Evaluating, Awarding, and Accepting Credit

Policy number: 
06.001
Policy description: 

As an institution of higher education, the University of North Texas (UNT) holds the responsibility for determining and upholding standards related to the awarding of credit hours for student work consistent with national standards.  This policy sets the definition of a credit hour and delineates the ways in which credits are evaluated, awarded and/or accepted by UNT.

Policy owner: VP for Academic Affairs
Policy contact: 
Elizabeth Oldmixon
Policy Director
Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Applies to: 
Faculty, Staff, Students, All University
Date Issued: 
Thursday, June 30, 2011

Last updated: 

Date: 
12/22/2021
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Updated title and first heading, corrected policy contact job title, and fixed minor accessibility issues in document.
Date: 
11/15/2021
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Language updated for improved clarity.
Date: 
01/09/2015
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised to include relevant elements from the deleted policy "Two-Year College Transfer Credit".