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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Revisions to HOP 7-1030 Organized Research Units

The University of Texas at Austin ("University") is dedicated to the enhancement and support of interdisciplinary and other research activities through the establishment of Organized Research Units ("ORUs").


Policy revisions have been made to this policy to remove references to retired Regents’ Rule 40602, streamline and clarify definitions, as well as update the routing process for approval of Organized Research Units.

Revision to HOP 4-1290 Art in Public Spaces

Art in public spaces controlled by The University of Texas at Austin ("University") should serve to educate and enrich the lives of students, faculty, staff, alumni, the local community, and visitors.


Policy revisions focus on addressing the reorganization of executive leadership, language updates, and making the policy consistent with working processes and practices.

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.