News @ Minnesota State University Moorhead

MSUM new hire

Posted on May 15, 2017

Please join us in welcoming the following new employees to Minnesota State University Moorhead! Make sure to stop by their departments to say hello and let them know it’s a GREAT day to be a Dragon! 

May 3, 2017

  • Alison Fraase – OAS Senior, Business Services

Carol Lindquist retirement

Posted on May 02, 2017

Tuesday, May 2 | 2-4 p.m. | Business Services

Carol Lindquist will be retiring May 2 after 29 years of service. Please join us on May 2 at 2–4 p.m. in Business Services as we wish her the best in her retirement and in her next adventure!

Rock Your Ugly Sweater

Posted on December 15, 2016

In honor of National Ugly Sweater Day, join the Business Services Staff and wear your Ugly Sweater on Friday, Dec. 16.

Business Services Staff will be providing hot apple cider and treats from 1-3 p.m.

No contest, just loads of fun!

Schedule Change Information from the Registrar’s Office

Posted on September 02, 2016

The free add/drop deadline has passed. Students can no longer add courses via eServices. A department issued “registration permit” will be required to add any courses and must be processed in the Registrar’s Office.  The permit must be signed by the student and the instructor teaching the course. Permits can be found in departments or on the Registrar’s Office website under Forms. The Registrar’s Office is located in Owens Hall 104.

Students can continue to drop courses online; however it will show as a “W” on their academic record and they will remain financially responsible for tuition and fees. Questions on tuition/fees can be directed to the Business Services Office in Owens Hall 106.

Business Services FY16 Year-End Accounting Deadlines

Posted on June 10, 2016

Fiscal Year 2016 Year-End accounting deadlines are now posted on the Business Services website under the “Purchasing” tab. Please contact Business Services with any questions.

Updated University Fixed Asset Policy

Posted on August 28, 2015

Business Services maintains inventory records for the University’s fixed assets. Fixed assets include: Read the rest of this entry →

Printed Month-End Accounting Reports

Posted on August 04, 2014

Business Services no longer distributes printed month-end accounting reports. A printed Fiscal Year 2014 accounting report will be distributed the end of August. Accounting information/transactions may be viewed by using Web accounting. If in need of Web accounting access or would like one-on-one training, please contact Business Services.

Fraudulent tax returns scam at universities

Posted on July 18, 2014

The FBI’s Cyber Division has been alerted to a scam victimizing college and university employees. After the employees file their tax returns, they later learn tax returns were already filed using their social security numbers. The IRS sent their tax returns to the original fraudulent filers.  There are numerous victims at each university. At this time, the reporting has come in from 4 different states nationwide.  Please alert your campus public safety partners to this scam. Victims can report cyber crime to the FBI at IC3.

If you become aware of a scam of this nature, please report info to Aaron Churness,Task Force Officer, FBI JTTF Minneapolis, 763-569-8431, and to IC3. When reporting to ic3, please include text in the complaint that states, “University Payroll Scam” so they can gather all of these scams into one group. Read the rest of this entry →

Minimum wage increases July 1

Posted on June 27, 2014

The University student minimum wage will be increased to:

• $8.00 on July 1, 2014
• $9.00 on July 1, 2015
• $9.50 on July 1, 2016

As you know, Social Security and Medicare taxes (7.65%) are NOT withheld from on-campus employment earnings as long as students are enrolled in the required number of credit hours and don’t exceed 30 hours of work per week. With the new minimum wage rates, this is equivalent to students earning $8.66 per hour with an off-campus employer during FY 2015, $9.75 per hour with an off-campus employer during FY 2016, and $10.29 per hour with an off-campus employer during FY 2017.

HELPFUL TIPS from Business Services

Posted on June 11, 2014

Fiscal Year 2014 Year-End accounting deadlines are now posted on the Business Services website. Please contact Business Services with any questions.

Helpful tips from Business Services

Posted on June 04, 2014

HELPFUL TIPS from Business Services – All monies received by the University must be deposited daily unless receipts are less than $250.00. Deposits less than $250.00 may be stored in a secure location until they total such sum, but should not be held for more than one month. Please do not send deposits through inter-campus mail. Public Safety may be contacted to escort larger sums of money to and from Business Services.

Helpful Tips from Business Services

Posted on May 28, 2014

When making your travel arrangements, please be aware that personal guests (e.g. spouse, children, or other individuals) are not allowed to travel in a state-owned, rented, or leased vehicle.

Helpful Tips from Business Services

Posted on May 21, 2014

Safeguard your MSUM purchasing card and card account number at all times. Do not give your card and/or account number to anyone else to use. Although you are not allowed to share your card, you may make authorized purchases on behalf of another MSUM employee or student.

Meal reimbursement rate change

Posted on February 19, 2014

Meal reimbursement rates for all employee bargaining units have increased effective January 1, 2014. Employees can claim the actual expense up to the maximum allowed under their bargaining unit contract. Be sure to review contracts for employee meal reimbursement eligibility conditions.

Meal reimbursement rates effective January 1, 2014:
Standard Maximum Rate
Breakfast: $9.00
Lunch: $11.00
Dinner: $16.00 Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Business Office is now Business Services

Posted on February 04, 2014

We are excited to announce the Business Office in Owens Hall has changed their department name to Business Services to better reflect our mission. Please update any correspondence to reflect this name change. Thank you!

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