Human Resources


FFCRA Extended

SHSU has chosen to extend availability of Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Leave to employees, which provides full time employees up to 80 hours of emergency paid sick leave for eligible COVID-19 conditions between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021. Part-time employees may receive leave on a pro-rated basis. Additionally, employees experiencing child care concerns may apply for expanded family medical leave.


COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage

All ERS health plans cover COVID-19 vaccination at 100%. The COVID-19 vaccination is now available in Texas, although when and where you can get it varies throughout the state.

ERS Details

New Savings Program

If you are a HealthSelect of Texas®, HealthSelectSM Out-of-State or Consumer Directed HealthSelectSM participant, you can now take advantage of HealthSelectShoppERSSM to compare costs of services, estimate your out-of-pocket costs, and earn incentives for shopping.

Program Details

Student Work Limits

The 28‐hour limit applies cumulatively to all hourly student positions held by each student employee.


Telecommuting, Working Remotely, Virtual Teaming?

Whatever you call it, we have the curriculum for you! Online trainings are available in Talent Management.

Telecommute Training

Managing WorkLife

EAP provides up to five free counseling sessions per issue along with many other services and referrals.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

A Happy WorkLife

Sam Houston State University recognizes a great work life balance is essential to living a happy, healthy life and optimizing employee performance. Explore many resources and perks we offer to our employees.

Develop Yourself

We are invested in our employees with a variety of opportunities for professional and personal growth, recognition, and community engagement.

“The Measure of a Life is its Service”

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