do I get my MSU I.D. Card?
New employees should take a completed Employee ID Card Form to the first floor of the Student Center (One-Card Office). This form must be signed by an HR Staff member.
should I park?
Employee parking is available only in lots designated for faculty and staff. Please visit Parking Services for current updates on campus parking
do I get a parking permit?
Parking Permits are available in the Parking Office in the Red Hawk Parking Garage. Parking Services has introduced E-Park. E-Park is a system whereby registration for parking permits and citation payments can be transacted online, with payment made by Visa or Mastercard where appropriate. Every member of the University community is required to display a current MSU decal on either the driver's side rear window or a hanger on the rear view mirror of their vehicle.
is my work schedule?
All offices are generally open each weekday between the hours of 8:30am to 4:30pm except when otherwise noted. Unit Directors may schedule additional hours of operation depending upon their respective needs. Notices of changes to the workday hours can be found on the HR Main Website.
what time and where should I report on my first day?
You should check with your supervisor for proper time and location.
do I get my first paycheck?
Employees are paid bi-weekly on Fridays. The payroll office publishes a calendar with a list of pay dates. Regular employees pay dates differ from that of students, temporary service, limited duration, etc. employees. Employees wishing to view and print a copy of their paystub, or access or change their personal payroll information should visit WEB for Employees. You may contact Payroll Services at ext.4244 for further information.
How do I get direct deposit and when does it start?
Employees are encouraged to use Direct Deposit for paychecks. Please go to the Payroll Office (316A College Hall) to initiate Direct Deposit or download the Direct Depost Form fill it out and send it to Payroll Services. Direct Deposit can take up to two weeks to start.
am I eligible for benefits?
Benefits for full-time, non-faculty employees begin 60 days after the date of hire. Faculty should contact Ms. Helen Caruso at ext. 4394 for more information on effective dates.
do I get an e-mail account?
E-mail accounts are available to faculty and staff at MSU. Your e-mail account is automatically established 3-5 days after your employment at the University begins. The address, which reads as "firstname.lastname@example.org" can be accessed through any web browers with Internet access. Please refer to New Employee Procedures for Establishing E-mail Accounts for further instructions.
I eligible for tuition waiver or reimbursement?
Full-time administrative, professional and non-unit employees are eligible to apply for tuition reimbursement or tuition waiver. All full-time, permanent, classified employees of MSU are eligible to apply for a tuition waiver. Please see Tuition Waiver and Reimbursement for further instructions and to obtain the neccessary forms.
Are my children eligible to use the waiver?
The tuition waiver is available for dependents of IFPTE-195 and AFT-1904 Union employees at this time.
I a union employee?
Union participation depends how your position is categorized. Classified, Unclassified/Librarians and Faculty are union eligible. Managerial employees are ineligible for union participation. If you have any questions regarding union participation or eligibility, contact Staffing Services at ext. 7632 or Employee Relations at ext. 4498.
May I use the MSU Library?
The Library is available for use by all employees and eligible family members, at no cost. A valid ID is required. The Harry A. Sprague Library is located centrally on campus in the same building as the Cafe Diem. (See All in the MSU Family)
if I have a change of address after I start work?
If you have a change of address, phone number, or emergency contact, please notify Human Resources and Payroll with your current information as soon as possible. To do this, you can visit Human Resources and fill out the forms there or download the Personal Information Form, Federal and State W-4's, complete and send them to Human Resources, College Hall, Room 316.
THE DIVISION OF HUMAN RESOURCES IS AVAILABLE TO ASSIST YOU.