University of Texas at El Paso
Staff Council

UTEP Staff Council
We Work for You!


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Click on the following if you are not redirected to our updated website, NEW STAFF COUNCIL WEBSITE.


Staff Council is developing a new interactive website designed with you mind. 

The new website will feature a calendar of events and links to exciting new features such as the new Staff Council Newsletter, as well as links to other great resources such as the newly redesigned HR Employee Discount Program, the UTEP Wellness Program, the UT Systems Employee Advisory Council (EAC) and other features!

Look for it this summer 2014





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Pride, opportunity and commitment to the university community
are just a few of the attributes of the UTEP Staff Council.

Established in 1994, the council was created to support UTEP's goals and leadership by representing the interest and concerns of the more than 2,000 staff members. Each year the UTEP staff nominates and elects staff members to represent  them and support them.

Benefits and issues discussed by Staff Council

  • How staff can help UTEP achieve Tier 1 status
  • Telecommuting
  • Staff tuition benefits
  • Smoke-free campus
  • Recreational activities for Staff
  • Wellness programs for staff
  • Staff holidays calendar
  • Parking

We really appreciate your support with our fundraisers. It wouldn’t be UTEP without You!

If you have a special concern or have an idea benefiting the UTEP community share it with us at our next
meeting or e-mail any staff council member!


Staff Scholarships & Waivers

Effective April, 1, 2010, the eligibility requirement for the President’s Staff Scholarship Program, the Staff Council Staff Textbook Scholarship, and the Waiver of Required Fees for employees taking classes at UTEP was reduced from twelve (12) months to only six (6) months. 

The President’s Staff Scholarship Program pays $300 tuition per semester for full-time staff who have not already earned a bachelor’s degree.  For more information on the President’s Staff Scholarship, contact the Office of Scholarships at ext.5478. These applications are emailed to eligible staff in May.

The Staff Council Textbook Scholarship pays $200 per semester toward textbook expenses. For more information on the Staff Textbook Scholarship, contact a Staff Council member or email The applications are available in June.

The Waiver of Required Fees program also applies to full-time UTEP employees who are working toward an undergraduate degree which reduces the cost of each class by about 75 percent. If you have any questions, please call the Department of Human Resource Services at 747-5202.  For more information on the Waiver of Required Fees, go to HR FORMS and select “Waiver of Required Fees for Employees” under Human Resources Forms.

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  All Staff Council meetings are open to all UTEP employees.


 July 16th at 2:00 pm

Union East--Cactus Flower room 102C