Welcome to Minot State University!

MSU is an exciting place to work and we look forward to welcoming you to our community of faculty, staff, students, alumni, volunteers, and friends. At MSU, new hire onboarding begins shortly after the acceptance of a position with the University. To ensure an enjoyable experience and a smooth transition, we have outlined a number of activities for you to complete, at your own pace, prior to your first day on campus.

Before You Arrive on Campus

Following your acceptance of employment, you will receive a series of emails with information for completing the data and systems portion of your onboarding process.

  1. The first email you will receive will have your temporary ID and password along with a link to enter your Personal Data Information.
  2. Once you have completed the Personal Data, you will receive a second email to claim your NDUS User Account.  If you already have an NDUS user account, the same website includes links to obtain your user ID and change your password if needed.
  3. Once you have claimed your NDUS User Account, please log into  New Employee Onboarding using your user ID and password and follow the instructions to complete the Activity Guide (Form I-9 Section One, marital status, contact information, emergency contacts, federal tax elections,  etc.

First Day on Campus 

The following New Employee Orientation modules provide information on  Health and Retirement Benefits and Employee Self-Service. Our goal is to provide you with information, resources, and answers to many of the questions you may have as a new employee. If you have additional questions after reviewing this information, please contact the Office of Payroll and Benefits at 701-858-3334.

New Employee Orientation

New Hire Activities

Your department is anticipating your arrival with new-employee onboarding and new-hire training. Please keep the following activities in mind as you plan for your first day on campus. ( Campus Map)

Employment Verification (Form I-9)

In accordance with U.S. federal law, MSU requires all new employees to verify their identity and employment eligibility, to work in the United States, within three days of commencing work at the university. Please bring  Form I-9 Acceptable Documents to the Office of Payroll and Benefits located on the second floor of the Administration Building.

Direct Deposit

All employees are required to enroll in direct deposit. Attach a voided check to the Enrollment Form and bring it with you to the Office of Payroll and benefits.

MSU Identification Card

To obtain your MSU ID, bring a government-issued photo ID to the second floor of the Student Center. The MSU ID card serves as your official University identification and is required for access to certain facilities and events. The card may also be used as a debit card for campus purchases and meal plans at a discounted rate.  

Parking Permit

New employees can purchase a parking permit online or in-person from the  Parking Office, located on the first floor of the Student Center. 

Title IX Training

MSU is committed to providing an educational environment where all members of the campus community are treated in a manner that enhances individual well-being and is free from discrimination based on sex or gender. In furtherance of this commitment, all incoming faculty and staff are required to complete Title IX training on how to prevent and report discrimination based on sex or gender.  To access the training program, log in to Vector Solutions using your MSU account information.

Information Security - Duo Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication protects your university account by adding a second layer of digital security. All members of the MSU community are required to use Duo Two-Factor Authentication. Phone numbers in the HRMS system are automatically enrolled in DUO.