New Employee

Helpful information on how to prepare for your first day, as well as resources to help you get acclimated as a new employee at UTA.


We are excited you are joining the University of Texas at Arlington family! We know you are eager to begin your career with us. The information provided below will help you navigate the onboarding experience and get you off to a strong start.

Task List

In preparation for your first day, please complete the following steps to finalize your hiring process and begin your onboarding journey.

In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (“IRCA”), the University of Texas at Arlington must verify the employment eligibility of each employee ,within the first three business days of employment.

On or before your first day of employment, employees, faculty, and students must complete Section 1 of Form I-9 online through our partner Equifax and EVerify.

Follow the instructions to login and complete Section 1 of the I-9 form.

Please note: Once you have submitted Section 1 of Form I-9, you will not be able to re-access it.

Locate the acceptable forms of I-9 supporting documents and bring the original documents with you to your onboarding appointment.

Acceptable Documents List

Please note: All IDs must be originals. Copies/photos/scans will not be accepted.

Below are common examples of ID(s) we can accept:

  • Driver's License/State ID/School ID and Unrestricted Social Security Card
  • Driver's License/State ID/School ID and U.S. Birth Certificate (a state, county, municipal authority, or outlying territory of the United States bearing an official seal)
  • U.S. Passport or Passport Card
  • Permanent Resident Card
  • Employment Authorization Card

For international students on an F-1 Visa:

  • Foreign Passport and I-20 and I-94
    *To use this option we need all three, please access your I-94 by clicking here and printing it before the onboarding appointment

Watch for two emails from your manager.

Follow the instructions provided in these emails to login and complete the necessary steps to claim your Network Username account and claim your Employee ID information for the University.

TIME SENSITIVE ALERT! Please make sure to complete these steps as soon as possible or you will not be able to receive your Maverick ID Card and login on your first day.

Please note: If you have not received these emails, please contact your manager directly.


Experience all UTA has to offer and why more than 2,800 employees love to work here. Explore our 420-acre campus, and get to know our Maverick Country before you start!

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Need Assistance?

If you have any questions during your onboarding experience, feel free to reach out to our onboarding team for assistance.

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