Resources to Support You: Postdoctoral and Graduate Students

Academic Resources

University Libraries

The University Libraries are a vital source of information in all formats and in all subjects. The Libraries also provide expert consultation, instruction, and document delivery services for researchers.


A plagiarism detection software designed to not only ensure manuscripts are properly cited, but to also help manage workflow as documents are being reviewed and revised by supervisors and co-authors.

University-wide Resources

Texas Global

The mission of Texas Global at The University of Texas at Austin is to work collaboratively with all university schools, colleges and units to promote and enhance international education programs with the expressed goal of increasing global competence and cross-cultural understanding for the university community and beyond.

Payroll Services

Payroll Services include a team of payroll professionals dedicated to serving the university community. Our primary goal is to provide timely and accurate payroll services while ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and policies.

Human Resource Service Center

The Human Resource Service Center (HRSC) is the first point of assistance for department customers, and serves as a clearinghouse for information about university benefits, employment opportunities, and department services.

Office of Sponsored Projects

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) serves as the coordinating office for externally funded research and sponsored projects at The University of Texas at Austin. The goal of the OSP is to assist faculty and professional research staff in their efforts to secure and ensure proper stewardship of external funding.

Texas Exes Career Services

With Texas Exes Career Services, members can take advantage of many opportunities to achieve career success.

Texas Career Engagement

Texas Career Engagement (TCE) is reimagining the way students, alumni, employers, faculty, and staff prepare for the future of work together—by engaging around career in a way that is equitable and inclusive.

Office of the Ombuds

The staff ombuds can assist postdoctoral fellows with any work-related difficulty, including interpersonal conflict or misunderstandings, as well as academic or administrative concerns.

Division of Diversity and Community Engagement

The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE) advances socially just learning and working environments that foster a culture of excellence through diverse people, ideas and perspectives. We engage in dynamic community-university partnerships designed to transform our lives.

CNS Postdoc Association

Our mission is to:

  • nurture the professional goals of postdocs
  • augment individual research through informal discussions and presentations
  • share experience and information on scientific and professional topics
  • stimulate interaction with postdocs and professionals in all departments at UT and beyond

National Postdoctoral Association

Member-driven organization that provides a unique, national voice for postdoctoral scholars.

Sports/Fitness: RecSports

RecSports offers a wide variety of recreational facilities and programs seven days a week (available from early in the morning to late at night) to students, faculty, and staff.

Sports/Fitness: LifeCare/ LifeMart

LifeCare is one of HealthPoint’s work/life balance services. Within LifeCare, LifeMart offers discounts and exclusive deals for UT Austin employees. Search for participating health and wellness businesses.