Pursuant to Government Code 657, Veteran’s Employment Preferences, the following individuals qualify for a veteran’s employment preference:

  • a veteran, including a veteran with a disability;
  • a veteran’s surviving spouse who has not remarried; and
  • an orphan of a veteran if the veteran was killed while on active duty.

An individual who qualifies for a veteran’s employment preference is entitled to a preference in employment over other applicants for the same position who do not have a greater qualification.


Employee Self-Identification of Veterans Status

Ms. Renee R. Williams, Director of Equal Opportunity & Diversity has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies.

Ms. Williams can be reached at: P.O. Box 519: Mail Stop 1337; Harrington Science Building, Suite 109; Prairie View, TX 77446-0519, or by calling 936-261-1730