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Texas State is committed to providing you with a full range of benefits and programs that meet the needs of you and your family. 

Depending on your eligibility, the University offers healthcare coverage, dental coverage, flexible spending accounts, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), tuition reimbursement, retirement benefits, and more.

Did you receive an e-mail from United Healthcare about Consumer Directed HealthSelect?  We are researching the issue, but it appears the e-mail was sent to an incorrect mailing list. You can log in to your ERS Online Account ( to view your Benefits Summary and confirm your health plan elections.

As an employer, Texas State is proud of the opportunities and advantages offered to employees. Many of those advantages are found in the employee benefit programs.  The Texas State Benefits Office provides services in the areas of:

  • New Employee Orientation
  • Group Insurance
  • Retirement Programs
  • Leave Administration
  • Employee Records
  • Work Life Program

Summary of Benefits

Fringe Benefits Calculation
Total Compensation Package

Insurance Programs

Employees Retirement System of Texas
Health and Dental Links
Registration Instructions for
ERS OnLine Instructions
Prescription Drug Program
Prescription Drug Comparison Tool
Life Insurance
Disability Insurance
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Graduate Student Insurance Comparison
Affordable Care Act


Retirement Programs

General Information
Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Overview of TRS and ORP
Approved ORP/TDA Vendors and Representatives
403b Tax Deferred Account Information
457 TexaSaver Plan
403b TDA/457 TexaSaver Plan Comparison
Instructions to Apply for Active ORP/TDA Vendor Status 

Social Security Administration
SAP Eligibility for Retirement Report

Information for Retirees

Retirement Process Guidelines
Retiree Checklist
Special Privileges of Retired Faculty and Staff 
Retired Faculty and Staff Association
Return-to-Work Retiree Insurance Options

Leave and Time Reporting

SAP Employee Self Service Instructions (Hourly)
SAP Employee Self Service Instructions (Salaried)
SAP Attendance and Absence Codes
SAP Employee Self-Service Login
SAP Time Reports - ZUTIME and ZNOTIME
Sick Leave Pool Information
Sick Leave Donation to Individual - Guidelines

Military Leave
Doctoral and Graduate Assistant Timekeeping Guidelines

Workers' Compensation

Contact the HR Benefits staff by e-mail at or phone 512.245.2557.