Welcome to the UTRGV family. As a newly hired employee, there are a few steps to take before you begin work. If you have any questions about these steps or your On-Boarding process, please contact any of the Human Resources offices.

Before your First Day Arrow right Orientation
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Before you start, there are some steps we’d like you to complete to ensure your first day is smooth.
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On your first day, you will attend a New Employee Orientation. You will be introduced to our UTRGV culture, learn about benefits and retirement, training and compliance, as well as information security and complete required paperwork.
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Orientation continues with items to complete in your first few weeks and months of employment.
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Benefit Eligible new hire staff and faculty will receive a communication email with scheduling details regarding the New Employee Orientation session. To ensure employment is processed properly, please visit and follow the next milestone steps.

Before your First Day

All UTRGV new hires will receive an email notification upon assignment of the PeopleSoft On-Boarding activity guide to be completed online. It is essential to fully complete within the corresponding deadline. 

User Video Guides

Employment Eligibility Verification Documents

Please email scanned personal document(s) to  HR@utrgv.edu in an encrypted message with subject line:  [secure] Personal Documents for I9 Verification

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Orientation Day

The new employee orientation is designed to introduce you to UTRGV; acclimate you to the university's culture, mission and values; help you quickly complete operational requirements; and, successfully transition you into your new role.

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Day Two & Beyond

We hope you found your orientation valuable and that you are feeling supported and productive in your new role. Orientation isn't over now that you've completed your first day; it is ongoing. There are additional action steps you need to complete as you fully transition into your new role at UTRGV.

Monitor and Complete

Complete Online via MyUTRGV

PeopleSoft On-Boarding Activity Guide

  • Ensure to fully complete the activity guide tasks by deadline as assigned

Help:  PeopleSoft 9.2 Training & Resources


Note: Complete within the first 30 days upon assigned by the Office of Institutional Compliance, an email notification will be sent when this occurs.

Campus Access


Student Union ESTUN 2.310

aux@utrgv.edu • (956) 665-2224

  • Obtain Office Keys- Supervisor must complete Request of Keys Form.
  • Benefit selection must be completed within the first 31 days of employment.

Note: UTRGV Credentials needed

Online Tools & Resources

Handbook of Operating Procedures

Brownsville Campus Map

Edinburg Campus Map

Harlingen Campus Map