Fringe Benefit Contact List

The table below identifies contacts and resources for questions related to various fringe benefit components.

Contacts & ResourcesFringe BenefitTypes of questions that can be answered
HR Operations – Contact Center 
(612) 624-8647 or 
1-800-756-2363

Human Resources website
Retirement - FRP (Faculty Retirement Plan) Eligibility 
Incorrectly charged this fringe 
Summer Research eligibility
Retirement - MSRS Eligibility 
Incorrectly charged this fringe
Retirement - PERA Eligibility 
Incorrectly charged this fringe
Unemployment Eligibility
Group Life & Disability Eligibility 
Incorrectly charged this fringe
FICA Eligibility 
Incorrectly charged this fringe
Tuition Benefit-Academic and Graduate Assistant Eligibility
Medicare Eligibility 
Incorrectly charged this fringe
Office of the Controller 
Risk Management & Insurance Services
Steve Pardoe 
(612) 624-5884

Administrative Policy: Reporting Workers’ Compensation Related Injuries
Workers Compensation; Risk Management & Insurance Eligibility
Boynton Health Service 
Graduate Assistant Insurance Office
(612) 624-0627

Graduate Assistant Health Plan website
Health Plan - Graduate Assistant Eligibility

Additional Contacts & Resources for Fringe Benefit Questions

Contacts & ResourcesTypes of questions that can be answered
Accounting Services 
Mary Backstrom 
(612) 625-4786 
[email protected]
Questions on Technical Calculations of Fringe Rates Based on the Audited Financial Statements
Budget Office 
Koryn Zewers 
(612) 626-2361 
[email protected]

Detailed Budget Entry Instructions
Budgeting for Fringe Benefits 
Planning for Future Fringe Rates 
Copy of Fringe Benefits Matrix and Contact List 
SPA Helpline 
(612) 624-5599
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