Category Archives: HR General

Supervisor Checklist for Hiring Student Workers

The beginning of the fall semester signifies the end of summer and, for anyone supervising student workers, is also the time to confirm your new and returning student workers are on-boarded and prepared for the upcoming academic year in your … Continue reading

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Important Reminder Regarding Overtime Pay

The following information was sent to all faculty and staff on August 29, 2018, via  email from SMU Information .  As the new academic year begins, SMU Human Resources reminds faculty and staff members about federal regulations regarding overtime pay for non-exempt … Continue reading

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The Form I-9 Overview

The Form I-9 can be a confusing requirement, so we want to provide some clarity on key objectives and expectations. What is the Form I-9? The Form I-9 (also known as an “I-9”) is used to verify the identity and employment … Continue reading

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Enrolled in the SMU Medical Plan?  MDLIVE is Now Available!

Getting sick is never convenient and finding time to get to the doctor can be difficult. MDLIVE enables you and your enrolled family members to visit independently contracted, board-certified doctors when you need care.  Access to MDLIVE doctors is available … Continue reading

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Refer a Friend – and Get Paid!

Employee referrals are a vital source of new employees for SMU. Current regular (benefits-eligible) employees can receive a cash reward after the successful hiring of a referred friend or colleague. For more information on the Employee Referral Program visit: https://www.smu.edu/BusinessFinance/HR/Resources/StaffResources/EmployeeReferralProgram. … Continue reading

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October 29, 2017 is World Stroke Day!

Stroke is the #2 cause of death in the world. Someone on the planet has a stroke every two seconds. The good news is that prevention and treatment work together to end stroke. And, together, stroke heroes are helping. Stroke … Continue reading

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A Change Is Coming To Your Mail Order Pharmacy Vendor

Prime Therapeutics PrimeMail Combines With Walgreens Mail Service Prime Therapeutics PrimeMail recently combined with Walgreens Mail Service. Your PrimeMail prescription(s) will now be filled by Walgreens Mail Service. The mail service phone number (877-357-7463), Customer Service hours of operation (24/7) … Continue reading

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Update Your Personal and Business Information in my.SMU by Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The 2017-2018 Directory of Students, Staff, and Faculty will be published soon. Please ensure that your business address, telephone number, and preferred name are correct in my.SMU no later than Wednesday, August 16, 2017. Visit the HR website for information on how to … Continue reading

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Announcing the Implementation of ePerformance in my.SMU

HR and OIT have partnered to design and implement a system within my.SMU  for employees and their managers to set goals, track progress toward goal accomplishment, host an informal mid-year and finally an annual review within the my.SMU system. In addition to the work … Continue reading

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Resources to Support You with the ePerformance Implementation

ePerformance, SMU’s new online performance management system, located in my.SMU, is now available!  ePerformance supports ongoing collaboration in goal setting, communication, and feedback between managers and employees. To help you get started, and to provide on-going support,  HR , OIT, and the OIT … Continue reading

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