Welcome to the UTRGV family! We are excited to have you joining the Vaquero community and look forward to continuing to develop opportunities for our students to succeed. Your role is essential in fulfilling the university’s mission and priorities.

This is the beginning of an exciting journey, and the Office of Human Resources is here for you.

1. Visit HR

Employment Eligibility Verification Process

After initiating an I9 online, visit one of the Office of Human Resources locations to present identification documents (original).

List of Acceptable Documents

2. Access - Employee On Boarding

Activate/Recover your UTRGV Account

If joining UTRGV for the first time, you will receive an email in your personal account provided on the job application with instructions to activate your UTRGV account and set a password.

If you have had a UTRGV domain account before (student or employee), visit My.UTRGV.edu for instructions to Reactivate your account or reset the password

PeopleSoft On-Boarding Activity Guide – User Videos

Upon UTRGV account activation/reactivation and once access has been granted to PeopleSoft in My.UTRGV.edu, please complete your On-Boarding Activity Guide via Employee Self-Service.




3. UTRGV New Employee Orientation (NEO)

Benefit-eligible staff and faculty will receive scheduling details via email regarding the UTRGV New Employee Orientation (NEO) session.

During NEO, new hires are introduced to the university’s culture, mission, priorities, and institutional values. The session offers valuable information on employee benefits and resources to empower new hires and successfully transition into your new role.

Need help?

Contact the Office of Human Resources

Employee Training

Phone: (E) 956-665-2451

Phone Alt: 956-665-7210

Phone: (B) 956-882-6550

Email: EmployeeTraining@utrgv.edu


1201 West University Drive
Maryalice Shary Shivers
Building (EMASS) 2.126
Edinburg, Texas 78539
Phone: 956-665-2451

2395 West University Blvd.
Vaquero Plaza Building B (BVAQB)
Brownsville, Texas 78520
Phone: 956-882-8205

Harlingen ( by appointment only)
2102 Treasure Hills Blvd.
Clinical Education Building (HCEBL)
Harlingen, Texas 78550
Phone: 956-296-1415