Frequently Asked Questions

Below are HR's most frequently asked questions (FAQs). If you don't see your questions here, use our search box at the top of the HR website. It's a great search feature to find what you need on the site. You may also email your question to and we'll be glad to assist you.

Visit our University Holidays page for the current Texas A&M University holiday schedule.

The Qatar campus, along with other campuses, agencies, and universities within The Texas A&M University System may have different holiday schedules; view those here. Also, view student holidays here.

Learn more about university holidays.

Yes, employees may use sick leave as soon as it is accrued as long as the employee is in an active working status. Employees who are on leave on the first day of the month will not be able to use the leave accrued for that month until they actively return to work, per System Regulation 31.03.02: Sick Leave.

Learn more about Sick Leave.

Texas A&M University uses The Work Number® to provide automated employment and income verifications on our employees. The Work Number is an automated service that provides you with the ability to quickly provide proof of your employment or income.

Learn more about Employment and Salary Verification.

State service verifications require a different process.

You can reset your password through the self-service function in Single Sign-On. Log on at and click on "I forgot my password" and follow the steps. You must know your Universal Identification Number (UIN). If this doesn't work, or if you have been locked out, please contact your department's HR Liaison for assistance in resetting your password.

Learn more about Single Sign-On.

Use our online application system at to apply for staff, wage and some research positions at Texas A&M University. You first view and apply to open positions by completing the online application and then answering job-related questions.

Learn more about Prospective Employees.

Texas A&M University is committed to providing a safe working environment for its students and employees. Therefore, it is imperative that final candidates selected to fill all non-faculty and faculty positions are carefully screened through our criminal background process.

Learn more about Background Checks.

Visit our Retirement Services webpage for answers to many of your retirement and TRS questions including information on requesting a refund or withdrawal of your TRS account.

Faculty and staff at Texas A&M University should annually review and update their personal and employment information via Workday. Your participation in keeping your information up-to-date assures the university has accurate information for the online A&M Directory, emergency contacts, and demographics for federal, state and university reporting compliance. Follow the steps listed here.

Once the update is recorded in Workday, the new address information will be shared in the next available electronic file to the insurance carriers and retirement plan vendors including Teacher's Retirement System of Texas (TRS).