Congratulations on joining our team at Austin Peay State University! We know starting
a new job can be a whirlwind, so we’ve put everything you need to know right here in our New Employee Onboarding
(NEO) page. This website will help you prepare for your first day of work by:
Showcasing APSU and our benefit package via the orientation video below;
Laying out the next steps required to complete the onboarding process;
Providing an overview of essential campus knowledge;
And letting you know what resources are available to you on campus.
Please take time to review the information and orientation below and contact us with
any additional questions.
You should receive an e-mail from TrueScreen asking you to complete the Form I-9 to
establish your identity and authorize your employment. This form must be completed by your first day of work.
OneStop is a hub to log into many of our systems with one central login. An employee may
access Employee Web Self-Service, Microsoft Outlook, Banner, and many other programs
that may be used over the course of the day.
Before you can log into OneStop, you must first claim your e-mail account. You may
either log into a computer on campus or log in via Outlook 365 to claim the account.
Your welcome letter should've provided you with your APSU email address as well as
the password. Upon your initial login, you will be asked to update your password.
After you have updated your password, you can log into OneStop. Your user name will
be the first part of your APSU email address before the @ symbol.
Austin Peay State University is proud to offer our faculty and staff competitive benefits
and wellness options, including health, dental, vision, educational assistance and
paid parental leave.
Within your first week of employment, you will be scheduled to attend a benefits meeting
to discuss questions you may have regarding the benefit options offered to you through
APSU. Please watch the orientation video (above) prior to this meeting. You can also
view the benefits offered based on the employment classification found on your welcome
Once you have reviewed the benefits programs, please visit the Edison Portal page
to enroll in your selected programs. You must complete enrollment within your first
thirty (30) days of employment. Links to the Edison Portal, as well as to instructional
videos on how to log in and enroll, are provided below.
The retirement enrollment form must be submitted on the first date of employment.
Exempt (monthly paid) employees must make a decision regarding enrollment in the TCRS
(Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System) or the ORP (Optional Retirement Program)
on the first day if possible or no later than the second working day if sufficient
time has not been available to review the plans. If this enrollment/retirement option form is not received by the second working day,
retirement enrollment will automatically be in the TCRS.
If the ORP is chosen, the contribution distribution form must be submitted along with
the retirement option form, and the account for the vendor(s) chosen must be set up
via the website at the links for TIAA, Valic, and/or VOYA provided under the ORP tab
on the Benefits and Wellness page.
If you wish to enroll in an optional coverage, please complete the appropriate form(s)
Please contact Human Resources if you have any difficulties completing the training.
The Govs ID card serves as your official Identification card for APSU. In addition
to being an ID, the card also provides access to the library, access (if authorized)
to your building during non-business hours, and, if you choose to add funds, can be
used at food venues and vending machines across campus.
To obtain your Govs ID card, visit the Govs Card website. Login with your OneStop credentials, and then link your account by registering your
A-Number (with the “A” replaced by a 9).
Once your account has been linked, click on the Profile tab and select Submit a Pic.
Be sure to follow the guidelines on picture submission. The process is quick and easy.
Your ID card will usually be created within 24 hours pending photo approval. Please
be aware the ID card creation timeframe may see slight delays during high volume periods
such as the beginning of a semester.
TheGOVSTECH Help Desk is the first point of contact for computing, networking, hardware/software,
PC, Macintosh and printer problems at the university. TheGOVSTECH Help Desk staff assists University students, faculty and staff with computing and
TheGOVSTECH Help Desk is located at the Morgan University Center Info Desk. If you need attention
from the Help Desk, please call 931-221-4357 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Home of University Recreation
University Recreation provides the APSU community opportunities to participate in
quality recreational and wellness programs at the Foy Fitness & Recreation Center.
Access to the Foy is free for all regular employees.
This 78,000-square-foot structure features:
A three-court gymnasium equipped for a variety of activities and separable by motorized
A 10,000-square-foot cardio and resistance fitness space with a wide range of equipment.
An indoor climbing wall and a large bouldering feature.
Four fully enclosed, glass back wall racquetball courts.
An indoor track; 10 laps equal a mile.
Two suspended wood floor fitness studios that can be opened to one large room.
An indoor cycling studio.
Multimedia wellness education room
Modern locker rooms with private showers and changing areas.
