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New Policy HOP 3-3012 - Religious Accommodation for Applicants and Employees

10/27/2016

A new policy regarding religious accommodations has been added to the HOP. The University of Texas at Austin ("University") is strengthened by its global and multicultural character and is committed to diversity and equal opportunity in employment and education. This commitment includes embracing religious diversity and cultivating a community of inclusion and respect.

New Policy - HOP 9-1710 - Food Truck Vending

09/20/2016

The University of Texas at Austin ("University") permits mobile food trucks (Food Trucks) to be operated on property owned or controlled by the University provided prior approval has been granted by University Unions and provided such approved Food Trucks operate in accordance with this policy.

Campus Concealed Carry

08/01/2016

Texas Government Code, Section 411.2031 entitles license holders (individuals licensed to carry a handgun) to carry concealed handguns on the campus of an institution of higher education.

Criminal Background Checks

08/01/2016

Revision were made to HOP 5-4011, Criminal Background Checks. The revisions were necessary to bring it current with changes made to UTS124 on the same subject. You may access the policy here.

Revised Policy - HOP 4-1290 Art in Public Spaces

07/12/2016

Art in Public Spaces has been revised to establish a process for reviewing and funding art proposed for installation in public spaces belonging to The University of Texas at Austin. You may view the policy here.

New Policy - HOP 2-2150 - Comprehensive Periodic Evaluation of Tenured Faculty

03/10/2016

In accordance with Texas Education Code, Section 51.942, Regents' Rules and Regulations, Rule 31102 requires each component institution to establish a comprehensive periodic performance evaluation process for all tenured faculty. This policy applies to all tenured faculty, deans, department chairs, and other academic administrators.

 

You may access the policy here.

HOP 2-2151 - Annual Evaluation of Faculty

03/10/2016

The University of Texas at Austin is committed to periodic evaluation of faculty. Regents' Rules and Regulations, Rules 31102 and 30501 require each component institution to conduct an annual performance evaluation for all faculty.

 

This policy applies to all faculty, deans, department chairs, and other academic administrators. You may access the policy here.

New HOP 9-1610: Student Rights Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

01/04/2016

The policy outlines how the University will protect the privacy and records access rights that apply to education records maintained by or for the University about its students by complying with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

 

The new policy provides clear expectations for how current and former University students' educational records are handled/managed. You can access the policy here.

 

Revisions: HOP 4-1030 Management of University Facilities

09/14/2015

Policy revisions focus on roles/responsibilities for facilities management, construction, repairs/remodeling...

Revisions to HOP 5-3220 Employee Discount Program

09/14/2015

Policy revisions were adopted to convey the current program oversight.

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