About Us

EHS works to protect the health and safety of the faculty, staff and students at UT Austin in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.


The mission of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is to promote healthy and safe operations on campus, to protect students, faculty, staff and visitors, and to ensure protection of the environment.


It is our vision to become a recognized, national leader and innovator in campus environmental health and safety.


Diversity: We believe the best ideas are born from sharing viewpoints, opinions, and perceptions from colleagues with varied backgrounds and experiences.

Innovation: We are creative and innovative in our service to the campus community.

Integrity: We perform our work in a transparent, honest, and accountable manner. We also commit to meeting all compliance and reporting standards.

Service: We are customer service oriented and offer responsive, reliable and seamless support.

Stewardship: We are exceptional caretakers of the resources entrusted to us.

Teamwork: We work collaboratively across our organizations on common objectives and develop efficient and cost-effective systems and processes for campus.