Retirement Incentive Option
The 2020 Retirement Incentive Option, often called the "RIO" for short, is a one-time benefit that will only be available for a short period of time, starting on August 17, 2020. Only University employees who are close to retirement and meet the eligibility requirements can participate.
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.
Learn more about the impact of COVID-19 on employee leaves, benefits, virtual health care options, remote work, resources, and more. The University of Minnesota is closely monitoring this public health concern. Read current information on the U's Safe Campus website, including an FAQ with information for students, faculty, and staff.
We’re pleased to announce that the accounts transferring from Securian and Vanguard are now open at Fidelity for all plan services.
You can view your accounts on NetBenefits.com/UMN.
If your pharmacy is not currently open, or if you aren’t sure, Prime Therapeutics can help you create a plan for safely getting your medication.
Call Prime Therapeutics at 1-800-727-6181 to get status updates on pharmacy hours and prescription availability, and to get a personal plan for safely obtaining your medication at an alternate in-network pharmacy if your normal pharmacy is closed.
As communities throughout the Twin Cities and beyond experience anger, sadness, and grief due to George Floyd's murder and related unrest, we understand that many employees face additional stressors. In this time of fear and uncertainty, managers and supervisors can find ways to support employees, particularly Black and Indigenous employees, and other employees of color who may need additional support. Learn more.
You may enroll in, increase, decrease, or stop a 2020 Flexible Spending Account (dependent care or health care) election any time before August 31, 2020 without a qualifying life event, due to a special opportunity from the IRS. Active employees who took a previous opportunity in 2020 to change their FSA(s) are still eligible to make changes now. See the FSA page for details and forms.
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 email@example.com.
- For an I-9 appointment, all new foreign national employees should email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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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