Handbook of Operating Procedures

Flags

Policy Number: 3

Subject:

Raising and lowering of flags on the university's premises

Scope:

All Employees

Date Reviewed:
November 2013
Responsible Office:
Office of the President
Responsible Executive:
President

I. POLICY AND GENERAL STATEMENT

It is the policy of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston ("university") that the flags of the United States of America and the State of Texas be flown every day on university premises where appropriate structures are available. The flags shall be raised, lowered and displayed as required by federal and state law.

The flags may be placed at half-staff only on the following occasions/occurrences:

  • Memorial Day (until noon only);
  • Peace Officers Memorial Day (unless that day is also Armed Forces Day);
  • at the direction of the President of the United States; or,
  • at the direction of the Governor of the State of Texas.

II. CONTACTS

ContactTelephoneEmail/Web Address
Office of the President 713-500-3002 http://www.uthouston.edu/president/presidents_staff.htm