Handbook of Operating Procedures

What's New

Revised Policies

HOOP 115, Faculty Tenure

Changes have been made to clarify the probationary service calculations and tenure in the final probationary year and comply with Regents Rules.

HOOP 124, Authority to Execute Contracts and Make Purchases

A small section has been added to address requests for non-standard office furniture, such as treadmill desks.

HOOP 132, Handling Requests for Public Information

Revisions have been made to comply with revised UTS 139, which imposes several new requirements for responding to open records requests, including a requirement to obtain certifications from documents identified as potentially having information responsive to open records requests.  

HOOP 186, Student Conduct and Discipline (w/appendices)

Revisions have been made to conform to new UT System guidance on student conduct and discipline and sexual misconduct.

Updated October 29, 2015