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Operating Policies & Procedures Posted During the Preceding 12 Months

Date OP Number and Title Extent and/or Type of Change
9/30/22 OP 76.07: Purchasing Approval and Flying of Unmanned Aircraft Systems on Texas Tech Property Moderate
9/29/22 OP 32.09: Selection of Paul Whitfield Horn Distinguished Professorships Moderate
9/23/22 OP 61.36: Capital Improvement Program Minor revision; updated reviewer title only
9/23/22 OP 32.24: Faculty Awards Updated list of university-sponsored awards; no additional change to OP
9/23/22 Updated references to Student Affairs; no additional change to OPs
9/22/22 Updated references to Student Affairs; no additional change to OPs
9/15/22 OP 77.01: Diploma Reorder Minor; updated reviewer title only
9/15/22 OP 10.05: Intercollegiate Athletics Moderate
9/15/22 OP 32.01: Promotion and Tenure Standards and Procedures Updated Attachment B with fillable forms; no additional change to OP
9/14/22 OP 74.15: TTU Policy on Prostitution and Sex Trafficking Date changed
9/14/22 OP 70.34: Service Excellence Leave Award Date changed
9/14/22 OP 70.26: Length of Service Awards Date changed
9/14/22 OP 70.08: Nepotism Date changed
9/12/22 OP 70.11: Appointment of Staff Employees Moderate
9/9/22 OP 32.16: Faculty Recruitment Procedure Updated review frequency; no additional change to OP
9/2/22 OP 32.29: Faculty Development Leaves Updated Attachment A; no additional change to OP
8/25/22 OP 61.22: Exterior Signs on Buildings and Facilities Minor
8/25/22 OP 30.19: Texas Tech University Press Date changed
8/24/22 OP 70.25: Longevity and Hazardous Duty Pay Date changed
8/24/22 OP 70.02: Retirement Date changed
8/24/22 OP 70.21: Volunteer Workers Date changed
8/23/22 OP 48.02: Legacy Telephones, Equipment, and Services Minor
8/23/22 OP 80.04: Disposal of Motor Vehicles as Surplus Property or Trade-In Credit Major; updated title
8/23/22 OP 30.08: Honorary Degrees Minor; updated reviewer title only
8/3/22 OP 34.08: Undergraduate Credit by Examination Major
7/28/22 OP 70.18: Educational Incentive Pay Minor
7/28/22 OP 78.01: Traffic and Parking Rules and Regulations Date changed
7/27/22 OP 70.03: Staff Recruitment Minor
7/27/22 OP 30.27: Toreador Media Minor; updated reviewer title only
7/25/22 OP 70.46: Break Time for Nursing Mothers Date changed
7/25/22 OP 61.24: Facilities Allocation Council Minor
7/25/22 OP 70.27: Employment of Student Employees Date changed
7/25/22 OP 72.08: Use of Consultant Services Major
7/22/22 OP 61.14: Electronic or Keyless Locking Systems Moderate
7/21/22 OP 52.05: Electronic and Information Resources Accessibility Major
7/21/22 OP 34.21: Enrollment at Institutions other than Texas Tech during Disciplinary Suspension Minor; updated reviewer title only
7/21/22 OP 30.22: Guidelines for the Educational Use of Copyrighted Works Minor
7/20/22 OP 72.01: Equipment Purchases Requiring Building and/or Building System Modification Moderate
7/19/22 OP 34.26: Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs Moderate
7/18/22 OP 74.14: University-Recognized Centers and Institutes Date changed
7/18/22 OP 34.09: Degree Requirements Updated review frequency; no additional change to OP
7/18/22 OP 34.03: Student Grade Appeal Updated review frequency; no additional change to OP
7/18/22 OP 72.04: Contract Administration Moderate
7/18/22 OP 64.02: Graduate Enrollment Policy Minor
7/15/22 OP 64.06: Graduate Tuition Surcharge Updated review frequency; no additional change to OP
7/15/22 OP 61.13: Reporting Minor Construction and Renovation Data by Texas Tech University Date changed
7/15/22 OP 52.01: Information Technology (IT) Operations Major
7/13/22 OP 61.03: Posting Notices on University Property Minor
7/13/22 OP 32.19: Non-native English-Speaking Faculty and Teaching Assistants Date changed
7/13/22 OP 30.26: Social Fraternities and Sororities Minor
7/13/22 OP 34.04: Academic Regulations Concerning Student Performance Date changed
