New Policy HOP 3-1610, "University Identification Card"

New Policy HOP 3-1610, "University Identification Card"

The University of Texas at Austin (“University”) issues photo identification cards (“ID card”) to employees, students, University affiliates, and other individuals required to validate their relationship with the University to verify identity and manage access to University services and facilities.


Individuals issued an ID card are expected to maintain possession and control of this card at all times and keep it in their possession while on University premises. Institutional representatives of the University may require presentation of an individual’s University ID card while conducting duties for the University.

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Revision to HOP 3-3010 Disability Accommodation for Applicants and Employees

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Austin (“University”) to provide equal access and opportunity to University employees and job applicants with disabilities in compliance with federal law, including the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended (ADA). The University prohibits discrimination based on disability in both the application process and during the employment relationship.


Revisions: HOP 4-1253 Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Special Use Facility

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center (“Wildflower Center”) at The University of Texas at Austin (“University”) is designated as a special use facility as authorized by the president of the University and pursuant to The University of Texas System (“UT System”) Board of Regents' Rule 80106.


Policy revisions have been adopted for this policy to align with updates to Regents Rule 80106. The revised policy language became effective on July 25, 2018.

Revisions: HOP 2-2430 Emeritus Titles

The University of Texas at Austin (“University”) recognizes faculty members’ distinguished service and distinction at the University by conferring emeritus titles effective upon retirement. These honorary titles are given in accordance with the University of Texas System’s Board of Regents Rules and Regulations, Rule 31001, and as outlined in this policy. The conferring of these titles is not automatic upon retirement.


Retired Policy, HOP 9-1340-PM - "Student Policy on Race Relations"

The new policy, HOP 9-1810 "Hate and Bias Incidents" covers race relations, therefore, this policy is no longer required.