New Employee Resources

Welcome to the Office of Academic Clinical Affairs! Familiarize yourself with OACA, the health sciences and a few University resources.


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  • Employee Transit Pass - All Twin Cities benefits-eligible faculty and staff will receive unlimited access to all transit systems in the Twin Cities metro area (rides on the NorthStar require a small supplemental fare for each ride beyond a certain point). 
  • Faculty and Staff Contract Parking - Note: Contract parking for University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview staff is handled through the hospital parking department. Call 612-273-6674 for further information.


Pay and benefits



IDs and badges

  • Upon hire, all employees are issued a U Card which can be used at the Libraries, Rec Center, Northrop discounts, and as a general University ID. 
  • U Card ID:  Twin CitiesDuluthRochester

Professional development and personal wellness