7/13/22 OP 10.13: Strategic Planning and Assessment Reporting for Texas Tech University, Including All Academic Programs and Support Operations Moderate
7/11/22 OP 78.02: Purchasing Parking Space for Employees Date changed
7/11/22 OP 10.14: Reporting Suspected Wrongdoing Minor
7/8/22 OP 34.27: TTU International Centers Moderate
7/8/22 OP 76.01: Emergency Management Plans Removed outdated Emergency Management Plan link
7/7/22 OP 77.03: Reporting Student Deaths Date changed
7/7/22 OP 62.10: Prohibition of Gift of Public Moneys Date changed
7/7/22 OP 01.06: Use of Texas Tech University Name or Logo for Private Business Purposes Moderate
7/7/22 OP 61.11: Underground Trenching of Utilities Moderate
7/5/22 OP 60.24: Bloodborne Pathogen Protection Program Moderate
7/5/22 OP 62.21: University Employees Indebted to the State of Texas Minor
7/5/22 OP 70.13: Workers' Compensation Insurance Minor
6/29/22 OP 80.03: Out-of-Country Use of University Vehicles Minor
6/29/22 OP 62.32: Budget Adjustments to the Annual Operating Budget Minor
6/29/22 OP 30.11: The Texas Tech University Center at Junction Date changed
6/28/22 OP 72.09: Procurement of Goods and Services Major
5/24/22 OP 34.25: Criminal Background Checks of Students Major
5/20/22 OP 70.40: Information Privacy and Confidentiality Statements Major
5/20/22 OP 40.04: Access for Individuals with Disabilities Major
4/27/22 OP 32.22: Selection, Appointment, and Review of Endowed Chairs and Professorships Major; updated title
3/7/22 OP 70.20: Conducting Criminal Background Checks for Employment Purposes Major; updated title
2/23/22 OP 62.18: The Endorsement of Checks to Texas Tech University Minor; updated reviewer title only
2/23/22 OP 72.06: Direct Pay Expenditures Updated email address; no additional change to OP
2/23/22 OP 61.22: Exterior Signs on Buildings and Facilities Minor
2/23/22 OP 34.20: Study Abroad Programs Moderate
2/22/22 OP 61.43: Two-Way Radio Program Moderate
2/22/22 OP 61.45: TTU Security Video Operations Moderate
2/22/22 OP 72.20: Professional Services Moderate
2/22/22 OP 72.08: Use of Consultant Services Moderate
2/21/22 OP 61.02: Use of University Grounds, Facilities, and Amplification Equipment Moderate
2/21/22 OP 79.02: Texas State Travel Management Program Moderate
2/18/22 OP 79.14: Aircraft Piloted by Texas Tech University Personnel on Official Business Minor
2/18/22 OP 52.06: Project Management Practices Major
2/17/22 OP 79.07: Travel Advances Major
2/17/22 OP 79.01: Travel Authority and Definitions for Texas Tech University and TTU Employees Moderate
2/14/22 OP 79.08: Reimbursement of Travel Expenses Moderate
2/10/22 OP 79.05: International Travel Moderate
2/7/22 OP 80.01: Painting University Vehicles and Equipment Date changed
1/25/22 OP 72.18: Lease-Purchase of Equipment Date changed
1/19/22 OP 60.25: Procurement of Interlocks and Other Safety-related Requirements for the Use of Lasers and/or X-ray Producing Devices Minor
1/19/22 OP 60.11: Procurement, Usage, and Disposal of Radioactive Materials, Radiation Producing Devices, and Lasers Minor
1/18/22 OP 72.17: Procurement of Independent Contractors Updated form links; no additional change to OP
1/18/22 OP 10.01: Operating Policy and Procedure Manual for Texas Tech University Major
1/14/22 OP 02.01: Texas Tech University Office of Advancement Relationship and Responsibilities with Texas Tech University System Institutional Advancement and Texas Tech Foundation, Inc. Major; updated title
1/13/22 OP 10.18: Proxy Authorization Date changed
1/12/22 OP 60.27: Scissor Lift Work Platform Program Date changed
1/12/22 OP 60.19: Forklift Safety Program Minor; updated reviewer title only
1/11/22 OP 60.13: Hazardous Materials Shipping Date changed
1/11/22 OP 60.06: Lockout/Tagout Program Minor; updated reviewer title only
1/11/22 OP 60.03: Hazardous Material Spills Date changed
1/11/22 OP 62.04: The Collection and Handling of Returned Checks Minor; updated reviewer titles only
1/10/22 OP 61.32: Donated and Used Furnishings and Interior Finish Materials - Design and Code Review Minor
