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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Our On-Boarding Coordinator will contact you to schedule you for New Employee Orientation. To ensure employment is processed properly, please visit and follow the next milestone steps.

Before your First Day

To ensure your employment is processed properly, follow the next steps before your first day at work.

Complete, sign and return the following forms to hr@utrgv.edu:

Complete and submit to the Office of Sponsored Programs at sponpro@utrgv.edu

Complete Online:

Note to bring original and unexpired documents (list of acceptable documents)  for I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification purposes to the Office of Human Resources. Please visit us at one of the following locations Mon-Fri between 8am and 5pm:

Brownsville - Vaquero Plaza Building B, 2398 W. University Boulevard, 78520 Brownsville

Edinburg - Marialice Shary Shivers Bldg. 2.126, 1201 West University Drive, 78539 Edinburg

Download and review the following:

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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


  • Sign up for Direct Deposit
  • Texas Public Information Act Form
  • Complete W-4 Form

Help: PeopleSoft 9.2 Training & Resources


  • New Employee Trainings

Note: Complete within the first 30 days of employment.

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