New Policy: HOP 9-1810, "Hate and Bias Incidents"

New Policy: HOP 9-1810, "Hate and Bias Incidents"

The University is committed to an academic and work environment free from acts of intolerance, hate, bias, or prejudice based on an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation, ideology, political views, or political affiliation.

 

The University is committed to the principles of free inquiry and expression and is dedicated to creating an environment where the expansion of knowledge and the freedom to exchange ideas is safeguarded. As such, members of the University community have the right to hold, vigorously defend, and express their ideas and opinions, and for such ideas and opinions to flourish or wither according to their merits.

Policy Place News

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.

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

To affirm the University’s ID card as the official visual and electronic identification for employees, students, University affiliates, and other individuals required to validate their identity and relationship with the University as well as to provide clarity on how the ID card is issued, replaced, used, and managed.

New Policy: HOP 8-1080, "Building and Facility Access"

With few exceptions such as museums, libraries and during certain events, University owned buildings and facilities are not considered open to the public. Access to University buildings and facilities is therefore generally restricted to employees (including faculty), students, University affiliates ("affiliates") and invited guests.

New Policy: HOP 9-1810, "Hate and Bias Incidents"

The University of Texas at Austin ("University") unequivocally condemns and prohibits: acts of intolerance, hate, bias, and prejudice when manifested in threatened or actual violent conduct against a person; harassment; and incitement to imminent violations of law. In accordance with federal law and state law, the University prohibits unlawful harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation, ideology, political views, or political affiliation.