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Office of Human Resources

MSU Human Resource Policy Manual

This staff manual has been designed to provide current and prospective employees with general information about the policies and practices at Minot State University (MSU). This manual is not intended to address all situations. It is a living document that evolves with workplace law and the needs of University. This manual is not intended to create, nor be interpreted as creating, a contract between MSU and any of its employees. MSU retains the right to alter any or all of the terms of this manual, with or without notice, at any time. Employees are responsible for accessing and complying with MSU policies and procedures.

*Linked files are pdf documents.

1.0 (603.2) Equal Opportunity & Non-Discrimination Policy

1.05 (308.1) Code of Conduct

1.1 (603.1) Harassment 

1.2 Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, and Sexual Misconduct Policy

1.3 (607.4) Sick and Dependent Leave; Family Leave

(7) Sick Leave - Staff Employees

(22) Family (FMLA) Leave  FMLA - Employee Rights

1.4 (820) Employee Tuition Waiver

(820) Spouse and Dependent Tuition Waiver

1.5 (602.3) Criminal History Background Checks

1.6 (604.3) Performance Development Reviews

2.5 (8) Worker's Compensation

2.6 (12) Overtime

2.8 (15) Vacancy Procedures

3.0 Veterans' Preference

3.1 Appointments

3.2 Payment of Wages and Salary 

3.3 Work Schedules

Voluntary Reduction in Work-Schedule

3.4 Rounding Procedures for Work Hours and Leave

3.5 Working at Home

3.6 Staff Senate Participation

3.7 Expenses for Immigration and Related Services

3.8 Temporary/Part-Time Staff Employment Wage Policy

3.9 Wellness Clubs Policy - (Wellness Program Enrollment Form)

3.10 Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

3.11 Cancellation, Closure or Delayed Opening Procedure

Risk Management Policies/Procedures

4.1 Loss Control Committee 

4.2 Incident Reporting

4.3 Emergency Notification Systems 

4.4 General Safety

4.5 Snow Removal

4.6 Substance Abuse 

4.7 Fire

4.8 Natural Disaster

4.10 Bomb Threats

4.11 Workplace Violence

4.13 Computer Use Policy - (MSU Social Networks Policy)

Safe Operating Procedures

General Housekeeping

Office Environment


First Aid

Preventing Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens

Reporting Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens

Evacuation Plans

Lifting Safety

Electrical Safety

Slips, Trips, and Falls

General Vehicle Safety

Motor Vehicle Operations

Claims Management Program