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Staff Announcements

Current Announcements

Employee Holiday Schedule FY 2015

Monday, July 28, 2014

We have posted the official holiday schedule for all employees. Please visit the Human Resources website to access the calendar.

Meet and Great with Dr. Bailey

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

*Classified staff only*

Please join us to for a Meet and Greet with Dr. Bailey.

Fall 2014 Tuition Assistance Program for Faculty and Staff

Monday, August 04, 2014

The Office of Human Resources will be accepting Tuition Assistance Applications for UTB Faculty and Staff for Fall 2014. Forms will be accepted by e-mail (, readable fax (956-882-7476), or walk in (UTB at The Woods, 451 E. Alton Gloor). All funds available

SHRM Essentials of HR Management

Monday, August 04, 2014

This introductory course offers a comprehensive overview of human
resource roles and responsibilities. It gives participants critical knowledge to help reduce potentially costly lawsuits and improves their ability to handle challenging HR issues, and covers introductory HR topics in a condensed,

Monday Night Science Cafe August 4

Monday, August 04, 2014

The second Brownsville Monday Night Science Cafe will be held on August 4. Join us for a fun informal evening of talks and discussion with local experts on a wide range of topics including science, art, and humanities. Treats and beverages will be available for purchase at the cafe. Live music will follow

Save the date: Celebración for our alumni and bidding farewell to Dr. García

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The University of Texas at Brownsville Alumni Association invites you to a Celebración recognizing our alumni's achievements and bidding farewell to Dr. Juliet V. Garcia, UT Brownsville President.
Suggested minimum donation toward scholarship fund is $10
Ongoing Announcements

Message from UTRGV President Bailey regarding university colors/mascot/athletics

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Dear UT Brownsville and UT Pan American Communities,
As we move forward with plans to open the new UT Rio Grande Valley in one short year, many activities are underway by a number of working groups at UTB, UTPA, and the UT System, and I remain grateful to you for your engagement and support... More >>

PeopleSoft - Helpful Tips on Vendors and Employee Reimbursements

Thursday, July 17, 2014

It has been a little over two months since the university implemented PeopleSoft to replace Datatel as its financial and human resources system. Overall, the implementation has been very smooth, and we are currently in a period of stabilization. Due to increased daily interaction with the system,... More >>

Aqua Aerobics classes at Casa Bella

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Beat the heat with our free aqua aerobics classes from 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday this summer beginning July 16 at Casa Bella. Join certified instructor Lorrie Muñoz in this awesome activity where you will workout while having fun at the pool! Open to students, faculty and staff. Bring... More >>

Register today for fall semester

Monday, July 14, 2014

Continue your path toward a successful future at UTB. Make note of the following deadlines and important dates:

Registration deadline: Aug. 12

Payment deadline: Aug. 14

First class day: Aug. 25

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Open Computer Lab Temporary Relocation

Friday, July 11, 2014

Due to Library renovations, the Open Computer Lab has been relocated from the University Library lobby to Main 1.508. It is estimated that the open lab will remain in Main 1.508 through the end of August. 
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UTB-Kauffman FastTrac® NewVenture™ Entrepreneurship Program

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

FastTrac® NewVenture™ provides the tools to develop a business concept, determine the viability of the business concept, and outline the critical steps to a successful business launch.

The program encompasses 30 hours of facilitated instruction throughout 10 weekly sessions. FastTrac® NewVenture™... More >>

Collegiate Recovery Program Meets Every Wednesday

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

UTB Student Health Services is starting a new Collegiate Recovery Program. There will be Alcoholics Anonymous meetings that will take place at 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday beginning July 2 at Cortez Hall Room 220. All the meetings are open and everyone is welcome to attend. ... More >>

Fiscal Year 2014 Purchasing Deadline

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Each year we implement a deadline for expending current fiscal year funds in accordance with university policy. This year, the deadline to expend funds for fiscal year 2014 has been extended from July 15, 2014 until Friday, August 1, 2014. We are extending the deadline to make up... More >>

Campus Police Notice about Parking Lot B-1

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Parking Lot B-1 located in front of the Regional Academic Health Campus on Ringgold Road has been designated for staff and faculty of the Brownsville campus of the RAHC. UTB employees and students are encouraged to park in parking lot B-2 and B-3 located in front of the Life and Health Science Building... More >>

Order UTB pocket folders for your department or college

Friday, June 20, 2014

Pocket folders with the UTB logo are available for your department or college. The cost is $58 per 100 folders. ... More >>

Order a campus directory booklet

Friday, June 20, 2014

The Office of Creative Services recently updated the Campus Directory. The alphabetical directory lists all full-time UT Brownsville employees and includes the phone number, email and employment start date of faculty and staff members. 

To order copies of the booklets for... More >>

Free summer yoga classes every Tuesday at Casa Bella

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Free Yoga classes will continue every Tuesday until the end of July at Casa Bella. Join certified instructor Blanca Ramirez in this awesome activity where you will relax and stretch while having fun! Open to students, faculty, and staff. Bring your friends and get summer-ready together!... More >>

Free summer Zumba Classes every Monday at Casa Bella

Monday, May 12, 2014

Free Zumba classes will continue every Monday until the end of July at the Casa Bella pool area! Join certified instructor Fany Pinales in this awesome workout where you will dance to great music, and definitely break out a sweat while having fun! Open to students, faculty, and staff. Bring... More >>

Free summer Tai-Chi classes every Thursday at Casa Bella

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Free Tai-Chi classes will continue EVERY THURSDAY until the end of July at Casa Bella from 5:30-6:30 p.m.! Join certified instructor Gabriel Sanchez in this awesome activity where you will relax through martial arts while breaking a sweat and having fun! Open to students, faculty, and staff. Bring your... More >>

Do you have registration blocks?

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Check UTB online for outstanding blocks. Find out where to clear them at
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Schlitterbahn Tickets!

Thursday, May 01, 2014

One-day passes are available at the cashiers for $36 each. ... More >>

Scholarship Opportunity

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The Center for Civic Engagement is offering scholarships to outstanding students that have a commitment to service. The opportunity is open to UTB students that meet the minimum requirements of having an undergraduate status, be a junior or senior with at least a 3.0 Cumulative GPA, and have a demonstrated... More >>

Summer Camps!

Monday, April 21, 2014

Looking for Summer Camps? Look no further. Soccer, Campus Recreation, Chess and Volleyball are all available this summer! For more information and online registration: More >>

Hiring math and education tutors for summer

Friday, March 28, 2014

The ASPIRE computer lab is currently taking applications for the summer sessions. We are looking to hire math and education students to tutor in these areas. Requirements:

  • 3.0 GPA or better
  • Must be a U.S citizen or legal resident
  • Must be currently enrolled in... More >>

Casa Bella Residential Life Housing Applications are available

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

We are taking applications now until rooms are filled for new students.

Housing Application fee is $20, and the Housing Deposit is $200. When the student turns in the application they must have the $220. Checks payable to UTB, Money Order, credit card and cash are accepted. The... More >>

Introducing Microsoft OneDrive for Business!

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

OneDrive for Business can be used to easily store and edit documents online using your web browser, and you may also share documents with others. Documents can also be synchronized with a folder on your computer. OneDrive is accessed through your UTB Office 365 (Webmail). 
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