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

October 19, 2016
Review and Approval of Online Courses and Programs

Revised to reflect changes in technology/terminology (from “distributed learning” courses to “online” courses, etc). The revisions resulted in a total overhaul of content, with changes related to definitions, clarifications and reorganization. Effective 10/19/2016.

October 17, 2016
Dual Employment and Other Activities

Format Only
Policy formatted to link to the "Outside Employment or Service and Dual Employment" Form. References were organized by alpha, and Revision dates were updated to match the mm/dd/yyyy format. Effective 10/17/2016.

October 11, 2016
Cash Handling Controls

Revised to address the items highlighted by the University-wide cash handling management review. This revision provides definition for demand deposits, language requiring documentation of cash handling authorizations, separation of duties, requirement of when deposits must be made to align with other cash related policies, and a cash handling template. Effective 10/11/2016.


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.