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

September 19, 2019
Protection of Building and Grounds

Review without revision
Reviewed without revision.

August 28, 2019
Free Speech and Public Assembly on Campus Grounds

Revision
The policy was revised to incorporate Texas SB 18 requirements related to the free speech rights of campus visitors and protection of the campus community.

August 01, 2019
Criminal History Background Checks for Student Employment Applicants

Deleted
Policy information merged with UNT policy 05.006, Criminal History Background Checks, to form one comprehensive background check policy.

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.