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University of North Texas

Division of Student Affairs

Risk Management

In 2007, the 80th Texas Legislature added section 51.9361 to the Texas Education Code regarding risk management training of officers and advisors of student organizations. It requires the university covers 8 different topics related to risk management: alcoholic beverages and illegal drugs, hazing, sexual abuse and harrassment, fire and other safety issues, travel, behavior at parties, adoption of a risk management policy and issues regarding persons with disabilities. Advisors are required to attend risk management training once and specificed officers are required to attend annually. These officers and advisors are required to report on the training's content at a meeting of the full membership of the organization.

All student organizations at UNT receive risk management training during Student Organization Orientation.