Category Archives: Working at SMU

Hiring Student Workers for the Summer?

Hiring a new student worker this summer or plan on continuing employment through the summer for a current student worker? It’s important to understand the student’s academic status during the summer months to determine the appropriate employment and payroll paperwork. Payroll Authorization Form … Continue reading

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What’s New With Wellpower in 2015

Wellpower and Human Resources will provide a number of opportunities for you to improve or maintain your well-being this spring. We are busy finalizing details, but want to let you know what’s on the horizon now! New Wellpower Reward Period … Continue reading

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Update Your Business Information for the 2014-2015 SMU Directory Book

The 2014-2015 Directory of Students, Staff, and Faculty will be published soon.  Please ensure that your business address and telephone number are correct in my.SMU no later than Friday, September 5, 2014. Visit the HR website for information on how to … Continue reading

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Hiring a Student Employee? What You Need to Know to Process HR Paperwork

While the primary purpose of students is to acquire an education, SMU is committed to assisting students with the costs of education, including helping them locate employment on and off campus. Students who work on campus are considered employees of … Continue reading

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Updates to HR Policies – What staff need to know

The Department of Human Resources is updating its policies in Chapter 9 of the online Policy Manual, with the goal of completing the majority of the policies by the end of this fiscal year (May 2015). We are reviewing and … Continue reading

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New Procedure for Hiring Temporary Staff Employees Effective June 1st

Do you have plans to hire a temporary staff employee? Effective June 1, the process for hiring temporary staff employees has changed, in line with the memo sent to Vice Presidents and Deans from Dr. Turner on May 14, 2014. To … Continue reading

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SMU’s Tuition Benefit Request Has a New Look…

We have created an easier to use form that also helps with academic program information.   Here are some of the new features: Request by Academic Year – no longer have to choose each term! Dependents and Spouses name will automatically … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our Newest Employees Who Attended SMU & YOU

The following employees attended SMU & YOU, an element of the Total Orientation Process at SMU.  During this workshop, they learned about the culture, mission, and values of the University community. From left to right: Front Row:  Kathy Silva, Yanet … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our New Employees

The following employees attended SMU & YOU, an element of the Total Orientation Process at SMU.  During this workshop, they learned about the culture, mission, and values of the University community.   From left to right: Front Row:  Rebecca Lang, … Continue reading

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Looking for Summer Wellness Opportunities? “5 Months to 5 Miles” Kicks Off Training for SMU Cox Corporate Relay Challenge

The Texas summer might not be the ideal season to run a marathon, but it’s the perfect time to start training. The Cooper Aerobics Center has created a “5 Months to 5 Miles” training program for the MetroPCS Dallas Marathon … Continue reading

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