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Take the Employee Engagement Survey

On Monday, October 11 benefits-eligible faculty and staff will receive an email from with a unique link to the survey.

The pandemic and increased response to racism and racial bias have had dramatic effects on our job responsibilities, systems, processes, and norms. The Employee Engagement Survey is an opportunity for everyone to offer feedback about working at the University of Minnesota. Data from the survey will help leaders to understand the scope of the impact as well as how to make meaningful changes to support employees.

If you don't see an email on October 11 you can use these instructions to retrieve the email or you can access the survey using the QR code and unique log-in

Faculty and P&A Employees: Use Pay Reduction Hours by December 30

Though the Pay Reduction Program for salaried Faculty and P&A employees ended June 30, you have till December 30 to take your optional bank of pay reduction time off. (December 31 is a University holiday). After December 30, any remaining hours will no longer be available. You can see your balance of pay reduction hours in the My Time tab of MyU. Submit requests for time off as you do for any other absence using your usual time-tracking system (such as MyU or Kronos). For detailed instructions, see this Absence Requests web page.

Beware of Unemployment Insurance Fraud

Employees and former employees are becoming the targets of unemployment insurance fraud. Learn what you can do to protect yourself or find out what you can do if it's too late. 

Our field-shaping researchers and talented staff are the reason the University is a leading public research university. Together we have created a culture of excellence that drives us to ongoing success. 

HR Policies can be found in the University Policy Library. The Human Resources section of the Forms Library has related forms as well as other forms from across the University.

Employee Relations provides human resources consulting to colleges and units on a variety of employee relations issues and manages our relationships with our unions and unionized employees.

Leadership and Talent Development can help everyone become a more effective leader at the University by providing consulting, assessments, professional development, and programming. 

Pay and Taxes, Salary Plans, and Compensation and Classification have information to help you understand your pay, taxes, salary plans, and job classifications.


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University of Minnesota Title IX Statement

As required by Title IX, the University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its education programs or activities, including in admissions and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to the University’s Title IX Coordinators or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights. Please see the University of Minnesota’s Title IX Statement and the University’s policy for information about: (1) how to contact the Title IX Coordinators on the University’s campuses; (2) how to report or file a formal complaint of sexual harassment, gender-based harassment, sexual assault, stalking or relationship violence; and (3) the University’s procedures for responding to reports and formal complaints.