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) 565-2145.

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

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.

August 01, 2019
Criminal History Background Checks

Revision
Updated policy for background checks for all employees, including student employees, applicants who have received an offer of employment, individuals in security-sensitive positions, and individuals in mental health services provider positions. This policy does not apply to background checks conducted for individuals associated with programs for minors or positions under the administrative direction and control of the University’s chief law enforcement officer. Effective 08/01/2019.

July 24, 2019
Student Academic Integrity

Revision
The policy was revised to clarify the academic integrity process and incorporate automated steps utilized in the process.

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.