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Did you know that Professional Development (PD) also offers additional services available to employees, aside from the various training and development opportunities? Such services range from helping you with academic reimbursement, coordinating events, and making you feel welcome at NEW. Explore these services and more below.

For more information please contact 5.7899.


Course Management Request

Is your office thinking about creating a workshop or training session? PD can help you coordinate the details within SAP. Fill out the following Course Management form and we'll contact you once we process your request.

Employee Educational Support

Texas State encourages the achievement of employee academic goals. As a full-time employee, you can receive release time from work to take classes at our University and even qualify to be reimbursed. Click the links below to learn how you can access educational support:

Academic Course Reimbursement and Release Time Process

Application for Staff Educational Development Leave Form

GED Certificate Reimbursement and Release Time Process


Professional Development, along with other offices, coordinates two main events for Texas State employees:

Employee Wellness Fair

Texas State Blood Drive

JCK 460 Reservations

As an employee, you can reserve JCK 460 to host an event (e.g., training, webinars, meetings or other office events) during working hours.

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  • Note: Reservations and use of JCK 460 is free of charge  Offices, however, are responsible for any charges incurred as a result of furniture or equipment damages.


Orientation: New Employee Welcome (NEW)

Texas State's NEW onboarding program includes two orientation sessions designed to make you feel welcome and provide essential information regarding the resources, benefits and other opportunities associated with working at Texas State.