Handbook of Operating Procedures

What is a University Policy?

According to HOOP Policy 128 Policy and Procedure Development and Maintenance the HOOP consists of the policies and procedures, except medical procedures or protocols, affecting the way University officials direct, administer or control the University. This includes policies and procedures:

  • Directing compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations, Regents’ Rules and Regulations, and UT System policies and policies with System-wide application;
  • Addressing or affecting the responsibility and/or authority of the various offices and bodies that make up the University; and
  • Addressing the relationship between administration, faculty, students, and staff and University values and/or goals.