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Handbook of Operating Procedures
University Regulations
Revised: March 31, 2021


Policies that have been created, revised, or superseded within the last three months are listed here.

New Policies

2.52 - Modified Workload for Faculty with Dependency-Changing Event (November 14, 2019) : Substantive change

Revised Policies

1.01 – Administrative Officers (December 17, 2019) : Substantive change

1.02 - Appointment of Academic Administratros: Dean and Department Chairs/School Directors (February 2, 2021): Expedite review change

1.03 - Evaluation of Academic Administrators (March 16, 2021): Expedite review change

1.33 - Conflict of Interest, Conflict of Commitment, and Outside Activities (November 13, 2019) : Non-substantive change

2.01 - The Faculty: Role in Educational Policy Formulation (April 1, 2021): Expedite review change

2.02 - Faculty Appointments and Titles (April 1, 2021) : Expedite review change

2.03 - Emeritus Academic Titles (October 1, 2019) : Non-substantive change

2.11 - Annual Faculty Performance Appraisal for Merit Consideration (April 1, 2020) : Non-substantive change

2.12 - Student Evaluations of Teaching (March 15, 2021): Expedite review change

2.20 - Peer Observation of Teaching (January 8, 2021): Expedite review change

2.21 - Academic Program Assessment (March 8, 2021) : Non-substantive change

2.29 - Teacher Certification Program Process (April 2, 2021): Expedite review change

2.29 - Educator Preparation Program (April 16, 2021): Expedite review change

2.35 - Substantive Change Procedures Required to Obtain Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Approval (March 30, 2021): Expedite review change

2.38 - Academic Program Abandonment (March 5, 2021): Expedite review change

2.50 - Fixed-Term-Track Faculty Recruitment, Evaluation, and Promotion Processes (November 9, 2020) : Full review change

2.52 - Modified Workload for Eligible Faculty with Certain Dependency-Changing Events (January 14, 2021): Expedite review change

2.38 - Elimination of Academic Positions and Program Closures (March 5, 2021): Expedite review change

4.30 – Criminal Background Checks (September 6, 2019) : Substantive change

4.32 – Institutional Conflicts of Interest (February 7, 2020) : Substantive change

4.33 - Jean Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and Campus Fire Safety Right to Know Reporting (January 14, 2021): Full review change: New Policy

5.02 - Regulations Relating to Student Organizations (January 11, 2021): Expedite review change

5.04 - Off-Campus Speakers (January 11, 2021): Expedite review change

5.05 - Certification of Employment for Resident Tuition (October 16, 2019) : Non-substantive change

5.06 - On-Campus Interviewing of UTSA Students for Purposes of Employment (January 11, 2021): Expedite review change

5.07 Use of Student Union Facilities (January 11, 2021) : Expedite review change

5.13 - Posthumus Degrees (January 11, 2021): Expedite review change

5.14 - Employer/Student Events (January 11, 2021): Expedite review change

5.15 - Administration of Scholarships (March 16, 2021): Expedite review change

5.18 - Travel or Events that Involve Students and Other Non-Employee Participants (January 11, 2021) : Expedite review change

8.05 - Use of University Facilities by Outside Groups: Joint Sponsorship (March 16, 2021): Expedite review change

8.06 - Special Use Facilities (March 16, 2021): Expedite review change

9.01 - Nondiscrimination (March 31, 2021): Expedite review change

9.13 - Minors Children on Campus (January 27, 2021): Expedite review change

9.02 - Persons with Disabilities (January 26, 2021): Expedite review change

9.09 - University Posting of Materials (January 11, 2021): Expedite review change

9.19 - Administration of the Student Deposit Endowment Fund (March 16, 2021): Expedite review change

9.22 - Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Human Immunodificiency (March 16, 2021): Expedite review change

9.24 - Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct (November 26, 2019) : Substantive change

9.27 - Guidelines for the Internal Audit Committee (March 13, 2020) : Substantive change

9.36 - Tobacco, Smoke, and Vape Free Campus (March 5, 2021) : Expedite review hange

9.45 - Assessment of Administrative, Academic, and Stutdent Services (March 8, 2021) : Expedite review Change

9.49 - Cellular Phones and Services (December 9, 2019) : Non-substantive change

10.04 - Conflicts of Interest in Research and Intellectual Property (December 16, 2019) : Non-substantive change

10.07 - Cost Sharing on Sponsored Programs (January 22, 2021): Expedite review change

10.12 - Sponsored Programs Administration (February 9, 2021): Full review change

10.13 - Minors in Laboratories or Similar Facilities (November 5, 2020) : Non-substantive change

10.14 - Fixed Price Award Residual Balances (February 9, 2021): Full review change

10.15 - Management, Use and Commercialization of UTSA Intellectual Property (May 14, 2020) : Non-substantive change

10.16 - Hazardous Waste Management Program (February 28, 2020) : Non-substantive change

 

Retired Policies
The policies listed below were deemed obsolete and therefore retired.

2.18 - Off-Campus Courses for Credit (March 2, 2021): Full review change

2.20 - Academic Travel

2.23 – Professional Expectations for Faculty Policy

2.27 - Intellectual Property
Replaced by policy 10.04, Conflicts of Interest in Research & Intellectual Property

2.28 - Procedures for Dealing with Allegations of Misconduct in Science
Replaced by policy 10.02, Misconduct in Research or in Other Scholarly Activities

2.31 - Library Matters

2.43 - Agreements Involving Joint and Dual Academic Awards (March 2, 2021): Full review change

2.44 - Minors in Laboratories or Similar Facilities
Renumberd to 10.13

4.10 - Approved Pay for Personnel Services Paid from University Funds Other than Regents' Budgeted Appointments

4.11 - Fees for Services

4.15 - Power to Bind the UT System

4.16 - Communications with the State Legislature and Other State Agencies

4.31 - Conflicts of Interest

5.01 - Responsibilities of the Vice President for Student Affairs

5.12 - Prohibition of Sexual Assault

5.16 - Student Fitness and Performance in the College of Education and Human Development

6.02 - UT San Antonio Standing Committees - incorporated into policy 6.01

9.07 - Restrictions Against the Use of Federal Funds for Anyone Who has Engaged in Conduct Involving the Use of Force Against the University

9.17 - Computer Security

9.24 - Energy Management Program

9.25 - Hazardous Waste Management Program
Renumbered to 10.16, Hazardous Waste Management Program

9.28 - Guidelies for Research Centers and Institutes at the UTSA
Renumbered to 10.03 Guidelines for Research Centers and Institutes

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