The University of Tennessee’s policies apply to all campuses and institutes and provide university employees guidance to:

  • ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations
  • maintain adequate internal controls to safeguard the university’s assets
  • provide consistent management of resources transactions across the system
  • understand the university’s expectations for conducting university business and communicate these expectations to others as needed.


All system-wide policies have been migrated to PolicyTech. To access, click here:

PolicyTech →

Public URLs: It is often desirable to embed links to a specific policy within an email, other websites, or external documents.  See instructions here.

PDF’s and public url’s of system-wide policies have been posted for the convenience of our readers.  Select documents by policy type.  The documents are exact reproductions of the policies published through the University’s official policy site, [PolicyTech Public Link].

Newest Policies / Recently Updated

Effective 2/5/2019:

HR0130 – Personnel Files and Release of Information

HR0360 – Leave Transfer Between the University and State Agencies

HR0395 – Time Off To Vote

HR0515 – Collection of Debts Owed to the University

FI0900 – Fringe Benefits Provided to Employees
Changes were made because of the new federal tax law.

Campus Policies Published in Production:

UT Chattanooga:

  • IT policies

UT Knoxville:

  • FI policies
  • IT policies
  • OP policies
  • SA policies

UT Martin:

  • BT policies
  • FI policies
  • HR policies
  • IT policies
  • SA policies

UT – System Administration

  • IT procedures