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What's in a personnel record? New policy clarifies what's included and excluded.

The university recently finalized the Personnel File Policy, a new policy that applies to all MSU employees and is effective January 1, 2020. This policy replaces previous personnel file guidance and provides clarity around the definition of "personnel record."

Read the New Policy


Flexible spending account substantiation deadline is april 30, 2019.

Did you have a flexible spending account (FSA) in 2019? Note important deadlines!

Do you still have funds left over from your 2019 FSA? Good news! If you signed up for a health care and/or dependent care FSA in 2019 and still have funds remaining, you have a grace period in 2020 to use these funds. Make sure you spend your money by March 15 and submit claims to WageWorks by April 30!

How to Use My 2019 FSA Funds


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Important Policies for Faculty and Academic Staff

Interim Provost Teresa A. Sullivan recently provided an overview of important policies on employment, teaching and research for faculty and academic staff to review for the spring semester. A summary of each policy, as well as websites and contact information, is included.

View the List of Important Polices


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Take Your Child to Work Day on April 23

This year's event is themed There's a Superstar Within You and will be held on April 23 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at locations across campus. Bring your children, grandchildren, your best friend's kid or any other child in your life to explore different programs and activities across campus.

Learn More About Take Your Child to Work Day

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Fly out of Lansing? Take the MSU Travel Survey

Do you use air travel for business purposes? MSU is working with major airlines to improve and possibly expand flight options out of Lansing. Let us know your thoughts and preferences in the survey below.

Take the Survey

Quit Smoking for Good with the Breathe Easy Spring Program

Have you tried to stop using tobacco, vaping and/or nicotine products with little success? Find the support you need right on campus! MSU Health4U created Breathe Easy, a free tobacco, and nicotine cessation program.

Register for the Spring Program


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How Are You Doing with New Year's Resolutions?

We’re officially one month into the new year! Have you made resolutions that are becoming more difficult to keep each day? Here at MSU HR we want to encourage you to keep going by identifying resources right at your disposal to make keeping your resolutions a bit easier. 

HR Tips to Support Your Goals


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Colder temperatures and snowfall are among us. Have you taken steps to ensure your comfort and safety this winter season? With just a few suggested adjustments, including home and auto insurance coverage through Liberty Mutual and MetLife, you’ll be prepared to handle any weather that comes your way.

Read Home and Auto Tips for Wintertime


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Keeping on Track: Getting Creative with Team Building

Are you looking to boost the morale and engagement of your team? In this WorkLife Office article, the New Student Orientation team shares some of their unique practices to keep their team on track for success.

Discover Ideas for Team Building
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2020 IRS Contribution Limits

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How to Become a Mentor

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Teladoc for 24/7 Medical Care

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