OHR News

Farmers Market cancelled

Farmers Market Cancelled for 2021

The University of Minnesota Farmers Market will be closed for the Summer 2021 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Wellbeing Program team along with our farmers and vendors all look forward to welcoming you back in 2022.

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Pre-Retirement Webinars Now Online

If you missed the University's annual pre-retirement webinars in March, you can now view similar seminars on OHR's website at z.umn.edu/FutureYou. The sessions cover when and how to apply for Social Security, the realities of health care in retirement, income planning for women, maximizing your savings, and more. You'll also find a host of other resources on scheduling personal appointments with retirement planners, money management, and health and wellbeing in retirement.

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Preventing Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination and Retaliation

This required educational module for employees provides information on preventing and responding to sexual misconduct, retaliation, and discrimination based on race, national origin, disability, gender identity and expression, religion and other protected characteristics.

Work. With Purpose. Find a Job at the U of M

Welcome Job Seekers!

We offer one of the most vibrant, satisfying, and rewarding workplaces in Minnesota. And with over 27,000 employees at the University, 850 distinct job titles, and five Minnesota campuses, your opportunities are vast. Learn more in the Find a Job section.

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Emergency Fund for Employees

Employees who need financial assistance due to a temporary hardship can apply for the new Employee Emergency Assistance Fund, starting January 2021. Learn more about the purpose of the fund and application process. If you'd like to contribute to this fund and help U of M employees facing extraordinary hardships, make a gift here.


COVID-19 HR Updates

More information on COVID-19 related programs, including the Retirement Incentive Option, Leaves, Virtual Care Resources, and the Furlough and Pay Reduction Program.

Contact Us

Changes to OHR Contact Center and Donhowe In-Person Services

Until further notice, we have made these changes to OHR's in-person services in the Donhowe Building:

  • The Contact Center has resumed taking phone calls. Phone numbers are the same as before—612-624-8647 or 800-756-2363. Or email ohr@umn.edu.
  • For an I-9 appointment, all new foreign national employees should email ohr@umn.edu.
  • Employees are no longer able to pick up checks, W-2 reprints, and 1042-S reprints in person. These are being automatically mailed.
  • Benefits consultations are now handled by phone or virtual meeting. Email or call to make an appointment.

100 Donhowe Building
319 15th Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 4-UOHR (612-624-8647, or 800-756-2363)

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Diversity on Campus

The University is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming campus. Learn more about diversity at the U.

HR Policies

All policies can be found in the University Policy Library. Look for the Human Resource Policy page for policies related specifically to Human Resources. Forms from across the University are available on this site as well.