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

Campus Concealed Carry

This policy goes into effect August 1, 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

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.

Disposition of HOP Policies

Retired/Removed or merged HOP Policies are listed here.

Revised Policy - HOP 4-1290 Art in Public Spaces

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.