Support Staff Policies & Procedures

Support Staff Policy & Procedure for Unemployment Compensation


Applies to: University employees 
Michigan State University is covered by the Michigan Employment Security Act. MSU Human Resources Unemployment Compensation (UC) is responsible for meeting the University's reporting obligations under the Act.




Filing a claim: 
Claimant: Files a claim for benefits with an the UIA at or via phone at 1-866-500-0017.

Department: If a department receives forms or other correspondence from the UIA regarding a claim filed by a current or former employee, any such materials should immediately be forwarded to MSU Human Resources Unemployment Compensation for proper handling.

Unemployment Compensation:

UIA: Makes all determinations as to eligibility for benefits.

MSU Human Resources Unemployment Compensation:

Payment of benefits: 
UIA: Makes all benefit payments to claimants.

UIA: Bills Michigan State University quarterly for all benefit payments charged to MSU.

Unemployment Compensation:

Refer questions to: MSU Human Resources Unemployment Compensation (telephone 517-884-0103)

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