Texas Tech University

Important University Operating Policies and Procedures

As a graduate student, whether funded by the department or not, it is very important that you familiarize yourself with University Operating Policies and Procedures (OP).  They define your rights and responsibilities as a graduate student and, as in the case of many of you, as a teaching assistant.  The majority of the OP's related to you are listed in Section 64.  The following is a list containing the most important OP's concerning you that you must read:

          OP 64.02:  Defines full-time studies, continuous enrollment, and residency conditions.  http://www.depts.ttu.edu/opmanual/OP64.02.pdf

          OP 64.03:  Defines the responsibilities and procedural guidelines for TA's and GPTI's.  http://www.depts.ttu.edu/opmanual/OP64.03.pdf

          OP 64.04:  Defines the academic requirements for continuation of graduate studies.   http://www.depts.ttu.edu/opmanual/OP64.04.pdf

          OP 64.07:  Outlines the disposition of cases involving graduate student appeals.   http://www.depts.ttu.edu/opmanual/OP64.07.pdf

          OP 64.11:  Defines guidelines for handling graduate student employee insurance.   http://www.depts.ttu.edu/opmanual/OP64.11.pdf

          OP 70.05:  Defines university policy and employee eligibility for insurance programs and other benefits.  http://www.depts.ttu.edu/opmanual/OP70.05.pdf

          OP 32.25:  Defines guidelines for tutoring for payment.  http://www.depts.ttu.edu/opmanual/OP32.25.pdf