A definition of "outside activities" was added to clarify the scope of the policy.
Changes made to clarify responsible parties for achievement awards.
Revisions made to comply with new state law allowing employees to use sick leave to attend educational activities of their children. Also clarifies use of sick leave to care for child under employee’s legal guardianship and for adoption of a child.
Changes made to clarify processes and comply with Regents Rules.
Revisions made to comply with new state law lowering the age requirement for the bacterial meningitis vaccine. Changes also made to match current vaccination form used by the university.
Changes made to clarify procedures for official closure of the university.
Clarifies scope of the policy. Time period for reporting an injury to the university has been shortened to 7 calendar days. Clarifies that employees may be responsible for costs if health care provider is not part of UT System’s IMO Health Care Network.
Revisions made to clarify process for applicants, students and employees to request reasonable accommodations.
Revisions made to comply with new regulations published by the Department of Labor in February 2013.
Changes made to clarify process for requesting time off for religious holy days.
Changes made to shorten policy and link to more detailed procedures on Office of Academic and Research Affairs website.
Revisions made to clarify procedures for handling legal processes.
Revisions made to clarify scope and incorporate new definition of disability adopted by the most recent Texas Legislature (House Bill 489).
Updated March 6, 2014