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Campus Training and Development

Listed below are the various offices at Texas State University that provide workshops for employees.

Academic Development and Assessment     

Academic Development and Assessment provides faculty development opportunities and general support to faculty workshops focused on curriculum development, course management, teaching excellence, and the enhancement of research and scholarly activities.

Alkek Library

Alkek Library offers a variety of workshops to help you learn how to use the research resources and tools that we have available.  To view dates and times and to register for the any of the workshops please visit the library’s workshop page at

Budget Office

The Budget Office offers individual training, budget classes, and online instructional documents for all transactions that can be used in determining budget, postings, and available budget. Budget Office training covers all budget-related SAP reports, including the Budget to Actual Report, Salary Encumbrance Report, Salary Fringe Report, All Postings Report, and many others. We also help users learn about budget processes such as fund center budgeting, position budgeting, and budget reconciliation.

Training schedules vary by semester--go to Budget Classes for class descriptions, times, and online registration.

Workplace Safety Training    
For information call 245-8042 or email          

The Trainer in the Human Resources Office  provides monthly training sessions to support multiple departments including Facilities, LBJ Student Center, Res Life and Campus Recreation employees. Training topics cover primarily OSHA-mandated training for general industry for employees in custodial, grounds, facility maintenance or trades positions. In addition, safety training topics mandated by other agencies and/or the University are also presented.

For more information, go to 

HR Master Data Center      

Human Resources Office offers workshops in Understanding Organization Management and PCR Appointments in SAP.

Instructional Technologies Support        

Instructional Technologies Support offers a variety of workshops for faculty and staff.  Some focus on the pedagogy of using tools effectively, others on learning technology skills.

All faculty, staff, and students have free, unlimited access to elearning services!

Office of the University Registrar

The Office of the University Registrar conducts trainings on a variety of topics for faculty and staff at Texas State University.  These training sessions include Banner (Student Information System) training, Degree Works, Roster, Room Scheduling, Schedule of Classes and Veteran Benefits information.  To sign up for upcoming training sessions visit our website,

Professional Development

Professional Development provides support to faculty and staff through workshops focused on organizational excellence, employee information and legal issues, external funding, personal effectiveness, and planning and assessment.  

SAP Resources

This site provides you with a central location for help on using SAP for your financial and human resource activities.

Technology Resources (IT Assistance Center)             

Technology Resources offers training that helps technology users learn the skills needed to use technology on the job.  Whether the training comes in person or online, training focuses on getting the job done.

Testing, Research-Support, and Evaluation Center

The Center offers three services to faculty and staff:

a.  Testing Service
b.  Faculty Test Scanning and Scoring Service
c.  Research Support

Total Wellness           

Make your fitness goals a reality this semester with exercise classes designed to match the schedules and interests of Texas State staff and faculty.  Walk on over to Jowers after work or during your lunch break to take part in a variety of classes.