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This workshop is for employees who are interested in learning more about their benefit options—medical, dental, life insurance, disability benefits, and pre-tax flexible spending accounts—and would like assistance before completing their enrollment online. This workshop complements New Employee Orientation by providing detailed benefits information. New employees should plan to attend the earliest session following their start date at the University.
Registration is required, and you can register online. If you have questions, call 4-UOHR (612-624-8647) to reach Employee Benefits.
|Friday, September 19||9-10:30 a.m.||210 Donhowe|
|Monday, October 20||9-10:30 a.m.||210 Donhowe|
|Thursday, November 13||9-10:30 a.m.||210 Donhowe|
|Wednesday, December 17||9-10:30 a.m.||210 Donhowe|
If you are not able to attend a scheduled workshop, choose a link below to view an online presentation of the Health Benefits Workshop.
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Slides with notes: [PDF]
Orientation presents information on employee benefits and University policies, followed by an opportunity to meet with representatives from both the University and health care organizations regarding resources and services available to employees. Breakout sessions that cover information relevant to each employee's specific employee group are also held.
Register online or return the registration form included in your invitation.
|Wednesday, September 17||8-11 a.m.||McNamara Alumni Center on the East Bank of the Minneapolis campus|
|Wednesday, October 16||8-11 a.m.||McNamara Alumni Center on the East Bank of the Minneapolis campus|
|Wednesday, November 19||8-11 a.m.||McNamara Alumni Center on the East Bank of the Minneapolis campus|
|Wednesday, December 17||8-11 a.m.||McNamara Alumni Center on the East Bank of the Minneapolis campus|
This online presentation is for eligible civil service and labor represented staff who want to learn more about their mandatory retirement plan, the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS).
All faculty and staff who are paid on a continuing basis are eligible to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan and the Section 457 Deferred Compensation Plan — two voluntary retirement plans offered through the University that allow you to contribute on a pre-tax basis toward your retirement. Learn about both the similarities and differences between these two plans and your investment options.
Registration is required. Call 4-UOHR (612-624-8647) to register.
|Thursday, October 2||2:30-3:30 p.m.||210 Donhowe|
|Friday, November 21||2:30-3:30 p.m.||210 Donhowe|
If you are unable to attend one of the scheduled workshops, choose a link below to view an online presentation about the Voluntary Retirement Programs.