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Welcome to Metropolitan State University of Denver!

We are very pleased that you have decided to‌ join the MSU Denver family.‌Students walking on campus

It's a great day to be a Roadrunner! Welcome aboard.

As a new employee, you may have a number of questions, and we would like to assist you in getting acclimated to the University. The following information is provided to assist you in transitioning into your new role as an employee of the University.‌

  1. Select the appropriate Employee Category to access the information pertaining to Orientation, Paperwork and Benefits for your employee type.
  2. Review the "All Employee Classifications" section for additional information pertaining to all employee types. 

 


New Employee Orientation:

  • As a NEW Administrator employee, please register for New Employee Orientation.
    • New Employee Orientation (NEO) is held on the first and third Monday of each month, unless the Monday falls on a holiday, then the orientation will be held on the following Tuesday.
    • Orientation is an all-day event, and attendance is mandatory.
    • Breakfast, lunch and MSU Denver gear is provided. 
    • Please RSVP here.

 

Administrator Hiring Paperwork:

  • Available under Forms - Administrator

 

Benefit Information:

A complete benefit plan booklet will be provided at the Benefits Orientation.

New Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty Orientation

New Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty Orientation is provided by the Center for Faculty Development and Human Resources. This orientation is presented in early August, at the beginning of the Academic Year, and is a two-day mandatory orientation for all new full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty members. Light breakfast, lunch, and refreshments will be provided.

New CAT II Faculty Orientation

New CAT II Faculty Orientation is provided by the Center for Faculty Development and Human Resources. This orientation is presented in early August, at the beginning of the Academic Year, and is a one-day mandatory orientation for all new full-time CAT II faculty members. Light breakfast, lunch, and refreshments will be provided.

Please contact Danielle Farrell with any questions: dfarrel9@msudenver.edu or 303.556.5325.

New Affiliate Faculty Orientation:

  • All new employees and returning employees who have not worked for one year or more must complete all new paperwork.
    • Paperwork Must Be Completed Prior To Your State Date 
  • For Completion of New Hire / Re-hire paperwork
    • Please contact Rafaat Khalid, our HR Associate for Affiliate Faculty, to schedule an appointment: 303.556.5702 or rkhalid@msudenver.edu.

 

Affiliate Hiring Packet: 

 

Affiliate Pay Rates and Dates - 2018

 

Benefits Information: 

New Employee Orientation:

  • As a NEW Classified employee, please register for New Employee Orientation.
    • New Employee Orientation (NEO) is held on the first and third Monday of each month, unless the Monday falls on a holiday, then the orientation will be held on the following Tuesday.
    • Orientation is an all-day event, and attendance is mandatory.
    • Breakfast, lunch and MSU Denver gear is provided. 
    • Please RSVP here.

 

Classified Hiring Paperwork: 

 

Benefits Information:

New Employee Orientation: 

  • Student Employment New Hire Orientations are held twice a week on Tuesday afternoons and Friday mornings.
    • ALL new student employees must attend one of these sessions before they can start working at MSU Denver.
    • Human Resources asks that new student employees attend a Student Employment Orientation at least one week prior to their start date.
      • To help expedite the process, new hires may turn in their background check to the HR Front Desk prior to attending orientation.  
    • For assistance call Human Resources at 303.605.5326 to talk with the Student Employment Manager.

 

Student Employment Packets

  • Available under Forms - Students 
    1. New Hire Employment Packet
      • Students working for MSU Denver departments located at with MSU Denver Auraria Campus, MSU Denver South Campus, DIME Denver or DIME Detroit.
    2. New Hire Packet- Off Campus Student Employment
      • Students working for off campus agencies, AHEC, CCD, UC-Denver or other authorized agencies. Students should have Federal Work-study funding.  

New Employee Orientation: 

  • Contact Human Resources at 303.556.3120 to talk with the Office Manager to set up an appointment to submit the paperwork.

 

Temporary Hiring Packet:

 

Benefits Information: 

Required Trainings: 

  • The following trainings must be completed within 30 days of hire. 
    • Americans With Disabilities Act Awareness Training
    • Preventing Discrimination and Sexual Violence: Title IX, VAWA and Clery Act for Faculty and Staff
    • Unlawful Harassment Prevention for Higher Education- Staff/Administrative/Students/Temporary Employee
      • Unlawful Harassment Prevention Supervisor Supplement-Faculty
      • Unlawful Harassment Prevention Supervisor Supplement-Staff/Administrative/Students/Temporary Employee
    • Bullying Prevention for Higher Education
  • Visit: the HR Training Page

 

Computing Account Access for Employees:

  •   For assistance the IT Help Desk can be reached at 303.352.7548.

 

HR Forms, Policies and other Resources: 

  • In the future, you can access forms and resources from the links below.

 

Please feel free to contact Human Resources at 303.556.3120 to talk to an HR Representative for further assistance. 

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Address:

Office of Human Resources
890 Auraria Parkway, Suite 310
Denver, CO 80204

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Office Hours:

Monday - Friday: 8am to 5pm
Phone:   303.615.0999
Fax:       303.556.5151

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Payroll Contact Information

Phone:  303.615.0039
Fax:      303.556.5023

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Student & Temporary Employees:

payroll@msudenver.edu