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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 Teaching, Learning & Design 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.

If you are hired outside the start of the academic year; please register for New Employee Orientation, held twice monthly.

Please contact Human Resources with any questions: 303.615.0999.


ATTENTION: Due to campus closure, in-person affiliate intake sessions have been cancelled. Please instead reach out to Jordan Fernandes (jferna34@msudenver.edu) for instructions to proceed with affiliate onboarding.

Please DO NOT email any forms. Instead submit your paperwork securely through Liquid Files: 

https://secureshare.msudenver.edu/filedrop/affiliatefacultydropbox



 Affiliate New Hire

New hire paperwork must be completed and submitted before your start date, at an intake session. Intakes are held on Mondays at 3:00 pm and Wednesdays at 9:00 am and usually last 30 minutes. Sign up using the HR Calendar, under Affiliate Intake Session.

If you are a returning employee who has a gap of employment with us that is longer than three years, then you will need to complete new paperwork. If you have any questions please contact Jordan Fernandes 303-615-7042 or email affiliates@msudenver.edu

Affiliate Pay Rates and Dates - 2020

New Affiliate Faculty Orientation:

New Affiliate Faculty Orientation is hosted by the Center for Teaching, Learning & Design and Human Resources. This orientation is presented twice a year, in early August and January, and is a half day mandatory orientation (for new affiliate faculty). Light refreshments are provided.

Registration for New Affiliate Faculty Orientation:

  • Friday, August 7th, 2020: New Affiliate Faculty Orientation -- Sign Up Here!
  • Monday, August 10th, 2020: New Affiliate Faculty Orientation -- Sign Up Here! 

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:

Announcing Changes to the Student Employment Program

As of June 1, 2020, we are no longer requiring attendance at a Student Employment New Hire Orientation (SE-NHO) for student employees.  The information discussed in SE-NHO can now be accessed on the Student Employment Portal.  For quick reference we have created short videos on timeheets and key points in the Student Employee Handbook.  In addition, we have created a quiz for the students to complete after watching the videos.  

 

Check out the "Getting Started" section of the Student Employment Portal for more information. 

New Employee Orientation: 

  • Contact Human Resources at 303-615-0999 to talk with an HR Associate to set up an appointment to submit the paperwork.

 

Temporary Hiring Packet:

 

Benefits Information: 

Required Trainings: 

  • All MSU Denver employees shall take the following online courses every two years:
    • Accommodating Disabilities;
    • Harassment and Discrimination Prevention; and
    • Bullying in the Workplace
  • All employees shall take the following course every year, as required by Colorado state law:
    • Check Point: Data Security and Privacy.
  • All current employees, as of May 1, 2019, must take the training courses by October 1, 2019. All new employees hired after May 1, 2019 must complete these training courses within 30 days of being hired.   

 

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 303-615-0999 to talk to an HR Representative for further assistance. 

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

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Monday - Friday: 8am to 5pm
Phone:   303.615.0999
Fax:       720-778-5830

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Phone:  303.615.0039

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Student & Temporary Employees:

payroll@msudenver.edu