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Human Resources


The mission of the Office of Human Resources is to support the University of Wisconsin-River Falls as a comprehensive university. Our goal is to assist staff as we support the mission of the university to help prepare students to be productive, creative, ethical, engaged citizens and leaders with an informed global perspective. We will effectively and creatively administer all functions of human resources. We are committed to providing effective and ethical service to current and prospective employees by attracting, developing and retaining a respectful and diverse work force.

News and Announcements

The Annual Benefit Enrollment (ABE)Information

The Annual Benefit Enrollment (ABE) will begin on Monday, October17th and will run through Friday, November 11th at 4:30pm.  ABE is your only opportunity throughout the year to make changes to your benefits, unless you have an eligible family status or employment change during the year.

Mark your calendar: UW-River Falls Benefit Fair - Thursday, Oct. 27th, from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Riverview Ballroom.

Visit for ABE information.  Check regularly for updates. 

WI Department of Employee Trust Funds updates (click for below for information):

2017 Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) Contribution Rates Increase 

2017 Health Insurance Premium Rates 

If you have questions please contact Molly Matzek at ext 3247.  

Overtime Rule Change

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced an increase of the minimum salary threshold for overtime eligibility.  The threshold will increase from $23,660 to $47,476 per year, or $455 to $913 a week and goes into effect December 1, 2016.  UWRF and UW System Human Resources are analyzing the details and impacts of the new rule and formulating a plan to implement it prior to December.  HR will reach out to division and department management in the coming weeks, and communicate with affected employees later this summer/fall.  For more information, see the DOL's website or the specific higher education resource document published by the DOL (

Supervisor Training

Information provided at the May 5, 2016 Supervisor Performance Management Training (Power Point Presentation) is now available.

Review/Update Your Address Information

Please review your current home and/or mailing address in the My UW System Portal and update as necessary.

To review your current address information, log in to the My UW System Portal.  Your current home address will be displayed in the ' Personal Information' module. Instructions on how to update your address information can be found here:

While in the ' Personal Information' module in the  portal, you are also encouraged to use the available links to  self-identify your veteran, disability status or ethnicity.    Self-identifying is optional.  This information is used only for federal  reporting purposes and will not be shared in any other way.