Policy Updates

February 21, 2023

February 17, 2023

06.042 Continuous Enrollment
Revision
Revised to reflect the longstanding tradition of the Toulouse Graduate School to support students through various life circumstances. A one-time exception to the continuous enrollment requirement for graduate students enrolled in programs with a thesis or dissertation requirement. Students who successfully defend and submit their final thesis/dissertation after the current semester deadline promulgated by the Toulouse Graduate School, but before the last day of the term (per the Academic Calendar), are eligible to graduate the following semester without enrolling in thesis/dissertation hours. Flexibility has been provided for consequences associated with failure to adhere to the continuous enrollment policy by shifting language associated with consequences from will to may.

December 02, 2022

07.010 Protected Health Information Privacy
Revision
This policy has been updated to clarify guidance regarding transmission of protected health information between the provider and patient. The information must be transmitted only via approved medical communication systems and must maintain encryption. Updates appear on pages 48 and 49.

November 03, 2022

11.001 Facility Use Coordination
Revision
This policy has been updated to clarify how UNT Policy 07.019, Student Organizations, defines how student organizations coordinate and schedule use of UNT facilities, where as this policy defines how staff and faculty coordinate and schedule use of UNT facilities. Other non-substantive changes were made for improved clarity.

October 28, 2022

13.009 Grants and Contracts Related to Sponsored Projects
Revision
This policy was reviewed and minor updates were made to improve its clarity it as part of its six-year review.

October 13, 2022

08.001 Use of Intellectual Property Owned by Third Parties
Revision
This policy has been rewritten for succinctness and clarity, and to convey current practices.

October 12, 2022

14.007 Web Publishing
Revision
This policy has been rewritten to reflect current practices and guidance concerning publishing of University web content.
05.040 Supplemental Compensation
Revision
This policy has been updated in accordance with revised UNT System Regulation 03.2000 and corresponding System model policy. Substantive changes include: faculty supplemental compensation no longer requires approval by both Academic Resources and HR and will only require Academic Resources approval as the office who manages all faculty compensation matters; provisions added for non-exempt employee eligibility to receive supplemental compensation; exception provision for augmentations over 20% added; minimum timeline for augmentation assignments reduced from six weeks to four; President may approve late task assignments; and administrative supplements section added to policy.
05.006 Background Checks
Revision
This policy has been updated to incorporate background checks (and offices conducting them) that were not previously reflected in policy.

October 06, 2022

10.008 Stipends
Revision
This policy received minor updates for currentness and clarity as part of its 6-year review.

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