Texas Tech University

Institutional Compliance

Strive for Honor: At Texas Tech University all students, guests, staff, and faculty are expected to comply with all laws, regulations, rules, and policies which govern the University and campus. The University Counsel coordinates with the academic, research, athletics, auxiliary, and human resource departments to ensure the University meets and exceeds our legal obligations.

Compliance areas the University Counsel oversees include:

    • Title IX (of the Education Amendments of 1972)
    • Minors on Campus (Sec. 51.976 of the Texas Education Code)
    • Campus Carry (Sec. 411.2031 of the Texas Government Code)
    • Clery Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act)
    • Athletics
    • FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)
    • HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)
    • Research Compliance
    • Environmental and Health Safety

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