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) 565-4535.

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

February 03, 2020
Animals On Campus Grounds

Revision
Substantive components of UNT policy 16.002, Campus Access for Service and Comfort Animals for People with Disabilities, and UNT policy 15.013, Animals in University of North Texas Buildings, Leased Facilities and On Campus Properties, were combined to provide a single policy to address animals on UNT campus grounds.

February 03, 2020
Youth Protection Program

Revision
The policy was revised to support the work of the university's Youth Protection Program, which was created to protect the safety and well-being of the university community, including non-student minors.

January 27, 2020
Internships

Revision
The policy was revised to bring it in line with university practice. The revision included removing language concerning Cooperative Education and adding internship program reporting requirements.

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.