Student Employee Orientation and Training

Welcome to the employment community at The University of Texas at Austin! The information here will direct you to some orientation and training opportunities to help you in your role as an employee of the university.

Your hiring department may also have orientation and training programs for new student employees, so check with your supervisor.

Orientation and Training for Graduate Student Employees

Compliance and Safety Training

  • Mandatory Compliance Training: All student employees are required to complete the basic compliance training within the first 30 days of employment and every 2 years after that. This includes Introduction to Compliance, Sexual Misconduct Prevention, Equal Employment Opportunity – EEO, and IT Security Awareness. Other compliance training may be required, depending on the job and department. Check with your supervisor or University Compliance Services.
  • Environmental Health and Safety Training: If you work in certain work environments, such as a laboratory, you may be required to take safety training. Check with your supervisor.
  • Other compliance steps may be found on the New Student Employee checklist.

    Student Employee Excellence Development (SEED) Program

    UT Austin offers a professional development program for all students employed by the university. The SEED Program provides student employees a chance to earn a Student Employee Excellence Certification by attending free, one-hour workshops. The program is designed to provide you with opportunities to enhance your skill set, knowledge base, and leadership potential so you can excel in the student workforce and in your future career. For more information, please visit the SEED website.