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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.

HOP 7-1510 - Controlled Substances in Research


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


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


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


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


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


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.

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