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HOP 7-1510 - Controlled Substances in Research

01/19/2017

The University of Texas at Austin ("University") is committed to complying with federal and state regulations involving controlled substances and controlled items.

REVISED: HOP 3-3050 - Consensual Relationships

01/03/2017

The University of Texas at Austin ("University") is committed to maintaining an academic community (including associated teaching, research, working and athletic environments) free from conflicts of interest, favoritism, and exploitation. This policy addresses romantic relationships and/or sexual interactions that, although consensual, may create actual and perceived conflicts of interests, and create the possibility for exploitation or favoritism.

New Policy HOP 8-1070 - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

11/01/2016

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Austin (“University”) to provide a safe educational, living, and working environment for its students, employees, affiliates and visitors. The University recognizes the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (“UAV”) on University property may threaten the privacy and safety of the University community, disturb the educational goals of the University, and/or interfere with the University community’s reasonable use and enjoyment of the air above its property.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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