OHR News

Alert! Unemployement Insurance Fraud

Unemployment Insurance Fraud

Higher unemployment levels and additional federal benefits in response to the impact of COVID-19 are making unemployment insurance a new target for fraud nationwide. Employees who think they may have been the targeted for this type of fraud should take action immediately.

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Summaries of Benefits mailing

If you ordered a paper Summary of Benefits booklet, it is currently in the mail and should arrive soon. Need the info now? Use a searchable PDF: Medical Summary of Benefits, Dental Summary of Benefits.


Your Employee Assistance Program Webinar

The University of Minnesota offers employees the option for confidential and free counseling through Sand Creek. Register for this webinar and learn more about the resources, coping strategies, and helpful tools that Sand Creek offers to benefits-eligible University employees and their families.

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)

Office of Human Resources  
Talent Acquisition
Employee Benefits
Leadership & Talent Development
Wellbeing Program
Compensation & Classification
Payroll Services
Employee Relations


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.