University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources

The policies contained in this website are intended to be consistent with prevailing state and federal laws and regulations. In the event a University policy, whether in part or whole, conflicts with a state or federal law or regulation, the latter shall control.

This site is not inclusive of all University policies, practices, or procedures. Individual departments may establish additional policies or practices specific to their units based on operational needs.

The University of Minnesota Office of Human Resources has the authority to interpret Human Resources policies.

Under no circumstances are the statements contained in these policies to be considered a contract of employment, an obligation, or guarantee on the part of the University.

The University of Minnesota reserves the right to change, amend or terminate any of its human resources policies at any time for any reason, with or without notice.

Other Policy Resources

The University Policy Library has links to Academic/Administrative, Financial, Board of Regents, and University Senate policies.

University Policy Library

Manager's Toolkit

Visit the Manager's Toolkit to find guidelines, procedures, forms, and template letters for:

  • Hiring
  • Performance Management
  • Compensating Employees
  • Managing Flexible Work Arrangements

Manager's Toolkit