1/10/22 OP 34.24: Requirements of Health, Evacuation, and Repatriation Insurance for F-1 and J-1 Non-immigrant Students Date changed
1/7/22 OP 80.09: Escalation Procedure for Noncompliance with Monthly Vehicle-Use Reporting Minor
1/7/22 OP 78.01: Traffic and Parking Rules and Regulations Date changed
12/23/21 OP 70.31: Employee Conduct, Coaching, Corrective Action, and Termination Date changed
12/23/21 OP 70.23: Reductions in Force Date changed
12/22/21 OP 61.18: Traffic and Parking Control Devices Date changed
12/22/21 OP 61.21: Room Numbering Standards Moderate
12/21/21 OP 40.01: Equal Employment Opportunity Policy and Affirmative Action Program Date changed
12/15/21 OP 61.26: United Supermarkets Arena Marquee Minor
12/15/21 OP 79.10: Travel by Prospective Employees Minor
12/14/21 OP 79.06: Transportation Requests Minor
12/14/21 OP 79.04: Application for Official Travel Minor
12/13/21 OP 79.03: Use of the State Travel Card Minor
12/13/21 OP 60.01: University Health and Safety Program Minor
12/10/21 OP 30.02: Centralized Scholarship Office Minor
12/10/21 OP 60.09: Hearing Conservation Program Minor
12/10/21 OP 60.04: Use of Laboratory Hoods, Biological Safety Cabinets, and Special Local Exhaust Ventilation Minor
12/9/21 OP 60.22: Handling and Disposal of Hazardous Waste Material NEW
12/2/21 OP 32.17: Faculty Appointments and Titles Moderate
12/1/21 OP 61.17: Texas Tech University Feral Cat Colony Major
12/1/21 OP 70.49: Remote Work NEW
11/30/21 OP 30.18: The Adoption and Sale of Textbooks and Related Materials Minor
11/15/21 OP 61.06: Teaching Space Renovation or Usage Changes Date changed
11/12/21 OP 36.06: Self-Supporting and In-State Off-Campus Credit Courses Date changed
11/12/21 OP 01.08: Organization of Texas Tech University Moderate
11/12/21 OP 68.03: Visual Identity Guidelines Moderate
11/11/21 OP 10.20: Conflict of Interest and Commitment Policy Date changed
11/10/21 OP 62.29: Guidelines for the Development of Revenue Budgets Discontinued
11/10/21 OP 61.42: TTU Standard Benches Date changed
11/10/21 OP 61.40: Advertising Methods for Construction Services Contracts Moderate
11/9/21 OP 61.12: Installation of Cabling in Buildings, Tunnels, and Other TTU Locations Moderate; updated title
11/9/21 OP 61.01: Use of University Facilities, Equipment, Vehicles, Supplies, and Services for Private Purposes Prohibited Date changed
11/8/21 OP 32.16: Faculty Recruitment Procedure Minor
11/3/21 OP 61.25: Financial Administration of Construction Projects Major
11/1/21 OP 72.23: Licensing and Use of TTU Registered Names, Logos, and Trademarks Minor
10/29/21 OP 60.28: Food Handling Program Minor
10/28/21 OP 60.18: Temporary Food Service Permit System Minor
10/28/21 OP 72.02: Contract Management Procedures Moderate; updated title
10/26/21 OP 70.14: Compensation Policy Minor
10/25/21 OP 70.05: Eligibility for Insurance and Other Benefits Moderate
10/22/21 OP 74.17: Disclosure of Significant Business or Financial Interests That May Represent Conflicts of Interest Minor
10/21/21 OP 10.15: President's Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award Moderate
10/20/21 OP 74.11: Animal Care and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Moderate
10/18/21 OP 10.11: Ethics Policy Moderate
10/18/21 OP 60.15: Smoke-free and Tobacco-free Environment Moderate
10/15/21 OP 64.09: Graduate Council Moderate
10/15/21 OP 30.19: Texas Tech University Press Major
10/8/21 Updated contact information; no additional change to OP
10/7/21 OP 76.01: Emergency Management Plans Date changed
10/7/21 OP 30.14: Playing Electronic Music from University Bell Towers Date changed
10/6/21 OP 74.05: Institutional Biosafety Committee Minor
9/24/21 OP 79.12: Official Travel of the President and Chancellor Minor
9/23/21 OP 70.30: Distinguished Staff Awards for Non-faculty Employees Minor
9/22/21 OP 60.26: Tower Climbing Minor; updated reviewer title only
9/22/21 OP 60.23: Compressed Gas Handling, Storage, and Transportation Minor; updated reviewer title only
