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New Faculty

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Welcome to the University of Texas at El Paso! We’re happy to have you as part of our talented, dedicated team. This site will provide you some resources you'll need to make your job transition a smooth one. We’ve created a compilation of helpful information on our NEW EMPLOYEE FAQ page so that you can be comfortable and prepared as you begin working. The Campus Map has a list of buildings, parking lots, shuttle routes and areas currently affected by construction.

It is always exciting when new faculty and staff members join the UTEP family because you bring new inspiration to our campus through your ideas, your initiative and your enthusiasm. We hope you will share this inspiration with your respective departments and divisions, and at the same time, recognize the opportunity to learn from your colleagues through collaboration and mentorship.

New Employee FAQ

The NEW EMPLOYEE FAQ provides quick answers to the some of the most commonly asked questions about payroll, benefits, parking, technology, and teaching. For other questions, please don’t hesitate to contact your department or program chair and/or your College Administrative Officer (CAO).

Human Resources

The Human Resources (HR) offices are located in the Administration Building (Admin), in room 216. Office hours are Monday - Friday from 8 AM - 5 PM and can be reached at 915.747.5202

Parking & Transportation Services

Learn the basics about how to park and move around campus. However, the way to become completely informed of the campus parking rules is to read the Parking Regulations. The Parking & Transportation offices are located in the Mike Loya Academic Services Building (ASB) room 216, at 1601 Hawthorne Street. Office hours are Monday - Friday from 8 AM - 5 PM and can be reached at 915.747.5724 / 915.747.6161

Research Start Up Funding

Start-up funds are defined as funds that are committed to a select group of new faculty members at the point of hiring. These funds are meant to assist in obtaining necessary research equipment and/or instrumentation, laboratory supplies, and other items required to initiate a competitive research/scholarly activity that will generate externally funded grants and/or contracts. While these financial resources may be helpful in the development of a new research facility, new faculty members must ensure to abide by the specified policies and procedures.

The links below provide helpful documentation that will explain start-up procedures along with specific constraints surrounding these funds and the responsibilities that need to be met.

Excel Budget Office Startup Tracking Template
PDF Faculty Start-Up Commitment Process
PDF Faculty Start-Up Policies and Procedures
Word Document Research Plan