Employee Awards, Gifts and Prizes

Policy number: 
05.041
Policy description: 

Awards, gifts and prizes may be given to recognize employees for their merits or contributions to UNT for such reasons as length of service, outstanding achievement, safety, goodwill, or retirement.

Policy owner: VP for Finance and Administration
Policy contact: 
Katy McDaniel
Asst Vice Chancellor & CHRO
UNT System Human Resources
Applies to: 
Faculty, Staff
Date Issued: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2004
Cross-References: 

Last updated: 

Date: 
01/03/2022
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
This policy has been reviewed and revised to reflect university provisions and required approvals for employee gifts, awards, and prizes. All employee gifts, awards, and prizes must be in compliance with state and federal regulations including federal tax purpose treatment and de-minimis items within the Internal Revenue Service threshold as reflected in policy.
Date: 
03/15/2018
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised to comply with IRS Code, Texas Government Code, and other UNT policies. Added definitions, Responsible Parties, minimum dollar amounts and reporting functions, and funding sources.
Date: 
05/01/2011
Action: 
Format Only
Date: 
09/01/2000
Action: 
Revision