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We seek candidates from all backgrounds who have a strong desire to make a difference while serving the university community. We offer excellent training, competitive pay, great benefits and advancement opportunities.


Applicants must possess the following qualifications:

  • Must have reached their 21st birthday on the date of commissioning
  • Must be able to pass a physical agility test
  • Must have a high school diploma or have passed a General Education Development test
  • Must be able to meet hearing and visual requirements
  • Must pass a thorough background investigation and interview panel
  • Must meet the minimum standards for appointment as required by the Texas Occupations Code, The
    Texas Administrative Code, and the Rules of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

Hiring process

The hiring process for UT Police consists of several phases, including, but not limited to, the following steps:

  • Online application
  • Screening by UT Police committee to ensure minimum standards are met
  • Physical agility test
  • Oral interview board
  • Background investigation
  • Interview with chief of police
  • Medical evaluation
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Polygraph examination

Lateral hires

UT Police accepts applications for individuals who have successfully completed a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) approved Basic Peace Office Course and successfully passed the TCOLE licensing program.

Salary information

Salaries for police officers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio are determined in accordance with the State’s law enforcement salary schedule (Salary Schedule C, Option 3), which is part of the State’s Classification Plan. For additional information, visit police salary.

To apply for open positions, visit the Office of Human Resources.

Contact Us

Hours of operation: Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm