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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Orientation at Minnesota State Mankato

Human Resources offers both a Benefits Presentation and an On-Line Orientation Program to new employees.

Programs Who must attend When Contact Content

On-Line Orientation

All Employees - (Notification & Instructions will be sent to your Mavmail account.)

First 6 weeks
of employment

New Employees are sent instructions via MSU email. Current employees contact: Deb Anderson, 507-389-5401.

History, policies, procedures, resources available to employees etc.

Benefits Presentation

All New Benefit Eligible Employees (Notification & Instructions will be sent to your Mavmail account.

First 3 weeks
of employment

Employees are sent instructions via MSU email.  If questions, contact:
Tara Sprengeler, 507-389-2016
Wendy Schuller, 507-389-2015

Pay, retirement, insurance,
pre-tax benefits, leave,
holidays, tuition waiver, etc.

Orientation Packet (includes I-9) - Also provided with your offer letter.

Web Resources for New Employees - Starting Your New Job!

International Faculty/H-1B Visa

Ideas For Orienting Employees

Supervisor (Department/Division) Checklist - This checklist will help ensure key issues are covered with new employees including: expectations, responsibilities, and safety.

The Who, What, When, and How of Orienting Employees - Orientation should be more than just a few hour-long sessions filled with paperwork and information overload. This document offers ideas and suggetions on how to help orient new employees in ways that will be meaningful and engaging.

Mentor Match - A voluntary project intended to help new and current female employees transition into their roles and environment by offering them a way to find other women on campus who are interested in volunteering as mentors.