Chapter 2 - Faculty and Academics
Publication Date: November 14, 1997
Responsible Executive: VP for Academic Affairs
2.16 Acceptance of Money from Students
Members of UT System teaching staffs, without previous and special approval of the UT System Board of Regents, shall not collect from students any fees or charges to be expended for instructional purposes and shall not sell to students books, notes, or similar student supplies.
A member of the faculty or staff of a UT component institution of the rank of instructor or above may not accept pay or other monetary considerations for extra instruction or teaching of students registered in the institution where he or she is employed.
With written approval of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, teaching assistants and other like instructional employees below the rank of an instructor may accept pay from students for extra-class instruction or coaching but only in courses or sections of courses with which they have no instructional connection.
Gifts by Students and/or Relatives
- Faculty or college administrators with teaching or administrative responsibility in the area of academic study the student is pursuing may not solicit contributions from the student(s) or their families.
- Contributions can be solicited by a development officer or other university administrator provided that the proposed request is first approved by the Executive Director of Development.
- Receipt of Contribution
- Contributions given to the University or areas other than the area of study being pursued by the student may be accepted, provided they meet general acceptance requirements.
- Contributions made to the area of study may only be deposited in University accounts controlled by an administrator who does not have direct influence over a student's academic progress at the time the contribution is made. All contributions are to be processed for deposit by the Development Office.
- Upon graduation, the former student and his or her family may be solicited in the same manner as all other alumni and acceptance of gifts will be subject to general gift acceptance policies.