Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find more information about my benefits?

Benefit information can be found at or by calling human resources. We are always happy to help you understand your benefits better.

What benefits do I have?

Benefits differ from employee to employee based on your elections during open enrollment. You can view the benefits that you have currently elected if you log into SNAP, go to the Employee tab, and click on Benefits in the Employee Details section.

Can I put additional money into my retirement accounts?

Information about supplemental retirement plans (403b-Retirement Manager and the 457 Supplemental Retirement Plan) can be found on SNAP on the My Benefits tab.

Where can I find forms related to Human Resources?

Forms (PAR, PPAR, tuition reimbursement, volunteer agreements, etc.) can be found online at The Human Resources Form List you can pick them up in the Human Resources office.

How do I submit a leave request?

Information about the leave request system can be found here.

Where is the Stoltz Faculty/Staff Lounge?

The Stoltz Faculty/Staff Lounge is located on the second floor of the Classroom Building.

Can I use the Stoltz Faculty/Staff Lounge?

In order to have access to the Stoltz Faculty/Staff Lounge, you must purchase an annual membership for $20. You have the option of purchasing a membership when you purchase your parking pass. You may also call the Human Resources office and we can assist you.

How do I reset my SNAP password?

If you need your SNAP password reset, you will need to submit a request via the SNAP login page. In order to submit a request you will need to click on the link below the login box that says “How do I get a user name and password? How do I reset my password? Click Here.” Simply fill in the information that is requested and click the submit button. When your request has been completed, an email will be sent to your university email address notifying you of the requested information.

Need HR Assistance?

  • Contact us at South Dakota Mines Human Resources (see staff email list)
  • Call us at (605) 394-1203
  • We are located in the lower level of O’Harra Building (Museum of Geology, OH 110)
  • We are available Monday – Friday from 7:30 am – 4:30 pm