Policy Updates

May 18, 2021

06.026 Graduate Faculty Membership
Revision added language permitting associate graduate faculty members with a terminal degree to co-chair master's and doctoral committees in partnership with a full graduate faculty member.

May 10, 2021

05.039 Longevity Pay/Hazardous Duty Pay
Revision added definitions. Longevity Pay content updated to incorporate UNT System procedures. Hazardous Pay content revision removed the 30 year eligibility limitation, in accordance with the revision to the corresponding section of the Texas Government Code to remove the $300 limitation.

May 07, 2021

15.010 Radiation Safety
Policy revision: • Separated user requirements for radiation, x-ray and laser safety programs: Individuals possessing, receiving, using, storing, or transferring any radioactive materials, radiation-producing devices or lasers must be registered under the UNT radioactive material license. • Radiation producing devices and lasers must be registered under a current Certificate of X-Ray registration or Certificate of Laser registration, as applicable, issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS), unless a written exemption is granted by TDSHS. • Designated that all activity related specifically to the sources of radiation and lasers must be within the scope of the current Radioactive Material License, Certificate of X-Ray registration and Certificate of Laser registration. • Updated the Radiation Safety Committee duties and designated the Radiation Safety Officer as a non-voting member.

April 15, 2021

07.018 FERPA
Revision updated the policy definitions. Added processes for challenging information in education records and student complaints of possible FERPA dislosure.

April 14, 2021

07.025 Student Immunization and Screening/Testing
Revision updated Tuberculosis screening and documentation requirements for international students.

April 12, 2021

15.009 Biosafety
Revised to updated terms to be match the current UNT Biosafety Manual and regulations.

March 30, 2021

07.011 Admissions
Review without revision
The policy was reviewed by the VP for Enrollment with no revisions.

March 18, 2021

05.071 Lactation in the Workplace
Revision added definitions and updated right to accommodations in accordance with Fair Labor Standards Act.

March 16, 2021

15.004 DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing of Commercial Drivers
Revised to update policy language and regulations.

February 24, 2021

10.032 Employee Indebtedness Owed to the University
Updated procedures, communication methods and department names.


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