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SMSU Graduate Assistants

SMSU graduate assistants and departments need to complete all documents as listed on the Graduate Assistant Hiring Checklist.
  • Reciprocity - If you are a resident of North Dakota or Michigan but work in Minnesota, you may be exempt form paying Minnesota state income taxes. See this file for more information. 
  • If Graduate Assistants will be driving on SMSU business, using an SMSU vehicle or renting an Enterprise vehicle, they must complete, sign, and submit a Vehicle Use Agreement.  Click here for the form.  See our travel tab for more information.



Direct Deposit is required for payment of all Grad Assistants payroll.  Sign up online using E-Services.

Pay Advices are available online through E-Services accounts.

Payments are all processed by direct deposit.  Please click here for additional direct deposit directions/information.  



revised 10/24/2011

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