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SEMA4 (Statewide Employee MAnagement) is the payroll, human resources, and benefits system used by the State of Minnesota.


Bulletins are posted to keep all agencies and staff informed of upcoming deadlines, new functionality or system updates, and SEMA4 processing schedule changes.


Contacts for Employees and Agency Payroll and Agency HR staff are available.

Reference Documents

These resources include informational and descriptive documents on a variety of topics. Lists of frequently used SEMA4 codes, elements and miscellaneous schedules are included.

Self Service

Self Service is available to every State of Minnesota employee and is secured and accessed by a user ID and password. Self Service is used by employees to complete payroll and human resources tasks online.

Self Service Information

Information here provides employees with assistance and step by step instructions for accessing, navigating, and completing tasks in Self Service.


Training courses, web seminars, and registration information.

SEMA4 Help

SEMA4 Help is a resource for SEMA4 users who need assistance processing transactions or understanding information in SEMA4.


The forms listed include most commonly used Payroll forms. Documents may be in Adobe (pdf), Rich Text (rtf), Word (doc), Word (docx) and Excel (xls) formats.

Security Admin & Policies

This collection of documents and links are all related to the topic of security.

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