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

May 13, 2021
Training and Development - Educational Scholarships

Information from this policy is published in other UNT policies. Flexible work scheduling to attend class is addressed in UNT Policy 05.022, Flexible Work Arrangements. Admissions requirements are addressed in Admissions office procedures and UNT Policy 07.011, Admissions. And eligibility for employee scholarships is addressed in UNT Policy 10.025, Faculty/Staff/Retiree/Dependent Educational Scholarship.

May 10, 2021
Jury and Witness Duty

Provision for jury and witness duty are in UNT Policy 05.072 Leave with Pay.

May 10, 2021
State Employee Organizations Membership Fee Deduction

Information concerning employee's payroll is addressed in UNT Policy 10.039, Payroll.


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.