Welcome to the University Policy Office

Welcome to the University Policy Office

This website is your guide to university policies within the Handbook of Operating Procedures (HOP).

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Policy Place News

New Policy 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.

Disposition of HOP Policies

Retired/Removed or merged HOP Policies are listed here.

Criminal Background Checks

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.