Our Benefits

Minnesota State Mankato offers an excellent benefits package for eligible employees. Eligibility is determined by several factors including type and length of employment and the applicable collective bargaining agreement or personnel plan.

NOTE: Not all employees may be eligible


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All benefits-eligible State employees are covered under the State Employee Group Insurance Program (SEGIP) which includes the following categories: Health and Dental Insurance, Vision Plan, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and Flexible Spending Accounts.

Flexible Spending Accounts

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Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), once known as pre-tax spending accounts, offered by SEGIP can provide you with substantial tax savings by paying your health and dental plan premiums, eligible dependent care, medical, dental, and transportation expenses with pre-tax dollars.

Tuition Waiver

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Minnesota State offers tuition waiver benefits to most employees, their spouses and dependents based on criteria provided in the various union contracts or salary plans.

Employee Discounts

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As a benefit of your employment with the State of Minnesota and Minnesota State University, employees receive a collection of discounts from a variety of companies.

Will, Travel, and Legal Services

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In addition to basic benefits you also have the option to build a stronger, more comprehensive financial protection program for yourself and your family. The voluntary, supplemental option allows you to choose the amount of insurance that fits your personal and financial situation.

Employee Assistance Program

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At some point in our lives, each of us needs a little extra help. Our work/life counselors are ready to support you and your family right now. As part of your benefits, we provide free, confidential help through our Employee Assistance Program so you can get the support you need when you need it.

Retirement Plans

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A summary of the retirement plans available to the various bargaining units can be found here.

Bargaining Units and Personnel Plans

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The following resources provide quick links to the websites, contracts, general benefits summary, and retirement plans for the various bargaining units and personnel plans.