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

July 09, 2020
Sponsored Project Procurement and Property Management

New Policy
The area of research administration is a complex and evolving area. This policy was established to address Federal, State and other Sponsor rules and regulations and address scientific, regulatory and administrative needs and requirements.

June 18, 2020
Sub-Awards and Sub-Award Monitoring

New Policy
The area of research administration is a complex and evolving area. This policy was established to address Federal, State and other Sponsor rules and regulations and address scientific, regulatory and administrative needs and requirements.

June 15, 2020
Cost Transfers for Sponsored Projects

New Policy
It is necessary for the University to have policies that address cost transfers related to sponsored project regulatory 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.