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10 HR Policies Retired


The recent addition of new policies HOP 5-3020 Classified Pay Plan and HOP 5-3140 Compensation Administration have rendered the below policies obsolete, and have therefore been retired. 

Retired Policy: HOP 4-1020-PM Keys to University Facilities


The adoption of new policy, HOP 4-1020 "Key Control and Accountability" has rendered this policy obsolete.

New Policy: HOP 4-1020 Key Control and Accountability


The purpose of this new policy is to define the authority and conditions under which University keys will be issued, define the responsibilities of University key holders and requesting departments, and establish protocols and responsibilities for lost/missing/stolen keys. This policy has rendered HOP 4-1020-PM "Keys to University Facilities" obsolete.

Disposition of HOP Policies


Retired/Removed or merged HOP Policies are listed here.

Retired Policy: Advertising of Instructional Programs and Course Offerings


This policy has been retired as it is outdated and no longer relevant. Applicable sections have been moved to the Handbook of Business Procedures in Part 2. Fund Accounting, 2.2.1 Education and General Funds – 14- and 20- Accounts, Section D. Rules and Restrictions.

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New Policy: HOP 2-2170 Faculty Workload and Reporting Requirements


This policy will establish a workload policy for University faculty, along with the reporting requirements associated with faculty workload, in compliance with Regents’ Rules and Regulations Rule 31006, and Texas Education Code Section 51.402.

New Policy: HOP 5-3020 Classified Pay Plan


This policy will maintain a classification plan to accurately reflect current duties, responsibilities, and work requirements of classified positions in accordance with UT System Policy UTS133 and Regents' Rules and Regulations Rule 30101.

New Policy: HOP 5-3140 Compensation Administration


Attracting and retaining outstanding employees advances the mission of The University of Texas at Austin ("University"). This policy will provide guidelines for the consistent and equitable administration of the University's compensation program.

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