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Quick List Contacts

This quick list identifies contacts and resources you may need most immediately or most often as a new faculty member. The brief summaries help to quickly learn about available administrative, technology, governance, and services support.

University Police Department: 512.245.2890

Nueces Building
615 North L.B.J. Drive



Important Contacts for New Faculty

Faculty Development

Dr. Catherine Hawkins, Director
Dr. Robert McLean Assistant Director, Coordinator of the Program for Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship
(512) 245-2112

Faculty Development

You will spend your first year with us during New Faculty Orientation and the Program for Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship. We focus on improving learning and teaching, developing faculty, and assessing our quality of education.

Office of the Provost and VP for Academic Affairs

(512) 245-2205
Office of the Provost and VP for Academic Affairs

It is the mission of Academic Affairs to provide quality academic programs, supported by effective teaching and scholarship, which enable students to learn and become thoughtful and productive citizens.

Human Resources

J.C. Kellam Building, Suite 340
(512) 245-2557
Human Resources

During New Faculty Orientation, Human Resources will help coordinate your parking permit, Texas State ID card, direct deposit, and benefits, including insurance and retirement. To be prepared, please bring these items to orientation:

  • Vehicle information (license plate #, year, make, and model) if you plan to purchase a parking permit
  • Voided check to begin direct deposit of paychecks
  • Social security numbers and birthdates for dependents you will enroll in group insurance

Office of Payroll & Tax Compliance

J.C. Kellam Building, Suite 516
(512) 245-2543
Office of Payroll & Tax Compliance

During New Faculty Orientation, you may enroll in direct deposit and elect to receive your annual W-2 electronically. Please bring a voided check to orientation or bank account and bank routing numbers; otherwise, you will may enroll on the SAP Portal at: or visit the Payroll Office after the orientation.

International Office Thorton International House

Thornton International House
344 W. Woods Street
(512) 245-7966
International Office

If you are an international faculty member, please notify the International Office and attend the International Faculty Orientation. International Office helps faculty and students comply with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations and assists with employment of non-immigrant faculty members. It helps faculty members adjust and provides a good place to begin meeting other faculty and staff.

Also, all Texas State faculty members can benefit from educational opportunities to learn about perspectives of colleagues and students.

University Administration

University Adminstration

The University Adminstration site outlines the administrative units and the offices, resources, and additional administrative bodies within those units. 



To access most technology resources, you need your netID. You will receive your netID from your department and can activate it at the ITAC netID page.

Information Technology

Instructional Technologies Support (ITS)

Alkek Library, Room 108

(512) 245-2319
Instructional Technology Support

ITS provides support and resources for teaching with technology. To support the faculty, ITS provides instructional technologies, training courses, tutorials, documentation, and group or 1:1 guidance. ITS has five departments: Administrative Support Classroom Technologies, Educational Technology Center, Instructional Design, and Academic Computing.

Technology ResourcesMath Computer Science Building

Information Technology Assistance Center (ITAC)

Math Computer Science (MCS), Room 263
(512) 245-ITAC (4822)
Live Chat

ITAC keeps campus connected: It supports email, wired and wireless networks, and campus telephones. ITAC also provides software for university-related work and at a discount for personal purchase. The ITAC technologies you might use most often include:

BobcatMail: campus email system where University-related messages are sent

Online Toolkit: place to manage BobcatMail once it is active, which includes changing passwords

SAP Portal: multi-function system where faculty members can view earning statements, benefits plans, manage payroll information and, if available, travel reimbursements; used by Texas State University overall for financial accounting, budgeting, grants, payroll, and human resources

Banner: place faculty members submit grades, find course schedules, rosters, and course catalogs, and update personal information; a place where student academic records such as grades and transcripts are housed and managed

CatsWeb: lists of links to the campus network of resources including parking services, directories, Banner activities, BobcatMail, TRACS, SAP functions, and the Online Toolkit



Faculty Senate The Faculty Senate serves as a link between the faculty and administration. It is a good idea to know your representative.

Faculty Senate Committees. Faculty Senate committees help serve the faculty and University. The Faculty Senate site lists rosters for each committee: Academic Standards, Curriculum, Suspension Appeals, Academic Governance, Committee on Committees, Faculty Handbook, Facilities & Environment, University Arts, University Lecturers, Academic Computing, Budget, University Research, Library, Retirement Programs, Piper Selection, Honor Council, and Adjunct Faculty.



Office of Disability ServicesLBJ Student Center

LBJ Student Center, 5-5.1
(512) 245-3451 (voice/TTY)
Office of Disability Services

The Office of Disability Services can consult with faculty about workplace and student accommodations.