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Veterans and Service Members

UTHealth recognizes that our military and veteran population is a very diverse group that brings vast experiences and knowledge to our workforce. UTHealth is committed to recruiting and retaining those who served, who are continuing to serve in the United States Military and certain associated individuals.

If you are a veteran, you may be eligible for Veteran’s Employment Preference. To receive preference, you must designate on your application if you are:

  • A veteran
  • A veteran with a service-connected disability
  • An individual currently serving in the guard or reserves
  • A recently separated veteran
  • A veteran’s surviving spouse who has not remarried
  • An orphan of a veteran (if the veteran was killed while on active duty)
  • An active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran
  • An Armed Forces service medal veteran

HOOP Policy 41 – Military Leave

Be Included, Self-Identify

This information is voluntary and cannot be used against you. Increasing the representation of diverse people in the workplace starts with you.

The process to self-identify is quick and easy. Just log in to employee self-service and update the Voluntary Self-Identification of Veteran Status form. Use link provided below:

For any questions or for additional information, please contact the Diversity & Equal Opportunity office:

Phone: (713) 500-CALL
Location: Diversity & Equal Opportunity, 7000 Fannin, Suite 150