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Handbook of Operating Procedures

Acceptance of Money from Students

Policy Number: 48


Accepting money from students


Faculty and other instructional employees

Date Reviewed:
September 2014
Responsible Office:
Office of the Executive Vice President & Chief Academic Officer
Responsible Executive:
Executive Vice President & Chief Academic Officer


Faculty members may not collect any fees or charges to be expended for institutional purposes and may not sell to students books, notes or similar student supplies unless they have previous and special approval from The University of Texas System Board of Regents. An employee of the rank of instructor or above may not accept pay for extra instruction or teaching of students registered in the institution where he or she is employed.

Teaching assistants, assistants and other like instructional employees below the rank of instructor may accept pay from students for extra-class instruction or coaching, but only in courses or sections of courses with which they have no instructional connection. The procedures for initiating these tutorial relationships have been developed by each school in accord with their curricula and resources.


    • Office of the Executive Vice President & Chief Academic Officer
    • 713-500-3082