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

March 19, 2020
Real Property Acquisitions

Deleted
The policy is no longer necessary. The process and relevant information is captured in UNT Regent Rule 11.300, Real Property.

March 17, 2020
Designated Headquarters

Deleted
Designated headquarters is no longer necessary in policy. Designated headquarter can be selected in Concur through the employee travel reimbursement portal.

February 20, 2020
Full-time Faculty and Academic Administrator Annual Review, and Academic Administrator Reappointment

Revision
The policy revision added definitions necessary for policy understanding. The review process for Annual Reviews and guidelines for the Annual Review and Reappointment of Academic Administrators were also added.

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.