9/22/21 OP 60.20: Handling and Storing Explosives Date changed
9/21/21 OP 60.07: Storm Water Compliance Program Minor; updated reviewer title only
9/21/21 OP 60.02: Hazard Communication Act Minor; updated reviewer title only
9/20/21 OP 64.08: Fellowships and Traineeships Date changed
9/20/21 OP 61.20: Interior Signs on Buildings and Facilities Minor
9/20/21 OP 10.03: Severe Weather, Energy Curtailment, or Other Emergency Situations Major; updated title
9/17/21 OP 63.04: Delivery Services Moderate
9/17/21 OP 61.28: Construction Projects Costing Less than $4 Million and Renovation Projects Costing Less than $4 Million Major; updated title
9/13/21 OP 79.14: Aircraft Piloted by Texas Tech University Personnel on Official Business Updated Attachment B; no additional change to OP
9/10/21 OP 10.17: International Affairs Council Minor
8/27/21 OP 64.04: Academic Probation, Suspension, and Dismissal of Graduate Students Major; updated title
8/25/21 OP 72.09: Procurement of Goods and Services Minor
8/18/21 OP 32.24: Faculty Awards Updated Attachment C; no additional change to OP
8/18/21 OP 32.13: The Chancellor's Council Distinguished Teaching Award Minor
8/16/21 OP 32.21: The Chancellor's Council Distinguished Research Award Moderate
8/11/21 OP 60.21: Fixed Cranes and Hoists Major; updated title
8/6/21 OP 76.06: Bomb Threat Procedures Minor; updated reviewer title only
8/2/21 OP 74.03: Collecting Objects on State or Federal Land Minor; updated reviewer title only
7/30/21 OP 74.15: TTU Policy on Prostitution and Sex Trafficking Minor; updated reviewer titles only
7/30/21 OP 72.19: Malfunction of Concession Machines Minor
7/26/21 OP 61.44: Freedom of Expression Minor; updated reviewer title only
7/23/21 OP 61.29: Furniture, Floor Covering, Wall Covering, Window Treatment, and other Interior Design Services Major
7/23/21 OP 61.20: Interior Signs on Buildings and Facilities Moderate
7/6/21 OP 30.12: Publication and Online Posting of Official Publications and Academic Calendar Minor
6/23/21 OP 61.23: Use of University Classrooms for Academic Scheduling Date changed
6/22/21 OP 10.05: Intercollegiate Athletics Minor
6/22/21 OP 78.05: Parking for Departments Housed at Off-campus and Remote Campus Sites Moderate
6/22/21 OP 30.23: Institutional Surveys and Official Reports Updated review frequency; no additional change to OP
6/21/21 OP 70.21: Volunteer Workers Moderate
6/21/21 OP 62.01: Extension of State Credit Minor
6/21/21 OP 72.03: Conflicts of Interest Relating to Purchasing, Payments, and Contracts Major
6/18/21 OP 34.28: International Agreements for Students, Faculty, and Researchers Date changed
6/18/21 OP 70.39: Early Return-to-Work, Alternate, and Light Duty Assignments Minor
6/18/21 OP 64.11: Insurance Coverage of Graduate Student Employees Updated review frequency; no additional change to OP
6/18/21 OP 61.05: Replacement of Moveable Furniture Minor
6/17/21 OP 61.09: Departmental Building Coordinators Minor
6/17/21 OP 10.16: President's Excellence in Academic Advising Awards Date changed
6/17/21 OP 61.18: Traffic and Parking Control Devices Moderate
6/17/21 OP 34.21: Enrollment at Institutions other than Texas Tech during Disciplinary Suspension Date changed
6/17/21 OP 72.14: Geophysical Surveys Minor
6/16/21 OP 72.12: Historically Underutilized Businesses Minor
6/16/21 OP 72.06: Direct Pay Expenditures Minor
6/15/21 OP 72.24: Auxiliary Enterprise Contractors Minor
6/15/21 OP 62.14: Red Flag Rules Major
6/14/21 OP 61.36: Capital Improvement Program Moderate
6/11/21 OP 63.06: Solid Waste Disposal by University Personnel and On-campus Trash Pickup Moderate
6/10/21 Updated leave policies to System Regulation 07.12; no additional change to OPs
6/10/21 Major
6/10/21 OP 70.01: Employee Leave Major; updated title
6/9/21 OP 70.48: Wellness Program Leave NEW
6/8/21 OP 72.04: Contract Administration Moderate
6/3/21 OP 32.34: Continuing Appointment and Promotion of Faculty in Lecturer, Professor of Practice, and Research Professor Titles Minor

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