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Metropolitan State University offers a very attractive benefits package. As a Metropolitan State University employee, you are also a State of Minnesota employee. If you are hired into a benefits eligible position, you would be covered under the State Employee Group Insurance Plan (SEGIP) which includes the following coverage options:

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Optional Insurances include:
    • Pre-tax benefits (Medical Dental Expense Account, Dependent Care Expense Account)
    • Employee Additional Life Insurance
    • Spouse Life Insurance
    • Child Life Insurance
    • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
    • Short and Long-term disability insurance

Benefits Summaries for Bargaining Units and Pay Plans


Minnesota State offers a mix of mandatory and voluntary retirement plans. Mandatory retirement plans are determined by the bargaining unit or pay plan of your position. All mandatory contributions are invested on a pre-tax basis.

Learn more about our retirement plan options by reviewing the Minnesota State Retirement Plan Brochure (PDF).