HISD badges are created
and distributed by the Onboarding & Organizational Development department.
The Badge Desk is open from 7:30 A.M. to 6 P.M., Monday through Thursday during summer, and is
located at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center. If you need
assistance with badges for employees or contractors, please find some of the
most commonly asked questions below, or contact us at the email address and phone number listed below.
I'm a new employee, how do I get an employee ID badge?
When you come to Human Resources to complete your
hiring process, you will have your ID badge photo taken. After your paperwork
has been processed and you have been entered into our employee
system, you will receive an invitation to New Employee Orientation, where you will receive your ID badge and network access letter.
I'm an existing employee, how do I get a
may obtain a replacement ID badge from the Badge Desk at the Hattie Mae White
Educational Support Center. Please make sure you have $5.00 in exact change, personal check, or your debit/credit card to cover the cost of your replacement badge. If paying with debit/credit card, you
are required to pay $5.00 plus a convenience fee to obtain your replacement ID.
I'm a contractor, how do I get a badge?
must obtain the permission of their sponsoring department to receive a contract
ID badge. The sponsoring department should send an e-mail
- Name of Contractor
- Job Title of Contractor
- Name of Sponsoring Department and Department Head approving the contractor ID badge
- The email should indicate that each employee listed has successfully passed a criminal history record check.
Once the Onboarding department has received this
e-mail from the sponsoring department, contractors may obtain ID badges at the Badge Desk. Contractors will need to bring a valid
driver’s license or state ID and $5 to cover the cost of the ID
All technology contracts require background checks for contractors/subs/temps to be valid within a year.
Termination of Contract Employees
Upon termination of a contract employee, the
contractor shall immediately notify the HISD department manager using the
contractor’s service and secure the return the HISD ID badge. If the
contractor is unable to obtain the HISD ID badge from the employee, the
contractor must send the name of that employee to the HISD manager.
Upon receipt of this information, the ID badge coordinator will update the
employee’s record in the ID badge database to prevent the issuance of
a replacement badge for a terminated employee.
How do I access my HISD
e-mail and computer?
you pick up your employee ID badge, you will also receive a Network ID
letter. The Network ID letter will give you your username and a
temporary password for your HISD e-mail account as well as information about
how to access the Employee Portal.
What is myHISD, and how
do I access it?
provides you access to your HISD e-mail from non-HISD computers as well as
access to your pay statement and leave balances. Additionally, by
signing into the myHISD, you can access employee-only resources on the HISD
website. To log in to the myHISD from the HISD home page (www.houstonisd.org
click on Employee tab, and then sign in with login/password.
Hattie Mae White
Educational Support Center Access Badges
HISD employees, contract personnel, and other individuals who either work at or regularly visit the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center may request an ID badge that allows them access to the building.
District employees who need access to the building beyond "General Business Day" (Monday-Friday; 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.), should also submit an Additional Access/Renewal Request. This option is only available to district employees who have offices, cubicles, or work stations located in the HMW building.
Please note that HMW Access badges are not intended for field personnel, employees, contract workers, or other individuals who only visit the HMW ESC occasionally.
For questions regarding your ID badges, contact the Onboarding team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
or by phone at 713-556-7575.