Payroll Administration

The mission of Payroll Services is to provide and promote the highest standards of payroll services to students, faculty, and staff in a pleasant, professional, and efficient manner.

Our primary objective is to help University departments produce timely and accurate compensation payments to employees, along with timely and accurate tax withholding and reporting to federal and state agencies.

For questions about payroll, contact 4-UOHR (612-624-8647 or 800-756-2363) or

Payroll Services Visitor Hours

8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Monday–Friday

If you are a foreign national employee visiting Payroll Services for employment verification, reverification, or tax treaty matters, please call 4-UOHR (612-624-8647 or 800-756-2363) to make an appointment. We are located in B20 Donhowe Building.

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9-over-12 Resources

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Independent Contractors

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Internal Controls

See Internal Controls—Departmental Payroll Processing (pdf) for recommended controls to use with:

  • General payroll processing
  • Prompt employee wage payments
  • Time card processing
  • Vacation and sick leave processing
  • PeopleSoft entry and verification of payroll
  • Overtime/comp time and miscellaneous earnings codes

Separation of Duties—Departmental Payroll Processing (pdf) provides guidelines for processing payroll as recommended by the University of Minnesota Department of Audits.

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More Resources

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