Category Archives: Resources

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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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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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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Recent Updates to Training Requirements for SMU Employees via Lawroom/Everfi

Lawroom is now Everfi In June 2014, SMU entered into an agreement with outside vendor, LawRoom, to provide certain web-based training required by SMU policy, state/federal law, or other regulations. Lawroom was recently acquired by Everfi, a nationally known provider … Continue reading

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SMU Training Requirements via LawRoom/Everfi and Training “Refresh” Schedule

Lawroom is now Everfi! In June 2014, SMU entered into an agreement with outside vendor, LawRoom, to provide certain web-based training required by SMU policy, state/federal law, or other regulations. Some training assignments are required of all employees and others may be … Continue reading

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Expanded ePAF Services to Include Temporary Staff as of May 8, 2017

The Payroll Office is pleased to announce the launch of the Temporary Staff ePAF.  The form, which will be available for access as of May 8, 2017, is the third type of PAF record to use the improved process, first … Continue reading

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ePerformance Implementation – Drop in Computer Lab Time Scheduled

To support the implementation of the ePerformance module for on-going performance management in my.SMU, the Fondren Library Labs have been scheduled on the following dates and times.  HR and OIT will be available during these times to: walk you through the … Continue reading

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