A generously stocked equipment check-out area.
Equipment rental for outdoor activities like biking, camping and hiking.
With the addition of the Fusion software, students, faculty and staff have the ability
to register and pay for many events and services, (including Intramurals, Adventure
Recreation Trips, Group fitness classes and summer camp) online viahttps://recreation.apsu.edu/
State-of-the-art computerized fitness assessments
Total body circuits for time-limited exercise
We offer Boot Camp and Aerial Fitness
A fitness orientation is available for the cardio and resistance fitness areas
Personal Training at reasonable rates with knowledgeable, experienced trainers
Have fun getting fit in groups with our wide variety of group exercise classes, including
strength and cardio formats, dance, cycling, mind-body and classes that combine activities.
We also offer various programming from Aerial Fitness to Boot Camp and Personal Training.
Beat the heat at the Foy Center pool. Whether you want to swim or just lay out, the
pool is the place to be. The pool ranges in depth from 3’6” to 6 feet and has four
25-yard lap lanes. The water is kept at a comfortable temperature averaging 82 degrees.
Lounge chairs and tables with umbrellas are available, as well as locker rooms with
Activities include special evening events such as pool parties and dive-in movies.
Basketball hoops and other outdoor games are also available. We even offer swimming
lessons, water aerobics and group fitness classes. Certified lifeguards are on duty
whenever the pool is open.
All ages are welcome to use the pool, but anyone younger than 16 must be accompanied
by an adult at all times. URec patrons are allowed to bring up to two guests per day
at the cost of $2 per person and must remain with their guests.
Wellness seminars are designed to engage participants in learning the various components
of fitness and wellness. Professionals will guide you through how-to courses that
range from managing time and stress to planning nutritious meals and more. These classes
are free of charge with a valid APSU I.D.
Academic resources, books, computer labs ... oh, and Starbucks
Librarians can help you find, evaluate and use information necessary for completing
papers and research assignments. Research assistance is available in person (appointments
recommended), via online chat and email and over the phone. The library provides access
to a wealth of print and electronic information via the library website.
Student instruction is a major focus of the library’s services that include LILT (an
online, self-paced information literacy tutorial), library instruction classes and
one-on-one instruction. Students have access to 35 computers in the Library Instruction
Room when it is not in use for instruction, and 108 computers in the Library Information
Additionally, the library has a wireless network and 24 laptops and MacBooks for use
in the building. Other services available are free book checkout, reserves, two group
study rooms and study space for approximately 400 people, interlibrary loan, document
delivery, self-service photocopiers, microfilm/fiche copiers and specialty collections.
Starbucks, the Writing Center, and a lactation room are also located on the main floor
of the library.
Campus dining locations are great gathering places. Whether you’re grabbing a Frappucino
in Starbucks or spending time with friends in the University Center food court, you
will know you’re part of campus life.
AP Dining provides a wide variety of options for the campus community. Abundant retail
locations make dining on campus convenient and affordable.
The Caf, Morgan University Center, All-you-can-eat buffet style dining
University Food Court, Morgan University Center, Various retail options with plenty of seating
Subway, Catherine Evans Harvill Building, A full-service Subway beside the bookstore
Starbucks, Woodward Library, Open late for those long study hours!
The Terrace, Martha Dickerson Eriksson Hall, Made to order favorites like pizza, burgers & more!
Einstein Bros. Bagels, Morgan University Center, Serving fresh coffee and sandwiches all day!
Elements Cafe, Sundquist Science Complex, Sandwiches, coffee, drinks and more!
The Peay Pod, The Knight Stand & The Hand Stand, Conveniently located, campus C-stores offer grab and go options.
Campus Police is a full service law enforcement agency. Our officers are certified
by the State of Tennessee and possess full police authority.
Our offices are located in the Shasteen building behind the football stadium on Summer
Street. We provide policing services 24 hours a day on a year round basis. APSU Police
have an excellent working relationship With Clarksville P.D. and Montgomery County
Our philosophy is to provide for the safety of the faculty, staff, and students to
enhance the college experience and facilitate a learning environment.
Campus Emergency Broadcast System
During an emergency affecting the campus, Campus Police will sound an audible siren.
