Performance Appraisal Tool (PAT)

The Performance Appraisal Tool (PAT) is a secure on-line employee appraisal. PAT is designed to engage supervisors and staff in a meaningful two-way performance appraisal process. Annual appraisals are also required under University policy.

PAT is approved for use with health science Civil Service, Bargaining Unit and Professional & Administrative (P&A) staff.

How do I access PAT?

For supervisors and administrative access

Log into PAT with your x.500. Administrator's Access Request Form

For employee self assessment access

Log into PAT with your x.500

  • You will NOT have access before your supervisor successfully sets up your appraisal
  • You will receive an email from PAT once your supervisor has successfully set up your appraisal
  • If you lost the email, you can access your self assessment by logging into PAT with your x.500

College and School PAT Contacts

College of Pharmacy

College of Pharmacy

The College of Pharmacy strongly encourages the use of the Performance Appraisal Tool. The tool will be used for Civil Service and Bargaining Unit employees.

Chris Nelson:, 612-624-0488
Kirsten Bagniefski:, 612-624-2997
Terri Krause:, 218-726-6033
Lindsay Edeen:, 612-625-1197


School of Dentistry

School of Dentistry

The School of Dentistry uses the Performance Appraisal Tool for all Civil Service and Bargaining Unit positions. It may also be used with P&A positions.

Kelly Campbell

School of Nursing

School of Nursing

The School of Nursing requires use of the Performance Review Tool. The tool will be used with Civil Service, Bargaining Unit and P&A employees.

Dee Reinking

Amanda Wendt

School of Public Health

School of Public Health

The School of Public Health uses the Performance Appraisal Tool for Civil Service, labor represented and P&A employees.


Tracey Kane

Stacey Samson

Medical School

Medical School

The Medical School uses the tool for Civil Service, labor represented, and P&A employees. 

ALRT - Anesthesiology, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Radiology, Radiation Oncology

Moyya Randall: 612- 625-3682,

BioGen - Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, Genetic; Cell Biology and Development

Beverly Retzlaff: 612-625-4440,

CNC - Psychiatry, Neuosurgery, Neurology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/Physical Therapy

Elsa Stork: 612-625-6110,

Maren Cote: 612-626-3021,

FOD - Family Medicine, Ophthalmology, Dermatology

Angela Kamau: 612-301-1602,


Christina Regan: 612- 624-4805, 
Maria Agostinho: 612- 626-0119,  

MNPI - Microbiology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Integrative Biology and Physiology

Carolyn Burton: 612-626-6740,  
Megan Haspert: 612-625-3687,
Colleen O’Neill: 612-624-2468,
Amy Ram: 612-625-8628,

OPs - Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health, Pediatrics

Emily Gray: 612-624-0410,

SAC - Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Urology

Eric Laubach, 612-625-4837,
Alex Lunde, 612-624-5640,
Stacy Vrabec, 612-625-8763,
Kirk Skogen 612-625-3954

Medical School Administration and Education

Dallas Reding, 612-625-9955,

College of Veterinary Medicine

College of Veterinary Medicine

The College of Veterinary Medicine requires use of the tool for Civil Service employees and strongly encourages its use for labor represented and P&A performance appraisals.

Laura Larson:, 612-624-9591
Luke Roszak:, 612-624-3087
Susan Wikstrom: | 612-625-0837

Shared & VP Units

Shared & VP Units

Shared and VP Units require use of the tool for Civil Service employees and strongly encourage its use for Bargaining Unit & P&A performance appraisals as well. Eligibility and established performance review timelines are communicating annually to kick-off the review cycle.

HRIS helpline: 612-626-4361,

Writing performance evaluations

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Using the system

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