Employee Records Services Overview
About Our Services
UT Arlington Employee Records Services facilitates the data entry, audits, maintenance, storage and retrieval of UT Arlington Employee Records Services, as well as verification of employment, state service transfers, and consulting on Employee Records related questions.
Forms and Information
Information on the various forms that are processed and stored by Employee Records Services Services, including: Employment Eligibility Verification (I-9), Selective Service Verifications, State Service Verifications, etc. Many of the forms are available as downloadable PDF documents, and/or as online services for University employees and departments.
Records Administration [UT EID and special authorization required]
The one-stop-shop for records administration, available to specially authorized personnel.
Employee Records Services & Administration
Records Entry and Maintenance
Employee Records Services processes and maintains all employment documents according to University and Federal requirements. Multiple systems (DEFINE and RAS/UT Direct) are used to accomplish this task. Employee Records Services works in conjunction with Payroll Services and academic departments to ensure employees are paid accurately and timely.
Employment Eligibility Verifications and Compliance
Employee Records Services is responsible for the initial verification and ongoing compliance of Employment Eligibility for all university employees. Employee Records Services works also works in conjunction with the Office in International Education and Payroll Services to process and maintain work authorizations for international employees.
Record Retrieval and Storage
Employee Records Services stores electronic and paper forms related to University of Texas at Arlington employees, including regular, non-regular, student, staff, and faculty positions. Please see Employee File Contents to determine which documents should be stored in Human Resources Personnel Records files, and which should be stored in Department files.
Note: We do not store student records or transcripts; those documents are stored in the Office of the Registrar.
We retrieve information for various customers from electronic and paper documents. Access to Employee Records is safeguarded and released to others only if they are authorized to receive the information. Employees may see and obtain a copy of their employment record either by coming to our office in person (with a photo ID).
Texas Public Information Act
Employee Records Services can be requested through the Texas Public Information Act. Access to certain records is restricted. Open records requests should be filed with the Open Records section of the Office of the Vice President, Business Affairs and Controller.
UT EID Services
Employee Records Services is able to assist employees with UT EID services, including upgrades, which will allow access to secure services and information online via UT Direct. Employees may also use the UT EID self-service features to reset passwords, etc.
Verification of Employment
Verification of Employment (VOE) will be given upon request to authorized agencies and is generally restricted to dates of employment, job title, department, full- or part-time status, and verification of the salary or wage amount given to us by the agency. Turnaround time on these requests is usually 24 hours or less; more time may be required for non-computerized records searches. University employees may also print a copy of their VOE online [UT EID required].
State Service Transfers
State Service Transfers into the University of Texas at Arlington can be requested using the State Employment Verification Form. This form can be downloaded in PDF format from the Employee Records Services webpage. State service transfers out of the University of Texas at Arlington need to be requested in writing (facsimile requests are accepted as well as those submitted by mail). E-mail requests cannot substitute for the written requests.
Employee Records Services welcomes the opportunity to consult with any customer on records-related questions, and to assist with procedures for administering employment related documents.
News and Announcements
- Join us for UT System Founders Day 2014!
- Merit Increase Guidelines for FY 14-15
- Holiday Schedule and Vacation Regulations for 2014-2015
- LGBTQA Program
- Wellness at UTA
- Affordable Care Act (ACA) Resources
- 2014 Performance Review Memorandum
- Outstanding Maverick Awards Program
- New Criminal Background Check Procedure
- University Opens Lactation Rooms
- UT Arlington Named Fit-Friendly Worksite
- Change to Cafeteria Plan
- Tobacco Free
- Retirees Club
- Dearborn National Offers Online Services
- Using Your UT EID and UT Direct Self Service Features
Benefits and Services
- Affordable Care Act (ACA)
- News About Your Benefits
- UT Arlington Work/Life Balance Resources
- Employee Assistance Program
- 2014-2015 Holiday Schedule and Vacation Regulations
- Benefits of Working at UT Arlington
- Employee Tuition Assistance Plan
- Wellness Programs
- Retirees Club
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for Faculty and Staff
- Criminal Background Checks
Compensation and Employee Relations
- Pay Plan and Job Descriptions
- Performance Management Guide
- Merit Increase Guidlines FY2015
- Employee Separation Process
- Exit Interview Program