The voice message directs people on where to go. The Austin Peay RAVE text alert
system is also used to provide directions for your safety. You can sign up for it
at the RAVE alert Website. Some examples of the usage would be tornadoes, and an on-going criminal incident
affecting the campus. If you see anything suspicious, a person or activity, contact
Campus Police at 221-7786.
Emergency Telephones/Blue Boxes
Emergency telephones are found in many locations around campus. If you have an emergency,
simply press the button on the callbox. This will immediately connect you with a dispatcher.
The dispatcher will send the appropriate agency to respond. You can also use emergency
telephones to request the security escort service.
Security Escort Service
For the safety of the campus community, APSU Campus Police/Public Safety Office’s
Student Patrol provides a security escort service within the confines of the campus.
The security escort service operates 24/7.
Motorist Assistance Program (MAP) Services
Public Safety provides a variety of services to assist motorists at APSU. Public Safety
provides this service 24/7.
Jump start: Provided to those vehicles with a dead or weak battery.
Gas: An officer will provide a gas can and transportation to a service station so
you can obtain gasoline for your vehicle.
Water: provided for a vehicle that has overheated.
Wrecker: Should you need a wrecker, Campus Police will wait with you until your tow
Obtain crime prevention information and get free engraving service for valuables.
Anyone may send ANONYMOUS texts or picture messages to Campus Police at 931-494-6672.
All students on main campus are required to have a parking decal for the vehicle they
operate. All parking on campus is marked with lines. Areas not marked with lines are
not parking spots.
What if I get ticketed on campus?
If you are ticketed for one of the following parking violations, you will be responsible
for paying the fine.***
Unauthorized parking in visitor, maintenance or emergency vehicle space: $35
Unauthorized parking in disabled parking area: $200. Appeals are not allowed for ADA
Possession/use of a forged/altered/lost/stolen decal or permit: $25 and revocation
of parking privileges for remainder of semester/term
All other parking fines: $25
Students, faculty and staff who wish to appeal shall do so by clicking on "Appeal"
from the campus police website or by going to apsu.t2hosted.com.
Where am I authorized to park?
To find the current parking map online, follow these steps:
***All visitors to APSU must get a visitor’s pass from Campus Police before parking
on campus. Fines may be updated.***
The Austin Peay State University Little Govs Child Learning Center provides childcare
services for APSU students, staff and faculty as well as children in the community.
The center's primary objective is to promote the continuous well-being of the children
in order to meet their social, emotional and cognitive needs. The APSU Little Govs
Child Learning Center believes that children learn through play. Play is the avenue
through which children learn to reason, develop language, gain social skills and naturally
learn to deal with the world around them.
The Little Govs Child Learning Center is located in the Sexton Building on Eighth Street
and serves children from ages 2 to 5 years. Feel free to stop by the center for a
Please visit our websitewww.apsu.edu/clcfor more information about the Little Govs Child Learning Center.
Facts about the Child Learning Center
Licensed by the Tennessee Department of Human Services with a 3-STAR Quality Rating
rating and a Gold Sneaker Facility
Provides full-time and part-time care
Promotes health and safety for the children
APSU Staff members who have successfully completed the six month probationary period
are eligible to receive and/or distribute points. APSU faculty and staff will be allottedfive points per month to awardto deserving staff members. After the distribution of all five points per month to
other employees, donor will receive one bonus point automatically added to participants'
point accumulation. This incentive award program is a positive tool to encourage high
employee morale while recognizing a job well done!
A single "Peay Point" commendation may consist of a maximum of three points to any
one employee. Staff and faculty membersmay not commend the same person two months in a row. All points awarded will accumulate in the respective employee's point bank.
Each academic year employees will be able to use their accumulated points to bid on
a variety of gift items. These items will be displayed on the Employee Incentive Web
Site (PeayBay). Some items will be "Buy Now" items and some will have minimum bid
points allotted to them. The highest bidder will be awarded their prizes after the
PeayBay auctions have concluded. Any points left over after the bidding process will
remain in the respective employee's point bank.
Full-time Austin Peay employees can purchase season tickets at a reduced rate for
football, men's basketball, women's basketball and baseball. No donation is required
for purchase. Contact the Athletic Ticket Office at 931-221-7329 to purchase season
tickets. There is no discount for individual game tickets for these sports. Visit
the Athletics website to learn more about APSU's athletic programs.