Animals On Campus Grounds

Policy number: 
04.026
Policy description: 

The University of North Texas (UNT) is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors by managing the presence of animals on the university property and in its facilities, while providing people with disabilities who use service and comfort animals the opportunity to receive the benefit of the tasks these animals provide or the therapeutic support they offer in accordance with the requirements of federal law.

See full policy (PDF): 
PDF icon Animals On Campus Grounds
Policy owner: Office of the President
Policy contact: 
Elizabeth With
VP for Student Affairs
Division of Student Affairs
Applies to: 
Faculty, Staff, Students, All University
Date Issued: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Last updated: 

Date: 
02/03/2020
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Substantive components of UNT policy 16.002, Campus Access for Service and Comfort Animals for People with Disabilities, and UNT policy 15.013, Animals in University of North Texas Buildings, Leased Facilities and On Campus Properties, were combined to provide a single policy to address animals on UNT campus grounds.
Date: 
10/16/2013
Action: 
New Policy
Comments: 
This policy establishes guidelines on the presence of animals in university facilities and on university property. Effective 10/16/2013.