University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources

2012-13 Pay Plan for Undergraduate Student Employees on the Twin Cities Campus

Effective June 18, 2012


This memorandum applies to undergraduate student employees on the Twin Cities Campus includes broad-banded classifications 27xx through 28xx.

Students with a PeopleSoft location code(s) of 'BETHEL', 'CHANHASSEN', 'EXCELSIOR', 'OFFCMPTC', 'ROSEMOUNT', 'ROSERCHCTR', 'STPAUL', 'TCEASTBANK', 'TCWESTBANK' are included in this Twin Cities Undergraduate Student Pay Plan.

Undergraduate and graduate academic student employees (95xx) are covered by a separate compensation plan, the 2012-2013 Academic Salary Plan. Graduate students appointed to bargaining unit classifications are considered bargaining unit employees.

Salary Floor – FY13

Effective June 18, 2012 the floor or minimum salary rate is $7.25 an hour.

Salary Changes – FY13

There is no automatic salary increase for student employees.

Salary adjustment and/or lump sum increases may be granted at any time during the 2012-2013 fiscal year at the discretion of the unit. The unit determines the amount and timing of the salary adjustment and/or lump sum.

Units that have established promotional criteria and increases associated with such criteria for their undergraduate students may continue to follow these procedures.

Compensation Policy, Related Information

Premium Payments

Information on premium payments (e.g., shift differential, holiday pay) is available at


Students must be paid overtime, one and a half times the individual's regular rate of pay, when a student employee works in excess of 40 hours per week.

Pay Plan Questions

Please refer questions to your Unit HR Professional or Office of Human Resources HR Consultant.

Related Policies and Information

Student Employment Policy
Student Employment Work Rules (pdf)
There is no central HRMS implementation of this pay plan. The entry of all increases is the responsibility of the departments.