.

News

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.